iPhone 6 vs 6 Plus

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6Plus

It is easy to see how the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6Plus are different physically but there are a lot of similarities between Apple’s two greatest iPhones. Both comes in Silver, Gold and Space grey color. Both  the iPhones feature Touch ID.  Both are running on A8 and M8 processors. Both come with 16, 64 or 128 GB  storage and both support Apple Pay Mobile Payments system. Just like similarities, Both the phones have some major differences.


The most conspicuous difference between both the phones is the size of their screens. The iPhone 6 features a 4.7 inches screen with 1334×750 pixel resolution at 326 ppi and it is a nice renovation over the 4 inch screen on the iPhone 5S and 5C. The iPhone 6Plus upgrades the display even more. It features a 5.5 inches display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution at 401 ppi. It’s got much higher resolution screen but interestingly the iPhone 6 has a little bit better contrast ration of 1400:1 as compared to the iPhone 6Plus’ 1300:1


Because of the larger screen iPhone 6Plus is hard on its battery. It packs a much larger battery because it needs to power up its larger screen. It has a 2915mAh battery compared to the 1810mAh one in the iPhone 6. Here is the battery metrics based on the information provided by Apple.

iPhone 6 iPhone 6Plus
Talk time 14 Hours on 3G 24 Hour on 3G
Standby Time Up to 10 Days ( 250 Hours ) Up to 16 Days ( 384 Hours )
Internet Use
-Up to 10 Hours on 3G and 4G

– Up to 11 Hours on WI-FI

-Up to 12 Hours on 3G and 4G

-Up to 12 Hours on WI-FI

Video Playback Up to 11 Hours Up to 14 Hours
Audio Playback Up to 50 Hours Up to 80 Hours.

If we just look into the specs, both the iPhones has same exact camera of 8 megapixels. Both records 1080p HD video and features slo-mo mode as well. The front facing selfie camera records the 720p HD video and take pictures at 1.2 megapixels. The iPhone 6 Plus wins the camera department because it has image stabilization camera installed. Image stabilization is the feature in cameras that reduces motion in camera and takes more clear pictures as compared to the other camera in phones. if taking the best possible pictures is important for you then iPhone 6Plus is the best choice.


Weight is a major and key difference between both the iPhones because of Battery, Screen and some other components. The iPhone 6 weighs in a 4.55 ounces where as the iPhone 6Plus weighs 6.07 ounces. The differences are not so huge but if keeping your pockets or purses light is important to you, pay attention to these specification.

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