Apple iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s: Everything compared

Apple finally released the much-awaited iPhone 7 on September 7. The newly released iPhone 7 features a 4.7-inch retina display with improved home button and lightning connector port. Moreover, the iPhone 7 Plus is also equipped with a dual-camera setup. The iPhone 6s also features cutting-edge features with both 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch variants. In this article, we will compare the specifications of both iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s.

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s: Display

Both iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s features a 4.7-inch LED-backlit widescreen IPS display (1334×750) with a pixel density of 326PPI and contrast ratio of 1400:1. However, the newly launched iPhone 7 is equipped with a 625cd/m2 maximum brightness, when compared to 500 cd/m2 in iPhone 6s. The iPhone 7 includes a wide color display.


Apple has retained few common features like dual-domain pixels, fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, display zoom and reachability.

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s: Performance

Apple has integrated 64-bit A10 Fusion chip processor paired with M10 motion coprocessor in iPhone 7. In the case of iPhone 6s, you have a 64-bit A9 processor alongside M9 motion coprocessor. As far as storage is concerned, the latest iPhone is available in 32GB, 128GB and 256GB capacities. As rumored widely, Apple had ditched 16GB storage model. An interesting point to note is that Apple has introduced a new 32GB iPhone 6s by eliminating 16GB. Hence, you can buy either 32GB or 128GB storage models of iPhone6s.

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s: Camera

The main attraction is the integration of optical image stabilization (OIS) in both iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s. Previously, this feature was made available only in iPhone 6s Plus. The new iPhone offers the same 12MP rear camera with a f/1.8 aperture as in iPhone 6s. Moreover, the latest phone is equipped with a six-element lens, quad-LED true tone flash, and up to 63-megapixels panorama.


The recently introduced iPhone has an improved front-facing snapper with 7MP sensor with support for FHD recording. However, the iPhone 6s offers a 5MP sensor with HD recording support. Both iPhone 7 and iPhone 6s comes with a f/2.2 aperture for the front camera.

iPhone 7 vs iPhone 6s: Battery

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The new iPhone is designed in such a way to deliver up to 2 hours of long battery life than iPhone 6s. According to official Apple specifications page, both models will deliver a talk time of up to 14 hours on 3G. The new handset offers up to 12 hours on 3G, while the previous counterpart delivers up to 10 hours.

Advanced features

The new iPhone 7 comes with full blown iOS 10. Even though iPhone6s ships with iOS9, you will be able to upgrade the handset to iOS 10. For both handsets, the fingerprint sensor is embedded into the physical home button. The new iPhone also eliminated the traditional headphone jack. Instead, you have to make use of lightning connector port. The new iPhone unveiled by Apple CEO Tim Cook is also water-resistant with IP67 technology.


If you look at the cost of iPhone 6s, the smartphone is available from Rs. 46000. The price varies depending on the color. The Jet black and new black finish will only come in 128GB and 256GB variant. As far as iPhone 7 is concerned, the base model of iPhone 7 will start from Rs. 60,000.