Iphone 6S -Specifications & Price
Announced Sept 9th at Apple’s unpack event in California, the Iphone 6s is the ninth generation of iphones and a refresh of the Flagship Iphone 6.As expected, the Iphone 6S didn’t receive any physical design update but comes with a slew of internal updates .The new Iphone 6S brings to the board a Rose Gold color and the much rumored 3D Touch –which Huawei has also now adopted for its Newly unveiled Huawei Mate S.
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In terms of design & physical appearance, the new Iphone 6S bears a striking resemblance with its predecessor –the Iphone 6, but It’s about 0.2mm thicker and 0.1mm wider and 0.2mm taller. It is now made of Series 7000 Aluminum which Apple claimed is designed to be more durable than that of the previous generation of Iphones and hopefully prevent a repeat of Bendgate.
Much like the Iphone 6, the new Iphone 6S features same 4.7in Retina display with a stronger & a more durable glass protection and powered by a new 64-bit A9 chip paired with an M9 motion co-processor. This new A9 chip according to Apple is 70% faster than the older A8 chip, and 90% faster in terms of graphics performance. The accompanying M9 motion co-processor help the A9 run more efficiently and concentrate on other tasks by gathering health and fitness data.The Iphone 6S comes with a 2GB RAM with 16GB, 64GB and 128GB options.
The Iphone 6S features Apple’s second-generation Touch ID fingerprint sensor which Apple claims is two times faster than the first generation sensor
The IPhone 6S features a 12Mp iSight camera –an improvement over the the 8Mp camera in previous generation of iphones.Selfie obsessed users are not left out, the Iphone 6S also got an improved 5Mp camera with retina flash.
The new camera is capable of shooting 4K video and enhanced by Apple’s proprietary voice chat feature, FaceTime video , the retina flash which turns the entire screen into flash light for taking selfies and Live Photos mode which turns stills into a video or GIF, basically, images that move.
The iphone 6s runs on the latest iOS 9 which was unveiled earlier in the year. The new ios 9 which promises to take up less space brings with it Low power mode, the ability to activate Siri just by saying “Hey Siri” at any time, not just when the device is plugged in and the embedded Live photo mode .The device measures in at 67.1mm x 138.3mm x 7.1mm (width, height, depth) and weighs only 143grams, supports 23 LTE bands, faster LTE as well as Wi-Fi and backed by a 1,715mAh battery.
|Release date||September 2015|
|Dimensions (mm)||138.30 x 67.10 x 7.10|
|Colours||Silver, Gold, Space Grey, Rose Gold|
|Screen size (inches)||4.70|
|Pixels per inch (PPI)||326|
|Operating System||iOS 9|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ ac|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 4.20|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|
The device is available in Four colors; Silver, Gold, Space Grey & Rose Gold and will retail for as low as £539 for the 16GB version, : £699 for 128GB version & £619 for the £64GB version. The Iphone 6S price when available in Nigeria will range from 170,000 -200,000 depending on where you are buying from.