After the introduction of many smart devices this year, Apple needed something special that can counter the moves made by its rivals.

Fortunately, they managed to maintain their dominance in the market by launching the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus.

But which will you choose between this two iPhones? Check out this comparison.


With a thickness of 6.9mm and a weight of 129g, the iPhone 6 offers a thinner and lighter design than the iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 Plus measures 7.1mm thick and weighs 176g. The iPhone 6 is more pocket-friendly, which can be convenient when you are on the move. But if you are a phablet fan, then you will definitely go for the bigger model. Both phones have rounded corners to accentuate their slimness.


Display is the main distinction between the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The iPhone 6 has a relatively smaller 4.7 inch display with a resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels and a pixel density of 326ppi. The iPhone 6 Plus ups this to a massive 5.5 inch display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and a pixel density of 401 ppi. This means that text will be bigger and sharper while movies can be viewed from a distance. You will also enjoy using landscape mode.


Both these iPhones feature the same camera technology. That means an 8MP shooter with an enhanced f/2.2 aperture and camera processing power, so your images are going to look attractive in all conditions. The iPhone 6 is easier to hold with one hand when taking shots while the iPhone 6 Plus offers a more viewfinder screen size to frame your image correctly. The iPhone 6 Plus boasts optical image stabilization (OIS) feature, unlike the iPhone 6 which features regular image stabilization. The OIS feature helps minimize image ghosting on HDR photos.

Battery Life

The other major distinction between these two iPhones is battery life. The iPhone 6 Plus has a slightly larger battery to power its bigger screen. Apple has also taken advantage of this bigger battery power to give the iPhone 6 Plus a slightly longer battery life. For example, iPhone 6 battery can last 14 hours of talk time compared to the iPhone 6 Plus battery which can last for 24 hours. So if battery performance is a great deal to you, then you better go for the iPhone 6 Plus. Its battery performance is around 20 percent better than the iPhone 6. It can handle a full day of heavy usage on a single charge.


It will cost you USD199 for a 16GB iPhone 6 model, USD299 for 64GB model and USD399 for 128GB model, all on a two-year contract. On the other hand, the iPhone 6 Plus adds USD100 onto these prices costing USD299 for a 16GB model, USD399 for a 64GB model and USD499 for a 128GB model, again on a 2-year contract.

Bottom Line

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus represent the biggest ever redesign of iPhone. Both boast excellent design, enlarged memory, improved battery life and the NFC-enabled Apple Pay. The iPhone 6 is likely to be a bigger seller than its counterpart due to its slimmer, lighter and smaller design. Its cheaper price is also another selling point. However, you have the final say depending on your preferences and budget.

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