iPhone 7 Plus Vs iPhone 6S Plus: What’s The Difference?


The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are here, and the Plus model will sell more than the iPhone 7 Plus. Are they making a mistake or not? Is the iPhone 7 or the iPhone 7 Plus different?

You may be amazed…

The iPhone 7 Plus looks almost identical from the outside to the iPhone 6S Plus. Apple Image Credit

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While it is superficial to criticise Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus’s exterior design, it is disappointing that Apple has kept it the same for three consecutive years. There have been some significant updates.

The iPhone 7 Plus is now water-resistant. Officially the iPhone 6S Plus was very resistant to being splashed. The iPhone 7 Plus is designed to withstand submersion for 30 min.


The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus now have IP67 water resistance. Apple Image Credit

The iPhone 7 Plus’s home buttons are no longer a problem. It has been replaced by a touch-sensitive fixed surface that provides tactile feedback.

The iPhone 7 Plus features the iPhone’s first headphone jack. You may be frustrated .

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Apple mentions that “courage” is a reason behind its decision. Apple’s aim to make wireless paradise a reality is admirable, but it can also be divisive. iPhone 7 Plus users have the option of using Apple’s $159 wireless AirPods or Bluetooth headphones. Lightning headphones are available for those who prefer cables. Apple also bundles a Lightning-to-3.5mm adapter with the iPhone 7 Plus.

iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 7 Plus take out the headphone connector. You will need an adapter.

None of these solutions will solve the problem of charging iPhone 7 Plus while listening to music. This requires separate accessories. This will be a major test of customer loyalty.

The iPhone 7 Plus looks almost identical to the iPhone 6S Plus.

  • iPhone 7 Plus: 158.2×77.9×7.3mm (6.23×3.07x 0.29in), and 188g (6.63oz).
  • iPhone 6S Plus: 158.2×77.9×7.3mm (6.23×3.07x 0.29in) & 192g (6.77oz).

Apple took the antenna bands off the iPhone 7 Plus’s back in order to make it appear cleaner than the iPhone 6S Plus. This won’t make the iPhone 7 Plus more attractive than the iPhone 6S Plus.

iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus now have dual speakers. Apple Image Credit

Apple also offers the iPhone 7 Plus in a wider variety of colours including Rose Gold, Gold Silver and Black (on 128GB and 256GB models), as well as Jet Black.

Displays – Brighter But Ageing

Although the exterior changes to iPhone 7 Plus might seem minor, they are significant. The display improvements will be visible if you are more attentive.

  • iPhone 7 Plus- 5.5 inch LED-backlit, IPS LCD with 401ppi, 1920×1080 Pixels (67.7% screen-to-body ratio).
  • iPhone 6S Plus- A 5.5-inch LED backlit, IPS LCD display with 1920×1080 pixels (401ppi), and 67.7% screen-to-body

Apple’s OLED panels have been using 2K resolutions for quite some time, but Apple has returned to 1080p LCD. Apple also supports a wider (P3) color gamut, which improves display accuracy. This isn’t a revolutionary change.

Although the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus displays have been upgraded, they lack OLED panels or higher …

3D Touch fans will be pleased to know that the feature remains available even though it has been slowing in recent months. There are no new features specifically targeting 3D Touch. This makes it easier to identify which elements within any app that are 3D Touch-enabled.

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Speed Champ

Some people may have concerns about the iPhone 7 Plus’s exterior. The iPhone 7 Plus’s internal performance is amazing.

  • iPhone 7 Plus – Apple A10 Fusion chipset – Quad Core CPU, 3GB RAM
  • iPhone 6S Plus – Apple A9 chipset, CPU: Dualcore 1.84 GHz Twister; GPU: PowerVR GT7600, 2GB RAM

Apple’s first quad core Apple chipset was released. Apple claims that the iPhone 7 Plus has 3GB RAM. This is 50% more than the iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 7, and 40% more than the iPhone 6S Plus.


The iPhone 7 Plus has significant performance improvements over the previous two years. It also boasts more RAM… [+]

Apple has also updated the modem in iPhone 7 Plus, to support 4G speeds up to 450mbps. This is a substantial improvement on the iPhone 6S Plus’s 300 Mbit modem. The shocking thing is that CDMA support is not available.

Apple has added Intel to its iPhone 7 Plus modem supply list. It does not support CDMA frequencies. Neither Verizon nor Sprint have yet to explain how the iPhone 7 Plus works in America.

The iPhone 7 Plus has the most significant upgrade: the dual-camera system. Apple Image Credit

Cameras: Why Upgrade?

The camera is the main reason you should upgrade to iPhone 7 Plus.

  • iPhone 7 Plus Rear: Dual 12MP sensors, f/1.8, 28mm and f/2.8.56mm respectively), Focus Pixels. OIS. Front : 7MP sensor with an f/2.2 aperture, 1080p recording
  • iPhone 6S Plus Rear: 12MP sensor, f2.2 aperture and Focus Pixels. OIS. Front : 5MP Front Camera, f2.2 aperture. 720p video record

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The iPhone 7 Plus has dual cameras. Apple Image Credit

Apple also announced a 6-element lens for its iPhone 6S Plus. The iPhone 6S Plus already had a 5-element lens. Apple claims this lens is new and improved to improve optics.

Official photo iPhone 7 Plus Image credit to David Klutho (for Apple).

The iPhone 7 Plus’s front-facing cameras also get a boost. It has gone from 5MP to 7 and can record 1080p video. It would be great to have a larger aperture.

Apple has some work ahead of it to catch current smartphone photographer king Samsung. The iPhone 7 Plus appears capable of winning the crown.

The iPhone 7 Plus dual-lens lens can create a more blurred background (bokeh effect) than the … [+].

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Charging & Battery Life – A Better, but Still Disappointing

For those who need a longer battery life, there are pros and cons. But that is not enough to give you the extra storage that the iPhone 6S Plus was supposed to provide.

Apple instead has used more battery capacity to power the touch-sensitive home button. Apple has used extra battery capacity to power its touch-sensitive home button. It’s unlikely that users would choose this option.

Apple should also have introduced wireless charging in this year’s iPhone 7 Plus. This feature is already available on many other devices. It would provide a simple solution to the charging/listening music dilemma. However, it is also a step back.

The iPhone 7 Plus’ battery lifespan is slightly longer than the iPhone 6S Plus. Apple Image Credit

Prices and Storage – Upgrades but All Around

Apple has raised the price of every iPhone 7 Plus storage option by $20. However, it doesn’t matter whether all capacities have been increased by $20.

The iPhone 7 Plus is a much more expensive model than the iPhone 6S Plus in 2015. Apple’s 2016 iPhone 6S Plus has a surprise for anyone who doesn’t own either model: Although it does not offer a 256GB option span, it has a 2016 iPhone 6S Plus.

  • iPhone 6S Plus – 32GB ($649), 128GB ($749)

Apple’s generosity with older models may lead to some problems. If you do not already own one, the added durability and camera capabilities of the model are worth it.

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Bottom Line

The iPhone 7 Plus will not disappoint if you don’t know what it contains. While smaller bezels and a better grip are great, there’s still much to love.

The iPhone 7 Plus is stronger, more durable, waterproof, lasts longer, and it charges faster than the iPhone 6S Plus. The iPhone 7 Plus has a potential revolutionary camera. But, Apple should also include basic features like fast charging right out of the box, wireless charging, and a OLED panel with 2K resolution in a high-end smartphone.