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Discussion in 'iPhone' started by Dusterbob, Dec 13, 2015.
Just interested to see if in 2015 the extra £200 is worth it.
in my opinion yes.
6s+ from 6+
6+ was like a 5s driven phablet, exacerbated experience
no tab reloads to worry about, no music skipping while doing stuff which would happen all the time, digital record skips is no bueno, handles my tons of jailbreak tweaks beautifully. feels like an iPad air2 in my pocket, which I also have
if 7 design is underwhelming and/or this one omits headphone jack, I may stay on my 6s+ for a while. Internally its a beast!
I'm tired of quality control hurdles every release too
new touch ID is fast as heck, and 3d touch is nice with some jailbreak activator gestures, better camera is better a bit *surprise* but 6 was no slouch, and yeah.
gimmicky as it is, i like live photos
I also like the haptic motor more than what was in 6+, it seems more solid for notifications and such
2GB of RAM alone made it a necessity
Went from a 6 to a 6s. The speed difference is negligible.
At launch, there was a noticeable difference in fluidity and UI elements. Since the release of 9.2, that fluidity is just as good on the 6.
I do really like 3d touch and the slightly improved camera, but if my upgrade wasn't free, I'd still be rocking a 6.
I upgraded from 6+ to 6S+. The difference is night and day. Apps actually stay loaded in memory. No stutters and lag in app switcher. Touch ID that unlocks phone unstantly. I highly recommend the 6S+.
The RAM is a hugely noticeable difference.
I agree the difference is definitely noticeable - it's a good upgrade from the 6+ for me
Not worth it at all IMO
Big difference, especially with the extra ram
I could have easily done without everything else, but the extra memory really changes the user experience and usefulness of the entire device.
It may not be too much of a noticeable difference between 6 and 6S.
But the difference between 6 Plus and 6S Plus is so huge that it is beyond funny.
Always buy current gen iDevice. 6 series iPhones with their 1 GB RAM are starting to show their age on iOS 9. I wonder how much more they will stutter and lag on iOS 10 which may bring some cosmetic UI overhaul and better and improved multitasking for 2 GB devices.
From the 6 to the 6S I honestly cannot tell a difference. But my 6 flew so not really certain that the bump in ram was a necessity although welcomed. Those I know who went from the 6 Plus to the 6S Plus have reported huge improvements, but then, they all also complained about lag and force closes on the 6 Plus that my 6 never (or seldom) experienced.
I was on android for many years after 3gs and 4. Switched to 6 Plus and something felt off, a lot of little things that annoyed me. Went back to android and now I decided to switch to 6S Plus and now it feels right. The difference between 6Plus and 6S Plus is definitely noticeable. This time it feels like I'm back for good!
Agree with everyone on the 6s+ versus the 6+. Unless you really do use it as "just a phone" (like some people love to say), the difference in performance is so strikingly obvious that it's almost absurd.
My guess is you'll notice it less on the 6s versus the 6, but between the larger phones, the 6s+ makes it's performance superiority quite clear.
Yes. Both I and my son notice increased speed. It is noticeable. 6s Plus. If you want queerest every last bit of speed out of it, turn reduce motion and reduce transparency on.
I'm planning on getting a 6 for xmas.
You post some really not so smart questions.
Yes it's a huge upgrade.
If you can't afford the 100 dollar price difference you might want to look at iPhone 5s it's going to be relevant for a while.
The answers in your other thread didn't answer this? http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/is-the-6s-noticeably-a-lot-more-powerful-than-the-6.1944422/
Only noticeable if u get the TSMC chip. True story. I have a Samsung and it continues to lag just like my 6+ did. Even after 9.2
I went from a 6 to a 6s. I can't notice any difference in performance. Besides the extra hardware features there is no perceivable difference (to me). I pretty much upgrade every year anyway, just because I can't help myself.
I suggest trying the device in store. So many replies have said there is a difference and is faster but if you go back 1 year and read the reviews, they all say the 6+ is fast as well. Hard to tell if there is lag in older devices or if people are just imagining things.
Agreed, was it really necessary to create another thread?
If a hundred dollars makes or breaks your budget when talking about a cellular plan that costs $1,000+ a year, you're doing something wrong.
I find it funny that the 6 series was the über performance device that now seems stale a year later. I wonder how much of this is related to iOS and whether the current "s" will feel similarly sluggish on iOS 10.
On the other hand we have people reporting that their 5s is fine on iOS 9.
Daaahhhh.... You find it amazing that each year the next phone has more performance than the last? Yes I fully expect that the iPhone 7 running iOS 10 will run rings around the 6s Plus.
6s/6s+ is 70% CPU speed increase, 90% GPU speed increase over the 6, yeah it's gonna be faster running iOS 8 or 9 or 10. And the 6 series was faster than the 5s series.