Pro 12.9 and 6s Plus seems like perfect iOS combo (for me)

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  1. thadoggfather macrumors 604

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    crazy that the 12.9 dwarfs my 6s plus and makes it feel small and not phablet like at all, even though at times I feel that way anyways.

    Love this combo though,

    Go big or go home I suppose? Anyone else have this combination?
     
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    Yes, it is my combo as well. Most people make a comment about one or the other being too big but my response is always the same. Why wouldn't you want the largest screen possible to handle the task at hand.
     
  5. thadoggfather thread starter macrumors 604

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    As long as you can budge I agree. Not to mention highest resolution offerings within their product line. I have the smaller apple watch though because 42 looks and feels awkward on my skinny wrist. And 12macbokk because the portability is unreal

    I bike ride with 6s plus in pocket no problem

    And My air2 was a couch and bed device 95 percent of the time. We'll see when skb comes how that pans out with my 12.9

    But I don't bring my iPad around town like my laptop when I need to get stuff done.

    Even when I had mini2 it stayed home most of the time even though portability is king on that one
     
  6. richpjr macrumors 68030

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    Just replaced my 9.7 Air with a 12.9 iPP to go with a 6+ and it is a combo that has my mobile needs covered.
     
  7. gmillz22 macrumors regular

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    Absolutely wonderful combination. I remember when the 6 plus first launched almost 2 years ago I originally thought it was too much. Likewise when the 12.9 first came along I said that was too big. Yet I own a 6S Plus and a 12.9 Pro. Wouldn't downsize either. Bigger screen is better in most cases
     
  8. uscmba02 macrumors newbie

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    I agree. 6s+, 12.9 ipp, 27" iMac seems just about right for me.
     
  9. thadoggfather thread starter macrumors 604

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    Just sold my air2 also to sweeten the transition and deal
     
  10. Peter K. macrumors 6502a

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    Totally agree; I have this combo, too.
     
  11. Night Spring macrumors G5

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    Well, for me, the 6+ is uncomfortable to hold. It's not even the size per se, but that it's long and narrow. If it was that size and a 4:3 aspect ratio like the iPads, I think I'd like that. I suspect my ideal device combo might be the 12.9 with an iPad mini, but since I can't pair an Apple Watch with an iPad, I'm using an iPhone 6. I still have my Air2, but it's rarely used.
     
  12. Hal~9000 macrumors 68000

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    And here I was gonna say the Pro 9.7 and 6s seemed like the perfect iOS combo :p
     
  13. TPadden macrumors 6502a

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    Agreed - my SE makes my mini 4 feel HUGE :D.
     
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    That's the combination I've got and I agree - it works perfectly :)
     
  15. matt_on_a_mtn Suspended

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    I actually went the other way on the iPhone - SE for me.

    I had a 6s+ prior, and while I loved the device it was so unwieldy to carry around. I feel like my usage didn't change much going to the SE, but at the same time I also think I focus more on using the right device for the task at hand.

    My setup has moved from big and rather unorganized with lots of overlap to more specified with minimal overlap.

    Former setup:

    27" iMac, 11" MacBook Air, iPad Air 2, iPhone 6s+, iPod Touch

    Current setup:

    15" MacBook Pro, iPad Pro (12.9"), iPhone SE

    For me it gives three set categories, and of them the iPad Pro admittedly gets the most use, as I find it the best option for casual browsing and the like. It's also the most comfortable on the couch!

    I may check out the larger iPhone 7 when it drops, but overall I'm really happy with the SE. Between the battery life, quick charge time, and barely there form factor it's a great fit for me.
     
  16. jgelin macrumors 6502a

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    This is my on the go combo plus and 12.9, I still have a MacBook Air, but I never even used it as much as I use my iPPro now. I only bring it to my programming classes, because the iPad Pro has yet to be able to program Java or use XCODE lol so I need OS X.
     
  17. N8Howell33 macrumors member

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    Same here. Go big at home and on the go
     
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    I do.

    I had an iPad Air and a cMacBook Pro, along with my 6S+, but as soon as I got my 12.9" IPP, I began to realise that my MBP was becoming redundant, so I sold it.
     
  20. AlexJoda macrumors regular

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    Agree with most but I stayed with the 27" 5K iMac instead of the 15" MBP. This gives an even greater spread and my 12.9 iPP fulfills all my mobile needs....
     
  21. TrueBlou macrumors demi-god

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    Totally agree, it's the same reason I buy a 27" iMac or a 55" TV, bigger screen = better experience in my book.

    I absolutely love the 12.9" pro and the + size iPhones, that'll be my combo for as long as they make them.
     
  22. Skika macrumors 68030

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    To each its own, i feel the 6S plus and 12.9 are both too big for what they are. Too big of a phone and too big of a tablet. For me the sweetspot is 6S, iPad Pro 9.7 and 15 rMBP combo.
     
  23. Foggydog macrumors 6502

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    I am loving my 12.9 here on the road as a trucker. However, I have always felt that my 6plus was a bit to big. I am kind of thinking of getting the 4.7 after this phone. But did I say how much I love my 12.9?
     
  24. TrueBlou macrumors demi-god

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    I think a part of it probably down to things like the size of your hands and such. I've got, lets say big hands *cough, giant pit shovels cough* I can easily wrap my hands around a 6+.

    So I think perspective plays a big part, in my hands a 6+ quite easily looks no bigger than a 6 looks in average hands.
    But most importantly, as you say, to each their own. Whatever makes you happy is the right one (of anything) for you.
     

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