Seriously: tech/quality reasons to not buy 6+?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by hakr100, Nov 3, 2014.

  1. hakr100 macrumors 6502a

    Mar 1, 2011
    East Coast
    I am thinking of ordering a 6+ this week. Are there any serious fault or quality control issues I should be aware of before placing my order? I know about the so-called bending issue of course, but what else? Does it work as well as a 5S is it better is it worse? How is the call quality over Verizon? And similar questions...

  2. Centient macrumors 6502

    Oct 20, 2009
    Volte on VZ is very impressive. Surprisingly good in fact.

    Its a worthwhile upgrade over the 5s and the battery performance alone makes it a better choice than the 6.

    No hardware issues to speak of so far.

    Only real drawback is the size and price. Price is obvious. If you like to grip your phone you might find that the 6+ takes some getting used to. If you cradle your phone, which is how I've always done it, you'll probably find it easier to adjust though I do get a bit more jhand fatigue with the 6+. Due to the longer reach and possibly that I'm simply using it more than my old phone.
  3. IpadSC400 macrumors 6502a


    Feb 7, 2013
    A mile high
  4. Thunderjet063 macrumors newbie

    Nov 2, 2014
    I replaced the 5s with the 6+ and haven't looked back. To me it's a solid upgrade. Not only the screen size but the performance is great. Don't buy into the negativity you read. People look hard to find flaws in everything. I love this phone.
  5. mikemj23 macrumors 6502

    Jul 27, 2010
    Couldn't agree more. Upgraded from 5s and I love my 6 plus. No problems at all. Awesome phone.
  6. Pipper99 macrumors 68020


    Aug 14, 2010
    Fort Worth, TX
    I upgraded from the 5S to the 6+, and I've had it since launch day. I'm loving the 6+ every day. It's a wonderful, beautiful device. The big screen is terrific, and I don't believe that I'll ever return to a smaller device. I see no serious (or minor) issues with my 6+.
  7. kingofwale macrumors 6502a


    Apr 24, 2010
    i ordered a 6+ originally, because of the bigger battery and better camera.

    however it started to bend on second day so i swapped it for 6
  8. redman042 macrumors 68030


    Jun 13, 2008
    My only quality complaint with the 6+ is the current state of iOS 8.1. It is still quite buggy. They are little bugs but many of them. This appears to only be true on the 6+. I did not see it with iOS 8.1 on my 5S nor does my wife's 6 experience neary as many.

    Fortunately, this is a problem Apple can address. It's somewhat of a shame they didn't before release.
  9. sovereign macrumors 6502


    Feb 13, 2009
    Low volume on phone calls is an issue with mine.
  10. osofast240sx macrumors 68030


    Mar 25, 2011
    No issues here loving my plus. Leaps better than the 5s imo
  11. Gathomblipoob macrumors 601


    Mar 18, 2009
  12. rugmankc macrumors 68000


    Sep 24, 2014
  13. Alimar macrumors 6502a


    Sep 17, 2014
    New York State
    Seeing one of the 6 Pluses in person would be the best way to convince or dissuade.
  14. stasha macrumors 6502

    Sep 18, 2014
    He started a thread that contain only this site...sheesh ,truly a troll

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