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The iPhone 6's successor, the iPhone 6s (as well as the 6s Plus) was formally announced by Apple on September 9, 2015. Notable features include 3D Touch, Live Photos, the new A9 processor and M9 coprocessor as well as the Taptic Engine, previously only seen in the Apple Watch. The iSight camera is now 12 MP and sports the ability to shoot 4K video while the FaceTime camera has been upgraded to 5 MP.

Specifications ¶ 

Announce date: September 9, 2015

Model: A1633, A1688

Developer: Apple Inc.

Operating System: iOS 9

Display (Retina HD Display with 3D Touch):

  • 4.7 in (119.4 mm) LED-backlit widescreen
  • Multi‑touch display with IPS technology
  • 1334-by-750-pixel resolution at 326 ppi
  • 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical)
  • 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical)
  • Full sRGB standard
  • Dual-domain pixels for wider viewing angles
  • Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front

Fingerprint reader: Touch ID fingerprint reader

Camera: Contains both front and rear facing cameras.

  • Rear-facing iSight camera
    • New 12-megapixel iSight camera with 1.22µ pixels
    • Live Photos
    • Autofocus with Focus Pixels
    • True Tone flash
    • Panorama (up to 63 megapixels)
    • ƒ/2.2 aperture
    • Five-element lens
    • Hybrid IR filter
    • Backside illumination sensor
    • Sapphire crystal lens cover
    • Auto image stabilization
    • 4K video recording (3840 by 2160) at 30 fps
    • 1080p HD video recording at 30 fps or 60 fps
    • Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps
  • Front-facing Facetime camera
    • 5-megapixel photos
    • 720p HD video recording
    • Retina Flash
    • ƒ/2.2 aperture
    • Auto HDR for photos and videos
    • Backside illumination sensor

Processor: 1.8 GHz Apple A9 chip with 64 bit architecture and M9 motion coprocessor

RAM: 2 GB LPDDR4

Storage: 16, 64, 128 GB Flash Memory

Sensors:

  • Touch ID
  • Barometer
  • Three-axis gyro
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor

Wireless Connectivity:

  • Integrated 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • GSM, CDMA, 3G, EVDO, HSPA+, LTE
  • Digital Compass
  • GPS and GLONASS signal reception
  • NFC

Dimensions: 5.44 × 2.64 × 0.28 in (138.3 × 67.1 × 7.1 mm)

Weight: 143 g (5.04 oz)

Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold, Rose Gold

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