The variety of smartphones allows picking exactly what you want nowadays. The manufacturers offer plenty of solutions in different price categories, with various features, and different sizes. Today, we’ll compare iPhone 6S and iPhone 7 to define which one is a better solution in 2020.
The general overview
Both models are quite outdated. However, they are great solutions if you need to buy an affordable Apple device or a user doesn’t need to push the limits with it. They have enough features for an average user. Let’s compare them in several categories and define what makes them different.
While iPhone 6S was introduced in September 2015, the 7th model launched one year later. This means that iPhone 7 is a newer model with improved features.
Both smartphones have the same parameters and are 138.30 x 67.10 x 7.10. however, the weight differs a bit. The iPhone 7 is 138g, which is 5 grams lighter than 6S.
iPhone 6S has only 4 color options. The traditional ones for Apple are silver, gold, space grey, and rose gold. Starting with iPhone 7, the company started to make phones in a few more colors which include red, black, and jet black. However, iPhone 7 doesn’t have a space grey version.
Both smartphones have the same screens. They are 4.7” big with 750×1334 pixels resolution. Multitouch has a 16:9 aspect ratio and 326pixels per inch.
Here’s where these models differ. iPhone 6S has Apple A9 1.84Ghz dual-core processor, 2Gb RAM, and 16GB internal storage.
iPhone 7 is more advanced as it comes with Apple A10 Fusion 2.34Ghz quad-core processor, 2GB RAM, and 32Gb internal storage. From this side, iPhone 7 seems like a better solution. It’ll be faster and have more space for your photos, music, etc.
Every new iPhone model delivers an improved camera. The same situation happens here. iPhone 6S has a 12-megapixel camera with f/2.2, the flash, and phase detection autofocus. The front camera is 5-megapixel with f/2.2.
iPhone 7 has a better camera. First of all, the rear camera has f/1.8 (and 12 megapixels), a dual-LED flash, and phase detection autofocus. The front camera in this model has 7 megapixels.
Both smartphones have a fingerprint sensor, compass, proximity sensor, accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, and barometer.
The rest of the peculiarities in connectivity, SIM, and other categories coincide. They are very similar phones except for a few details. Choosing one, a customer should probably pick the newer model. Every year the company releases new devices leaving old models behind. Since iPhone 6S will soon be discontinued and not available for purchase, it might bring some inconveniences.
Unless you want to buy iPhone 11 Pro or wait to see what’s new launches this fall, and your choice splits between iPhone 6S and iPhone 7, the latter can be a great solution. It has a more advanced processor and better cameras. What’s more, it’s a newer and lighter model.