Details of the iPhone 6s were released during Apple’s extravagant event a couple weeks ago. We compared the specs of the iPhone 6s and Samsung Galaxy S6 to see how much improvement there is between the two phones.
Size & Display
The iPhone 6s is slightly smaller than the GS6. Its size is 4.7 inches diagonally compared to the GS6 5.1 inches. The iPhone 6s Plus is much larger with a size of 5.5 inches. The iPhone 6s weighs 5.04 oz & 6s Plus weighs 6.77 oz compared to 4.87 oz for the GS6. Both the new iPhones are heavier than the GS6.
The iPhone 6s & 6s Plus have been upgraded with a better camera. It comes in at 12 megapixels vs 16 megapixels from the GS6. the iPhone 6s camera is capable of taking 4K video for ultra HD quality while the GS6 has been already to do that since launch. For you selfie-taking enthusiasts & FaceTime lovers, the front-facing camera of the new iPhone has been enhanced with a 5 megapixel camera vs the 5 megapixel camera GS6. Clearly, Apple is just playing catch with the GS6.
Hardware & Battery
The cpu has been improved in the iPhone 6s with the new A9 chip. The gpu has been updated as well. System memory is at 2gb which is still below the GS6 3gb capability. The iPhone 6s has battery with 1,715 mAh compared to the GS6 2,550 mAh. The GS6 has the better battery storage capacity. But if we include the 6S Plus with a battery capacity of 2,750 mAh, that is the winner.
The Apple iPhone 6s & 6s Plus have made some improvements that make the great phones. However, some of their improvements are just playing catch up to the Samsung Galaxy S6. Either way, they are still both great phones with powerful features.
One of the most common things we tend to damage are our smartphones. More than likely, this is because we are continuously using them so there are always opportunities for us to break them. Think you are impervious to phone damage? Think again. We’re still looking for America’s Most Irresponsible Person.
Even when you’re at home, your tech is not safe. According to a study from Protect Your Bubble, the number-one place to damage your devices while at home is in the garage or driveway. 59% of men admitted to damaging their phones while in the garage. Keeping a thick case and screen protector on your phone can help prevent any physical damage from happening to your phone. But this isn’t foolproof since we also found out that roughly 1/3 of all people also damage their smartphone while it’s in a case. Therefore, buying a protection plan is probably your device’s best defense.
Men aren’t the only ones with at-home phone faux pas. 41% of women damage their phones in the bathroom according to a survey we did. This is not so surprising seeing as 75% of Americans use their phone while on the commode according to a study done by 11Mark, an integrated marketing company that conducts market research. Liquid damage is definitely a threat here ladies, might want to invest in a waterproof case or leave that phone in the other room.
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How often do you find yourself making poor decisions that leave you dealing with an unforeseen consequence? If you are like most people, the answer is often. Protect Your Bubble is setting out to see who makes these decisions most often with the search for America’s Most Irresponsible person.
This quest of questionable actions aims to bring awareness to those who frequently mess up their technology, travel plans and home environment resulting in, well, a bad outcome. Protect Your Bubble invites people to take a humorous ten-question quiz that asks how well they take care of their technology and how they behave while traveling, among other things. Once completed, quiz participants will be given a score based on how irresponsible the quiz finds them.
Quiz participants will also be eligible to enter to win a free smartphone of their choice.
Protect Your Bubble is also offering a series of tip sheets to help consumers increase their chances of making “better” decisions when it comes to the things that matter most in their life – their bubble. Data derived from the quiz will be used to reveal how different people use and damage their devices and threaten their home and travel plans. The information collected will then be used to help inform consumers about how to make better decisions in the future by protecting what matters most to them.
Are you the most irresponsible person in America? To take the quiz click on this link. Additional tips and data can be found at this informational center.
We compiled a list of 11 common ways people have damaged their smartphones. Make sure to use common sense when you’re in similar situations to avoid damaging your smartphone.
The 11 Common Smartphone Fails:
11. Construction/DIY Accident
10. Drinking/Partying Accident
9. Stepping on Phone
8. Death by Lawn Mower
7. Multi-tasking with water nearby
6. Swimming Pools
5. Placed on Top of Your Car
3. Bath Time
1. The Drop & Crack
Details of the iPhone 6s were released yesterday during Apple’s extravagant event. We compared the specs of the two phones to determine how much better the 6s is.
Design & Display
The iPhone 6s is almost the same size and design as the iPhone 6. The only difference is the glass screen has been updated with Ion-X technology, the same material they used for the Apple Watch. Secondly, it weighs a bit heavier at 5.04 oz compared to 4.55 oz.
The iPhone 6s has been upgraded with a better camera. It comes in at 12 megapixels vs 8 megapixels from the previous version. More importantly, the camera is capable of taking 4K video for ultra HD quality compared to 1080p previously. For you selfie-taking enthusiasts & FaceTime lovers, the front-facing camera has been enhanced with a 5 megapixel camera vs the 1.2 megapixel camera last year. Your acne will now show up more clearly.
Hardware & Battery
The cpu has been improved in the iPhone 6s with the new A9 chip. The gpu has been updated as well. The new cpu & gpu are suppose to result in 70% faster at task processing & 90% better at graphics performance than the iPhone 6. Apple did not mention anything about an improved battery unfortunately.
The iPhone 6s has some new features that the previous version does not have. You don’t have to press the home button to say Hey Siri - you can activate Siri by saying this phrase now. Another new feature is Live Photos, which is essentially is an animated gif. You can take a quick video and turn it into a moving image. 3D Touch is the biggest change that will allow you to access different functions by apply varying pressure to the screen.
The Apple iPhone 6s is better than the 6, but not by much. Most of the improvements came with the camera, cpu, and gpu, which were expected hardware updates.