If you’ve always been an iPhone user and you’re thinking of upgrading your iPhone 5S, this guide will help you decide which is better, iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus?


Let’s look at the design first. Like older iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus boast the brand’s signature classy and luxurious look but this time better with its curved aluminum build. At first glance, the two phones look pretty identical only that the other is bigger and has different dimensions. The iPhone 6 Plus obviously is thicker, bigger and wider.

Screen Size

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are Apple’s first venture to bigger screen phones. The iPhone 6 features a 4.7-inch screen it retina display while the 6 Plus features a 5.5-inch screen. If you want a bigger screen then the choices is pretty obvious. The 6 Plus is Apple’s offering for the phablet-loving customers. The fact that it has a bigger screen also ensures that you have more room for browsing plus quality is pretty impressive all in all. Though smaller in display screen, the iPhone 6 is still a pretty good bet especially if you’re comfortable with something more compact.


Both iPhones run on the iOS 8.4, which you can soon upgrade to iOS 9. In terms of performance and user interface experience, it will be pretty similar in both iPhones except for the landscape mode available only with iPhone 6 Plus.


Both phones feature an 8MP camera and two tone flash. There’s really not much difference except for the OIS feature for the iPhone 6 Plus. If the camera feature is a priority for you, you can never go wrong with any of the two choices. Apple has always offered the best phone cameras in the market. Not only are the cameras user-friendly but the quality of images are often superior than its rivals. If you really want a better camera though, the 6 Plus is your best bet. With its OIS feature, you never have to worry about blurs, as the OIS will fix that for you.


As for the battery life, the iPhone 6 Plus obviously has longer battery life with its 2,915 mAh battery while the iPhone 6 features a 1,810 mAh battery. You can browse on your iPhone 6 for 11 hours nonstop and 12 hours nonstop on your iPhone 6 Plus.