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Apple iPhone 6s Plus (AT&T/SIM Free/A1634) 16, 32, 64, 128 GB Specs

Identifiers: iPhone 6s Plus - MKTM2LL/A* - iPhone8,2 - A1634 - 2944*

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Apple iPhone 6s PlusPlease note that this A1634 iPhone 6s Plus model is compatible with LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, and 30 as well as TD-LTE bands 38, 39, 40, and 41. It is intended for many carriers in the United States (and sold optionally locked to AT&T), but it also was offered unlocked, contract free, and without a bundled nano-SIM for use on practically any carrier, T-Mobile, Verizon, and Sprint, for example), starting on October 8, 2015.

All iPhone 6s Plus models have a 5.5" (diagonal) widescreen pressure-sensitive "3D Touch" LED-backlit 1920x1080 native resolution (401 ppi) "Retina HD" display with "IPS technology and a taptic engine," and dual cameras. The rear 12 megapixel, 4K "iSight" camera has 1.22 micron pixels, an f/2.2 aperture, support for simultaneous 4K video and 8 megapixel still photography, and optical image stabilization for both photos and video. The front 5 megapixel, 720p "FaceTime" camera is more modest in capability.

The iPhone 6s Plus uses a 7000 series aluminum housing and is available in four metallic color options -- "silver," which has a white glass front and a silver colored back; "gold," which has a white glass front and a gold colored back; "space" gray, which has a black glass front and a medium toned gray back; and "rose gold," which has a white glass front and a pink-tinted gold colored back (pictured). It also packs a second generation "Touch ID" fingerprint sensor embedded in the "home" button.

The iPhone 6s Plus is powered by a 64-bit 1.85 GHz "Apple A9" processor and has 2 GB of LPDDR3 RAM and 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB of flash storage (16 GB and 64 GB options discontinued and 32 GB option introduced on September 7, 2016). It also supports 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO, Bluetooth 4.2, LTE (4G), and NFC for Apple Pay. It has a bottom-mounted headphone jack and uses a "Lightning" port to connect to a Mac, PC, dock, or power adapter.

Apple estimates that the iPhone 6s Plus provides "up to" 80 hours of audio playback, 12 hours of talk time on 3G, 12 hours of Internet use on 3G, 12 hours of Internet use on LTE, 12 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi, 14 hours of video playback and "up to" 16 days of standby time.

In the US, this iPhone 6s Plus originally was available for US$299, US$399, or US$499 with 16 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB of storage subsidized by a two-year carrier contract or unlocked, contract-free, and without a bundled SIM for US$749, US$849, or US$949. Apple also originally offered this model on a one-year "iPhone Upgrade Program" lease, which requires the device to be traded in at the end of one year for US$37.45, US$42.45, or US$47.45 per month (which does not include the cost of mobile or data service).

Also see:

  • What are all the differences between the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus models?
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September 9, 2015* N/A*
Details: The "Introduction Date" refers to the date a model was introduced via press release. The "Discontinued Date" refers to the date a model either was replaced by a subsequent system or production otherwise ended.

*This model was introduced on September 9, 2015, was available for pre-order on September 12, 2015, and was available for purchase on September 25, 2015. On October 8, 2015, Apple started selling this model unlocked, contract-free, and without a bundled nano-SIM, as well. On September 7, 2016, Apple discontinued the 16 GB and 64 GB options and introduced a new entry-level 32 GB option.

Also see: All iPhone models introduced in 2015.
1 (2 Cores) 2985
Details: Geekbench 2 provides 32-bit benchmarks for iOS models. This number is an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.

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N/A N/A
Details: These Geekbench 3 benchmarks are in 32-bit mode and are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.

You also might be interested in reviewing all 32-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for devices with the iPhone8,2 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.

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2496 4345
Details: These Geekbench 3 benchmarks are in 64-bit mode and are for a single processor core and all processor cores, respectively. Both numbers reflect an average of user provided results as submitted to the Geekbench website. Higher numbers are better.

You also might be interested in reviewing all 64-bit single core and multicore Geekbench 3 user submissions for devices with the iPhone8,2 Model Identifier, which may include multiple models.

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1.8 GHz* Apple A9*
Details: *Apple officially reports that the iPhone 6s Plus uses an "A9 chip with 64-bit architecture" as well as an "embedded M9 motion coprocessor" with an unspecified clockspeed, but third-party analysis has determined that it runs around 1.8 GHz. Furthermore, investigation from Chipworks determined that there actually are two different processors in use in the iPhone 6s Plus. Some have a 14 nm Samsung-produced APL0898 processor and others have a 16 nm TSMC-produced APL1022 processor with slight variation in heat and battery life.

Also see: How fast are the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus compared to one another and earlier iPhone models?
2 GB* 16, 32, 64, 128 GB
Details: *Apple provides no official details regarding RAM used by the iPhone 6s Plus. However, third-party software analysis has determined that it has 2 GB of onboard memory.
N/A* N/A*
Details: *Apple does not provide an official estimate for the number of songs, photos, and videos that the iPhone 6s Plus models can hold, instead opting for just gigabytes.
Sync & Charge None
Details: The iPhone 6s Plus models are capable of charging and syncing by USB via its Lightning connector. It does not offer a "disk mode" for file transfer.
USB Lightning, Headphone
Details: N/A
Handheld iPhone 6s Plus
Details: N/A
Metallic* 3D Touch
Details: *The iPhone 6s Plus models are available in four color choices -- "silver," which has a white glass front and a silver colored aluminum back; "gold," which has a white glass front and a gold colored aluminum back; "space gray," which has a black glass front and a medium toned gray aluminum back; and "rose gold," which has a white glass front and a pink-tinted gold aluminum back.
5.5" Color 1920x1080 (401 ppi)
Details: The iPhone 6s Plus models have a 5.5" (diagonal) widescreen LED-backlit "Retina HD display with 3D Touch" with a 1920x1080 native resolution at 401 ppi and "ion-strengthened" glass cover. Apple also reports a 1300:1 typical contrast ratio, 500 cd/m2 max brightness, "full sRGB" standard support, and "dual-domain pixels for wide viewing angles".
802.11a/b/g/n/ac (MIMO)* 4.2
Details: *Apple notes that the iPhone 6s Plus models support 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi with MIMO as well as Bluetooth 4.2 and NFC.

This specific iPhone 6s -- the A1634 -- supports "LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30); TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41); TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); CDMA** EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); [and] GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)."

**Apple originally mistakenly omitted a reference to CDMA support on the documentation for this model but quietly added it later.
GSM/CDMA/LTE* 12.0 Megapixels***
Details: *This A1634 iPhone 6s Plus supports "LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30); TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41); TD-SCDMA 1900 (F), 2000 (A); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); CDMA** EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz); [and] GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)."

**Apple originally mistakenly omitted a reference to CDMA support on the documentation for this model but quietly added it later.

***The iPhone 6s Plus models have dual cameras. The rear 12 megapixel "iSight" camera has 1.22 micron pixels and a f/2.2 aperture and supports 4K video recording (3840x2160 at 30 fps as well as 1080p HD video at 30 fps or 60 fps or 720p HD video at 30 fps. Apple also boasts that it can take 8 megapixel still photos while recording 4K video.

The front "FaceTime HD" camera has an f/2.2 aperture and takes 5 megapixel photos and 720p HD video. It also has a "Retina Flash" function.
Lithium Ion 80 Hours
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24 Hours* 250 Hours
Details: *Apple reports that the iPhone 6s Plus provides "up to" 80 hours of audio playback, 24 hours of talk time on 3G, 12 hours of Internet use on 3G, 12 hours of Internet use on LTE, 12 hours of Internet use on Wi-Fi, 14 hours of HD video playback and up to 16 days of standby time.

Also see: Why does my iPhone run out of power so quickly? How can I conserve battery life?
MKTM2LL/A* iPhone 6s Plus
Details: *MKTM2LL/A refers to the silver model with 16 GB of storage on AT&T. Silver with 64 GB of storage and 128 GB of storage on AT&T are MKTR2LL/A and MKTW2LL/A. Gold on AT&T with 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB of storage are MKTN2LL/A, MKTT2LL/A, and MKTX2LL/A. Space Gray on AT&T with 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB of storage are MKTL2LL/A, MKTQ2LL/A, and MKTV2LL/A. Rose Gold on AT&T with 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB of storage are MKTP2LL/A, MKTU2LL/A, and MKTY2LL/A.

Models unlocked, contract-free, and sold without a bundled nano-SIM in silver with 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB of storage are MKW62LL/A, MKWC2LL/A, and MKWG2LL/A. Gold, with 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB of storage are MKW72LL/A, MKWD2LL/A, and MKWH2LL/A. Space Gray with 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB of storage are MKW52LL/A, MKW92LL/A, and MKWF2LL/A. Finally, Rose Gold, with 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB of storage are MKW82LL/A, MKWE2LL/A, and MKWJ2LL/A.

The 32 GB configurations introduced on September 7, 2016, are order numbers MN2R2LL/A, MN2T2LL/A, MN2Q2LL/A, and MN2U2LL/A, in Silver, Gold, Space Gray, and Rose Gold, respectively, on AT&T. 32 GB configurations sold unlocked, contract-free and without a bundled nano-SIM are MN352LL/A, MN362LL/A, MN342LL/A, and MN372LL/A, again in Silver, Gold, Space Gray, and Rose Gold, respectively.
A1634 (EMC 2944*) iPhone8,2
Details: The A1634 Model Number is unique to this specific model, but the Model Identifier is not.

*The EMC number is not externally listed on the device so it cannot be used readily for identification.

Also see: All iPhones with the A1634 Model Number, the 2944* EMC Number, and the iPhone8,2 Model Identifier.
iOS 9.0.1 (13A405) Current
Details: This model is fully supported by the last version of iOS 9. It is fully supported by the current version of iOS 10, as well.

Also see: Which iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad models support iOS 10? Do some models "partially" support iOS 10? Which ones?
6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29* 6.77 oz. (192 g)
Details: In inches - height by width by depth (158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm).
OS X 10.7.5* Windows 7*
Details: *Apple reports that the iPhone 6s Plus, if syncing with iTunes is desired, is compatible with a Mac running OS X 10.7.5 or later or a Windows PC running Windows 7 or later and iTunes 12.3 or later.
Apple reports that the iPhone 6s Plus supports "AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV."
Apple does not formally specify photo formats for the iPhone 6s Plus. However, it can sync photos in JPEG, BMP, GIF, TIFF, PSD (Mac only), and PNG formats, from iTunes and iCloud.
Apple reports that the iPhone 6s Plus supports "H.264 video up to 4K, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.2 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format."

It also supports AirPlay Mirroring and video out to the Apple TV 2nd Gen or later as well as video mirroring and video out "up to" 1080p through the Lightning Digital AV Adapter and the Lightning to VGA Adapter.
Ships with "Apple EarPods [headphones] with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB cable, [and] a USB power adapter."

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US$299, US$399, US$499* US$649, US$749**
Details: *In the US, this iPhone 6s Plus originally was available for US$299, US$399, or US$499 with 16 GB, 64 GB, or 128 GB of storage subsidized by a two-year carrier contract or unlocked and contract-free for US$749, US$849, or US$949. Apple also originally offered this model on an "iPhone Upgrade Program" lease, which requires the device to be traded in at the end of one year toward a newer model, for US$37.45, US$42.45, or US$47.45 per month (this did not include the cost of mobile or data service)

**On September 7, 2016, Apple changed the lineup to have 32 GB or 128 GB capacity options available "from" US$27.05 or US$31.21 per month on a lease or US$649 or US$749 unlocked and contract-free, respectively.

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