1. beanie_17's Avatar
    Hey everyone!

    I used to have a 6s Plus and I recently got an iPhone 7 that I loved. I completely forgot what it felt like to have a smaller iPhone but then a lot of people I know upgraded to the 7 Plus and I was torn. I'm not on a contract so I got a 7 Plus used and I'm not sure if I should keep it or not. I like the size of the smaller iPhone more and I find that I use it more but the Plus has more new features and two cameras - I love the portrait feature. Everytime I make the decision to just stay with the smaller 7 I see someone with the Plus and I doubt my decision again. I need to keep one phone and sell the other so if anyone wants to share their opinion and why they chose what phone and if they regret it or not, it would probably help me out a lot
    o4liberty likes this.
    01-09-2017 08:14 PM
  2. blaine07's Avatar
    Plus. Why? Because bigger is always better. Logic 101
    01-09-2017 08:18 PM
  3. Brian W1's Avatar
    I had the 7 and returned it for the 7 Plus. Mainly because on some games I play, the print is so small, it's hard for me to see. I also really like the battery life on the 7 Plus. The camera isn't a big deal to me and didn't influence my decision. I think they both take great pictures, but I do like the zoom of the Plus.
    blaine07 and Nonsenseinsd8 like this.
    01-09-2017 08:19 PM
  4. edswife1970's Avatar
    Plus, of course! I just got mine last Friday and I love it. I had the 6S plus before and liked it too. I could never go back to the smaller phone and the camera on the plus is excellent.
    01-09-2017 08:35 PM
  5. Kevin Webb2's Avatar
    I was torn as well and was really close to moving from a 6s Plus to a 7. I was at the Apple Store about to complete my transaction when I asked about return policy if I didn't like the smaller form factor. The rep noted that it is really hard for most people to go back to a smaller phone.....that shifted me back to 7Plus and I am super happy with the large phone (again).
    o4liberty likes this.
    01-09-2017 09:14 PM
  6. gordol's Avatar
    I got the 7+ for the larger screen and larger text, etc. The 2x camera (which by design only works sometimes by default) (which should be the default lens...) is merely a bonus to me, it's still a cameraphone with all the shortcomings that brings with it.

    I like the 7+ for its size. Some people like the SE for its​ size.
    libra89 and Spencerdl like this.
    01-09-2017 09:26 PM
  7. Cladster's Avatar
    I had a 6s plus and got a 7, sold it for a 7 plus, way better phone.
    01-10-2017 03:28 AM
  8. tr1ad's Avatar
    I have both a 6s plus and a 7; got the 7 for portability, but sometimes I return to 6s plus because of familiarity
    01-10-2017 06:38 AM
  9. rdstryr's Avatar
    I have the 7 plus, tried using my father in laws 7, couldn't do it. 7plus all the way.
    01-10-2017 10:22 AM
  10. Almeuit's Avatar
    If you can handle the size I would recommend the Plus over the regular every day. Bigger screen, battery, better camera, etc.
    srkmagnus and libra89 like this.
    01-10-2017 10:53 AM
  11. KingOmar's Avatar
    i would get the 7 plus because of the cameras
    o4liberty likes this.
    01-10-2017 07:24 PM
  12. JML5150's Avatar
    Plus. Why? Because bigger is always better. Logic 101
    Cant second that enough!!!
    blaine07 likes this.
    01-10-2017 08:31 PM
  13. Matty's Avatar
    Hey everyone!

    I used to have a 6s Plus and I recently got an iPhone 7 that I loved. I completely forgot what it felt like to have a smaller iPhone but then a lot of people I know upgraded to the 7 Plus and I was torn. I'm not on a contract so I got a 7 Plus used and I'm not sure if I should keep it or not. I like the size of the smaller iPhone more and I find that I use it more but the Plus has more new features and two cameras - I love the portrait feature. Everytime I make the decision to just stay with the smaller 7 I see someone with the Plus and I doubt my decision again. I need to keep one phone and sell the other so if anyone wants to share their opinion and why they chose what phone and if they regret it or not, it would probably help me out a lot
    Firstly, Welcome to iMore beanie! Great to have you here with us

    Personally for me, i would take the smaller iPhone (4.7") just for portability. It's a lovely size. Don't worry too much about the camera stuff. Apple did this a while ago where only the Plus models had OIS but now both devices have it. So i'm sure with upcoming models the smaller variant will slowly but surely get all the Plus model features.

    Sometimes smaller is better, it about how you use it.
    libra89, Slammers08 and o4liberty like this.
    01-10-2017 11:33 PM
  14. josepilot81's Avatar
    In my case I'm really happy with my 7plus and the camera, I simply love it for outdoors. The only problem I had is that I'm left handed and when I have tu push send button or sending a voice note I grab the phone in a way is always easy to fall from my hand. For the other I simply prefer to the regular one. I have a good vision but we all everyday spend more and more time watching our phone screens and I feel far more comfortable the plus for that, is just the right size for a geek like me. Greetings!
    01-11-2017 07:14 AM
  15. mymailacct's Avatar
    I graduated from a 6 to a 7+ and I am happy. It fits my pockets and I don't even recognize the size difference until I put it next to the 6. I am glad for The larger screen. I enjoy split screen capability. The assistive benefits are even better for me on the plus. I was nervous initially but now I am happy I made the switch.
    01-11-2017 07:51 AM
  16. knoxDavid's Avatar
    I like the 7 Plus myself. Better camera, bigger screen, & bigger battery. Remember it also has more memory for applications and that means more active apps. The extra memory is there to support the dual camera processing (as I notice after taking pictures--especially portrait mode that many apps get bumped from active memory). But if you are not taking pictures you can switch between many apps without them needing to relaunch.
    01-11-2017 08:06 AM
  17. louisjackson's Avatar
    I prefer the regular 7 just because it fits in my pocket much easier.
    01-11-2017 08:41 AM
  18. coxley24's Avatar
    I played with both at the Apple store. I have big hands and I'm a camera guy, so the 7 Plus was my choice. To each there own though...
    01-11-2017 11:02 AM
  19. golfinggod's Avatar
    Definitely Plus for the camera, display and battery. You can also comfortably watch TV on it which you can't say about its smaller brother.
    01-11-2017 12:10 PM
  20. wkelly24's Avatar
    I think you need to confirm if the features the plus has over the standard 7 edition are worth keeping it or not. I personally would want the added features.
    01-11-2017 08:03 PM
  21. kazp3r17's Avatar
    It's more of your personal preference. For me I wanted the larger screen this time so I went with the plus model. Little better battery life, a few more camera features etc. Overall in my opinion they are the same phone but one will give you more bang for your buck.
    01-11-2017 09:40 PM
  22. James Cagney's Avatar
    I use S7 Edge, it's screen size is 5.5", same as that of iPhone 7 Plus. I have already ordered iPhone 7 Plus. Before ordering, I checked it's size, and it could adjust well in my hands. I also checked out iPhone 7, but it felt so small, lol, don't think it will be easy for me to adjust to 4.7" screen.

    It depends, if you were adjusted with the screen size of iPhone 6s Plus, then go for the 7 Plus.
    01-12-2017 07:24 AM
  23. tlo07's Avatar
    I was use to a Note 5 so the Plus was a no-brainer for me. I love it!
    01-12-2017 07:09 PM
  24. Litboys's Avatar
    7plus is the way to go
    01-12-2017 08:18 PM
  25. TheLegoJoker's Avatar
    I tried a 7 from a 6s plus and while I enjoyed not the easier one handed use, that's the only advantage it had. The bigger screen and better battery life of the plus will always win out for me. If you are comfortable carrying a plus, there's no reason to settle for a standard 7 IMHO.
    01-12-2017 08:34 PM
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