1. jaleelhamid's Avatar
    So i am finally happy to hear Apple has added 2GB of ram for the new iPhone. My question is is their a huge difference in performance and multi tasking wise compared to the iPhone 6?
    10-08-2015 06:23 PM
  2. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    There is a noticeable difference between the two, yes...but this shouldn't be surprising, along with 2GB of RAM, you got a brand new chip set and optimized OS variant.
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    10-08-2015 06:35 PM
  3. SnapThrow's Avatar
    Yes... and I'd even capitalize HUGE. The best example of this IMO are Safari tabs... prior to the 6s/6s+ when you surfed away from a Safari tab that page would have to be immediately dumped to accommodate the new tab. Which means if you surfed back the first page would have to load from scratch again. Every. Single. Time.
    10-08-2015 06:41 PM
  4. nnahorski's Avatar
    There is a noticeable difference between the two, yes...but this shouldn't be surprising, along with 2GB of RAM, you got a brand new chip set and optimized OS variant.
    This. +1,000

    Huuuuuuuuuge difference in performance. For example, no stutter/lag at all on app switcher on the 6S, but there was stutter/lag when I was running iOS 9 on my 6. Also, webpages and apps stay in memory much, much longer. There is far less waiting for everything to load when after a significant amount of time.
    10-08-2015 07:57 PM
  5. nnahorski's Avatar
    Agreed. I'd say it's impossible to say how much of the difference is RAM versus CPU vs GPU. I'm sure all contribute.
    I'd say a lot is the RAM. Just look at how smooth iOS 9 is on the iPad Air with 2 GB of RAM on the A8x chipset, but there is some stuttering and lagging on the A8 in the 6 and 6+. Not a software or computer engineer, but I'd bet the difference is more on the RAM and not on the chipset.
    10-08-2015 08:00 PM
  6. nnahorski's Avatar
    The A8X in the iPad Air 2 also has a better GPU than the 6 and 6+ along with the 2GB RAM. So again, it is hard to tell the difference in performance among RAM, CPU and GPU.
    True.

    One thing is certain, is the 6S is screaming fast.
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    10-08-2015 08:14 PM
  7. SeanHRCC's Avatar
    The A8X in the iPad Air 2 also has a better GPU than the 6 and 6+ along with the 2GB RAM. So again, it is hard to tell the difference in performance among RAM, CPU and GPU.
    Bingo.
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    10-08-2015 08:15 PM
  8. donawalt's Avatar
    This youtube video demonstrates lots of tabs 6 vs. 6s. It really shows the difference!
    10-10-2015 04:00 PM
  9. jayk82's Avatar
    This youtube video demonstrates lots of tabs 6 vs. 6s. It really shows the difference!
    Wow, that is cool!


    Sent from my  iPad Air 2 using Tapatalk
    10-10-2015 04:07 PM
  10. scruffypig's Avatar
    There is a noticeable difference between the two, yes...but this shouldn't be surprising, along with 2GB of RAM, you got a brand new chip set and optimized OS variant.
    Double agreed.
    10-11-2015 11:53 AM

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