1. Rev17's Avatar
    As the title suggests, I have been a proud and happy owner of the 6s for 3 years now... Primarily because I couldn't find a good enough reason till now to upgrade. But it's been 3 years now and I desire (not need) for a change. Is the Xs worth the upgrade or should I somehow drag another year and wait for the XI or whatever the next iphone would be called.

    Basic requirement is better battery life and an almost one handed experience I am so used to with the 6s. Performance is a non issue as the 6s still serves well on that front. (Thank you iOS 12)

    Please note I am not interested in iphone 7/8/plus. So I either go with Xs or dnt upgrade at all.

    Suggestions?
    09-19-2018 09:47 PM
  2. TripleOne's Avatar
    I personally think it’ll be worth it to upgrade from the 6s to the XS. It’ll be a huge jump and I believe the features you’re getting are quite awesome. The edge-to-edge OLED display, premium design, better battery life, and so much more!

    The 6s should also last another year just fine. It really is up to you whether you want to upgrade now or a year from now. You can’t really go wrong with either choices.
    pr1nce and Rev17 like this.
    09-19-2018 10:52 PM
  3. Tpence2177's Avatar
    My way of looking at it with me still using my 6 plus. Is if you didn’t feel like the X was worth it last year the XS isn’t much different and still cost the same so it’s not really a better “deal” if it were me I would let Apple change the battery out and keep rocking it, but I’m also probably on my last iPhone due to cost anyway so I may not be the best reaction anyway.
    Rev17 likes this.
    09-20-2018 07:20 AM
  4. notorious1538's Avatar
    Had a 6s+ and my wife has a 6s. It’s totally worth it. The camera alone is worth the price of admission. You do you though and don’t go outside your means to get it. It is just a phone, after all. Currently writing this on my 256gb space gray Xs and loving every minute of it. The screen is ridiculous and it is by far the nicest phone I’ve ever held.
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    09-22-2018 01:13 AM
  5. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Totally worth it. It's not like upgrading from last year's model. My wife still has a 6s and I have an X. My X feels light years ahead of her 6s.
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    09-22-2018 06:25 AM
  6. Rev17's Avatar
    Considering all you fantastic people's suggestions and mostly positive reviews online, Prebooking one tomorrow. India launch on the 28th. Phew..! Can't wait! I hope the battery lasts well though. I hate mine on the 6s!
    09-24-2018 01:41 PM
  7. Speedygi's Avatar
    Honestly? It depends on you. But coming from a much older iPhone I'll say it's worth it.
    09-24-2018 08:12 PM
  8. noaim's Avatar
    You’re going to love the overall speed increase
    09-25-2018 09:32 PM
  9. drumzalicious's Avatar
    I think so. Sadly apple took their time adoption OLED and it is such a game changer display wise. I had my XS for a day and went to pick up my old 8 and it just felt so dated in every way.
    09-28-2018 01:01 AM
  10. Rev17's Avatar
    Ended up purchasing Xs max 256gb... Oh man! What a phone!

    Just love the display and the speed and the camera and face ID and the new gestures and the........ It goes on...
    The only gripe I would say is the hand gymnastics required (I know, reachability). But apart from that.. Damn have I made a great decision!
    Thank you all for your replies. Helped me take the plunge.
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    10-01-2018 12:17 AM
  11. TripleOne's Avatar
    Ended up purchasing Xs max 256gb... Oh man! What a phone!

    Just love the display and the speed and the camera and face ID and the new gestures and the........ It goes on...
    The only gripe I would say is the hand gymnastics required (I know, reachability). But apart from that.. Damn have I made a great decision!
    Thank you all for your replies. Helped me take the plunge.
    Congratulations!!
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    10-01-2018 03:59 AM
  12. Rev17's Avatar
    Congratulations!!
    Thanks alot! I sure hope to extract atleast 3 years out of this phone. The 6s served me excellent in that regard.
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    10-01-2018 09:11 AM
  13. Speedygi's Avatar
    Thanks alot! I sure hope to extract atleast 3 years out of this phone. The 6s served me excellent in that regard.
    I like how you used the word "Extract" haha...
    Tartarus and Rev17 like this.
    10-01-2018 09:40 AM
  14. Rev17's Avatar
    I like how you used the word "Extract" haha...
    LOL 🤪
    10-01-2018 10:08 AM
  15. Annie_8plus's Avatar
    I loved my 6s and now love my 8 Plus. I realize that you have no interest in the 8 Plus, but I do think that it would be worth upgrading to the Xs (or any of the other new models). My reason is that your phone is old... and its performance will start to wane if it hasn't already. I think you will be so amazed at the improvements you'll discover.
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    10-01-2018 11:02 AM
  16. Spencerdl's Avatar
    I loved my 6s and now love my 8 Plus. I realize that you have no interest in the 8 Plus, but I do think that it would be worth upgrading to the Xs (or any of the other new models). My reason is that your phone is old... and its performance will start to wane if it hasn't already. I think you will be so amazed at the improvements you'll discover.
    Yes, the OP decided to go with the Xs Max (posted in thread) and he loves it. ConGrats Rev17...ENJOY
    Rev17 likes this.
    10-01-2018 11:09 AM
  17. Rev17's Avatar
    I loved my 6s and now love my 8 Plus. I realize that you have no interest in the 8 Plus, but I do think that it would be worth upgrading to the Xs (or any of the other new models). My reason is that your phone is old... and its performance will start to wane if it hasn't already. I think you will be so amazed at the improvements you'll discover.
    Hi, yes.. I did finally end up buying the Xs max! Its not that I dont like the 8 plus, it's a fantastic phone. It's just that since I have held of the purchase for so long, might as well go for something that will last both spec wise AND design wise, (Xs being the fresher design) for the next 3-4 years.
    10-02-2018 12:11 AM
  18. Rev17's Avatar
    Yes, the OP decided to go with the Xs Max (posted in thread) and he loves it. ConGrats Rev17...ENJOY
    Haha yess I do love it.. Its everything one can wish from a phone. The only issue is the size/ impossible one handed use.
    But then I CHOSE to buy the max over the regular version so I can't complain. I hope I'll get used to it soon enough. Other than that... This phone is a dream to use!
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    10-02-2018 12:14 AM
  19. Spencerdl's Avatar
    This phone is a dream to use!
    I totally agree. It's just the form factor I've been waiting for Apple to release since I purchased my first iPhone.
    Rev17 likes this.
    10-02-2018 12:19 AM
  20. bakron1's Avatar
    To the OP, congrats on your new device and enjoy. I am loving my new XS.
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    10-02-2018 04:58 AM
  21. calebt's Avatar
    Congratulations on your new phone, definitely worth the upgrade in my opinion.
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    10-02-2018 05:36 AM
  22. Annie_8plus's Avatar
    Hi, yes.. I did finally end up buying the Xs max! Its not that I dont like the 8 plus, it's a fantastic phone. It's just that since I have held of the purchase for so long, might as well go for something that will last both spec wise AND design wise, (Xs being the fresher design) for the next 3-4 years.
    AWESOME! I'm happy for you! Congratulations! I can't wait to hear how you like it!
    Rev17 likes this.
    10-02-2018 09:21 AM
  23. Rev17's Avatar
    To the OP, congrats on your new device and enjoy. I am loving my new XS.
    Hey.. Thanx alot! Enjoy your Xs! What storage and color did u go for? Which phone did u upgrade from?
    10-02-2018 06:26 PM
  24. Rev17's Avatar
    Congratulations on your new phone, definitely worth the upgrade in my opinion.
    Thanx! Ohh yess... All my skepticism was laid to rest the moment I restored thebiPhone and used it for the first 15 min!

    Though I still love the 6s, it's archaic compared to the Xs... Just hope apple puts in a split screen / some sort of multitasking to utilize this humongous screen!
    10-02-2018 06:29 PM
  25. Rev17's Avatar
    AWESOME! I'm happy for you! Congratulations! I can't wait to hear how you like it!
    Hey.. Thanx! So far loving it..Just waiting for a few apps I use to update to utilize the larger screen / higher resolution. And yes, for Apple to introduce a split screen functionality.

    Other then at.. Its a dream..! Face ID is surprisingly good and accurate. Even in a dark room. Still kinda miss touch id after 5 years of use (5s and 6s)...though the feeling will go away soon thanx to face ID.
    10-02-2018 06:33 PM
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