iPhone 6s Plus vs Nexus 6P: 5 Things to Consider

September was a busy and exciting month for smartphone buyers. Apple announced the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, and Google announced two all-new smartphones with the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. All four have plenty to offer yet appeal to different buyers, and those looking for a big screen are likely debating between the iPhone 6s Plus or Google’s new Nexus 6P. Below are a few key things buyers should keep in mind, and consider as they choose their new smartphone.

These days smartphones are only changing a little bit here and there, but with the iPhone 6s Plus and iOS 9, and Google’s Nexus 6P a few exciting new features have been introduced. Apple has re-envisioned multi-touch with what its calling 3D Touch, and Google’s changing how we multi-task with Google Now on Tap.

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Read: How to Use 3D Touch on the iPhone 6s Plus

Both of these phones display the best of iOS and Android, built by its parents, and deliver a great experience to buyers. And while the new iPhone 6s Plus doesn’t look different, it’s an entirely new phone. At the same time, the Nexus 6P is Google’s first all aluminum phone, it has a fingerprint scanner, and runs the all-new Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Read on for everything you should know about both before making a purchase.

How to use 3D Touch, how to turn 3D Touch off and how to change 3D Touch sensitivity on the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus.

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As expected, Apple stuck to its usual 2-year release cycle, and the new iPhone 6s Plus looks just like last year, but it’s a completely different device inside. They’ve improved the internals, added a faster processor, tossed in an improved 12MP iSight camera, added new features with iOS 9 and much more. There’s a lot to consider, and we’ll only touch on a few main areas here today.

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At the same time, Google’s Nexus 6P is a completely different approach. Google tossed in nearly all the latest and greatest hardware, improved the camera and battery, introduced fingerprint support with Android Pay, and build a quality device that won’t break the bank. Both phones are exceptional devices that will appeal to different buyers, but those who aren’t a fan of one operating system or the other have a tough choice to make between these two big phablets.

The iPhone 6s Plus and Nexus 6P are both the best phones Google and Apple have ever built, and here’s what you should know about both of them, how they compare, and what to expect.

iPhone 6s Plus vs Nexus 6P: Release Date

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iPhone 6s Plus vs Nexus 6P: Release Date

Days before Google announced its new Nexus 6P, Apple started shipping its new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus to buyers. This means that many potential buyers may have already chosen, before seeing what Google had to offer. The iPhone 6s Plus is a great phone, but so is the Nexus 6p, and it's worth taking a second to compare the two.

Google announced the Nexus 6P on September 29th and made it available for pre-order immediately. It's available now, but won't start shipping until very late October, or early November to buyers.

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Read: Nexus 6P Release Date Breakdown

The Nexus 6P can be pre-ordered right now, but the Google Store has shipping listed as "leaving the warehouse" in 4-5 weeks. Some who ordered it right away could get it before the end of October, but almost all buyers will be waiting until the first week or two of November.

What this means is buyers have to decide if they should wait roughly a month for the Nexus 6P, or snag the excellent iPhone 6s Plus right now from the carrier of their choice, or directly from Apple. However, if you're willing to wait and weigh the pros and cons, read on for more information.

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