In May, we’ve started to see iPhone 6s rumors emerge at a breakneck pace teasing smartphone enthusiasts and smartphone buyers. With the month coming to a close, we want to take a look at the five most important things you need to know about the inevitable iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6 matchup.
Apple’s 4.7-inch iPhone 6 is still one of the top smartphones on the market thanks to its impressive array of features. And it will remain one of the market’s top smartphones for much of 2015 because Apple still isn’t ready to unleash a successor for it or the iPhone 6 Plus.
As we’ve moved deeper into the year, we’ve started to hear more about iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus successors and what the company has in store for the iPhone in 2015. iPhone 6s rumors are rampant in the build up to WWDC 2015 though the company isn’t expected to announce new phones there.
Apple’s new iPhone isn’t confirmed but thanks to these rumors and leaks, we have a pretty good read on what to expect months ahead of the device’s launch date. Nothing is confirmed until Apple takes the stage but we have enough to start making some early comparisons.
This comparison focuses on the most important things to know about how the current iPhone 6s rumors compare to the iPhone 6. The iPhone 6s vs iPhone 6 matchup isn’t set in stone but this quick outline of what we’ve seen in May will help set your expectations as we push deeper into the year towards a iPhone 6s release.
iPhone 6s Release Date Rumors
It's May and you're interested to hear how the iPhone 6s is stacking up with the iPhone 6 so far. Well, the first thing that we'll tell you is that we still have a long way to go before the iPhone 6s rumor cycle matures and a long way to go before the iPhone 6s is announced. It's still early.
Apple hasn't announced anything yet but it's clear that WWDC will be about products not called iPhone. iOS 9, iOS 8.4, a new Apple TV, and a new Apple Music streaming service are all but confirmed for Apple's June 8th keynote and there's virtually no chance that we'll see the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus arrive there.
Instead, May iPhone 6s release rumors have pointed to an arrival later this year, probably in the fall alongside iOS 9.
One rumor comes from the very credible KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who claims that iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus production will start in mid-to-late August.
Kuo believes that Apple will announce the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models in August and that they will arrive on store shelves in September. Not everyone agrees though. 9to5Mac claims that there is no truth to the August rumors.
August, September or otherwise, it appears that consumers still have a wait ahead of them. For those of you that are set on buying one or the other, it means several more weeks of iPhone 6s rumors and more enticing iPhone 6 deals.