Apple recently announced its 2018 iPhone lineup consisting of iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. Two old iPhones i.e. iPhone 6S and iPhone SE completed their three years lifecycle and were officially discontinued by Apple at the 2018 keynote event. Surprisingly, you can still buy these smartphones from many third-party retailers.
Apple introduced the iPhone 6S almost three years ago. iPhone 6S was a major upgrade to Apple’s first attempt to manufacture large screen sized iPhone(iPhone 6) that was a major disgrace to Apple due to bending issues. iPhone 6S was powered by the flagship A9 processor coupled with M9 co-processor. Fun Fact, iPhone 6S was Apple’s last iPhone that had a 3.5mm headphone jack.
You can buy the iPhone 6S in 2018 if you strictly need an iOS device for a cheaper price point. iPhone 6S was introduced with iOS 9 and Apple will support the iPhone 6S to up to iOS 13. Consequently, due to Apple’s hardware and software optimization iPhone 6S will be usable for next year or two.
We would personally suggest you get a powerful Android smartphone like Poco F1 for the similar price. Lastly, if you still want the iPhone 6S it is a great smartphone, but do wait for any sale or festive season to get it at extremely low prices.
iPhone SE offers exactly similar internals as the iPhone 6S and sports the same 12MP camera capable of shooting 4K footage. The major difference between the two is in the design and display department. iPhone SE was the last flagship 4-inch iPhone that Apple manufactured.
Well, if you are still a person who believes that smartphones should be small and compact then iPhone SE is the last option you have. Apple will provide software updates on the iPhone SE2 for a year or two. It’s definitely a great phone but you can still get better Android phones for the price.
Also Read- Why Apple Discontinued the iPhone X?
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