Why the iPhone 6S & 6S Plus are heavier than iPhone 6 ?

Last time when we got our hands on iPhone, Apple was making things thinner and lighter. The reduce in thickness and weight was demanded by iPhone users following new design concepts in market. We can also recall the story of iPhone 6 Plus bending just because of its thinness. But this time Apple seems compromised a little on design build. And the changes are evident in weight of new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

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Following the intro at Apple event last days the debate is on about Apple‘s revision in device weight. Many have analyzed features of new iPhones to locate the true part that makes the device heavy. Initially it was sought to be the new aluminum usage which is a little heavy than the material used in predecessors. But now it appears that the extra weight due to 3D Touch display used in iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus.

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Apple iPhone 6S 3D Touch Display

Considering the official details of new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus we find parts with more weights against those used in last year’s iPhone 6. For instance the key area which is mentioned to be over weight is the display penal. And we can compare it with predecessors as its weight is two times high. The display of iPhone 6 is just 12gram while the new iPhone 6S carries 29gram display assembly. This is quite large addition in weigh and thus results in a bit heavy device.

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The additional weight on the display is said to be because of the 3D touch technology. With this new feature the touch on iPhone display has changed considerably. This not only give you more viewing angels but also more options to play on the iPhone touch screen. Among these feature includes the pressure touch which is made possible thru a additional touch layer which senses pressure.

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