The biggest differences between the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus are their size and battery life. The iPhone 6 Plus display is an enormous 5.5" diagonally, while the iPhone 6 is 4.7". Both are larger than the 4" iPhone 5s display.

The larger display allows the iPhone 6 Plus to fit in more pixels (1920 x 1080) compared with the iPhone 6 (1334 x 750). It also allowed Apple to fit a larger battery in the iPhone 6 Plus, which lasts longer — video playback of 14 hours and audio playback of 80 hours, compared with 11 hours and 50 hours respectively for the iPhone 6.

The phones have the same operating system, processor and chip, camera and video recording capabilities. Both phones support Apple Pay. Both are available in 16GB, 32GB and 128GB models. The iPhone 6 is $100 cheaper than the iPhone 6.

For a good comparison of iPhone models, see this page on Apple's website.

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iPhone 6 versus iPhone 6 Plus comparison chart
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Display 4.7" 5.5"
Weight 129 g (4.55 oz) 6.07 ounces (172 grams)
Dimensions 138.1 mm (5.44 in) H, 67.0 mm (2.64 in) W, 6.9 mm (0.27 in) D 158.1 mm (6.22 in) H, 77.8 mm (3.06 in) W, 7.1 mm (0.28 in) D
Price $650 (16GB), $750 (64GB), $850 (128GB) $750 (16GB), $850 (64GB), $950 (128GB)
Front camera 1.2 MP 1.2 MP
Rear camera 8 MP, Flash 8 MP, Flash
CPU Dual-core 1.4 GHz (Apple A8) Dual-core 1.4 GHz (Apple A8)
Screen Resolution 1334 x 750 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
Screen Resolution Density 326 ppi (pixels per inch) 401 ppi (pixels per inch)
Removable storage Not available Not available
Manufacturer Apple Inc. Apple Inc.
Fingerprint reader Yes Yes
Colors available Gold, silver, space gray Gold, silver, space gray
Battery life Talk time: 24 hours on 3G; Standby time: 16 days; Internet use: 12 hours on 3G/LTE/Wi-Fi; Video playback: 11 hours; Audio playback: 50 hours Talk time: 14 hours on 3G; Standby time: 10 days; Internet use: 10 hours on 3G/LTE, 11 on Wi-Fi; Video playback: 14 hours; Audio playback: 80 hours
Memory card slot No No
Website http://www.apple.com/iphone http://www.apple.com/iphone
Virtual Assistant Siri Siri
Storage capacity 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes Yes
Memory 1 GB RAM 1 GB RAM
Removable Battery No No

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