Apple iPhone 6S name confirmed by alleged packaging slip – also confirms 16 GB base model

Will Apple scrap the 16 GB storage option of its next iPhones? Will the Cupertino firm call its next iPhone the “Apple iPhone 6S” and the “Apple iPhone 6S Plus?” If a leaked packaging slip is to be believed, the 16 GB storage option will not be scrapped. It also reveals that Apple will indeed call its 4.7-inch iPhone the “Apple iPhone 6S.”

Apple iPhone 6S 16 GB


The photo above comes to us courtesy of Steve Hemmerstoffer (@stagueve) on Twitter. Hemmerstoffer is same person behind French-speaking NWE and @OnLeaks, site and Twitter account renowned for leaking information on yet to be announced devices.

Going back to the alleged packaging slip, it confirms that Apple will call its 4.7-inch iPhone the “Apple iPhone 6S,” and the it plans to offer a 16 GB base model. This suggests that storage options will remain the same (16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB storage options). Previous reports suggested one of the hardware upgrades included in the new iPhones will be increased storage options. This new leak seems to kill those rumours.

What we know so far

Although the alleged packaging slip does confirm the smartphones name and base storage option, it doesn’t reveal any more details about the iPhone 6S. Thankfully, previous reports have leaked a few details about the said device.

According to previous reports, the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus will sport the new A9 chip. Will it remain a dual-core processor, or will it be a quad-core CPU? If past reports are to be believed, the chip will neither be a dual-core or quad-core processor. Recent reports suggest that the CPU will be a triple-core processor. 2 GB is also said to be on board.

One of the biggest upgrades the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus are said to come with are their cameras. The two are said to come with a 12-megapixel and 5-megapixel camera combo, which is a huge improvement over last year’s 8-megapixel and 2 megapixel camera combo. More interestingly, the front-facing camera is said to come with front-facing flash, but the the LED flash type. The smartphones’ screens are said to double as the front-facing flash.

Lastly, The iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus are said to come with Force Touch, which first made its debut on board the Apple Watch. Force Touch can tell the difference between a soft tap and a heavy tap on the screen.

Apple has sent out invitations for a press event on the 9th of September, where it is expected to lift the lid on the iPhone 6S and the iPhone 6S Plus.

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