Apple has taken the wraps off its latest crop of super phones, the directly from Apple in the UK on 25 September. They keep the same prices as the existing 6 and 6 Plus -- starting at £539 for the 16GB 6S and £619 for the 16GB 6S Plus.and the . Both phones will be available to preorder on 12 September and available to buy
As with any Apple product, prices jump significantly if you want more storage. Going up to a more roomy 64GB costs £619 on the 6S and £699 on the 6S Plus. If you take the 6S up to its maximum 128GB capacity, you'll be shelling out an eye-watering £699. For the 128GB 6S Plus, you'll need to fork over £789.
Three is the first of the UK networks to announce its pricing for the phone. The cheapest plan comes with 1GB of data for £38 per month for the iPhone 6S and £43 per month for the 6S Plus. With 4GB of data, the 6S costs £43 per month, while the 6S Plus costs £48 per month. If you want all the data you can eat -- and you should if you plan on uploading 4K video, a big new feature on this iPhone -- that'll cost £51 per month for the 6S and £56 per month for the 6S Plus. All of Three's plans come with unlimited calls and texts. There's an upfront charge of £99 for both phones, whichever plan you choose.
EE has also revealed how much it'll charge for the new Apple devices. The 16GB iPhone 6S will be £50 upfront on a two-year, £50 per month contract with 4GB of data. EE will waive the upfront charge for existing customers. The 6S Plus is £55 per month, with £70 upfront or £50 for existing customers. More details are available at EE's site.
Vodafone, O2 and Virgin Media have all confirmed they'll be stocking the phone, although none of them have yet announced their pricing. Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World have also said they'll stock the phone in their high street stores. We'll update this article when we hear more prices from the other networks.
So what do you get for such a large amount of money? The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus remains much the same in terms of design, except for the addition of a pink option, but there are some changes under the hood to take note of. 3D Touch -- the new name given to Force Touch, which we've seen on the-- lets you press hard on the screen to perform different tasks than simply tapping an icon. Think of it as right-clicking on a desktop PC.
The camera has been given a boost to 12 megapixels, which Apple reckons will give even better image quality. It also shoots video in 4K resolution. The front camera is now a 5-megapixel affair. An upgraded processor -- the A9 chip -- is inside, which Apple promises will provide more grunt for gaming.
At its launch event in San Francisco, Apple also took the wraps off a new larger, with a 12.9-inch high-resolution display, a physical keyboard attachment and a stylus. It will be on sale in the UK in November, with prices yet to be announced, but likely to start at around £549.
A new version of Apple TV, with Siri-enabled voice search and a new remote with a touch panel was also shown off. You'll find that on sale in October, again with UK prices yet to be announced, but expected to start from around £100.
Update Monday 14 September: Added Three and EE pricing.