Smart iPhone 6S Postpaid Plans and Value Added Services, Announced! Will Be Available Starting on November 6, 2015

Great news for those who've long been waiting for the handset to land here! Apple iPhone 6S - the Cupertino company's 2015 flagship smartphone - will officially be available via Smart Postpaid starting on November 6, 2015!

Smart iPhone 6S

“With the iPhone 6s [...], Apple has once again pushed the boundaries of mobile innovation, allowing us to achieve so much more with our phones and experience the Smart Life with entertainment, convenience and peace of mind on the go,” shared Ms. Kathy Carag, Smart Postpaid Head.

"iPhone’s Live Photos lets us capture and share our best moments in a revolutionary way, while its advanced hardware allows us to fulfill all our passions and swoop smoothly from one app to the next – without worrying about efficiency or battery life. For sure, with these new iPhones, we can get more of the Smart Life experience and enjoy the widest breadth of mobile content that only Smart’s nationwidest network can deliver – from your choice of apps, games, music, movies and more – all at your fingertips."

Smart iPhone 6S

Running the latest version of iOS mobile platform and available in a number of colors, namely, Rose Gold, Gold, Space Gray, and Silver, the Apple iPhone 6S - which looks exactly like its predecessor - has the following key new features:

New Touchscreen with Pressure Sensitivity

Apple's new Force Touch technology that incorporates pressure sensitivity on touchscreens has made its way to the Apple Watch and the TouchPad of the new Macbook. This year, Apple brings this unique innovation to its smartphone line via 3D Touch.

The scratch-resistant touchscreen of the iPhone 6S detects subtle changes in pressure and now allows the user to input "half" or "full" clicks. This enables new gestures like the all-new 'Peek and Pop', letting you perform actions without having to fully open an application or to jump to another page or section in the interface.

12 MegaPixel iSight Camera

The Apple iPhone 6S is equipped with a 12 MegaPixel iSight camera with 1.22µ pixels, enhanced local tone mapping, and noise reduction. This represents a clear upgrade from the 8 MegaPixel shooter on the iPhone 6. As such, you will be able to snap not just bigger but also more brilliant and crisp photos using the 2015 release.

Additionally, the new iSight camera on both phones is capable of shooting live photos - ala GIFs - that animate when you 3D Touch them, videos with 4K resolution, and slow-mo Full HD 1080p 120 frames-per-second clips.

5MP Selfie Cam with Software-Based Front Flash

Apple iPhone 6S' revamped camera application incorporates virtual flash or illumination for selfies in lieu of an actual LED bulb in front. Apple calls this 'Retina Flash' and it's more or less similar to the software-based 'front flash' of the LG G3 and G4, Huawei Ascend P7 and P8, as well as of Lenovo Vibe Shot.

How does it work, exactly? Retina Flash momentarily makes the display three times brighter with True Tone lighting as you snap a selfie using the enhanced 5 MegaPixel FaceTime camera, for wonderfully bright and clear self-portraits even in low light.

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Improved Internal Hardware

Whereas the 2014 iPhone 6 runs on the 64-bit Apple A8 processor, this year's model feature the faster and more energy-efficient Apple A9 chipset. This powerhouse CPU is complemented by 2 GB of RAM for improved multitasking, which is a welcome boost given that some flagship Android smartphones from last year already have 3 GB of RAM.

Apple A9 is 70% faster in graphics tasks and 90% faster in CPU tasks compared to the Apple A8 from last year. This makes the two 2015 models far superior in gaming and overall touch performance than their predecessors.

M9, Apple’s next-generation motion co-processor is also embedded into A9 and it allows certain iOS features and background apps to run all the time without consuming too much power.

Second Generation Fingerprint Sensor

The New Touch ID on this year's iPhone reads your fingerprint more accurately and faster than ever before -- so you can unlock your phone and make app purchases seamlessly, without annoying lags.

Hey, Siri!

The iPhone 6S comes with an updated version of Apple's virtual mobile assistant, Siri, incorporated in iOS 9. One key new feature is 'Hey Siri' that lets the user access the service and make commands from anywhere on the phone's interface. It works a lot like Android's 'OK Google'; In fact, it is - obviously, clearly - Apple's answer to that.

Smart iPhone 6S

More Durable Construction

One of the main criticisms thrown at the Apple iPhone 6 just a few days following their launch last year was that you can actually bend them using your bare hands. This led to the Bendgate Scandal of 2014. This year, Apple used 'stronger' materials - specifically 7000-series Aluminum and ion-exchange-processed glass - in crafting the enclosure of both iPhone 6S and 6S Plus to ensure a far more sturdy build.

Smart iPhone 6S

The Best Offer From Smart Postpaid

Amazing experiences are awaiting new and existing Smart Postpaid subscribers who are upgrading to the new iPhones with the country's biggest network:

1. Be among the first to get the iPhone 6S Rose Gold (16GB) via special Uber delivery from Smart. Smart and Uber have teamed up to deliver your new iPhone 6s Rose Gold (16GB) at your doorstep when the clock strikes 12:01 on November 6, Friday! Simply click “Request an iPhone6s” on the Uber app, prepare to pay using your debit or credit card, and get ready for much bigger surprises. Moreover, all new Uber users get 50% off (with maximum worth of P200) on their next two Uber rides.

2. Get 20% discount from Zalora. Experience the high life with as much as 20 percent discount for a minimum purchase of P500 from leading online fashion store Zalora.

3. Enjoy Php 2500 Airbnb discount. Enjoy P2,500 discount on your Airbnb booking with a minimum spend of Php 8,000 at any listing in over 190 countries around the world.

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4. Get iflix access. Get three months’ worth of iflix access plus 1GB of data for streaming your favorite movies and TV shows.

5. Win a new gadget instantly. With Smart’s Share the Joy Gadget giveaway promo, you can get a chance to take home another brand new gadget instantly when you sign up for a Smart Postpaid Plan or recontract at Smart stores nationwide.

6. FREE Gadget Shield. Get FREE 30-day insurance for your new iPhone with Smart’s Gadget Shield.

7. Upgrade with Smart’s Wipeout promo. Wipe out your existing contract to upgrade to the new iPhones and enjoy corresponding discounts depending on the number of your remaining months in your contract.

8. Purchase from Apple Music, App Store and iTunes even without a credit card. Smart is the only mobile network that lets you enjoy the full range of digital content from the Apple Store, iTunes and Apple Music even without a credit card through the groundbreaking Smart Pay-With-Mobile service. Simply text REG to 4949 so you can start buying apps and charging in-app items on top of your postpaid bill or deducted from your prepaid load – a first in the country.

Smart iPhone 6S

Tell me your Plans!

As a special offer from November 6 until December 31, 2015, you may get the Apple iPhone 6S FREE on Smart iPhone Plan 2000 under a 30-month contract, inclusive of a super-sized 10GB data allowance for all your videos, music and games; plus All-Month Surf, which gives you access to all your favorite websites and apps like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, and chat apps like Viber, Whatsapp, Line and Messenger, among many others, throughout the 30-month period.

Smart iPhone 6S Plan Matrix
Smart iPhone Plans iPhone 6S 16GB Unit Price
iPhone Plan 799 Initial Php 22,499.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 799.00 for 24 month(s)
iPhone Plan 999Initial Php 20,199.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 999.00 for 24 month(s)
iPhone Plan 1500 Initial Php 8,500.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 1,500.00 for 30 month(s)
iPhone Plan 2000
(TechPinas Recommended)
Initial Php 2,000.00 for the first month (iPhone 6S unit is free from November 6 to December 31, 2015)
Monthly Payment: Php 2,000.00 for 30 month(s)

Smart iPhone 6S Plans
Check out the full Smart iPhone 6S 'iPhone Plan' Matrix

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Smart iPhone 6S

The Apple iPhone 6S is also available as a bundled device with Smart's current All-In Plans, which lets you use the full amount of your monthly plan to subscribe to call, text, and mobile data access Flexibundles that fit your needs as a consumer.

Smart iPhone 6S Plan Matrix (All-Consumable All-In Plans ~ Use Full Amount to Subscribe to Smart Flexibundle Offers)
Smart iPhone 6S All-In Plans iPhone 6S 16GB Unit Price
All-In Plan 500 Initial Php 32,800.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 500.00 for 24 month(s)
All-In Plan 800Initial Php 29,800.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 800.00 for 24 month(s)
All-In Plan 1200 Initial Php 27,200.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 1,200.00 for 24 month(s)
All-In Plan 1800 Initial Php 23,400.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 1,800.00 for 24 month(s)
All-In Plan 2500 Initial Php 18,900.00 for the first month
Monthly Payment: Php 2,500.00 for 24 month(s)

Smart iPhone 6S All In Plans
Here's the complete Smart iPhone 6S All-In Plan Matrix

Smart Infinity Exclusive iPhone Plans

The latest iPhone will also be available via Smart Infinity, Smart’s premium postpaid brand, where members can get complimentary iPhone 6s 128GB under Infinity Consumable Plan 5000 or two units of iPhone 6S 16GB under Consumable LTE Plan 8000. Smart Infinity offers subscribers top-notch and exclusive perks and privileges including Worldwide Concierge services, priority hotline and Smart Store handling, and your own Infinity Relationship Officer.

Smart’s other unbeatable offers for the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are available at For more about Infinity’s unparalleled perks and privileges that come with the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus plans, visit

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Smart iPhone 6S
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen)
Price Category High-end (Flagship Level)
Dimensions138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm
Weight 143 grams
Available Colors Gold, Silver, Space Gray, Rose Gold
Operating System iOS 9
Display Retina display, 4.7 inches (~326 ppi pixel density) widescreen, 750 x 1334 pixels, LED-backlit IPS Display, Multi-Touch display, 1400:1 contrast ratio (typical), 500 cd/m2 max brightness (typical), Full sRGB standard, Dual-domain pixels for wider viewing angles, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating on front, Support for display of multiple languages and characters simultaneously, 3D Touch
Processor Apple A9 Processor, M9 Motion coprocessor
Memory 16GB, 64GB and 128GB storage options, non-expandable
Camera Main iSight: 12 MegaPixels, 4608 x 2592 pixels resolution, Autofocus with Focus Pixels and True Tone Dual LED flash, Features: 1.22µ pixels, ƒ/2.2 aperture, LED flash, Backside illumination sensor, Five-element lens, Burst Mode, Hybrid IR filter, Panorama (up to 63 megapixels), Improved local tone mapping, Improved noise reduction, Sapphire crystal, lens cover

Front FaceTime HD camera: 5 MP photos, Retina Flash, ƒ/2.2 aperture, Auto HDR for photos and videos, Improved Face Detection, Burst mode, Backside illumination sensor
Video Capture Main: 4K video recording (3840 by 2160) @ 30 fps, 1080p Full HD @ 60 frames per second, 720p @ 240fps Features: Cinematic video stabilization, Continuous autofocus video Take still photo while recording video, Improved Face Detection

Slo-mo video support for 1080p at 120 fps and 720p at 240 fps

Front: 720p up to 30 frames per second, Facetime over Wifi or Cellular, Auto HDR for photos and videos
Audio and Video Playback Video: AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV (3rd generation) at up to 1080p and Apple TV (2nd generation) at up to 720p
Video formats supported: H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, High Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; MPEG-4 video up to 2.5 Mbps, 640 by 480 pixels, 30 frames per second, Simple Profile with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps per channel, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats; Motion JPEG (M-JPEG) up to 35 Mbps, 1280 by 720 pixels, 30 frames per second, audio in ulaw, PCM stereo audio in .avi file format

Audio formats supported: AAC (8 to 320 Kbps), Protected AAC (from iTunes Store), HE-AAC, MP3 (8 to 320 Kbps), MP3 VBR, Audible (formats 2, 3, 4, Audible Enhanced Audio, AAX, and AAX+), Apple Lossless, AIFF, and WAV
User-configurable maximum volume limit
Ports 3.5 mm audio jack, new 9-pin Lightning dock connector
Connectivity 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz)
Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology, LTE, NFC
Network GSM model A1428*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 4 and 17)
CDMA model A1429*: CDMA EV-DO Rev. A and Rev. B (800, 1900, 2100 MHz); UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 13, 25)
GSM model A1429*: UMTS/HSPA+/DC-HSDPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz); LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25)
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity, Barometer, 3-axis Gyroscope, Fingerprint identity sensor
SIM Card Type Single NanoSIM
Battery Built-in Rechargeable Non-removable 1,715 mAh Li-Ion
Uptime Talk time: Up to 8 hours on 3G
Standby time: Up to 240 hours
Internet use: Up to 10 hours on 3G, up to 10 hours on LTE, up to 11 hours on Wi-Fi
Video playback: Up to 11 hours
Audio playback: Up to 50 hours
Notable Features 3D Touch, Apple A9 Chipset with M9 Co-Processor, Higher Resolution iSight and FaceTime cameras, Hey Siri, Retina Flash, Second Generation Fingerprint Sensor
Announcement September 10, 2015 (1:30 AM Manila Time)
Availability Philippines: November 6, 2015 (Official)