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Speaker Volume Test: iPhone 6 Plus vs. 6 vs. 5s vs. 5c vs. 5 vs. 4S vs. 4 vs. 3GS vs. 3G vs. 2G [Video]

Speaker Volume Test: iPhone 6 Plus vs. 6 vs. 5s vs. 5c vs. 5 vs. 4S vs. 4 vs. 3GS vs. 3G vs. 2G [Video]

Posted January 26, 2015 at 7:52pm by iClarified · 84139 views
If you've had more than one model of the iPhone, you may have noticed that the speaker volume differs from one to another.

A couple years ago we did a test comparing the speaker volume of the iPhone 2G through iPhone 5. We've received many requests to update the video for Apple's new devices and so we got together all ten iPhone models to do another comparison video.

You'll notice in the new video that we've positioned the decibel meter directly under in front of the speaker which is why the meter's position varies from device to device.

As we expected, the iPhone 6's speaker is definitely the loudest at over 10 dBA louder than the iPhone 2G.

● iPhone 2G: 94.3 dBA
● iPhone 3G: 98.6 dBA
● iPhone 3GS: 103.6 dBA
● iPhone 4: 92.9 dBA
● iPhone 4S: 101.1 dBA
● iPhone 5: 104.0 dBA
● iPhone 5c: 102.0 dBA
● iPhone 5s: 103.6 dBA
● iPhone 6: 105.4 dBA
● iPhone 6+: 105.0 dBA

Take a look at the video below and please follow iClarified on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or RSS for more Apple news, tutorials, and videos...

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ericnl - January 27, 2015 at 10:43am
I'm more interested in the headphone output. I work as a sound engineer and we often get iphones to play music during the 'intermission' between bands, and with the iphone6 it seems like I always have to crank up the volume compared to all other models...
! - January 26, 2015 at 9:45pm
My speaker is so loud. At max I have it just over half. I have the iPhone 6
1maxuk - January 26, 2015 at 9:33pm
What quality? Bet 6 plus > 6 > 5C > 5S > 5 > 4S > 3GS > 3G > 4 > original iPhone.
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Great Grinch - January 26, 2015 at 9:40pm
How clear it is maybe.
PHUNTER - January 26, 2015 at 8:22pm
Since the phones are standing, aren't the speakers bloked?
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