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Touch ID Speed Test: iPhone 6s vs. iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5s [Video]

Touch ID Speed Test: iPhone 6s vs. iPhone 6 vs. iPhone 5s [Video]

Posted September 28, 2015 at 1:02am by iClarified
Watch this Touch ID Speed Test comparing the time it takes to unlock your iPhone using Touch ID on the iPhone 6s, iPhone 6, and iPhone 5s.

As you can see from the video, the iPhone 6s is faster than the previous generation iPhones. While a third of a second doesn't sound like much, it's noticeably quicker when using the device.

If you've got the iPhone 6s, let us know what you think of the improved Touch ID sensor in the comments.

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Mas22 - September 29, 2015 at 11:47am
Yes, but can the 6S make phone calls . . .
gamerscul9870 - September 29, 2015 at 8:30pm
If it's not an iPhone it's not an iPhone.
Touchid - September 29, 2015 at 12:53am
Insanely fast! Frustration comes when I want to unlock my iPad Air 2 now. I can definitely feel the difference.
basicitizen - September 28, 2015 at 3:09pm
Click the Home Button with your finger nail, works great every time.
Sidharth - September 28, 2015 at 1:41pm
I have a 6S , its way faster than the previous 6
nogunssaveslives - September 28, 2015 at 11:32am
This can't be right.... I have a 6s Plus and it unlocks Waaaaaaaayyy faster than the 6 plus. If I take the phone out of my pocket and click the home button with my finger on it, it goes straight to the home screen. All you have to do is tap the home button to unlock it... 6 plus is no where near as fast, maybe 5 times slower and you have to hold your finger. this it a pretty dodgy test...
O - September 28, 2015 at 10:31am
gamerscul9870 - September 28, 2015 at 10:39am
Maybe it really is than you think if it's in ios 9 apps.
John - September 28, 2015 at 5:57am
You've got some dodgy timer. The 6 was definitely a bit faster than the 5s...
Frankie12 - September 28, 2015 at 6:07am
Actually it wasn't. Look at the status bar. It finished loading after the SpringBoard on the iPhone 6.
John - October 5, 2015 at 4:20pm
No it's not. Further evidence- look at the thumbnail...
gamerscul9870 - September 28, 2015 at 2:20am
What's stupid about that? besides it looks like it instantly turns on before the whole lock screen brightens up on the 6s.
Matt - September 28, 2015 at 1:20am
Insanely fast. It's almost annoying how I can't get my phone out of my pocket and check all the recent notifications without it instantly opening up to the home screen.
Dan63895210 - September 28, 2015 at 5:27am
Same here. I've had to start using a different finger to press the home button when I just want to see the notifications on the lock screen. It is noticeably quicker and much more accurate than it was on the 5s and 6.
Adrieng12 - September 28, 2015 at 1:15am
Hopefully the speed doesn't get worse as time moves on like it did with the previous generation iPhones but so far it's looking good for me on my 6s plus
gamerscul9870 - September 28, 2015 at 1:33am
my 5s still works flawless since launch day. as long as touch id doesn't get dirty, it wont slow down or misread.
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