iPhone 6S And 6S Plus Announced

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Apple announced a big update to the iPhone Wednesday in San Francisco, introducing the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.

The new phones will come in Rose Gold, Silver, Space Gray, and Gold.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 9: Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller announces new a color for the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus during a Special Event at Bill Graham Civic Auditorium September 9, 2015 in San Francisco, California. Apple Inc. unveiled latest iterations of its smart phone, forecasted to be the 6S and 6S Plus and announced an update to its Apple TV set-top box. (Photo by Stephen Lam/ Getty Images)

The new iPhone 6S and 6S Plus colors. (Photo by Stephen Lam/ Getty Images)

A new 3D Touch screen was announced that will be able to interpret the amount of pressure applied to the screen differentiating amongst a tap, a press and a deeper press. (RELATED: Apple Just Unveiled A Monster New iPad)

The new iPhones will be running on an A9, 3rd-generation 64bit chip. The processor is 70 percent faster than the A8 chip and has 90 percent faster graphics.

Siri also improved with a new “Always-on” Hey Siri capability as well as improvements in Touch ID for the new iPhone will be twice as fast compared to the previous version. (RELATED: Finally! A New Apple TV)

Preorders start September 12th and they will begin shipping on September 25th.

-iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

— 9to5Mac  (@9to5mac) September 9, 2015

iPhone 6s + 6s Plus: $199-$499, preorders start Sept. 12, in stores Sept. 25

— 9to5Mac  (@9to5mac) September 9, 2015

iPhone 6S and 6S plus have 3D touch

— 9to5Mac  (@9to5mac) September 9, 2015

(RELATED: Apple Reveals New Apple Watch Update)

[h/t 9-5 Mac]
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