Apple Inc. has officially unveiled the latest addition to its iPhone lineup, the iPhone 15, scheduled for release on September 22, 2023. Initially, the iPhone 15 will make its debut in the US, UK, and India markets, with a wider global distribution to follow.
In addition to the new iPhone, Apple is set to launch the latest iteration of its operating system, iOS, on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. Preorders will also be available for the new iPhone.
What to Expect
The iPhone 15 lineup consists of four distinct models:
- iPhone 15
- iPhone 15 Plus
- iPhone 15 Pro
- iPhone 15 Pro Max
These iPhone models vary in size and capabilities, with the Pro Max versions offering advanced features.
The iPhone 15 comes in a variety of stunning colors. The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus share the following colors:
- Orange/Coral Pink
On the other hand, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max are expected to be available in:
- Dark Blue
- Silver Gray
- Space Black
The iPhone 15 introduces a new type of charging port, departing from the traditional iPhone charger. It will feature a USB-C port available across all models. Notably, the iPhone 15 boasts rapid charging capabilities.
While the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus can utilize USB 2.0 speed and support Thunderbolt, the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max support USB 3.2 and Thunderbolt. Apple has also chosen to color-coordinate the charging cables with each device.
The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max will retain the 48MP IMX803 main camera while incorporating a new 13.4MP f/2.2 ultrawide lens with a superior 7p lens. The iPhone 15 Pro will continue to feature the 12.7MP f/2.8 3x zoom from the previous year, enhancing image quality through software enhancements.
A notable difference between the two Pro models is the introduction of a periscope zoom, exclusive to the iPhone 15 Pro Max. This larger iPhone will house a 5x or 6x zoom camera, with the potential for even greater zoom through digital techniques.
- Screen Size: 6.1 inches and 6.7 inches
- Screen Type: OLED Touchscreen
- RAM: 8GB
- Storage Options: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB
- Operating System: iOS 17
- Connectivity: Dual Sim (Physical Sim + eSim)
- Wireless Charging: Yes
The pricing for the newly released iPhones varies based on size and functionality:
- iPhone 15 – $799
- iPhone 15 Plus – $899
- iPhone 15 Pro – $1,099
- iPhone 15 Pro Max – $1,299
Apple enthusiasts can anticipate an exciting array of features and options with the iPhone 15 series, catering to a wide range of preferences and needs.