Display & Design
The new iPhone 15 lineup has the new Super Retina XDR display that enhances content viewing, Apple Fitness+ workouts, and gaming, with HDR brightness peaking at 1600 nits for stunning HDR photos and videos. In direct sunlight, the peak outdoor brightness reaches an impressive 2000 nits, twice as bright as its predecessor. Apple has also redefined the aesthetics of the iPhone with the introduction of five stunning new colours: pink, yellow, green, blue, and black. For the first time in the smartphone industry, colour is infused throughout the back glass, resulting in a luxurious, textured matte finish. The aerospace-grade aluminium enclosure now features contoured edges for a more comfortable grip, and the Ceramic Shield front cover ensures durability beyond comparison. With water- and dust-resistant design and industry-leading durability features, the iPhone 15 series is built to endure and retain its value over time.
The camera system on the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus is a photography enthusiast’s dream. The 48MP Main camera captures sharp photos and videos with intricate details, utilizing a quad-pixel sensor and 100% Focus Pixels for rapid autofocus. Computational photography enhances the user experience, providing a default 24MP super-high-resolution option for exceptional image quality at a manageable file size. Additionally, the introduction of a 2x Telephoto option equips users with three optical zoom levels (0.5x, 1x, 2x) for the first time in an iPhone dual-camera system.
Next-generation portraits on these devices are characterized by sharper detail, vibrant colours, and improved low-light performance. The need to switch to Portrait mode is eliminated as the iPhone automatically captures depth information when a person, dog, or cat is in the frame, allowing users to transform photos into stunning portraits later. Creative control is also enhanced, with the ability to adjust the focus point after capturing the image. Night mode improvements provide crisper details and more vivid colours, while Smart HDR ensures true-to-life rendering of skin tones and vibrant highlights, mid-tones, and shadows, even when shared on third-party apps.
Under the hood, the A16 Bionic chip ensures top-notch performance, powering the Dynamic Island, computational photography, and more. The six-core CPU is faster and more energy-efficient, with two high-performance cores consuming 20 percent less power and four high-efficiency cores handling intensive tasks while delivering remarkable battery life. The five-core GPU offers enhanced memory bandwidth for smooth graphics, making streaming videos and gaming a breeze. The new 16-core Neural Engine is a powerhouse, capable of nearly 17 trillion operations per second, enabling faster machine learning computations while prioritizing privacy and security through the Secure Enclave.
In terms of connectivity and convenience, the iPhone 15 models come equipped with a USB‑C connector, a universal standard for charging and data transfer. This connector enables users to charge not only their iPhones but also Macs, iPads, and the updated AirPods Pro (2nd generation) with the same cable. Charging AirPods or Apple Watch directly from the iPhone is also a possibility. Both models support MagSafe and future Qi2 chargers for wireless charging. Furthermore, these iPhones feature eSIM technology, offering a more secure and convenient alternative to physical SIM cards, with support from over 295 carriers worldwide. Travelers can stay connected through international roaming plans from their existing carrier or opt for prepaid eSIM plans in more than 50 countries and regions.
Price & Availability
The eagerly anticipated iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus are set to make a splash with their vibrant colour options and versatile storage capacities. These sleek devices will be available in enticing shades of pink, yellow, green, blue, and classic black, offering consumers a wide range of choices to match their style. With storage capacities ranging from 128GB to a whopping 512GB, there’s a model to suit everyone’s digital needs. Prices start at an attractive $799 for the iPhone 15 and $899 for the iPhone 15 Plus, making them accessible to a broad audience. The excitement doesn’t stop there, as customers in over 40 countries and regions, including major markets like the U.S., U.K., India, UAE and China, can pre-order these smartphones starting this Friday, September 15. The official release date, set for Friday, September 22, ensures that tech enthusiasts around the world won’t have to wait long to get their hands on these highly anticipated devices.