Apple has once again set the bar high with the introduction of the highly anticipated iPhone 15 series. This latest iteration boasts cutting-edge technology. The lineup includes the standard iPhone 15, the larger iPhone 15 Plus, and iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The new iPhones promise impressive features and enhancements.
The iPhone 15 series continues Apple’s legacy of sleek and minimalist design. They have refined edges, durable materials, and come in stunning colours. At the heart of the iPhone 15 series lies the powerful A15 Bionic chipset, ensuring lightning-fast performance, energy efficiency, and unrivaled AI capabilities. This chipset promises seamless multitasking, enhanced gaming experiences, and quicker app launches.
In terms of the display, the screen sizes of all the iPhones remain as the previous generation. While both the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus now feature the Dynamic Island, however, they still come with a 60Hz refresh rate. All models feature the Super Retina XDR display, HDR10+ support, and ProMotion technology for smoother scrolling.
Known for its cameras, the primary camera now is a 48-megapixel sensor in the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus. Equipped with a quad-pixel sensor and 100 percent Focus Pixels, it guarantees swift autofocus. Leveraging the potential of computational photography, the Main camera now provides users with a 24-megapixel super-high-resolution default setting. This delivers exceptional image quality in a conveniently manageable file size, perfect for storage and sharing. Through seamless integration of both hardware and software, users gain access to an additional 2x Telephoto option, granting them three distinct optical-quality zoom levels — 0.5x, 1x, and 2x.
On the other hand, the iPhone 15 Pro series introduces an extraordinary camera system, with a triple-lens setup and LiDAR technology. This combination delivers unparalleled low-light performance, depth sensing, and augmented reality capabilities, setting a new benchmark in mobile photography. Apple raises the bar in videography with the Cinematic Mode. This feature allows users to create professional-grade videos with dynamic focus transitions and real-time adjustments, unlocking a new level of creativity for content creators. Building on the success of previous models, the iPhone 15 Pro series incorporates LiDAR technology for more immersive augmented reality experiences and precise depth sensing, both in photography and AR applications.
iPhone 15 series now feature a USB?C connector. This means a single cable can now charge iPhone, Mac, iPad, and the newly updated AirPods Pro (2nd generation). Additionally, users have the convenience of directly charging AirPods or an Apple Watch from their iPhone using the USB?C connector. Both models also offer compatibility with MagSafe and upcoming Qi2 chargers for seamless wireless charging.
With regards to the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, Apple has introduced a new Action button that replaces the single-function switch used to toggle between ring and silent, offering additional options so users can choose between quickly accessing the camera or flashlight; activating Voice Memos, Focus modes, Translate, and accessibility features like Magnifier; or using Shortcuts for more options. A press-and-hold gesture with fine-tuned haptic feedback and visual cues in the Dynamic Island ensure the new button launches the intended action.
iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus will be available in five new colours: pink, yellow, green, blue, and black. Pre-orders begin Friday, September 15, with availability beginning Friday, September 22 starting at Rs 79,900 and Rs. 89,900 respectively.
iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max will be available in black titanium, white titanium, blue titanium, and natural titanium finishes. iPhone 15 Pro starts at Rs. 134,900 and is available in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB storage capacities. iPhone 15 Pro Max starts at Rs. 159,900 or and is available in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB storage capacities.