Apple’s ‘Wonderlust’ launch event on Tuesday saw the worldwide release of the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus. Both phones have a few noticeable hardware improvements over last year’s iPhone models. These include the company’s A16 Bionic chipset, Dynamic Island, and a 48-megapixel main camera, which were previously accessible on Pro versions. This year, all of Apple’s iPhone models have a USB Type-C connection, making them the first phones to lack Apple’s proprietary Lightning charging port.
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iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus: Price and Details
The iPhone 15 begins at ₹79,900 in India, while the iPhone 15 Plus starts at ₹89,900 for the basic 128GB edition. According to the firm, both phones will be available in Black, Blue, Green, Pink, and Yellow colour variants. While pre-orders begin on September 15, the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus will be available on September 22. The devices will be available with storage capacities ranging from 32GB to 512 GB.
(Also see: iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max Launched)
iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus: Specs and Features
Display and Design
The iPhone 15 is a dual SIM (Nano) smartphone with a 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display and extra protection provided by Ceramic Shield material. This year, Apple has also included the Dynamic Island, which was first seen on the iPhone 14 Pro versions last year. The display has a peak brightness of up to 2000 nits, and the smartphone is dust and water-resistant (IP68). The iPhone 15 Plus boasts a larger 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display for those who crave a more immersive viewing experience.
The main camera of the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus models, unlike last year’s model, is a 48-megapixel wide-angle camera with a 2um quad-pixel sensor and an f/1.6 aperture. This upgrade ensures sharper and more detailed photos, especially in low-light conditions. Additionally, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide camera with an f/1.6 aperture and sensor-shift stabilization is also included in the smartphone. The phone has a 12-megapixel TrueDepth camera on the front, which is situated on the new camera island for selfies and video chats.
Apple’s new iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus have the same A16 Bionic technology that powered the iPhone 14 Pro models last year. This chipset promises lightning-fast performance whether you’re gaming, multitasking, or using demanding apps. The phones are the first from Apple to have a USB Type-C connection (rather than Apple’s proprietary Lightning connector), providing more versatility when it comes to charging and connectivity.
While Apple hasn’t officially disclosed the amount of RAM or battery capacity on each device, enthusiasts can expect to learn more in the coming weeks through third-party sources. These details are critical for those who want to assess the overall performance and endurance of the new iPhones.
The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus bring significant upgrades to the iPhone lineup, with a focus on camera improvements, performance enhancements, and the inclusion of Dynamic Island technology.
These features make them appealing options for both tech enthusiasts and casual users. The shift to a USB Type-C connection is also a welcome change, providing users with more flexibility in their device usage.
With their availability in various attractive colours and storage capacities, Apple is set to capture the attention of a wide range of consumers in India and around the world. The pre-orders starting on September 15 mark the beginning of an exciting journey for iPhone enthusiasts.
For those looking to stay ahead in the world of technology, the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus offer a compelling proposition with their advanced features and sleek design.