Last night on September 12, 2023, there was an event conducted by Apple at the Wonderlust, where the launch of its new smartphone lineup – iPhone 15 was introduced to the world. The iPhone 15 series has 4 models in total and they are – iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max.
There are some variations in their features but if talk about the design part, it is somewhat similar to the previous ones.
One of the biggest highlights among the latest changes that Apple brings to its iPhone lineup is the addition of a new Dynamic Island cut-out for the front-facing camera and Face ID, which was also present in last year’s Pro models. Also, this time even more functionality is integrated with iOS 17. Let’s have a look at what’s new in the iPhone 15 series for the users.
List of New Updates In Apple’s iPhone 15
Design and Display
- Industry-First Color-Infused Back Glass:
It is easily visible how Apple is committed to aesthetics and durability. The iPhone 15 and 15 Plus look amazing with their colorful, textured back glass and sleek edges. Undoubtedly, it is setting a new standard for smartphone design.
- Dynamic Island and Display Innovations:
The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus come in two display sizes, 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch, respectively. With the Dynamic Island feature, users can smoothly interact with important alerts and Live Activities. The users can see the next direction on Maps, and receive real-time updates on their day-to-day activities like food delivery, ride-sharing, etc.
The Super Retina XDR display offers an impressive peak HDR brightness, enhancing the viewing experience in various lighting conditions.
Stunning New Colors
Apple enthusiasts can choose from a captivating range of colors, including pink, yellow, green, blue, and black, allowing them to express their individual style.
- Built to Last
These phones are tough cookies with water- and dust-resistant. The front glass is super strong, so no more heart-stopping drops.
- Advanced Camera System:
The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus feature an advanced camera system that empowers users to capture everyday moments with exceptional detail and clarity.
- 48MP Main Camera and Telephoto Option:
The 48MP Main camera raises the bar for smartphone photography, delivering super-high-resolution photos. Additionally, the inclusion of a new 2x Telephoto option provides users with three optical zoom levels, revolutionizing photography capabilities.
- Next-Generation Portraits:
The iPhone 15 series introduces next-generation portraits, making it easier than ever to capture stunning portraits with intricate detail and outstanding low-light performance.
A16 Bionic Chip
- Proven Performance:
The A16 Bionic chip offers a powerful and efficient performance, enabling seamless interaction with the Dynamic Island and enhancing computational photography capabilities.
- Enhanced Computational Photography:
Apple leverages the power of computational photography to provide users with a 24MP super-high-resolution default, ensuring exceptional image quality while managing file size effectively.
- Privacy and Security Features:
The A16 Bionic chip prioritizes privacy and security, ensuring user data remains protected through features like the Secure Enclave.
Connectivity and Charging
- USB‑C Connector:
Both iPhone 15 models adopt the universally accepted USB‑C connector, simplifying charging and data transfer across various Apple devices.
- Second-Generation Ultra Wideband Chip:
The inclusion of the second-generation Ultra Wideband chip extends the range for Precision Finding, offering enhanced location-sharing capabilities.
- 5G Experience and Improved Audio Quality:
The iPhone 15 series provides a high-quality 5G experience, ensuring fast and reliable connectivity. Enhanced audio quality, including Voice Isolation, ensures crystal-clear calls even in noisy environments.
iOS 17 Features
- Phone App Updates:
iOS 17 brings major updates to the Phone app, introducing Contact Posters and Live Voicemail, and enhancing call management.
- Messages Enhancements:
Messages now offer a new sticker experience, powerful search, audio message transcription, and Check-in, ensuring seamless communication.
- NameDrop and StandBy:
Features like NameDrop and StandBy offer convenient ways to share contact information and view glanceable information from a distance when the device is charging.
In its goal of carbon neutrality and reducing its environmental impact, the company continues to do stuff to make this happen.
- Use of Recycled Materials:
In the iPhone 15 series, you will find that the company incorporates recycled materials, including 100 percent recycled cobalt and copper, 75 percent recycled aluminum, and more.
iPhone 15 Series Pricing and Availability
Here is easy access to the information regarding the prices and availability of the iPhone 15 series in India:
|Starting Price (INR)
|128GB, 256GB, 512GB
|iPhone 15 Plus
|128GB, 256GB, 512GB
|FineWoven Wallet with MagSafe
|FineWoven Case with MagSafe
|Clear Case with MagSafe
|Silicone Case with MagSafe
- New Storage Plans:
iCloud+ introduces new storage plans, offering 6TB for $29.99 per month and 12TB for $59.99 per month, catering to users with extensive media libraries and Family Sharing.
- Premium Features:
These plans provide access to premium features, including Private Relay, Hide My Email, Custom Email Domains, and HomeKit Secure Video support.
|Monthly Price (U.S.)
Bonus for Early Buyers
Customers purchasing the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus will receive a bonus of three free months of Apple Arcade and Apple Fitness+, enhancing their entertainment and fitness experiences.