TL;DR: Apple unveils iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus with a stunning color-infused back glass, Dynamic Island, and powerful 48MP Main camera. Featuring the A16 Bionic chip, USB-C, and enhanced durability, these models mark a significant advancement. Available in five vibrant colors, pre-orders start September 15, and availability from September 22.
Apple announces iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, showcasing a breakthrough color-infused back glass with a textured matte finish, and an elegant contoured edge. The Dynamic Island adds a new dimension to user interaction, providing real-time updates and alerts for various activities.
Enhanced Camera Capabilities
The 48MP Main camera empowers users with super-high-resolution photos and introduces a new 2x Telephoto option, granting three optical zoom levels. Apple emphasizes computational photography to deliver stunning image quality with practical file sizes. Additionally, next-generation portraits redefine portrait photography.
A16 Bionic: Performance Powerhouse
The A16 Bionic chip fuels these models, ensuring exceptional performance for features like the Dynamic Island and computational photography. It boasts two high-performance cores, a 6-core CPU, and a 5-core GPU for smooth graphics. The 16-core Neural Engine accelerates machine learning tasks while maintaining privacy and security.
Innovative Display and Durability
Both models come in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch display sizes, featuring the Dynamic Island for intuitive interaction. The Super Retina XDR display offers stunning visuals, with peak HDR brightness up to 1600 nits. These models combine aesthetic appeal with durability, using color-infused glass, aerospace-grade aluminum, and Ceramic Shield for robustness.
Connectivity and Charging
iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus incorporate a USB-C connector, providing a universal standard for charging and data transfer. They support MagSafe and future Qi2 chargers for wireless charging. The second-generation Ultra Wideband chip enhances connectivity and enables Precision Finding for Find My friends.
iOS 17: Personalization and Intuition
Running on iOS 17, these models offer a more personalized and intuitive experience. Key updates include Contact Posters in the Phone app, Live Voicemail transcriptions, enhanced Messages, and the introduction of NameDrop for seamless sharing.
Apple reinforces its commitment to environmental sustainability. The models feature recycled materials, including 100% recycled cobalt and copper. They use recycled aluminum, rare earth elements, and gold. Apple also eliminates leather from its products, introducing eco-friendly alternatives.
Availability and Pricing
iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus are available in pink, yellow, green, blue, and black, in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage capacities.
- iPhone 15 starts at S$1,299
- iPhone 15 plus starts at S$1,449
Pre-orders open on Friday, September 15, with availability from Friday, September 22, in over 40 countries. Additional countries will see availability starting September 29.
FineWoven Wallet with MagSafe and FineWoven Case with MagSafe will be available for S$89 in five new colors for the iPhone 15 lineup.