Apple unveiled its new iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max at its annual fall event on Tuesday. The new phones have a similar design to last year’s models, but there are a number of new features that make them more durable, more powerful, and more versatile.
New Titanium Case
The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max are the first iPhones to feature a titanium case. Titanium is a strong and lightweight metal that is also resistant to corrosion. This makes the new iPhones more durable than previous models and less likely to get damaged if they are dropped or scratched.
New Action Button
On the side of the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max is a new action button that replaces the mute switch. The action button can be customized to quickly access a variety of features, such as the camera, flashlight, Voice Memos, and more. It can also be used to activate Shortcuts, which are automated tasks that can be created using the Shortcuts app.
New 48-Megapixel Main Camera
The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max have a new 48-megapixel main camera with a larger sensor. This allows the cameras to capture more light and detail, resulting in better photos and videos, especially in low-light conditions. The new cameras also have improved portrait mode capabilities, thanks to a new feature that captures depth information automatically.
New 5x Telephoto Zoom Lens on the iPhone 15 Pro Max
The iPhone 15 Pro Max has a new 5x telephoto zoom lens, which is the longest optical zoom lens ever on an iPhone. This allows users to get closer to their subjects without having to move closer to them physically. The new telephoto lens also has improved image stabilization, which helps to reduce blur in photos and videos.
New Way to Record Spatial Videos
The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max can now record spatial videos using both the main and wide-angle cameras at the same time. Spatial videos are a new type of video that captures depth information, which allows viewers to feel like they are inside the video. Spatial videos can be shared between iPhones or viewed in greater depth on Apple’s Vision Pro headset.
New A17 Bionic Chip
The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max are powered by Apple’s new A17 Bionic chip. The A17 Bionic chip is the fastest and most powerful mobile chip ever created. It is built on a new 3-nanometer process, which makes it smaller and more efficient than previous chips. The A17 Bionic chip also has a new GPU that is up to 20% faster than the previous GPU.
Support for Wi-Fi 6E and UWB 2.0
The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max support Wi-Fi 6E and UWB 2.0. Wi-Fi 6E is a new version of Wi-Fi that uses the 6 GHz band to provide faster speeds and lower latency. UWB 2.0 is a new version of UWB that has three times the range of the previous version. This makes it easier to find other devices with UWB, such as the new AirTag item trackers.
For the first time, the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max have a USB-C port. This means that users can now use a wide variety of USB-C accessories with their iPhones, such as external monitors, headphones, and chargers. The USB-C port on the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max is also faster than the Lightning port on previous iPhones, thanks to support for USB 3 speeds (up to 10 Gbps).
Pricing and Availability
The iPhone 15 Pro will start at $999 and the iPhone 15 Pro Max will start at $1,199. Both models will be available in four colors: black, white, blue, and natural titanium. Pre-orders start on Friday, September 15, and the phones will go on sale on September 22.
Overall, the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max are significant upgrades over previous models. They are more durable, more powerful, and more versatile than ever before. If you are looking for the best iPhone that Apple has to offer, the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max are the phones to get.