iPhone 14 Pro vs. iPhone 15 Pro: 20+ Upgrades and Changes to Expect
Apple's iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max are expected to be announced in less than a month, introducing over 20 upgrades and changes to surpass the iPhone 14 Pro models introduced last year.
After over a year of rumors about the upcoming devices, we have compiled all of the key differences the next-generation "Pro" iPhone models are expected to feature based on information from reliable sources like Bloomberg's Mark Gurman, DSCC's Ross Young, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, and others. Many of these insights have been corroborated, but some have only been rumored in isolated reports. Nevertheless, MacRumors believes the following table represents a credible overall picture of what the iPhone 15 Pro could look like compared to the iPhone 14 Pro:
|iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max
||iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max
|Surgical-grade stainless steel chassis with 90° edges
||Lightweight titanium chassis with slightly curved edges
|2.17mm display bezels
||1.55mm display bezels
|Lightning port (480Mb/s)
||USB-C port (20Gb/s to 40Gb/s)
|Telephoto camera with up to 3x optical zoom
||Periscope telephoto camera with up to 6x optical zoom (iPhone 15 Pro Max only)
|ƒ/1.79 wide camera
||ƒ/1.7 wide camera
||More efficient LiDAR scanner
|A16 Bionic chip (5nm)
||A17 Bionic chip (3nm)
|OLED display driver chip (40nm)
||More power-efficient OLED display driver chip (28nm)
|U1 chip (16nm)
||Next-generation ultra-wideband chip (7nm)
|Qualcomm X65 modem
||Qualcomm X70 modem
|Wi-Fi 6 connectivity
||Wi-Fi 6E connectivity
|Support for Qi wireless charging
||Support for Qi2 wireless charging
|Support for 7.5W wireless charging with third-party accessories
||Support for 15W wireless charging with third-party accessories
|Support for ~27W wired charging
||Support for 35W wired charging
|128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB storage options
||256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB storage options
|Available in silver, gold, space black, and deep purple
||Available in silver, space black, gray, and dark blue
|Comes with white 1m USB-C to Lightning charging cable
||Comes with color-matched 1.5m USB-C to USB-C braided charging cable
|Starts at $999 and $1,099
||Starts at $1,099 and $1,199
The latest reports point to an Apple event to announce the iPhone 15 lineup taking place on Tuesday, September 12. Launch is expected to follow on Friday, September 22.
For more detail on the iPhone 15 Pro models, see our dedicated roundup. Be sure to let us know what upgrades you're most looking forward to in the comments.
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