Apple Announces iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus With USB-C Port, Dynamic Island, and More
Apple today at its "Wonderlust" event announced the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus. As expected, both devices are equipped with a USB-C port instead of Lightning, and have the Dynamic Island that debuted on the iPhone 14 Pro models last year.
iPhone 15 has a 6.1-inch display, while the iPhone 15 Plus has a 6.7-inch display. Both devices now feature a frosted rear glass panel with a matte finish and countered edges, an upgraded 48-megapixel main camera lens with a new 2x Telephoto option, the A16 Bionic chip, and a second-generation Ultra Wideband chip with up to three times the range. New color options include Pink, Yellow, Green, Blue, and Black.
For the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus displays, peak HDR brightness now reaches up to 1,600 nits, up from 1,200 nits on the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus. Outdoors, peak brightness can reach up to 2,000 nits.
Apple shared an overview of new iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus features:
All of the new iPhone 15 models are available to order starting Friday, September 15, and will launch on Friday, September 22 in more than 40 countries and regions around the world, Apple said. Pricing starts at $799 for the iPhone 15 and at $899 for the iPhone 15 Plus in the U.S., with the devices available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage capacities.
iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus availability will expand to Macao, Malaysia, Türkiye, Vietnam, and 17 other countries and regions beginning Friday, September 29, according to Apple.