At its “Wonderlust” event, Apple has rolled out the iPhone 15 Pro with a faster processor, a lighter titanium frame, better cameras, new colors, and more.
At the “Wonderlust” event, Apple unveiled the next version of its Pro smartphone, the iPhone 15 Pro. And just as the rumor mill predicted, it comes with more than a handful of new features.
The overall design remains familiar, but Apple has adopted a titanium frame with the Pro lineup, making the device overall lighter than stainless steel. The bezels are smaller and curved, giving a smaller frame around the display.
Titanium makes the new iPhone 15 Pro the lightest Pro iPhone to date. The iPhone 15 Pro’s dimensions are reduced without impacting screen size.
The Action Button, which is completely customizable. By default it’s the ring/silent switch, just by pressing and holding the button. There are distinct haptic feedback rsponsess.
With a simple press, users can record a voice memor or launch the Camera app. You can even launch accessibility features, or Shortcuts, to open even broader options.
Apple is utilizing the A17 Pro processor under the hood, which offers better performance than the A16 Bionic. It is manufactured using the 3nm process and utilizes two performance cores and four efficiency cores.
The A17 Pro chip in iPhone 15 Pro is a brand new generation of chip for Apple. It has 19 billion transistors, which Apple uses to boost overall performance.
The new CPU boosts performance and efficiency cores. With performance cores 10% faster. The efficiency cores boost performance as well.
The Neural Engine now processes 35 trillion operations per second. Personal data is still kept on-device.
The iPhone 15 Pro is equipped with three cameras on the back. The 48-megapixel main camera with an f/1.78 aperture, including a new nano-scale coating to reduce lens flare. It improves Portrait and Night Mode shots.
Users can now shoot in 48-megapixel HEIF, with boosted resolution. The main camera will rely on the new Photonic Engine with 24mm, 28mm, or 35mm focal lengths. Users can choose a standard option for each new shot as well.
2x boost to low-light photo performance with the main camera. Night Mode performance is boosted with the LIDAR scanner and Photonic Engine.
The Ultra-wide and main camera combine to take 3D spatial videos. This can then be viewed on Apple Vision Pro.
Users can share these spatial videos with any person with Apple Vision Pro. This feature will launch later in 2023.
Thanks to USB-C, the iPhone 15 Pro supports exporting photos and videos to an external storage device right from the phone.
With the adoption of USB-C, users can use one cable to charge a variety of Apple products, including MacBooks, iPad Pro, and more.
The iPhone 15 Pro features the new Ultra Wideband 2 chip. It boosts the ability to not only find a misplaced device but also other devices equipped with the new chip.
With UW2, iPhone 15 Pro can locate friends and family members in crowded spaces. The friend will still need to share their location, and it works via Find My.
The iPhone 15 Pro retains MagSafe for magnetic wireless charging, ensuring perfect alignment for MagSafe and Qi2 wireless chargers.
The iPhone 15 Pro starts at $999 for 128GB.
Pre-orders start September 15 and launch in stores September 22.
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