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Apple has finally unveiled the new models in the iPhone 15 series. This Tuesday, the company had its Apple Event that lasted one and a half hours, where it divulged all the details regarding the new models.

Nonetheless, in case you missed the whole event or don’t have the time to finish its entirety, we give you a short summary of everything Apple initially shared about its iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro models.

Here they are:

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus

Official iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus poster

  • iPhone 15 starts at $799 (128GB) while iPhone 15 Plus starts at $899 (128GB) with carrier activation; $800 off for trading in an iPhone 11 unit or newer
  • iPhone 15 (6.1 inches) and iPhone 15 Plus (6.7 inches)
  • Now includes Dynamic Island
  • Super Retina XDR with OLED tech
  • Peak HDR brightness – 1600 nits; Peak brightness – 2000 nits (twice as bright as iPhone 14)
  • New contoured edge
  • Aerospace-grade aluminum enclosure
  • Embedded color throughout a single piece of infused glass
  • Comes in pink, yellow, green, blue, and black
  • Matte finish on the back
  • Ceramic shield screen
  • Recycled materials: 75% recycled aluminum for the enclosure, 100% recycled cobalt for the battery, 100% copper foil in the main logic board and MagSafe charger
  • 48MP main camera with quad-pixel sensor and 100% Focus Pixels
  • New 2X Telephoto option with f/1.6 aperture and sensor-shift optical image stabilization; Allows continuous zoom for framing scenes
  • A16 Bionic chip
  • Second-gen UWC
  • Emergency SOS via Satellite; Now in 14 countries and to arrive in Spain and Switzerland this month
  • Roadside Assistance via Satellite; Free for two years with iPhone 15
  • Now uses USB-C port; Allows iPhone 15 to share power to charge AirPods or Apple Watch

iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max

Official iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max poster

  • iPhone 15 Pro starts at $999 (128GB) while iPhone 15 Pro Max starts at $1199 (256GB – Matches last year’s price with the same storage); up to $1000 off with a trade-in of iPhone 11 Pro or newer
  • iPhone 15 Pro (6.1 inches) and iPhone 15 Pro Max (6.7 inches)
  • Available in black titanium, white titanium, blue titanium, and natural titanium
  • Uses a grade-5 titanium design with PVD coating that makes the units “the lightest Pro models ever”
  • Contoured edges with new refined brush texture
  • “Thinnest borders ever on an iPhone.”
  • Ceramic shield front
  • New internal chassis architecture for back glass repairability
  • 100% recycled aluminum for the entire aluminum sub-structure
  • Customizable Action Button that functions as Ring/Silent by default
  • Super Retina XDR
  • A17 Pro with a 6-core (2 performance and 4 efficiency cores) CPU and a 16-core neural engine that is reported 2x faster
  • A17 Pro’s 6-core GPU with new Apple-designed shader architecture; Reportedly 20% faster for peak performance 
  • A17 Pro USB controller to allow USB 3 speeds up to 10 gigabits per second (20 times faster than USB 2 using an optional USB 3 cable); Also includes hardware-accelerated ray tracing
  • A17 dedicated engines: ProRes codec, Pro display engine, and AV1 decoder
  • More advanced 48MP main camera with a larger sensor than standard iPhone 15 models; Comes with new nanoscale coating for lens flare reduction.
  • Allows shooting in 48MP HEIF
  • 3x Telephoto camera at 77-millimeter focal length for iPhone 15 Pro
  • 5x Telephoto camera at a 120-millimeter focal length for iPhone 15 Pro Max; 25% larger sensor than iPhone 14 Pro Max
  • f/2.8 aperture for iPhone 15 Pro Max
  • New anti-reflective coating of iPhone 15 Pro’s Ultra Wide camera
  • ProRes 4k up to 60fps
  • Will offer spatial video-capturing capability using both the Ultra Wide and Main cameras later this year


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