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February 20, 2024

Is Apple’s Most Expensive Phone Worth it?

Apple continues to be a trailblazer with its latest release, the iPhone 15. This new addition to the iPhone line promises to set new standards for innovation, design, and functionality. The iPhone 15 goes for $799 and up, the iPhone 15 Plus $899 and up, iPhone 15 Pro $999 and up, and iPhone 15 Pro Max $1199 and up. Here is the list of advancements the iPhone 15 includes.

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The iPhone 15’s standout feature is the 6.2-inch Super Retina XDR display. This delivers vibrant colors, standing out from any other. The iPhone 15 and 15 Plus are each available in five color options, pink, yellow, green, blue, and black. The iPhone 15 models are available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage capacities. The phone is powered by Apple’s latest A16 Bionic chip. This processor is designed to offer lightning-fast performance and improved energy efficiency. This takes experiences and apps to the next level.

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Camera Upgrades

Apple continues to push the boundaries with the new iPhone 15’s camera system. It includes a 64-megapixel main camera, a 12-megapixel ultra wide angle camera, and a 12-megapixel telephoto lens. These improvements result in sharper, more detailed photos and videos. Florence Ion said, “You want a depth effect if you take photos of people and pets. Fortunately, the iPhone 15 offers the 15 lineup’s new Portrait mode. The feature takes data of the background surroundings, so you can go in and change the blur later if you’d like.”

Battery Life

The iPhone 15 does not disappoint when it comes to battery life. With the A16 chip and optimized software, you can enjoy all day battery life, even with heavy usage. Charging time is decreased, and battery life is better than ever. All four of the new iPhone models have switched from lightning cord to USB-C cord. “I did manage nearly three full days of mixed use with the smaller iPhone 15. In that period, I had to charge my Pixel 7 about eight times—Google’s little smartphone has been pretty disappointing for battery life since I adopted it last year. But with the iPhone 15, I could toss it aside for the night, not on a charger, and return to it with little worry over the battery meter” said Florence Ion.

Overall, the iPhone 15 represents a significant step forward in the world of smartphones. Its cutting-edge design, features, performance, and display sets the bar high for iPhones. The iPhone 15 is sure to impress, and won’t disappoint.

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