iPhone 15 Pro, iPhone 15 Pro Max with Action Button, 3nm A17 Pro Chip Specs & Price
Apple unveiled the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max at their 'Wonderlust' event streamed live from Apple Park in California. These smartphones are powered by the cutting-edge A17 Pro chipset and feature a programmable Action button, similar to the one found on the Apple Watch Ultra. Notably, they come with a USB Type-C charging port, a departure from their predecessors. The top model boasts a periscope camera setup for enhanced zoom capabilities.
The iPhone 15 Pro starts at Rs. 1,34,900 for the base 128GB variant, while the iPhone 15 Pro Max is available for Rs. 1,59,900 with 256GB of storage. These phones also offer 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB storage options. Pre-orders start on September 15, with the phones going on sale on September 22. They will be offered in Black Titanium, Blue Titanium, Natural Titanium, and White Titanium finishes.
Specifications and Features
Both models feature 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch Super Retina XDR OLED displays with Apple's Ceramic Shield material, providing up to 2,000 nits of peak brightness and IP68 dust and water resistance ratings. They run on Apple's new 3nm A17 Pro chipset, offering a 10 percent performance boost and up to 3 times more efficiency compared to competitors.
Constructed with Grade 5 titanium and an aluminum substructure, these phones are durable and lightweight. They introduce a new Action button, replacing the Mute switch, which can be customized for various functions.
In the camera department, both models include a 48-megapixel wide-angle camera with an f/1.78 aperture and anti-glare coating, along with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle camera featuring an f/2.2 aperture. The iPhone 15 Pro has a 12-megapixel 3x telephoto camera, while the iPhone 15 Pro Max features a 12-megapixel periscope camera setup with an f/2.8 aperture, offering up to 5x optical zoom.
Both the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max include a USB Type-C port with USB 3.0 speeds, delivering up to 10 Gbps data transfer rates with an optional cable. Apple claims the iPhone 15 Pro offers a full day of use, with the Pro Max model offering even longer battery life. These handsets also support the Qi2 standard, providing faster wireless charging speeds.