Apple Just Announced the iPhone 15 — Here Are the Key New Features and How to Preorder Apple held its "Wonderlust" event on Tuesday.

By Antonio Villas-Boas

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The iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max feature numerous upgrades.

This article originally appeared on Business Insider.

Apple revealed the iPhone 15 starting at $799, and iPhone 15 Plus at $899, during its "Wonderlust" event on Tuesday, alongside the iPhone 15 Pro models.

The new standard models feature a Dynamic Island, USB-C charging, and a slate of other upgrades. The phones will be available to preorder on September 15 from Apple, and they'll be fully released and available to buy from Apple and other retailers on September 22.

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus: price

  • The iPhone 15 starts at $799 — the same price as the iPhone 14 at launch.
  • The iPhone 15 Plus starts at $899 — the same price as the iPhone 14 Plus at launch.

The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus start with 128GB of storage.

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus: release date

The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus have a September 22 release date, with preorders starting on September 15 from Apple.

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus: new features

The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus include a revamped Dynamic Island, which was previously exclusive to the high-end iPhone 14 Pro models. The iPhone 15 models are the first iPhones to use USB-C instead of Lightning for wired charging and connectivity.

Both models come with a major camera upgrade, with a new 48-megapixel (MP) main camera, similar to the one introduced with the iPhone 14 Pro models, compared to the 12MP cameras from previous standard models. The phones can use the middle 12MP of the 48MP sensor to crop into a photo, effectively offering optical 2x zoom.

The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus run on the A16 Bionic processor that ran the iPhone 14 Pro models. Apple also included its new 2nd-gen ultra-wideband chip for more precise location functionality in Find My.

apple iphone 15 colors lineup

The standard iPhone 15 series is available in five colors. Apple

The standard models are available in pink, yellow, blue, green, and black. Both models feature a new softer contoured edge design and a display that's twice as bright as their iPhone 14 counterparts.

Apple added a new Roadside Assistance via Satellite feature to the phones through a partnership with AAA to assist you when your car has broken down.

Antonio Villas-Boas

Tech Reporter

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