On September 12, 2023, Apple introduced their iPhone 15 series, and this year, they’ve implemented some significant changes in their 15 series.
I understand you must be brimming with questions about these sleek new devices. Well, guess what? I’m here to help.
In this blog, I will serve as your friendly guide, addressing all those burning questions you may have about the iPhone 15 Plus.
So, whether you’re contemplating getting your hands on one or simply curious about it, keep reading because I’ve got the answers you seek. Whether your curiosity revolves around the display, cameras, design, battery, or processor, I’m here to unravel the iPhone 15 for you!
A case designed for the standard iPhone 14 Plus will not fit the standard iPhone 15 Plus due to slight differences in their dimensions. The iPhone 14 has a height of 6.33 inches, a width of 3.07 inches, and a depth of 0.31 inches, whereas the iPhone 15 Plus has a height of 6.33 inches, a width of 3.06 inches, and a depth of 0.31 inches. Due to the contoured edges it is not possible.
Although the iPhone 15 Plus comes with Ceramic Shield protection in front and Color-infused glass in back, still it to be on the safe side, you should use a case on your iPhone 15 Plus. It will protect the phone from scratches.
The iPhone 15 Plus display features rounded corners (iPhone 14 Plus had sharp corners) that follow a beautiful curved design. These corners are within the bounds of a standard rectangle when measured as such.
The iPhone 13 Plus, iPhone 14 Plus, and iPhone 15 Plus all feature a 6.1-inch OLED display panel. However, while the iPhone 13 Plus and 14 Plus have a notch, the iPhone 15 Plus benefits from the Dynamic Island upgrade and boasts slightly curved edges, making it more comfortable to hold.
The iPhone 15 Plus is splash, water, and dust resistant. It is tested under controlled laboratory conditions and have received an IP68 rating according to the IEC standard 60529, indicating they can withstand being submerged up to a maximum depth of 6 meters for up to 30 minutes. However, it's important to note that splash, water, and dust resistance are not permanent conditions, and their resistance may decrease due to normal wear.
Yes, there are some design changes in the iPhone 15 Plus compare to the previous year iPhone 14 Plus.
1. The iPhone 15 Plus has a dynamic island.
2. It has slightly curved edges compare to the iPhone 14, so it is more comfortable to hold.
3. The iPhone 15 Plus has a color infused back glass which is better than iPhone 14 glossy back glass.
Yes, the 15 Pro models are made of Titanium design, Ceramic Shield protection at front and Textured matt glass at back. Whereas the iPhone 15 Plus's back glass features a color-infused finish with a frosted matte texture and has an aluminum body.
The iPhone 14 Plus had a dual 12+12MP back camera and a 12MP selfie camera, but the latest iPhone 15 Plus comes with a 48MP back camera with f/1.6. So, it can take more sharp and accurate images than the previous iPhone 14 Plus model.
There are some improvements to Night Mode in the iPhone 15 Plus, with Apple promising sharper details and more vivid colors. Additionally, the company's Smart HDR feature is now better equipped to handle uneven lighting.
Apple announced updates to Night Mode, which helps users take pictures in low-light environments. The new iPhone 15 Plus sports a f/1.6 aperture lens, 2x telephoto option, and a new portrait camera feature.
The iPhone 15 Plus automatically detects when there's a person in the frame and captures rich depth information, allowing users to create stunning portraits either immediately or later in the Photos app.
No, the iPhone 15 Plus does not have a better camera than the iPhone 13 Pro. Despite the 13 Pro's 12MP rear camera, it still captures better photos and videos than the non-Pro iPhone 15 Plus models. However, the difference between both cameras is not substantial; if you are a casual user, you may not even notice the distinction.
Apple claims to have used Sapphire Crystal glass protection on their iPhone 15 Plus camera lenses. However, there is still a possibility of scratches occurring on the lens. Therefore, using camera lens protection would be a wise decision.
The iPhone 15 has a 48+12MP front camera and 12MP selfie camera, with some minor upgrades, whereas the iPhone 14 has 12+12MP camera on the back, and lacks some camera features that are there in the iPhone 15 Plus.
Yes, there are two major improvements in iPhone 15's display compare to it's predictors.
1. The iPhone 15 has a Dynamic Island.
2. Peak HDR brightness now reaches up to 1600 nits and the peak outdoor brightness reaches up to 2000 nits — twice as bright as the previous generation.
According to Apple's own claims, the iPhone 15 Plus offers a video playback time of up to 26 hours, which is the same as the iPhone 14 Plus. Therefore, the iPhone 15 Plus does not have a better battery than the iPhone 14 Plus; both have a similar battery capacity.
Apple's latest iPhone 15 Plus will still take over an hour to go from zero percent charge to full. Apple says that you can charge an iPhone 15 Plus from zero to 50% in 30 minutes using a 20W USB-C power adapter.
"The iPhone 15 Plus does indeed have a superior battery compared to the standard iPhone 15, thanks to its larger battery capacity. The iPhone 15 Plus can provide up to 26 hours of video playback and up to 100 hours of audio playback, whereas the iPhone 15 offers only 20 hours of video playback and 80 hours of audio playback."
Outside of the US, all four models in the iPhone 15 Plus series will offer support for sub-6GHz 5G frequencies. It's essential to comprehend the distinction between mmWave and sub-6GHz 5G frequencies. While mmWave frequencies deliver incredibly high speeds, they are restricted to short distances.
The iPhone 15 Plus has Wi-Fi 6 with 2x2 MIMO can deliver maximum speeds up to 1.2Gbps theoretically, with real-world speeds of 400-900 Mbps generally. The indoor range is around 90 feet and outdoor range up to 250 feet under ideal conditions. Real-world ranges may be lower depending on deployment.
Yes, you can connect external devices and accessories to the iPhone 15 Plus. Notably, Apple has made a significant transition with the iPhone 15 Plus, shifting from its traditional Lightning connector to a USB-C port.
The processor used in the iPhone 15 Plus is the A16 Bionic, it was used in the previous year 14 Pro models. This powerful chip, manufactured using the 4nm process, is responsible for both the device's performance and power efficiency.
A16 Bionic chip in iPhone 15 Plus , demonstrates a noticeable improvement over the previous model's A15 Bionic chip, used in the iPhone 14 Plus. There is no specific percentage increase available, but the new A16 Bionic chip is designed to be faster and more power-efficient. Moreover, the A16 Bionic chip is said to handle machine learning tasks better due to an improved Neural Engine, which could potentially enhance performance in certain areas such as gaming, image processing, and augmented reality.
Yes, there is a performance difference between the standard iPhone 15 Plus and the Pro models. The Pro models will have the newer and faster A17 Pro chip, while the standard model will have the previous-gen A16 Bionic. The A17 Pro is a generational leap forward, making the switch to 3nm manufacturing, so there are more transistors, more power, and better efficiency in the same die size.
Yes, you can use the iPhone 15 Plus for resource-intensive tasks like video editing and 3D rendering. The iPhone 15 Plus is equipped with advanced hardware and processing capabilities, including a powerful A16 Bionic chip. This chip is designed to handle demanding tasks efficiently, making it suitable for activities like video editing and 3D rendering.
Yes, the iPhone 15 Plus is faster than the iPhone 14 Plus . It is powered by the A16 Bionic chip, which is the successor to the A15 Bionic chip in the iPhone 14 Plus. Apple claims that the A16 Bionic chip is up to 20% faster than the A15 Bionic chip in terms of CPU performance and up to 30% faster in terms of GPU performance.
The price of the base model of iPhone 15 Plus (128 GB storage) in China is RMB 6999
I tried to answer all the questions related to the iPhone 15 Plus, and I hope you can make better purchasing decisions after getting all the answers related to the phone. If there is anything I missed and you want to know more about it, let me know in the comment section, and if there is anything wrong I answered, please correct me by commenting below.