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22 May 24

Apple iPhone 15 – Overview

The Apple iPhone 15 has been officially released, and it promises to be nothing short of extraordinary. With its impressive features, advanced technology, and sleek design, the Apple iPhone 15 is set to redefine the smartphone experience. In this article, we will delve into the specifications, features, and pricing of the iPhone 15, giving you a comprehensive overview of this all-new device.

The starting price of the iPhone 15 in India is around Rs. 75,000 for the 128GB model. However, the exact price can vary depending on the storage capacity and retailer you choose. For instance, the iPhone 15 Pro starts at Rs. 1,34,900 for the 128GB model on the Apple website. If you are on a budget, you can buy your preferred mobile on EMI on No Cost EMIs using the Bajaj Finserv Insta EMI Card.

Features and technical specification

RAM

6GB

Processor

Apple A16 Bionic

Rear camera

48MP + 12MP

Front camera

12MP

Battery

3349 mAh

Display

6.1-inch (15.49 cm)

 

Apple iPhone 15 – Full specifications and features

The iPhone 15 brings a significant upgrade to the camera with a new 48MP main sensor. It also inherits the Dynamic Island and brighter Super Retina XDR display from the Pro models. Apple's A16 Bionic chip delivers powerful performance, and recycled materials make it more eco-friendly. Learn more about the product by visiting your nearest Apple store.

The Apple iPhone 15 continues Apple's tradition of sleek and elegant design. It boasts dimensions of 147.6 x 71.6 x 7.8 mm and weighs just 171 g, making it both lightweight and pocket-friendly. The device is encased in Corning Gorilla Glass on the front and back, with an aluminium frame that provides durability and a premium feel. It is also rated IP68 for dust and water-resistance, allowing it to withstand immersion in water up to 6 metres for 30 minutes.

Height

147.6 mm

Width

71.6 mm

Thickness

7.8 mm

Weight

171 g

Build material

Back: Gorilla Glass

Colours

Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Yellow

Waterproof

Yes, Water resistant (up to 30 minutes in a depth of 6 meter), IP68

Ruggedness

Dust proof


Display

The iPhone 15 features a stunning Super Retina XDR OLED display with support for HDR10. It offers a peak brightness of 2000 nits, making it perfect for outdoor use. The 6.1-inch screen provides a cinematic viewing experience with a resolution of 1179 x 2556 pixels, resulting in a pixel density of approximately 461 ppi. The Ceramic Shield glass protection ensures added durability and scratch resistance.

Capacity

3349 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Removable

No

Wireless charging

Yes

Quick charging

Yes, Fast, 20 W: 50% in 30 minutes

USB type-C

Yes


Performance

Under the hood, the iPhone 15 is powered by the cutting-edge Apple A16 Bionic chipset built on a 4nm process. This hexa-core processor comprises two high-performance Everest cores and four efficient Sawtooth cores, ensuring smooth multitasking and swift app launches. The Apple GPU with 5-Core graphics guarantees exceptional gaming and graphics performance.

Chipset

Apple A16 Bionic

CPU

Hexa Core (3.46 GHz, Dual Core, Everest + 2.02 GHz, Quad core, Sawtooth)

Architecture

64 bit

Fabrication

4 nm

Graphics

Apple GPU (Five-Core graphics)

RAM

6GB

RAM Type

LPDDR5


Memory

The Apple iPhone 15 comes in three storage variants - 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB, all paired with 6GB of RAM. The use of NVMe storage ensures lightning-fast data access and app loading times, making multitasking a breeze.

Advanced dual-camera system

One of the standout features of the iPhone 15 is its advanced dual-camera system. The primary rear camera is a 48MP sensor with an f/1.6 aperture and sensor-shift Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS). This ensures stunning low-light performance and sharp, detailed photos. The secondary 12MP ultra-wide camera has an f/2.4 aperture and a 120-degree field of view, perfect for capturing expansive landscapes.

Main camera

Camera setup

Dual

Resolution

48 MP f/1.6, wide angle, primary camera (26 mm focal length, 1 µm pixel size) 12 MP f/2.4, ultra-wide angle camera (13 mm focal length)

Sensor

Sensor-shift Image Stabilisation

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

OIS

Yes

Flash

Yes, Dual-color LED flash

Image resolution

8000 x 6000 pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting modes

Continuous shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Burst mode

Camera features

10x Digital zoom
Auto flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video recording

3840 x 2160 @ 24 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

Video recording features

Slo-motion
Video HDR
Night Time-Lapse
Action mode
ProRes video
Audio zoom
Stereo recording

Front camera

Camera setup

Single

Resolution

12 MP f/1.9, wide angle, primary camera (23 mm focal length)

Autofocus

Yes

Flash

Yes, retina flash

Video recording

3840 x 2160 @ 24 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Video recording

For videography enthusiasts, the Apple iPhone 15 offers an array of options. It can record 4K video up to 60 fps, and 1080p video up to 240 fps. The device also supports HDR and Dolby Vision HDR recording at up to 60 fps, ensuring your videos look stunning in any lighting conditions. The Cinematic mode allows you to add a professional touch to your videos with background blurring effects.

Selfie camera

The front-facing camera on the iPhone 15 is of 12MP with an f/1.9 aperture, making it ideal for capturing crisp selfies. It also supports 4K video recording at 24, 25, 30, and 60fps, and 1080p video at 25, 30, and 60fps with gyro-EIS for stable videos.

Rear camera

Camera setup

Dual

Resolution

48MP f/1.6, Wide angle, Primary camera, 12MP f/2.4, Ultra-Wide Angle Camera

Sensor

Sensor-shift Image Stabilisation

Autofocus

Yes, Phase Detection autofocus, Dual Pixel autofocus

OIS

Yes

Flash

Yes, Dual-colour LED flash

Image resolution

8000 x 6000 pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting modes

Continuous Shooting
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Burst mode

Camera features

10 x Digital zoom
Auto flash
Face detection
Touch to focus

Video recording

3840x2160 @ 24 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Video recording features

Slow motion
Video HDR
Night time-lapse
Action mode
ProRes video
Audio zoom
Stereo recording

 

Front camera

Camera setup

Single

Resolution

12MP f/1.9, Wide Angle, Primary camera

Autofocus

Yes

Flash

Yes, retina flash

Video recording

3840x2160 @ 24 fps
1920x1080 @ 30 fps


Sound

The iPhone 15 comes equipped with stereo speakers for an immersive audio experience. While it lacks a traditional 3.5mm headphone jack, it supports wireless audio accessories and includes a USB Type-C 2.0 port with DisplayPort functionality for wired audio and video connectivity.

Network connectivity

The iPhone 15 offers lightning-fast connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 802.11, dual-band support, and hotspot capability. Bluetooth 5.3 ensures seamless pairing with your wireless devices. It also features GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, and QZSS for precise location tracking, as well as NFC for contactless payments through Apple Pay.

Operating System

Running on iOS 17, the iPhone 15 brings a host of new features and enhancements to the table. The latest iteration of Apple's mobile operating system offers improved performance, enhanced privacy features, and a more intuitive user experience.

Apple iPhone 15 – Price list in India (2024)

Product Name

Price in India

Apple iPhone 15 (128GB) - Black

Rs. 71,290

Apple iPhone 15 (128GB) - Yellow

Rs. 71,290

Apple iPhone 15 (128GB) - Green

Rs. 71,290

Apple iPhone 15 (256GB) - Black

Rs. 80,590

Apple iPhone 15 (256GB) - Pink

Rs. 80,590

Apple iPhone 15 (256GB) - Green

Rs. 80,590

Apple iPhone 15 (256GB) - Yellow

Rs. 80,590

Apple iPhone 15 (512GB) - Yellow

Rs. 99,290

Apple iPhone 15 (512GB) - Black

Rs. 99,290

Apple iPhone 15 (512GB) - Pink

Rs. 101,999

 

Get exciting deals on Apple iPhone 15

To make the iPhone 15 even more enticing, Apple is offering exciting offers and cashback deals for early buyers. These offers may include trade-in discounts, No Cost EMI options, and exclusive bundles with accessories. Be sure to check with the authorised Apple retailers and online stores for the latest offers and promotions.

Also read: iPhone 15 Pro Max – specifications and price

Buy Apple iPhone 15 on No Cost EMI

Shop on No Cost EMI

To lighten your payment burden, the Bajaj Finserv Insta EMI Card waives the interest component on your monthly instalments. In other words, you do not have to shoulder any interest charges when buying the latest Apple iPhone 15.

Avail zero down payment benefits

You can skip lump sum payment requirements if your selected iPhone 15 model is covered under the zero down payment clause. Thus, you can take the phone home without depositing an amount at checkout.

Pay over a flexible tenure

Bajaj Finserv offers a flexible repayment window ranging between 1 to 60 months. Depending on your income and expenses, you can choose a favourable repayment duration and convert the mobile phone price into EMIs.

How to buy an Apple iPhone 15 using the Bajaj Finserv Insta EMI Card

  1. Visit any of the Bajaj Finserv partner store
  2. Choose the iPhone 15 variant you desire
  3. Select a suitable EMI plan that aligns with your budget and preferences
  4. Complete the process using your Bajaj Finserv Insta EMI Card and make the purchase

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Frequently asked questions

How much does an iPhone 15 cost in India?

The Apple iPhone 15 is available in India in three storage variants: 128GB for Rs. 79,900, 256GB for Rs. 89,900, and 512GB for Rs. 1,09,900. The phone comes in Blue, Pink, Yellow, Green, and Black colours.

How is the iPhone 15 different from its predecessors?

The iPhone 15 has a faster processor, improved camera, and better battery life compared to the iPhone 14.

Does iPhone 15 have a USB-C port?

Yes, the iPhone 15 has a USB-C port. The iPhone 15 and 15 Plus have USB 2.0 Type-C ports capable of 480Mbps data transfer speed, while the iPhone 15 Pro and 15 Pro Max have a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port capable of 10Gbps datat transfer speed.

Are the iPhone 15s made in India of good quality?

There is no official confirmation on where exactly iPhone 15s are manufactured. Apple products are typically made in various countries, and India is one of the major production hubs. Regardless of origin, Apple maintains strict quality control standards for all its devices globally. You can expect the iPhone 15, wherever it is made, to be of excellent quality.

What is the price of iPhone 15?

The base price for the iPhone 15 in India starts at Rs. 71,290 for the 128GB storage variant. Prices increase for higher storage options, reaching up to Rs. 99,290 for the 512GB model. There is also the iPhone 15 Plus with a starting price above Rs. 80,590.

Is the iPhone 15 waterproof?

Yes, the iPhone 15 is water-resistant, similar to previous iPhones. It should withstand splashes and brief submersion, but for peace of mind, it is always best to avoid exposing it to excessive moisture.

Does the iPhone 15 have a titanium body?

Yes, the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max feature a premium titanium body. The use of Titanium Grade 5 makes them both strong and lightweight, offering a sleek and durable design12. However, the iPhone 15 Pro variant may have a stainless steel body, similar to the iPhone 14 and Pro Max variants

Is the iPhone 15 worth buying?

Whether the iPhone 15 is worth buying depends on your needs and budget. It offers the latest Apple A series processor for smooth performance and an improved camera system. However, the price is on the premium side. Consider factors like upgrade needs, camera priorities, and available budget before making a decision. You can also explore other high-end smartphones for comparison.

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