New iPhone 15 leaks detail multiple upgrades, including faster charging, new colors, and updated cables. Let’s break them down.
The most influential rumor about the iPhone 15 comes from 9to5Mac Claims The move to USB-C will see Apple supply the iPhone 15 lineup with charging speeds of up to 35W. While that’s still slower than many Android competitors, 35W charging would be a 40-50% increase over iPhone 13 (23W) and iPhone 14 (25W) and a 30% increase over iPhone 13 and iPhone 14 Pro Max (both 27W). ) ).
What will this achieve in practice? It usually takes about two hours for iPhones to fully charge, while the 45W Galaxy S23 Ultra takes half that. So saving about 30 minutes seems very realistic. It remains to be seen if Apple also improves fast charging for the group (0-50% in 30 minutes).
My only warning about this leak is whether it will apply to the full range. Previous leaks claim that only iPhone 15 Pro models will get lightning-fast Thunderbolt 4 data speeds (40Gbps / 40,000Mbps) from their USB-C ports, while standard models will still be stuck with the legacy Lightning’s USB 2.0 performance (480Mbps). megabits per second). Restricting data and faster charging rates on Pro models could be a powerful tactic to increase sales.
iPhone charging cables may also get an upgrade in design, according to MacRumors. Speaking with leaker Kosutami site learn Apple is working on braided USB-C cables that will match the colors of the iPhone 15 range.
Kosutami mentions that the cables will come at least in white, black, yellow, purple, and orange. The latter seems to allude to the first orange iPhone, a long-sought-after option among Apple fans, although Kosutami warns that the shade of orange may be closer to pink. Apple released color-matching MacBook charging cables earlier this year.
What’s more, the colors are according to an additional leak from Apple insider Unknownz21, who did just that open The iPhone 15 has been tested in green, blue, yellow, orange and two vaguely described colors: pink/rose gold/ruddy gold and black/midnight/dark/basalt. Not all test options hit the market, but the real orange iPhone is guaranteed to be a bestseller.
In addition to these leaks, iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus buyers will see an iPhone 14 Pro-inspired upgrade with a Dynamic Island design, A16 chip, and an identical 48MP primary camera. The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max (now possibly Ultra) will move to a titanium body, a new solid-state action button, and ultra-thin bezels.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max will also get a 10x optical zoom camera, which is a first for Apple, but it comes with a significant price hike that may prompt some developers to revert to standard models.
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