iPhone 15 Plus camera: Leaks say massive upgrade coming

The iPhone 15 series is launching on September 12, 2023. If you are someone who’s eagerly waiting for the smartphone, then here is a look at what’s coming in the iPhone 15 Plus camera department.

| Updated on: Sep 08 2023, 09:42 IST
Apple Event 2023: iPhone 15 to Apple Watch 9, everything that could be launched
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1/6 iPhone 15 - The iPhone 15 series is expected to be one of the highlights of the Wonderlust event. Apple is likely to unveil four iPhones - iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. The standard iPhone 15 variants are tipped to get features such as Dynamic Island, and USB Type-C, while the top-end iPhone 15 Pro Max could get a periscope camera. (Unsplash)
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2/6 Apple Watch Series 9 - Apple’s next smartwatch has been tipped to get subtle upgrades. It will come in the same 41mm and 45mm sizes, and will reportedly feature a faster S9 chip under the hood based on iPhone 13’s A15 Bionic SoC, and a handful of new health sensors including Electrodermal Activity (EDA) Apple Watch Series 9 could also get a new pink colourway. (REUTERS)
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3/6 Apple Watch Ultra 2 - As per reports, Apple could unveil the second generation of its Apple Watch Ultra this year at the Wonderlust event. Although it is tipped to largely remain similar to the current model, it could also get the S9 chip under the hood. However, unlike last year, it is expected to be available in two colours this year, with a new ‘dark titanium’ finish in the works. (Unsplash)
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4/6 AirPods Pro 2 - Apple is finally moving away from its proprietary lightning port, and not only the iPhone 15 but the AirPods Pro 2nd Gen are also set to benefit from this change. AirPods Pro 2, which were announced at Apple’s Far Out event last year, will now get a new USB Type-C charging port at the bottom. (Unsplash)
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5/6 Cases, watchbands, and cables - Reports have also claimed that Apple will get rid of its leather cases and introduce a new material called FineWoven. It is expected to bring new cases for iPhones and watch bands for the Apple Watch. The Cupertino-based tech giant is also expected to introduce colour-matched, braided cables for its iPhones. (Unsplash)
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6/6 iOS 17 - While iOS 17 was announced at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2023, it is still in the beta phase and not available to the public. That is set to change as Apple usually releases its next operating system around the same time as the launch of its new iPhones. iOS 17 is set to bring several new features such as Contact Posters, Live Voicemail, Standby, and changes to Phone, Messages, Health, and other apps.  (Apple)
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Know all the rumoured iPhone 15 Plus camera specs. (Unsplash)

Apple is about to launch its most-awaited next-generation iPhone in just a few days. The Apple event is scheduled for September 12, 2023, and four new smartphones: iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro, and iPhone 15 Pro Max are expected to be announced at the event - there is some talk about the iPhone 15 Ultra too. Over the past few weeks, we have seen numerous leaks based on the new models which are keeping the excitement bar high for fans who are eagerly waiting for the rollout to happen. Know what iPhone 15 Plus has in store for users in terms of its camera capabilities.

iPhone 15 Plus camera

According to a report by ITHome, the iPhone 15 lineup may come with a massive upgrade in the main camera which is expected to get a 48 MP lens which was also featured in iPhone 14 Pro. Additionally, it is rumoured that this year the iPhone 15 Plus may not get the telephoto lens. However, they may have a 12MP ultra-wide camera and a 12MP selfie camera. As per reports, iPhone 15 base models may have a smaller stacked CMOS image sensor which may affect the sharpness of the image. iPhone 15 Plus is also expected to get "state of the art" image sensors from Sony.

iPhone 15 Plus specs

The new iPhone 15 Plus is expected to feature a 6.7-inch OLED display with a 60Hz refresh rate although it may not support Apple's always-on display or ProMotion feature. It may come with an A16 Bionic chipset that currently powers the iPhone 14 Pro models. Additionally, the iPhone 15 Plus may transition from a Lighting port to a USB-C type charging port as per reports. It was also rumoured that the iPhone 15 Plus may also receive Dynamic Island, which is Apple's new take on the infamous notch. This may come as a big change for standard iPhone 15 models. 

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In terms of pricing, the iPhone 15 Plus may start from $899 for the base 128GB storage variant and could price up to $1,199 for high storage capacity. However, the specs and prices are based on speculations and the actual data will be revealed officially at the Apple event which is going to happen on September 12, 2023.

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First Published Date: 04 Sep, 10:59 IST