iPhone 16 Pro VS iPhone 15 Pro: Apple to make these 6 big upgrades to its most expensive iPhones in 2024 | Mobile News

iPhone 16 Pro VS iPhone 15 Pro: Apple to make these 6 big upgrades to its most expensive iPhones in 2024

Waiting for the iPhone 16 Pro model to launch? Check out the comparison between the iPhone 15 Pro and the iPhone 16 Pro to know the expected upgrades.

By: AISHWARYA PANDA
| Updated on: Apr 21 2024, 08:22 IST
iPhone 16 leaks: From bigger screens to AI capabilities, know what to expect from next-gen Apple phones
iPhone 15 Pro VS iPhone 16 Pro
1/5 Apple analyst Ross Young suggests that Apple might increase the screen size for its Pro models. That means the iPhone 16 Pro could get a 6.3-inch display whereas the iPhone 16 Pro Max could stretch to a mammoth 6.9-inch display. The vanilla iPhone 16 variants are likely to retain their current sizes. (Unsplash)
iPhone 15 Pro VS iPhone 16 Pro
2/5 As per the reports, the iPhone 16 series could get AI capabilities too. It will reportedly equipped with an A18 chipset boasting a Neural Engine with significantly more cores than its predecessor. The Neural Engine is a crucial component of Apple's chipsets, dedicated to handling AI and machine learning tasks. (Unsplash)
iPhone 15 Pro VS iPhone 16 Pro
3/5 According to 91mobile CAD renders, the iPhone 16 Pro is expected to get a similar titanium frame as the iPhone 15 Pro and the iPhone 15 Pro Max. However, there is an inclusion of a new Capture button and a larger Action button. It will likely get thinner bezels and more curved edges. (Pixabay)
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4/5 The vanilla iPhone 16 models could get a new camera layout this year. Leaked renders suggest a vertical camera setup, paving the way for potential new capabilities like Spatial Video recording.  (Shaurya Tomer/HT Tech)
iPhone 15 Pro VS iPhone 16 Pro
5/5  It is also reported that the iPhone 16 Pro might get the tetraprism lens too, following the inclusion of this feature in this year’s iPhone 15 Pro Max. Apple is reportedly working together with its exclusive supplier Largan to improve the yield. Apple is also looking to pioneer specially moulded lenses to compensate for the smaller size of the smartphone. This would allow Apple to fit larger lenses without compromising the small form factor of the iPhone 16 Pro. (Unsplash)
iPhone 15 Pro VS iPhone 16 Pro
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iPhone 15 Pro VS iPhone 16 Pro: Know what Apple is planning for the iPhone 16 Pro models. (REUTERS)

iPhone 15 Pro model debuted in September 2023, now in a few months we will be seeing the new generation of Apple iPhone. While the launch of iPhone 16 is months away, the leaks have given us an idea about what Apple may announce during the launch. If you have been waiting to buy the iPhone 16 Pro, then you must have clarity over the upgrades from its predecessor. Let's check out if it is worth waiting for the new generation of Apple iPhone or simply check what is expected to feature.

iPhone 15 Pro VS iPhone 16 Pro

Design: While the iPhone 16 standard model is expected to get vertical camera placement, the iPhone 16 Pro models are expected to remain similar to the iPhone 15 Pro models. However, there is an addition of a new Capture Button and it may also receive bigger dimensions.

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Display: iPhone 15 Pro models were launched in 6.1-inch and 6.7-inch sizes. However, the iPhone 16 Pro model may receive a larger display with 6.3-inch and 6.9-inch. The new models may also feature an OLED display with brighter micro-lens technology.


Camera: The iPhone 16 Pro Max is expected to get a Sony IMX-903 main camera sensor which is improved than the iPhone 15 Pro Max's Sony IMX-803 main camera sensor. Additionally, the iPhone 16 Pro may get a telephoto camera with a larger sensor. While the tetraprism design, optical image stabilization, and autofocus 3D sensor shift may remain similar to the predecessor. Lastly, another upgrade is expected to be the 48MP ultra-wide camera from the 12MP ultra-wide camera.


Performance: The iPhone 16 Pro models is expected to feature a new A18 Pro chip, whereas the iPhone 15 Pro models are powered by the A17 Pro chip. The upcoming iPhone Pro models may receive an enhanced neural engine to support AI features. Additionally, it may support Snapdragon X75 5G modem and Wi-Fi 7 connectivity.


Battery: The iPhone 15 Pro has a 3274 mAh battery and the iPhone 15 Pro Max has a 4422 mAh battery. Now, the iPhone 16 Pro is expected to get a 3355 mAh battery and the iPhone 16 Pro may get a 4676 mAh battery. Additionally, the wire charging support may increased from 25W to 40W.

Software: Lastly, the major upgrade for the iPhone 16 Pro models would be the iOS 18 operating system which will support several AI features. The iPhone 16 models may also receive device-exclusive AI features. However, the iPhone 15 Pro model will also support iOS 18 and some of the AI features.

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First Published Date: 20 Apr, 07:30 IST
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