The iPhone 15 lineup will feature significantly larger batteries across the board, according to a rumor at the Japanese site, ITHome.
The article says the iPhone 15 will feature an 18% larger battery, iPhone 15 Plus and iPhone 15 Pro a 14% larger battery, and the iPhone 15 Pro Max a 12% larger battery. The iPhone 15 line-up will probably debut in September or October. Here’s a round-up of some of the other rumors about them:
° The iPhone 15 Pro will come in a deep red color. Some models of the 2023 smartphone will be available in green.
° Apple will rearrange the layout of the rear triple-lens camera system on the iPhone 15 Pro Max to accommodate the new periscope camera technology that will be exclusive to the larger handset.
° iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max models will introduce a new button press combination to power off and force restart the devices.
° They may feature a unified volume button.
The volume controls on the side of the iPhone 15 Pro may be a single unified rocker button.
° Pro models may pack 8GB of RAM.
° The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro’s USB-C port and accompanying charging cables will feature a Lightning-like authenticator chip, potentially limiting their functionality with accessories that aren’t Apple-approved.
° The iPhone 15 models will sport support for faster charging speeds when used with MFi-certifiated USB-chargers.
° iPhone 15 Pro models will have improved LiDAR scanners that offer better battery life and improved performance.
The standard iPhone 15 models may lack support for ProMotion and an always-on display.
° The iPhone 15 Pro models will see a price increase due to several rumored hardware upgrades.
° The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max will use a new ultra-low energy microprocessor.
° Apple’s plans for “haptic buttons” on the iPhone 15 have been scrapped. Instead, the tech giant plans to debut the feature on the 2024 iPhone 16.