By Hartley Charlton
Apple recently introduced the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus as the successor to the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus with Dynamic Island, 48MP main camera, USB-C port and more. After discontinuing the “mini” devices, this is the second time Apple has offered a standard model with a 6.7-inch display, a display size that was previously exclusive to the high-end “Pro Max” iPhone line.
iPhone 15 prices start at $799, and the iPhone 15 Plus starts at $899. While the two phones share most features, there are a small number of differences between the devices that are worth considering. Our guide shows the differences between the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, it helps answer the question of how to decide which of these two iPhone models suit you best.
iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, they have almost all the same key features, aside from the physical size. Both phones have the same Super Retina XDR OLED display, A16 Bionic chip and “advanced” camera setup, and both are available in the same set of color options. However, there are some important differences:
|iPhone 15||iPhone 15 Plus|
|6.1″ Super Retina XDR OLED||6.7″ Super Retina XDR OLED|
|Resolution 2556 by 1179 pixels||Resolution 2796 by 1290 pixels|
|20 hours of battery life (during video playback)||26 hours of battery life (during video playback)|
|Height 5.81 inches (147.6 mm)||Height 6 .33 inches (160.9 mm)|
|Width 2.82 inches (71.5 mm)||Width 3.07 inches (78.1 mm) mm)|
|Weight 6.02 ounces (171 grams)||Weight 7.09 ounces (201 grams)|
|$799, $899, or $1,099 for 128, 256, or 512 GB storage||$899, $999, or $1,199 for 128, 256 GB, or 512 GB storage|
Unlike some iPhone Models with different display sizes are available, such as iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, no additional camera upgrades when using the larger iPhone 15 will not be. Plus. In fact, buying a larger device doesn't provide any distinct features at all. The six extra hours of battery life is the only real feature to consider besides the larger display.
The most important thing to consider when choosing an iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 The screen size is undoubtedly a plus, but comfort, compactness and weight are also noteworthy. An additional $100 to the price of the iPhone 15 Plus seems fair in terms of increased display area and battery life, but it's important to weigh these additional aspects for your personal use case.
iPhone 15 Plus represents the most you can get from a non-Pro iPhone model to ensure the best possible battery life, but this does not necessarily mean that the purchase will be beneficial for all users. The larger and heavier 6.7-inch iPhone not for all. Some may find iPhone 15 The Plus size is excessive or awkward to hold, while others will appreciate the larger display for media consumption. Screen size is ultimately a matter of personal preference, and since the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus, almost every feature except battery life is subject to individual taste.
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