If you’re in the market for an iPhone 15 this year, it might surprise you by the news that Apple is planning to launch a couple of new color options. Apple is said to be adding two light yellow and green version.
There are other rumors suggesting that the classic squared-off design that launched with the iPhone 12 will remain in position for Pro and Pro Max models. But, the addition of a muted button and USB-C ports might assist in making them stand out.
iPhone 15 Specifications
It is believed that the iPhone 15 is expected to come with a slightly larger body with rounded edges and frames made of titanium much like the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Plus. It is also rumored to include a new red color option for Pro and Pro Max. Pro and Pro Max, as well as a redesign of the “mute” button that could be used to activate different options, including taking the phone out of silence or to run shortcuts.
Regarding hardware each model is expected to feature Dynamic Islands as well as a USB C port that will speed up data transfers and charging speed. The Pro models are believed to come with a periscope-like camera for 5x or 6x optical zoom capability. It is believed that the iPhone 15 will be the first phone with chips made with Apple supplier TSMC’s 7nm manufacturing process, which should offer better performance and lower power consumption.
A few outlets managed to access mock-up units that are used to test cases and accessories, and it seems that this year’s iPhone 15 will no longer feature solid state buttons. Instead, the redesigned “Action Button” is set to replace the mute button as well as to let users use different shortcuts or access accessibility functions with just a single click. Apple may also add an Ultra Wide Band chip to enable the phones to function more seamlessly in conjunction with the other Apple hardware, for example the upcoming Vision Pro headset.
iPhone 15 Design
Apple won’t be changing the look and feel of its iPhone 15 models. Instead, the company will likely concentrate on minor improvements, including the slimmer edges of its bezel as well as new color options.
There are rumors that suggest the “Pro version of iPhone 15 iPhone 15 will feature titanium frames to improve longevity. This would be a major improvement over the iPhone 14’s aluminum construction. In addition, the “Pro” models are said to feature a 120 Hz display refresh rate first introduced with the iPhone 13 Pro.
The mute button is also expected to get an update. Leaked CAD images taken by ShrimpApplePro indicates that the switch will transform into a single button with the ability to perform a variety of quick actions. It is based the iOS 17 beta software, this might include accessibility options such as flashlight control, camera activation, concentration mode activation, or shortcuts that run.
Some other cosmetic tweaks could be planned for an iPhone 15. According to 9to5Mac the regular model, which is not Pro-grade, will feature a iphone 15 deep red hue, which is more intense than the present Pro RED shade. It will also sport the smaller shape of a pill in the display for the Face ID sensor. In addition it is expected that the iPhone 15 will likely support eSIM across the world for replacing physical SIM cards.
iPhone 15 Colors
Traditionally, iPhone models are available in five color options at the time of launch. Then, they get a new color every spring (like this year’s bright yellow iPhone 14). There are rumors that suggest it’s possible that the iPhone 15 will offer more color options than usual.
9to5Mac states that iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro are expected to come with Midnight Black, Starlight White as well as Product RED along with two new shades: Light pink and light blue. This shade would be identical to the green hue provided by the iPhone 14. The latter is a bubblegum pink shade that is sure to appeal to Apple’s female consumers.
In the case of the third rumored shade, it’s thought to be a bluish color reminiscent of the ocean’s Pacific Blue. This color is likely to match the titanium casings on the Pro models, according to MacRumors as well as tipster Unknownz21.
Apart from these color choices, aside from these options, iPhone 15 is expected to be offered in silver, gold and space gray. It is also rumored to feature a textured matte back which is similar to version on the iPhone X. Apple could reveal its iPhone 15 lineup at a special event this September. It’s likely to come with important upgrades like the new Titanium body and Action Button, plus USB-C ports that support Thunderbolt 3 data speeds and 35W fast charging features.