iPhone 15 Ultra: everything we know so far

iPhone 15 Ultra: everything we know so far

The iPhone 15 Ultra is the big talk of the town, as leaks and rumors have sparked a conversation about Apple adding a new entry to the 2023 iPhone lineup, and it already appears to be the giant’s longest-lasting and most expensive iPhone. Cupertino technology so far.

Now that the iPhone 14 Y iPhone 14 Pro models are in the wild, the rumor mill is changing its approach to all things iPhone 15. While we’re already quite a ways from Apple releasing its next-generation flagship smartphones, there are already rumors of what the mysterious iPhone Ultra will bring to the table.

Many believe it will replace the usual iPhone Pro Max models, but will the rumored Ultra model be a simple name change, or will it offer a number of premium features? Read on to find out everything we know about the iPhone 15 Ultra so far.

Latest iPhone 15 Ultra Leaks and Rumors (Updated Oct 29)

iPhone 15 Ultra release date rumored

Apple is consistent when it comes to iPhone release dates, which means we can expect to see the iPhone 15 lineup around the same time we saw the iPhone 14 launch in 2022.

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This means the iPhone 15 Ultra is likely to launch sometime in September 2023, though its ship date could be delayed further, just like the iPhone 14 Max came out a couple of weeks later than the rest of the iPhone lineup. iPhone 14.

Since the similarly branded Apple Watch Ultra was announced alongside the new Apple Watch Series 8, the iPhone 15 Ultra will likely follow suit and not have its own separate launch event. Of course, it’s all still up in the air, and it may not be called “Ultra” after all.

iPhone 15 Ultra price

So far, rumors about the price of the iPhone 15 Ultra are scarce. However, there are some clues to piece together.

For one, Apple did not change the price of its iPhone 14 compared to the previous year. iPhone 13 lineup (well, only in the US, that is). Second, if the iPhone 15 Ultra is expected to replace the iPhone Pro Max model, it could be priced similarly. Ergo, we could see the 15 Ultra cost around $1,099.

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However, we are talking about an “Ultra” model. We’ve seen the Apple Watch Ultra and the M1 Ultra chip reach the mac studio. These are the most powerful Apple products in their respective categories and they come at a high price. If this is the case, expect the 15 Ultra to be expensive.

The Apple Watch Ultra is the company’s most expensive smartwatch to date by far. Starting at $799, that’s a $400 price increase compared to the apple watch series 8. While it offers a list of upgrades over the standard model, its titanium case is one of the reasons it commands a high price.

With this in mind, the iPhone 15 Ultra also with a titanium chassis (more on that later) would increase the price. The iPhone 14 Pro Max already starts at $1,099, and considering the price gap of the Apple Watch Ultra, we could rumor that the 15 Ultra would be priced between $1,500 and $2,000.

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