Apple iPhone 15

Released September 2023

Premium ($600-$800)

Summary


Pros

  • Overall excellent camera experience for its segment
  • Enhanced image quality thanks to smart HDR technology
  • Excellent for portrait photos because of classing-leading bokeh performance
  • Consistently excellent video performance, particularly in autofocus and stabilization
  • Good for listening to music, watching movies or playing videogames, allowing for an immersive experience, thanks to its wideness and sound energy
  • Good at recording concerts and shows, or loud sources of sound
  • Readable screen in most lighting conditions
  • Very good discharge efficiency

Cons

  • Fairly limited zoom capabilities on camera
  • Image noise and occasional artifacts in images
  • Distortion when listening to music at maximum volume
  • Voices may be masked by ambient noises in an outdoors setting
  • Occasional lack of screen smoothness when scrolling and playing games
  • Poor charging experience

Scores


145
camera
2024
2nd

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Camera Score i
145
45
Samsung Galaxy A05s
BEST 158
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Photo i
147
50
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Bokeh i
80
20
Xiaomi Redmi 12C
BEST 85
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Preview i
84
34
Fairphone 4
BEST 91
Zoom i
114
15
Oppo A77 5G
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Video i
153
31
Samsung Galaxy A22 5G
BEST 158

Use Cases

BEST 149

Friends & Family

Portrait and group photos and videos

BEST 135

Lowlight

Photos and videos in lowlight conditions

145
display
2024
4th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Display Score i
145
52
Realme C21
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Readability i
150
40
Realme C21
BEST 163
Color i
150
49
Xiaomi Black Shark 3 Pro
BEST 164
Video i
146
40
Realme C21
BEST 162
Motion i
143
54
Realme C21
BEST 159
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro
Touch i
126
40
Realme C21
BEST 170
Artifacts i
136
40
Crosscall Action-X5
BEST 163
Top score
OnePlus Open
141
audio
2024
5th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Audio Score i
141
86
Vivo X60 Pro 5G (Snapdragon)
BEST 161

Sub-scores & Use Cases

Playback i
143
74
Nokia 7.2
BEST 163

Use Cases

BEST 172

Listening to music

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 161

Watching videos

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

BEST 156

Gaming

Through the smartphone's integrated speakers

Recording i
136
88
Fairphone 4
BEST 160
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Use Cases

BEST 169

Friends & Family videos

With the smartphone's main camera

BEST 164

Selfie videos

With the smartphone's selfie camera

BEST 158

Concert videos

With the smartphone's main camera

113
battery
20th

in Premium Ranking ($600-$800)

Overall Battery Score i
113
75
Samsung Galaxy S22 (Exynos)
BEST 157
Top score
Honor Magic6 Pro

Sub-scores

Autonomy i
110
55
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 195
Top score
Honor X7b
Charging i
108
72
Wiko Power U20
BEST 218
Efficiency i
131
47
Xiaomi 12 Pro
BEST 154
Top score
Oppo Reno6 5G

Key performances

Battery Life
2 days 3h
Battery Life
0-80% Charge
1h02
0-80% Charge
Full Charge
2h31
Full Charge
after 5-minute charge
3h12 Autonomy
after 5-minute charge

Specifications


147.6 x 71.6 x 7.8mm

Dimensions

5G
Dual SIM

Network

Water resistant
IP68

Protection

Wireless

Charging

128/256/512 GB

Storage

Wide, Ultra-Wide

Main camera
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