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  • Writer's pictureCarter Causky

The New Iphone 15

On September 22, 2023, Apple released its brand new iPhone 15. This launch brought much excitement among people for the new features and a fresh phone. However, it also unexpectedly introduced some problems.

Let’s begin by discussing the positive aspects and new features. First and foremost, customers now have access to five new color options: pink, yellow, green, blue, and black. The iPhone 15 boasts an even better camera than its predecessors, enhancing both photography and video quality. It is also said to have the longest battery life of any iPhone, although the exact duration remains undisclosed. One of the most significant features of the new iPhone is the introduction of the USB-C charging port, marking the first change in iPhone charger design since 2012. Moreover, the new phone is the first iPhone to be constructed with titanium, intended to be lighter and just as durable as before. However, there has been some controversy regarding its durability. The device incorporates various new components, which is expected with any new phone release.

Despite these exciting changes and technological advancements, the iPhone 15 has also shown some significant flaws and issues. Many social media posts have raised concerns about the phone's durability. A YouTuber by the name of JerryRig Everything posted a video titled "Be Gentle with Apple's New Titanium iPhone 15 Pro Max... Yikes!" In the video, he conducted his signature durability test on the new phone, and with just a bit of force in an attempt to bend the phone, the entire back shattered. This has generated fear within the iPhone community, particularly among those who have purchased the new phone. Durability is not the only problem; there have been numerous reports of the phone overheating, with some users claiming that it becomes too hot to touch. Apple also warns users against charging the phone with any USB-C charger other than their own. This has raised questions about the reason for changing to USB-C if users are not supposed to use any other USB-C chargers. The whole point of the change was to establish a more universal charging cable, but with these restrictions, users are left wondering about the purpose of the switch.

In conclusion, the iPhone 15 introduces many promising new features along with some significant flaws. This leaves one pressing question unanswered: Is the iPhone 15 truly worth it?

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