iPhone 15 Release Date, Price, and Features Detailed for South Africa


The new Apple iPhone 15 models are here and we’re detailing everything you need to know before they go on sale in South Africa on Friday, 22nd of September (pre-orders from Friday, 22th of SeptembeiStore South Africa has announced the iPhone 15 is available for pre-order from today (22 September) with prices ranging from R21,999 to R44,999.

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Overall, it’s another year of incremental changes that will have you lusting over a new model, while not really needing it at all. Changes to the line-up start with USB-C that’s featured across the entire range, space-grade titanium for the Pro and Pro Max models, a new faster chip, and improvements to the camera with Smart HDR and the aforementioned 5x Telephoto zoom camera exclusive to the iPhone 15 Pro Max.

iPhone 15 specifications

We’ve given an at-a-glance overview of spec and features below before we deep dive into more details.

Model iPhone 15 iPhone 15 Plus iPhone 15 Pro iPhone 15 Pro Max
Display
6.1 inches
6.7 inches
6.1 inches
6.7 inches
Material

Aluminium with colour-infused glass back

Aluminium with colour-infused glass back

Titanium with textured matt glass back

Titanium with textured matt glass back

Processor
A16 Bionic
A16 Bionic
A17 Pro
A17 Pro
Cameras
– Advanced dual camera system

– 48MP Main | Ultra Wide

– Advanced dual camera system

– 48MP Main | Ultra Wide

– Pro camera system

– 48MP Main | Ultra Wide | Telephoto

– Pro camera system

– 48MP Main | Ultra Wide | Telephoto

Battery
Up to 26 hours video playback
Up to 26 hours video playback
Up to 29 hours video playback
Up to 29 hours video playback
Storage
128GB, 256GB, 512GB
128GB, 256GB, 512GB
128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB
256GB, 512GB, 1TB
Colours
Pink, yellow, green, blue, black
Pink, yellow, green, blue, black
Natural titanium, blue titanium, white titanium, black titanium
Natural titanium, blue titanium, white titanium, black titanium

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus Pricing in South Africa

iPhone 15 range                                  iPhone 15 range price after trading in below devices
After trade in After trade in
Trade in: Trade in:
iPhone 15 128GB R 21999 iPhone 13 128GB R 7 499 iPhone 12 64GB R 11999
iPhone 15 256GB R 24 999 iPhone 13 256GB R 9 499 iPhone 12 128GB R 13 999
iPhone 15 512GB R 30 799 iPhone 13 512GB 13 79:._j iPhone 12 256GB R 18 799
iPhone 15 Plus 128GB R 24 999 iPhone 13 128GB

-R 10 499 iPhone 12 64GB R 14 999
iPhone 15 Plus 256GB R 27 699 iPhone 13 256GB R 12 199 iPhone 12 128GB R 16 699
iPhone 15 Plus 512GB R 33 499 iPhone 13 512GB R 16 499 iPhone 12 256GB R 21499
iPhone 15 Pro 128GB           R 27 699    iPhone 13 Pro 128GB           R 10 199     iPhone 12 Pro 128GB           R 14 699
iPhone 15 Pro 256GB           R 30 799    iPhone 13 Pro 256GB –
R 11299     iPhone 12 Pro 256GB            R 16 299
iPhone 15 Pro 512GB R 36 499 iPhone 13 Pro 512GB R 15 999 iPhone 12 Pro 512GB R 20 999
iPhone 15 Pro 1TB R 41999 iPhone 13 Pro 1TB R 21499 iPhone 12 Pro 512GB R 26 499
iPhone 15 Pro Max 256GB R 33 499 iPhone 13 Pro Max 256GB R 11999 iPhone 12 Pro Max 256GB R 17 499
iPhone 15 Pro Max 512GB R 38 999 iPhone 13 Pro Max 512GB R 15 499 iPhone 12 Pro Max 512GB R 21999
iPhone 15 Pro Max 1TB R 44 999 iPhone 13 Pro Max 1TB R 21499 iPhone 12 Pro Max 512GB R 27 999

USB-C comes to iPhone 15 range, ending the Lightning cable’s 11-year-run.

The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus get the A16 Bionic chip, the famous Dynamic Island notch and 48MP main camera, TrueDepth front camera with autofocus and 4K cinematic mode.

You’ll also see improved portraits on the iPhone 15 via machine learning. Portrait mode will be enabled when your camera detects people in the shot or even cats and dogs.

The second generation Ultra Wideband will enable the iPhone 15 to connect to other devices from up to 3 times farther away. This chip also opens up a completely new way to use precision finding on iPhone 15 to find your friends.