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The iPhone 15 camera – What’s new?

We all know how important a good camera has become when choosing a new phone. We capture more moments and memories than ever before on our mobile devices. They’re always in our pockets or within reach. So what improvements has Apple made to it’s consumer model cameras for the iPhone 15 lineup?

Resolution and aperture of iPhone 15 camera

A big upgrade from the 12MP cameras of the iPhone 14 and 14 Plus, the iPhone 15’s advanced dual-camera system can capture Super-high-resolution photos (24MP and 48MP). It has an aperture of ƒ/1.6, making it perfect for low-light photography. The iPhone 15 camera even lets in more light than the iPhone 14 Pro. This is the perfect upgrade and will allow you to capture crisper images than ever! With up to 4x resolution allowing you to capture incredible detail you can take stunning landscapes and detailed snaps of daily life.

Zoom capabilities

The iPhone 15 also has 2x Telephoto zoom, allowing you to capture high-quality images even when zoomed in. Perfect for framing up subjects that are in the distance, it’s like carrying multiple lenses in your pocket.

Smart HDR 5

iPhone 15 and 15 Plus now have Smart HDR 5 for photos, meaning improved dynamic range and better image quality for on-the-go snaps in harsh lighting conditions.

Updated Portrait mode

Another handy new feature for all iPhone 15 models is the updated portrait mode. There is now no need to switch between portrait mode and regular photo mode when capturing images. The iPhone now recognises when there is a person or pet in the image and using depth information, Portrait mode is automatically applied.

This can be removed later in the Photos app and means you don’t have to keep swiping between portrait mode and regular photo mode.

Check out our full blog on our favourite features of the iPhone 15 for a full list of exciting new features of the iPhone 15 lineup.