Are Apple’s new products worth it? | What the Tech?
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (WHAT THE TECH?) — At its recent annual fall event, Apple introduced a new iPhone 15 and a new Apple Watch but are the new products worth the cost?
The iPhone 15 isn’t that different from the iPhone 14 but it still might be worth the upgrade for some iPhone users.
iPhone 15 improvements are mostly under the hood. It’s faster, the cameras are an improvement. It’s also simpler to switch to portrait mode.
It gets the dynamic island that displays music playing, phone calls, and Uber information. Also, the screen is a bit bigger.
There are no huge upgrades from the 14. In fact, Apple spent a little more than 2 minutes unveiling it. That’s less than it spent on talking about its environmental impact.
The most significant difference users will notice is the charging port. The lightning port is out, USB-C is in and can charge other Apple devices.
The iPhone 15 Pro has significantly better cameras and is fast enough for gamers to play Apple’s version of console games.
The Apple Watch Series 9 is faster than the previous model of course. This new feature allows you to answer and hang up calls, just by pinching your fingers together.
The Series 9 also comes in two new colors pink and starlight.
Who should upgrade to the new products Apple is rolling out? Anyone with an iPhone 13 and older and anyone with a Series 7 and older Apple Watch.
The upgrade isn’t necessarily recommended for the iPhone 15 and Apple Watch Series 9.
Remember, last year’s models of both phones and the Apple Watch usually drop in price by $100.
The iPhone 15 and Apple Watch Series 9 will be available in stores come September 22 this year.
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