Apple’s new iPhone 15 models are said to be the tech giant’s most expensive yet, costing Australians at least $3,000 for the top-of-the-line smartphone version, which will be the first ever to feature two terabytes of storage.
Industry insiders are reporting that the highly anticipated iPhone 15 Max 2TB could start at A$3,195.
That’s more than 33 percent more than the starting price of $1,999 for a 13-inch MacBook Pro notebook.
The 1TB model of the iPhone 15 could cost as much as $2,969, while a basic 128GB version of the latest model will cost tech lovers $2,099.
For comparison, the latest models currently available in Australia, the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max 1TB, start at A$1,749 and $1,899 each.
The basic iPhone 14 starts at According to Apple’s website, the price is A$1,399, while the iPhone 14 Plus starts at $1,579.
Apple has kept a low profile on the iPhone 15 models due to launch in the US on September 12, but has hailed the latest versions as “the best iPhone ever”.
A well-known tech leaker on Wednesday revealed updated versions of the graphics used for the iPhone 15 Pro
Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro Max 1TB (pictured in the Apple Store in New York after launch in September 2022) starts at A$1,899
The Australian release date for iPhone15 models is expected on or after September 22, according to the men’s lifestyle publication boss hunt recently reported.
A spokeswoman for Apple Australia told Daily Mail Australia that the company has no new details to share as no announcements have been made yet.
The iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max versions are rumored to appear.
The top-end iPhone 15 Max 2TB will be the first phone ever to feature two terabytes of storage.
A terabyte equals 1,024 gigabytes and offers space for 555,555 JPEG images.
The iPhone 15 Pro Max will also likely be available in standard 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB versions, but isn’t expected to ship until October due to supply chain issues.
The top-end iPhone models are also rumored to have a titanium finish, an improved camera and a powerful new chip.
Titanium tolerates higher temperatures better than steel and offers similar protection against water damage.
The 128GB base version of Apple’s iPhone 15 is said to cost tech lovers $2,099, $600 more than the base iPhone 14 (pictured)
The iPhone 15 Pro models are also rumored to have USB-C instead of Lightning, new periscope camera technology with improved zoom quality, USB-C connector and an A17 chip.
Regardless of which iPhone 15 model you choose, all will see improved battery capacity.
The base iPhone 15 reportedly has a 3,877mAh battery, the iPhone 15 Plus has 4,912mAh, the iPhone 15 Pro has 3,650mAh, and the iPhone 15 Pro Max has 4,852mAh.
The current iPhone 14 Pro Max version has a capacity of 4,323 mAh.
As various color rumors continue to circulate, the latest Pro models will come in a unique dark blue colorway with a shade of gray, according to renowned tech leaker Unknownz21.
This comes after Unknownz21 took to X (formerly known as Twitter) on Wednesday to collaborate with to reveal the updated version of the graphics used for the blue color of the iPhone 15 Pro MacRumors.
The Australian release date for iPhone15 models is expected on or after September 22nd. Pictured are customers in front of Apple’s store in Sydney