Apple iPhone 15 Release Date, Specification and Price in Pakistan

A noticeable, but much more significant tweak is the transition to a USB-C Port for the first time.

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Apple has announced a date for their product release, which means the iPhone 15 series will be available on Friday, September 22, 2023. The upcoming iPhone 15 series is expected to significantly improve compared to previous iPhone models, making it an exciting release. Further, the iPhone 15 is anticipated to feature a Dynamic Island notch and could substitute the Lightning port with a USB Type-C port. The iPhone 15 Pro models are expected to have slim bezels and curved edges, unlike the iPhone 14 Pro models. Apple’s upcoming mobile iPhone 15 is expected to launch soon in Pakistan. Apple iPhone 15 price in Pakistan is likely to start from 236,000 PKR for base varient (without PTA Tax). Multiple variants of 8 GB RAM / 128 GB Storage and 8 GB RAM / 256 GB Storage with iPhone 15 will exist.

The upcoming iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus will likely be equipped with the A16 Bionic chip, while the iPhone 15 Pro models are expected to be powered by the new A17 Bionic chip. Also, the Apple iPhone 15 is likely to feature the same 48MP main camera as the iPhone 14 Pro models introduced last year. Apple is also considering using titanium side frames instead of stainless steel for the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max.

Apple iPhone 15 Expected Price in Pakistan

Here is a brief look at the most recent updates regarding the price of the iPhone 15 series in the Pakistan and USA markets.

The base model of the iPhone 15 with 128 GB storage is priced at Rs.236,000 in Pakistan and ($799 in the USA). The 256 GB variant costs Rs.265,500 in Pakistan and ($899 in the USA). The highest storage option, 512 GB, is priced at Rs.324,600 in Pakistan and ($1099 in the USA).

The price of the iPhone 15 Plus varies depending on the storage capacity. The 128 GB model is priced at Rs.265,500 in Pakistan ($899 in the USA), the 256 GB model at Rs.295,000 in Pakistan ($999 in the USA), and the 512 GB model at Rs.354,100 in Pakistan ($1199 in the USA).

The iPhone 15 Pro is available in three storage options: 128 GB for Rs.295,000 in Pakistan and ($999 in the USA), 256 GB for Rs.324,600 in Pakistan ($1099 in the USA), and 512 GB for Rs.383,700 in Pakistan ($1299 in the USA).

The iPhone 15 Pro Max costs vary based on the storage capacity. The 128 GB model is priced at Rs.354,100 in Pakistan ($1199 in the USA), the 256 GB model at Rs.383,700 in Pakistan ($1299 in the USA), and the 512 GB model at Rs.442,700 in Pakistan ($1499 in the USA).

ModelVariantActual Price
Apple iPhone 15128 GBRs.236,000
Apple iPhone 15256 GBRs.265,500
Apple iPhone 15512 GBRs.324,600
Apple iPhone 15 Plus128 GBRs.265,500
Apple iPhone 15 Plus256 GBRs.295,000
Apple iPhone 15 Plus512 GBRs.354,100
Apple iPhone 15 Pro128 GBRs.295,000
Apple iPhone 15 Pro256 GBRs.324,600
Apple iPhone 15 Pro512 GBRs.383,700
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max128 GBRs.354,100
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max256 GBRs.383,700
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max512 GBRs.442,700

PTA Tax Cost of Apple iPhone 15 Series

The cost of taxes on the iPhone 15 series will be determined by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).

The PTA tax for registering the Apple iPhone 15 with a Passport is PKR 107,325 while registering with a CNIC incurs a tax of PKR 130,708. The Apple iPhone 15 Plus has a PTA tax of PKR 113,075 for Passport registration and PKR 137,033 for CNIC registration.

The Apple iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max have different PTA tax rates for Passport and CNIC registration. It is important to make these payments within specific timeframes to meet regulatory requirements. So the, Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max has a PTA tax of PKR 131,130 for Passport registration and PKR 156,893 for CNIC registration.

ModelPTA Tax on PassportPTA Tax on CNIC
Apple iPhone 15Rs.107,325Rs.130,708
Apple iPhone 15 PlusRs.113,075Rs.137,033
Apple iPhone 15 ProRs.122,275Rs.147,153
Apple iPhone 15 Pro MaxRs.131,130Rs.156,893

Glance

Apple iPhone 15: The new iPhone has a 6.1-inch screen with smaller bezels, a faster A16 processor, improved battery life, a U2 chip, and a USB-C port instead of Lightning. It comes in green, yellow, and pink color options.

Apple iPhone 15 Plus: The new phone will have a 6.7-inch screen with smaller borders and a feature called Dynamic Island. It will also have an A16 processor, 6GB of LPDDR5 RAM, improved batteries, a U2 chip, and will use USB-C instead of Lightning. It will be available in green, yellow, and pink.

Apple iPhone 15 Pro: The new device features a 6.1-inch display with Pro Motion and Dynamic Island, thinner bezels, and rounded corners. An A17 processor powers it and has 8GB of RAM. There is an option for a 2TB storage capacity and better battery performance. The device also includes a U2 chip and replaces the Lightning port with USB-C. There is a new color option called ‘Titan Gray.

Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max: The new device will have a 6.7-inch display with Pro Motion and Dynamic Island, slim bezels, and rounded corners. It will also have an A17 processor, 8GB RAM, and the option for 2TB of storage. The battery performance will be improved with a U2 chip and USB-C port instead of Lightning. The device will have a periscope lens with 6x optical zoom and 8K video recording support. It will also come in a new Titan Gray color.

Design

The upcoming iPhone 15 models are predicted to resemble the iPhone 14 models but with a larger pill-and-hole cutout. This means that all the iPhone 15 models will not have a notch and will instead feature the Dynamic Island design introduced in the iPhone 14 Pro models.

There is a rumor that the iPhone 15 models may have a frosted glass back, a design feature usually exclusive to the Pro models. The standard models usually have a glossy black back.

Camera

iPhone 15 and 15 Plus

  • Main Camera: 48-megapixel image sensor, ƒ/1.6 aperture
  • Ultra Wide Camera: 12-megapixel image sensor, ƒ/2.4 aperture

According to analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus will feature a 48-megapixel camera, similar to the iPhone 14 Pro models. This new camera technology will enhance low-light photography by capturing more light. Another analyst, Jeff Pu, mentioned that the regular iPhone 15 models will have the same 48-megapixel lens.

iPhone 15 Pro

  • Main Camera: 48 megapixels, Sony IMX-803 image sensor, ƒ/1.78 aperture
  • Telephoto Camera: 12.7 megapixels, ƒ/2.8 aperture
  • Ultra Wide Camera: 13.4 megapixels, ƒ/2.2 aperture

iPhone 15 Pro Max

  • Main Camera: 48 megapixels, Sony IMX-803 image sensor, ƒ/1.78 aperture
  • Telephoto Camera: 12.7 megapixels, ƒ/2.8 aperture, periscope lens
  • Ultra Wide Camera: 13.4 megapixels, ƒ/2.2 aperture

Storage

According to Trend Force, the iPhone 14 Pro maintained the same 6GB of memory as its predecessor, the iPhone 13 Pro. However, the upcoming iPhone 15 Pro/Ultra models may receive an upgrade to 8GB of RAM.

The non-Pro models will likely have 6GB of RAM, which could be the same as this year’s models, but they might use the LPDDR5 RAM found in the iPhone 14 pro.

According to leaks and rumors, the iPhone 15 and 15 Plus models will likely have 128GB of storage, while the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max models are expected to have 256GB as their base storage, which is twice as much as previous versions.

Apple iPhone 15 / 15 Plus expected storage capacity:

  • 128 GB
  • 256 GB
  • 512 GB

Apple iPhone 15 Pro / 15 Pro Max expected storage capacity:

  • 256 GB
  • 512 GB
  • 1 TB – 2 TB (possible)

Charging

The iPhone 15 models may be able to charge faster with a 35W power adapter, but it is still being determined if this feature will be available on all models or only the Pro version.

The upcoming iPhone 15 will be compatible with Mag Safe charging and the new Qi2 standard. This means that users can charge their phones faster using third-party accessories that support Qi2, even if they don’t officially support Mag Safe.

Battery

Here are the battery sizes for the new iPhone 15 models and how they compare to previous versions. The iPhones will be slightly thicker, likely allowing for larger batteries.

According to a report from a Foxconn employee, Apple is expected to make significant changes to the battery size in the upcoming iPhone 15 models. The regular iPhone 15 will have an 18% larger battery, while the iPhone 15 Pro Max will have a 12% bigger battery than the previous models. This deviates from Apple’s usual approach of making minor design changes.

ModelBatteryCapacity
Apple iPhone 153,349mAh20 hours
Apple iPhone 15 Plus4,383mAh26 hours
Apple iPhone 15 Pro3,274mAh23 hours
Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max4,422mAh29 hours

Final Verdict

Obviously, the prices and information provided are based on early plans and may be different. It gives us a good idea of what Apple has been working on. We anticipate more rumors to come up before the launch, and we will update you with any new information.

The recent budget revisions in Pakistan have increased taxes on imported mobile phones and luxury items. This could result in a significant price rise for the iPhone 15 series. Moreover, you can buy the Apple iPhone 15 Pro Max online on Amazon, Aliexpress, Daraz, eBay, and Priceoye.

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