Apple covered a lot of ground today, and since the event concluded, more details have emerged about everything announced. We’ve been combing Apple’s product pages, social media, and other sources to learn more about the new iPhones, Apple Watches, and services, which we’ve collected below:
- The iPhone 15 and 15 Plus support USB 2.0, with data transfer speeds of 480Mb/s, whereas the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max support USB 3.0, with data transfer speeds of 10Gb/s.
- USB-C fast charges at 20W to reach a 50% charge in 30 minutes.
- As Federico noted on Mastodon today:
- Recording to an external drive is a first for the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max
- The iPhone can drive a 4K display via DisplayPort-Alt mode
- The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max include a Thread networking radio
- There are some changes to the Shortcuts interface when used via the iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max’s Action button
- Apple has released a Lightning to USB-C adapter.
- The iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max’s HEIF Max 48MP image option is coming to the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max, too.
- Portrait mode can be altered after taking a shot on the new iPhones.
- iPhones sold outside the US have a physical SIM card slot.
- The iPhone mini, MagSafe Battery Pack and Duo Charger are no longer products in Apple’s lineup.
- The new AirPods Pro (2nd generation) include a USB-C port for charging and can be charged by connecting the earbuds directly to an iPhone with a USB-C port
- The AirPods Pro case is now IP54-rated for added dust protection.
- The AirPods Pro update supports Lossless Audio at low latency for use with the Apple Vision Pro.
- An eagle-eyed person on Mastodon spotted an iPod HiFi in the keynote.
- The AirPods Pro and Apple Watch can be charged by plugging their charger into an iPhone 15, 15 Plus, 15 Pro, or 15 Pro Max phone.