iPhone 15 leaks have revealed a mixture of thrilling upgrades and incremental modifications. However now Apple followers have been warned off shopping for any iPhone 15 mannequin.
Influential leaker Unknownz21, who has persistently offered correct details about the final two generations of iPhone, has warned customers that:
“The complete 15 lineup is price skipping – base fashions particularly. Not due to any defects, it’s too mediocre of an improve. I want I might elaborate, however I can’t…”
Unknownz21 cites what occurred to fellow leaker analyst941 as the rationale they can’t elaborate on this. Analyst941 was a comparatively latest however equally correct leaker Apple caught by way of a sting operation.
In accordance with Analyst941, Apple fed inaccurate however barely totally different info to a number of workers. When analyst941 leaked the data they obtained, the main points led Apple to the leaker’s sibling, who labored at Apple. Analyst941 claims their sibling was promptly fired, and the leaker subsequently deleted their account.
This was simply the most recent in a collection of Apple crackdowns which have considerably shrunk the pool of leakers in recent times. That mentioned, Unknownz21’s observe document means their feedback are price taking severely.
The leaker’s disdain for the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus is maybe unsurprising. Based mostly on Unknownz21’s personal leaks and images, these fashions might be cheaper variations of the iPhone 14 Professional, utilizing final 12 months’s A16 chipset and shifting over to the Dynamic Island punch-hole design.
Unknownz21 has additionally leaked the brand new periscope lens for the iPhone 15 Professional Max and Apple’s choice to scrap its formidable solid-state quantity buttons for each Professional fashions. USB-C can be tipped to be tightly locked down, one thing that has already seen Apple obtain a warning from the European Union about open requirements. Nevertheless, what dealbreaker the leaker is holding again on stays to be seen.
One distinct chance is worth. Apple has been hotly tipped to extend iPhone 15 costs, notably Professional fashions, however the firm might use particular pricing particulars to establish extra insiders. Both manner, Unknownz21’s declaration is certain to get iPhone followers speaking — particularly with larger iPhone 16 modifications already anticipated.
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