Apple iPhone 15 Pro Models to Start at 256GB Storage, Expandable up to 2TB

Highlights

  • Apple is rumored to boost iPhone 15 Pro storage to 256GB and a higher  2TB, easing storage concerns.
  • Potential price increases for iPhone 15 Pro models may impact user upgrade decisions.
  • Apple faces rising competition from Android manufacturers offering quality phones at lower prices.
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Apple looks to be planning to revamp its iPhone 15 Pro series by increasing the default storage capacity. According to industry sources, the upcoming iPhone 15 Pro models would have a basic storage configuration of 256GB, virtually doubling the capacity of the existing incarnations.

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Furthermore, the grapevine hums with rumors of a game-changing leap, since these new models are said to feature higher base storage there are also rumors saying the Pro models would have a vast 2TB storage capacity.

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Read: Apple is Tipped to Launch iPhone 15 Series on September 13

The origins of these rumors may be traced back to a Korean site called yeux1122, which alluded to the discoveries of an unnamed source.

This source suggests that both the iPhone 15 Pro and its bigger sibling, the iPhone 15 Pro Max, will have these increased base and higher storage options.

The standard storage of its iPhone 15 Pro models is from 128GB to 256GB, which would be welcomed by those looking for extra space to store more apps, photos, and videos.

According to predictions, the iPhone 15 Pro models will be able to shoot videos in 8K resolution. Given the massive storage requirements of such high-fidelity recordings, this decision seemed almost instinctive.

With the ability to store up to 2TB of data, consumers’ storage issues may be alleviated, and anxieties about running out of digital real estate may become a thing of the past.

This enhancement, however, may come at a cost, since the price of iPhone 15 Pro models is projected to climb. The iPhone 14 Pro is currently available for $1,000. If the rumors regarding the iPhone 15 Pro are accurate, the 256GB option may retain or even increase in price.

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As a result, anyone looking to upgrade to the iPhone 15 Pro may have to spend more than the standard $1,000. Apple’s track record reveals a proclivity to raise iPhone costs, although for relatively slight improvements.

For example, the iPhone 12 Minni was released in 2020 for $700, the same price as the iPhone 11. However, the later iPhone 12 was $100 more expensive.

The impact of this price increase on iPhone 15 Pro demand is unknown. Some experts feel the higher price may deter potential upgraders, while others believe Apple’s committed fan base would be willing to pay the premium.

Only time will tell how the price increase affects iPhone 15 Pro sales. Nonetheless, it is clear that Apple is facing increasing competition from Android manufacturers that provide high-quality phones at lower rates.

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This competitive landscape may make it increasingly difficult for Apple to justify the high cost of its iPhones in the future.

Read: Apple iPhone 15 Series New Colourways Leaked

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