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iPhone 15 Pro will rely on a titanium frame instead of stainless steel, and that should make for a noticeably lighter device. How much lighter are we talking?
iPhone 12, 13, and 14 all have similar size and shapes to iPhone 12 Pro, 13 Pro, and 14 Pro. The difference in aluminum versus stainless steel frames, however contributes to about an ounce of weight difference.
It’s something people notice in iPhone reviews. After handling an iPhone 14 Pro, the same sized iPhone 14 will feel like a hollow shell in comparison. Titanium still won’t make the iPhone Pro as light as aluminum models. It should lessen the gap though.
With the disclaimer that there are plenty of other variables including camera hardware and battery capacity, I have predictions based on my back of the envelope math. Additional disclaimer: math is not my forte.
If my numbers hold up, iPhone 15 Pro would be a bit lighter than iPhone 14 Plus. iPhone 14 Pro, on the other hand, is a tad bit heavier than iPhone 14 Plus. iPhone 15 Pro Max would still be the heaviest in the new lineup, but it could drop by more than half an ounce.
This is the part where I emphasize that my iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max weight predictions will probably be off by enough to remind me not to use math in public.
However, I think these numbers are probably more likely than my original prediction method. I’d say iPhone 15 Pro at 6.27 ounces (178 grams) and iPhone 15 Pro Max at 7.30 ounces (207 grams) is a little too good to be true.
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