iPhone 15 was introduced last September 12. The introduction of the new phone was followed with great excitement around the world. Along with this, we have had a lot of information about the device, which has also published many pre-review videos. But there is a point that has been missed. Apple may have added some “new” features with the iPhone 15 series. However, its competitors on the Android side already had these features. Here are the details…
Apple is lagging behind and Android is mocking! Here is the list of features
Even non-iPhone owners know this. Apple likes to add the so-called “mute key” to its smartphone models. Although it serves a very simple purpose, this very functional button said goodbye to us with the iPhone 15 Pro. In its place, a new key has been added, which can be called a “functional hardware key”.
Yes, this feature was quite exciting when it was first described because it was a brand new feature. But there is also a background to this. In fact, similar keys were used by companies such as Samsung and BlackBerry in 2010. At that time, this hardware, which was called “programmable key”, aimed to serve the purposes that users wanted. Nowadays, we don’t see this kind of key hardware much, but phones like the Nokia XR21 still offer this feature to their users.
Secondly, there is the much-talked about “refocus” feature, especially during the launch. This feature allows you to change the focus in a photo you take later thanks to artificial intelligence. This feature, which Apple praised very highly, was also frequently used in brands such as Samsung and HTC. In short, although they were not as advanced as Apple, they were on Android devices for a while. So it is not a new feature.
We continue with perhaps the most bomb feature on this list: 3D video recording! Yes, this feature called “Spatial Videos” may be new with the iPhone 15 Pro, but phones like HTC Evo 3D and LG Optimus 3D offered 3D video recording in 2011. And then there’s USB-C, which isn’t exactly on the list. Whether it’s a new or old Android feature is up for debate.
Of course, although all these features are new for Apple and old for Android, it is actually a bit of a marketing strategy. As you can see, many Android devices already have these features, but none of them are as eagerly awaited as an iPhone. So even though we say that Apple is lagging behind here, we are actually highlighting one more point where it is successful.