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Will the iPhone 15 deliver on its rumored battery life improvement?

An increase in the battery life on the iPhone wouldn’t just be another feature; it would be a game-changer.

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Strap in, folks. The iPhone 15 rumor mill is churning again, and this time it’s all about the iPhone 15’s battery life.

As per a 9to5Mac report via ITHome, whispers are growing louder that Apple’s upcoming flagship smartphone might blow our minds with a massive boost in battery performance.

Details? Sparse. But who needs ’em when you’ve got industry insiders hinting at Apple pulling some serious tech wizardry out of its hat.

The buzz around the iPhone 15’s battery life isn’t just hot air. It comes from a place of deep-seated need for smartphones that can keep up with our increasingly digital lives without conking out mid-day.

A beefier battery would be more than just another feature – it’d be a game-changer

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Apple has always been one for putting user experience front and center, so it wouldn’t surprise us if they’re cooking up something big on the battery front.

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I mean, after all, batteries are supposed to get better with each phone. You never expect them to be worse than the previous year, right?

I would think so. But for clarity’s sake, here’s a brief rundown on the iPhone’s battery capacity over the last five years.

YearModelBattery Capacity (mAh)
2022iPhone 13 Pro Max4352
2021iPhone 12 Pro Max3687
2020iPhone 113110
2019iPhone XS2658
2018iPhone X2716

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But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here – these are still rumors we’re talking about. They’re fun to speculate on, but remember to take them with a healthy dose of skepticism until Tim Cook himself takes the stage to unveil the iPhone 15.

Apple has never shied away from pushing tech boundaries before, so improved battery life seems right up their alley as part of their ongoing commitment to innovation.

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So while we wait (im)patiently for D-Day, these tantalizing tidbits about potentially longer-lasting batteries have certainly added an extra dash of excitement to the mix.

As our reliance on smartphones continues its upward trajectory, enhanced battery performance could well turn into Apple’s ace in the hole.

But until we get something more concrete than rumors, all we can do is sit tight and keep our eyes peeled for official word from Cupertino.

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Kevin is KnowTechie's founder and executive editor. With over 15 years of blogging experience in the tech industry, Kevin has transformed what was once a passion project into a full-blown tech news publication. Shoot him an email at kevin@knowtechie.com or find him on Mastodon or Post.

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