The Tesla CEO praises the camera quality of the latest Apple device
Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and founder of Tesla and SpaceX, has expressed his admiration for the new iPhone 15, which was launched by Apple on September 12, 2023. Musk said he was impressed by the camera quality of the iPhone 15 Pro Max, which features a 12-megapixel wide-angle lens, a 12-megapixel telephoto lens, and a 12-megapixel ultra-wide lens. The iPhone 15 Pro Max also boasts a 6.7-inch OLED display, a 5-nanometer A15 Bionic chip, and a 5G connectivity.
Musk’s interest in the iPhone 15 was sparked by a tweet from Apple CEO Tim Cook, who shared some stunning photos taken by world-renowned photographers Stephen Wilkes and Reuben Wu using the iPhone 15 Pro Max. Cook praised the creativity and vision of the photographers, who captured breathtaking views from the beauty of summer in Rhode Island to the other-worldly deserts of Utah.
Musk replied to Cook’s tweet by saying, “The beauty of iPhone pictures & video is incredible.” He then followed up with another tweet, saying, “I’m buying one!” Musk’s tweets went viral, garnering over three lakh views and close to 5,000 likes. Many of his followers were curious about his choice of color, model, and accessories for the iPhone 15. Some also joked that Musk might buy the whole Apple company instead of just one phone.
The iPhone 15 faces competition from other smartphone brands
The iPhone 15 is not the only smartphone that has caught the attention of consumers and tech enthusiasts. Other brands such as Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, and OnePlus have also launched their own flagship devices, offering different features, designs, and prices. Some of the notable competitors of the iPhone 15 are the Samsung Galaxy S22, the Huawei P60, the Xiaomi Mi 12, and the OnePlus 10.
The Samsung Galaxy S22 is expected to have a 6.8-inch AMOLED display, a 5-nanometer Exynos 2200 chip, and a 108-megapixel main camera. The Huawei P60 is rumored to have a 6.6-inch OLED display, a 5-nanometer Kirin 9000 chip, and a 50-megapixel main camera. The Xiaomi Mi 12 is speculated to have a 6.9-inch OLED display, a 5-nanometer Snapdragon 898 chip, and a 200-megapixel main camera. The OnePlus 10 is anticipated to have a 6.7-inch AMOLED display, a 5-nanometer Snapdragon 898 chip, and a 64-megapixel main camera.
These smartphones are likely to compete with the iPhone 15 in terms of performance, battery life, storage, and software. However, the iPhone 15 has an edge over its rivals in terms of its ecosystem, which includes the Apple Watch, the AirPods, the iPad, the Mac, and the Apple TV. The iPhone 15 also has a loyal fan base, who are willing to pay a premium price for the Apple brand and experience.
The iPhone 15 aims to be carbon neutral by 2023
One of the most notable features of the iPhone 15 is its environmental impact. Apple has announced that it aims to have zero carbon impact on the environment by 2023, meaning that all of its products and operations will be powered by 100% renewable energy and will have no net greenhouse gas emissions. Apple has also reduced the packaging and materials used for the iPhone 15, eliminating the charger and the earphones from the box. Apple claims that this will save 2 million metric tons of carbon emissions annually, equivalent to removing 450,000 cars from the road.
Apple has also launched a new advertisement to promote its environmental goals, featuring Hollywood actor Octavia Spencer as Mother Nature, who visits the Apple headquarters and meets Tim Cook. The ad showcases the various initiatives that Apple is taking to reduce its carbon footprint, such as using recycled materials, designing energy-efficient products, and supporting clean energy projects. The ad also highlights the role of the iPhone 15 in enabling users to track their health, fitness, and wellness, as well as to connect with their friends, family, and colleagues.
The ad also features a cameo appearance by Elon Musk, who is seen walking past Mother Nature and Tim Cook, holding an iPhone 15 in his hand. Musk smiles and nods at them, before continuing his way. The ad ends with the slogan, “Apple. Think different. Think green.”