iPhone 15 vs iPhone X

iPhone 15 vs iPhone X

iPhone 15 vs iPhone X: A Leap Forward and the Value of Certified Pre-Owned Devices from Plug


With the launch of the iPhone 15, it's clear that Apple has made some tremendous strides in smartphone technology. But where does that leave older models, like the iPhone X, which was once a flagship product of its own? In this blog post, we will compare the iPhone 15 and the iPhone X to explore the key differences between the two, and also discuss why opting for a certified pre-owned device from Plug is an excellent decision.

Design and Build

iPhone 15

  • Aluminum and glass design
  • Ceramic Shield front cover
  • IP68 water and dust resistance

iPhone X

  • Stainless steel and glass design
  • Glass front and back
  • IP67 water and dust resistance

While both phones offer a premium build, the iPhone 15 has the upper hand when it comes to durability and water resistance with an IP68 rating, as compared to the iPhone X’s IP67 rating.


iPhone 15

  • 6.1-inch Super Retina XDR display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, and Wide Color (P3)

iPhone X

  • 5.8-inch Super Retina OLED display
  • HDR10 and Wide Color (P3)

Though both phones feature high-quality displays, the iPhone 15’s Super Retina XDR provides more vibrant colors and better brightness, offering an overall superior visual experience.


iPhone 15

  • A16 Bionic chip
  • 6-core CPU
  • 5-core GPU
  • 16-core Neural Engine

iPhone X

  • A11 Bionic chip
  • 6-core CPU
  • 3-core GPU
  • No dedicated Neural Engine

The performance difference between the two models is considerable, with the iPhone 15 boasting a much more powerful chipset that can handle modern apps and tasks with ease.

Camera System

iPhone 15

  • Triple camera setup with advanced computational photography features
  • Night mode on all lenses

iPhone X

  • Dual camera setup
  • Limited computational photography features
  • No night mode

The iPhone 15 provides a vastly improved camera experience, capturing better quality photos in various lighting conditions thanks to the inclusion of Night Mode on all lenses and other advanced computational photography features.

Battery Life

The iPhone 15's battery life is optimized by the A16 Bionic chip, offering a day-long battery span, in contrast to the iPhone X, which may require more frequent charging.

The Plug Advantage: Why Choose Certified Pre-Owned?

  1. Affordability: Pre-owned devices offer significant cost savings.
  2. Quality Assurance: Plug ensures that each device passes a stringent quality test.
  3. Warranty: Gain peace of mind with a warranty on your purchase.
  4. Sustainability: Choosing a pre-owned device is an eco-friendly option.


The iPhone 15 sets a new standard for smartphones, but the iPhone X still holds its ground as a dependable and high-quality device. If you're looking to upgrade without breaking the bank, certified pre-owned devices from Plug present a compelling option. You can get your hands on an iPhone X or even a more recent model without sacrificing quality or performance, all while being kind to your wallet and the planet.

Stay tuned for more insights and comparisons on certified pre-owned electronics from Pl

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