I create content, and the iPhone 15 just makes vlogging cameras unnecessary

iPhone 15 grab
(Image credit: Apple)

It's September, so that can only mean one thing in the world of tech: it's new iPhone time. This year, same as every other year, Apple has upped its camera game, both in terms of hardware with the new iPhone 15 Pro Max finally getting a 5x zoom, and also with new software offering even greater computational advantages.

Even if you take Apple's overly enthusiastic marketing with a pinch of salt, year after year, the iPhone camera in your pocket is one of the best cameras you can buy. After the rise of smartphones pretty much destroyed the entire compact camera market, in the last year or so it seems to be trying to stage a comeback – this time under the guise of 'compact vlogging cameras'.

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.