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How to preorder the iPhone 15, Apple Watch Series 9, Ultra 2, and get the best deals

We have the details on where you can buy and preorder the latest Apple devices, including the best deals available.
Written by Allison Murray, Staff Writer
Apple iPhone 15
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Apple's highly anticipated fall event happened earlier this week, which means there are plenty of new devices to shop. During the nearly two-hour event, Apple announced the latest iPhone 15 lineup, the Apple Watch Series 9, the Apple Watch Ultra 2, and technically new (but not really) AirPods Pro with a USB-C charging case. 

It's important to note that all of the devices announced this week feature USB-C charging, something that Apple was forced to do by the European Union's decree that -- by the end of 2024 -- all smartphones and tablets must use the same USB-C connector.

Also: Everything Apple just announced: iPhone 15, Apple Watch Ultra 2, AirPods

Preorders for all the devices have already begun, with the iPhone 15 series, Apple Watches, and AirPods preorders on Friday, September 15, and open sales starting on Friday, September 22.

Here's where you can preorder the latest Apple products, as well as where to find the best deals to save on your investments.

iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus

Five different iPhone 15s with various colors
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Apple's entry-level iPhone models received new upgrades like a Dynamic Island display, new cameras, and, of course, USB-C charging. You can expect the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus to be available in five new colors: yellow, pink, green, black, and white. 

Also: Apple iPhone 15 hands-on: New features left me with no Pro model envy at all

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iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max

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Meanwhile, Apple's more premium iPhone models have a new Titanium design that's lighter and more durable, as well as a more powerful A17 Pro chip. The iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max also replace the mute-switch toggle with a customizable Action Button and the Lightning charger with USB-C charging (that promises to charge faster, too). 

 Also: My iPhone 15 Pro Max hands-on: The 5 biggest reasons to upgrade

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Apple Watch Series 9 

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The new Apple Watch Series 9 promises an improved S9 processor and a new pink color. Apple also announced the new S9 SIP, which the company calls "the most powerful watch chip yet." The chip promises big boosts in performance, along with the ability for Siri requests to be processed directly on the watch, a new double-tap feature (using just your fingers), and more. 

Also: Apple Watch Series 9: Top 4 new features we're excited about

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Apple Watch Ultra 2

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Apple announced the Apple Watch Ultra last year, and this year, the Apple Watch Ultra 2 is getting upgrades like the S9 chip, new cycling features, a flashlight boost, and more. 

Also: Apple Watch Ultra 2 vs. Ultra: Is it time to upgrade?

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