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New Apple iPhone X 'Unleash' Advert Targets Gamers

Apple introduced its A11 Bionic chip back in 2017, through its iPhone X and iPhone 8 series phones, and it's the higher tier X that is now being pushed through a July 2018 video spot.

AFP Relaxnews

Updated:July 27, 2018, 3:28 PM IST
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New Apple iPhone X 'Unleash' Advert Targets Gamers
New Apple iPhone X 'Unleash' Advert Targets Gamers (image: News18.com)
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Apple's latest iPhone X spot focuses on mobile gaming with 5-on-5 team game "Vainglory" as its specimen of A11-powered multitasking. Apple introduced its A11 Bionic chip back in 2017, through its iPhone X and iPhone 8 series phones, and it's the higher tier X that is now being pushed through a July 2018 video spot. Walking through a glistening metropolis and then a tucked-away temple, its lead, a young man concentrating on the phone in his hands, navigates Beijing city streets -- and an intense round of livestreamed multiplayer gaming -- fully immersed in a CGI battle against all manner of beasts.



All without nudging, bumping or obstructing anyone around him. Impressive. Games drive over 75% of the iOS App Store's revenue despite making up 31% of its downloads, according to a May 2018 ten-year review of the digital storefront by analytics firm App Annie, so it makes sense that Apple is pushing its high-performance, higher-priced iPhone X to that segment of its user base.

The US-based company is yet to reveal the 2018 iteration of its annually refreshed hardware line, but usually does so mid-September ahead of a worldwide rollout over the following weeks and months.

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