At the September 14, 2021 event, Apple announced the new iPhone 13 series and iPad mini 6th-generation. The new devices offer many new innovative features like faster processors, improved displays, enhanced battery performance, and much more.
Now, YouTuber @MrMacRight has summarised all the new features which will enhance gamers’ experience on the new iPhone and iPad models.
Five new features on the new iPhone 13 and iPad mini 6 and iPad 9 for gamers
According to @MrMacRight, the 5 major gaming announcements made at the September 14, 2021 event are as following:
iPhone 13 Pro ProMotion display
The latest iPhone 13 Pro models and iPad Pro offer a Super Retina XDR with a ProMotion display that is capable of dynamically switching between faster refresh rates up to 120Hz and slower refresh rates down to 24Hz or 10Hz and also preserves battery life which makes gameplay feels faster and more responsive.
Having said that, users will have to wait a while for a range of iOS games which support 120Hz refresh. Currently a few numbers of t
New Graphics chip in A15 Bionic chip
A next-generation A15 Bionic chip in iPhone 13 series and iPad mini 6 comes with a new ISP, display engine, video decoder, video encoder, and Wider lossy compression support. Apple has offered the biggest jump in the processor’s GPU performance with a 52% increased, since the A9 chip which was released in 2015 with the iPhone 6s.
USB-C on iPad mini (6th generation)
With the new USB-C in the iPad mini 6, gamers will be able to plug-in in gaming peripherals like keyboards, mouse, and controllers without being restricted to Bluetooth connectivity.
Upcoming iOS games
The new games coming to iOS App Store, as demoed during Apple’s iPhone 13 event:
- StarWars Hunters
- Catalyst Black
- Heroes of the dark
These will take advantage of the additional processing power, and even 120Hz ProMotion display.
More Storage iPhone 13 models
Across the new flagship series, Apple has expanded the storage space by setting 128GB as the minimum capacity.
- iPhone 13 and mini – 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB
- iPhone 13 Pro and Pro Max – 128GB, 256GB, 512GB and 1TB