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ios8 and new metal

09-18-2014, 08:04 AM
#1
Joined: Nov 2012
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ios8 and new metal

I have iphone5 on 7.1.2,will that new metal tehnology work on iphone5 and if work do i need update to ios8 to use metal for new games?

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09-18-2014, 08:06 AM
#2
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Metal works on A7+ devices (iPad Air, Mini 2, iPhone 5S, iPhone 6/6plus) only.
09-18-2014, 08:10 AM
#3
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too bad,ok good thing is that i dont need to update to ios8 than...

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09-18-2014, 02:46 PM
#4
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Oh, but there are some more great features in iOS 8 which you shouldnt miss out imo.
09-18-2014, 06:55 PM
#5
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: Michigan, USA
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Is it just me or anyone else notice that after installing iOS 8 on devices that take advantage of metal that even your app icons on your home screen seem to look better/sharper?
09-18-2014, 09:51 PM
#6
Joined: Jun 2010
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^notice about that too, i thought it was just me. apple did an impressive jobs with metal, few games i tried is now showing much higher framerate, almost 4x times more particles effect on modern combat 5 and asphalt 8. i really curious to see what metal can do in the future when its fully optimised on iphone 6.

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