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Hilarious iPhone X parody ad skewers Apple’s $1,000 emoji machine


Are Apple's animoji a must-have feature?
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Apple’s futuristic iPhone X was revealed less than 24 hours ago, but it’s taken the internet no time at all to lambast it with a series of jokes and parody videos.

Skewering the worst new iPhone features is a time-honored tradition after an Apple keynote, and YouTuber jacksfilms has come out with one of the most hilarious parodies we’ve seen yet. The short video takes iPhone X to task for adding its silly notch and ridiculous 3D emoji instead of other, more useful features.

Prepare to laugh your animoji face off.

While some of the new iPhone X features do seem a bit odd, there’s a lot to love in the iPhone X compared to the iPhone 8. The screen is the most pixel-dense display Apple’s ever made on an iPhone. Its super-high contrast ratio of 1,000,000:1 is mind-blowing, considering the iPhone 8’s is only 1,400:1.

iPhone X also supports HDR video playback, and boasts better cameras and Portrait Mode selfies to set it apart. With all the new goodies, it’s no wonder 57 percent of Cult of Mac readers say they plan to wait for the iPhone X while only 14 percent intend to buy the iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus.


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