New iPhone 6s commercials showcase 4K video recording, onions, and the benefits of Touch ID

New iPhone 6s commercials showcase 4K video recording, onions, and the benefits of Touch ID
Apple today released two brand new iPhone 6s commercials, one showcasing the handset's ability to record 4K video, and another one hailing the benefits of Touch ID.

Dubbed "Onions", the commercial that presents the video recording capabilities of the iPhone 6s introduces a girl and the unexpected success of her 4K video footage showing some onions being chopped. The footage receives universal praise, prompting a man to declare that "the rules of cinema have changed", and ending up winning an unspecified award presented by actor Neil Patrick Harris. Frankly, we kind of feel that everything in the commercial seems exaggerated in a rather silly way. Of course, this doesn't change the fact that the iPhone 6s is indeed great at recording 4K video.

As for the Touch ID commercial, this reminds us that an iPhone 6s lets you use your fingerprint for more than just unlocking the device - like paying for stuff with Apple Pay, signing documents, or unlocking your car.

The iPhone SE (launched last month as the cheapest iPhone yet) also features 4K video recording and Touch ID with Apple Pay, but it's not mentioned in either of the new Apple ads - which, by the way, can be watched below.


source: Apple

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iPhone 6s
  • Display 4.7" 750 x 1334 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Apple A9 APL0898, Dual-core, 1840 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB
  • Battery 1715 mAh(14h 3G talk time)

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12 Comments

1. darkkjedii

Posts: 30836; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Hater alert!!!

7. JoshN

Posts: 202; Member since: Apr 01, 2015

11. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

Apple invent onions? innovation..

2. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

3,2,1 and

3. Coconut00

Posts: 485; Member since: Jan 13, 2015

Liked "Fingerprint", thought "Onions" was a bit too dumb.

4. Remmy

Posts: 187; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

The "Onions" ad kind of explains how any fanboy (regardless of brand or OS) gets too excited on things that aren't really noteworthy.. at all.

5. QuasarExod

Posts: 102; Member since: Mar 29, 2016

Out of idea to make an ad?

6. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

I feel apple is making too many ads

9. xondk

Posts: 1904; Member since: Mar 25, 2014

Well marketing is Apple's real product in my book.

8. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

can't wait until fingerprint sensors are built into the screen and not a button.

10. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

soon.. Qualcomm's ultrasonic FPscanner is ready for that

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Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 26, 2016

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