Pokémon Go will end support for older iOS and Android phones in October
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If you still play Pokémon Go on a smartphone or tablet running Android 5.0 Lollipop or iOS 10 or 11, youll no longer be able to access the game when Niantic pushes an update in October. The Pokémon Go Twitter account confirmed that two popular older phones also wont make the cut: the iPhone 5S and iPhone 6 are being left behind, despite the fact both phones can be upgraded to run iOS 12.
All things considered, the performance on those devices probably wasnt great. Pokémon Go might not be as demanding as some other titles, but it relies heavily on your phones cameras, GPS tracking, and general chops to keep up with its 3D visuals, and can be quite a drain on an aging phone battery. All that being said, its going to be a loss for a…