I notice that both the iPhone 6 and the Galaxy S6 scored a nice, round 30fps. Did you talk to the developers of Asphalt 8 before writing this editorial? I would guess that the game is capped at 30fps to give a smoother experience and conserve battery life.
Zombie Steve Jobs is the new Godwin. Pride is an event, just like the Wimbledon, Glastonbury or any of the other events being promoted by Apple on iTunes/App Store at the moment. It's not meant as a political statement even if you take it as one.