Apple Inc, the company behind the iPhone and iPad always bring awesome hardware updates to the new gadgets. Rumors says that the new iPad may hit the market in late feb or early march of 2012 and the iPhone in fall 2012.The upcoming iPad and iPhone may have Quad-Core A6 processor. In iOS 5.1 beta, developers found the reference code for Quad-core A6 processor.
Sources with inner knowledge of the internal workings of iOS have explained that the core count begins at ’0′, effectively meaning that the A4 Processor in the iPhone 4 which was single core chipset would be displayed as“/cores/core.0” whereas the current A5 processor would have the option of “/cores/core.1” because of its dual-core capability.
The references to quad-core iPhone and iPad chips come by way of a hidden panel that describes cores that are supported by iOS device hardware. The updated core management software includes an option of “/cores/core.3,” and this represents Quad-Core Processor.
Its still possible that Apple may bring some huge upgrade to their future iPad and iPhone.
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