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Apple's iPhone 4S is just hitting store shelves today, but already Apple is making plans for future product launches, a new report claims.
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Seems like extreme speculation, though.. a quad core A6 in an iPad...where the iPad with a dual core A5 screams with.

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I think it is too early for these companies to release quad cores... It makes more sense for them to ride the dual core train a little bit longer (atleast 6-12 months), as dual cores have only just recently hit store shelves...
     
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Dual cores are more popular in tabs, and it is getting dated, now they should try and clock the dual cores higher while getting better GPU's and more RAM in my opinion.
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I think it is too early for these companies to release quad cores... It makes more sense for them to ride the dual core train a little bit longer (atleast 6-12 months), as dual cores have only just recently hit store shelves...
It's better early than late. If quad cores suggest efficient performance that doesn't compromise battery life (or does compromise but by a miniscule margin), then it's settled!
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I think it is too early for these companies to release quad cores... It makes more sense for them to ride the dual core train a little bit longer (atleast 6-12 months), as dual cores have only just recently hit store shelves...
This is good fir business in theory but bad for consumer imo
    
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Wait, apple is planning to release more things? no way
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I think it is too early for these companies to release quad cores... It makes more sense for them to ride the dual core train a little bit longer (atleast 6-12 months), as dual cores have only just recently hit store shelves...
Tegra 3 Quad-Core tablets will be avaliable in a few weeks.
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We upgrade hardware too fast. Theres no need for a Quad Core in a tablet. I'm running a Dual Core Athlon 5000+ and it works perfectly. My laptop runs on a Core 2 DUO and works perfectly.
AMD has Ryzen
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post #10 of 22
I'll be waiting for a resolution bump and A6 before I pull the trigger on an iPad. Hopefully Apple obliges with the iPad 3.
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