Unknown iPad3,6 Model Appears in App Analytics

Posted October 5, 2012 at 11:27pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 16704 views

A previously unseen iPad3,6 device has appeared in a developer's app analytics, reports MacRumors. The device runs on the ARMv7s architecture used by the A6 SoC found in the iPhone 5.

It is unclear exactly what this new iPad device represents, as an "iPad3,6" designation would seem to imply a derivative of the current-generation iPad, which is designated "iPad3,1", "iPad3,2", and "iPad3,3" for the various Wi-Fi and cellular models. There have been rumors that Apple is planning to release a tweaked version of the third-generation iPad in the coming weeks in order to incorporate a Lightning connector and other internal changes, but it seems difficult to believe that such a release would also include an upgrade to the new A6 chip.

It's also suggested that perhaps the device could be next year's model; however, that would be more likely to carry an "iPad 4,x" designation.

Previous reports have identified the iPad mini as running the A5 chip and being represented in logs as iPad2,5 and iPad2,6. MacRumors says its source has also seen these entries.

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thunder - October 8, 2012 at 6:52pm
I still don't believe in an smaller iPad ;)
john - October 6, 2012 at 12:43am
it includes an update to allow LTE use in more countries other than those in north america
MacProClub - October 5, 2012 at 11:42pm
I think it's 3,6 because they are trying to disguise it, like they did with the iPhone 4 that got lost in the bar.
Bointhemix - October 5, 2012 at 11:39pm
Hmm, a refreshed new iPad 3, I don't now to eat it.
jauhari - October 5, 2012 at 11:30pm
Let's waiting...
Crunch - October 6, 2012 at 12:11am
Let's learn English
indon - October 6, 2012 at 3:03am
lets learn Indonesia
not indon - October 6, 2012 at 10:02am
let's not
Hey idiot - October 7, 2012 at 2:17am
@ crunch and not-indon: idiot(s).
Kameryn - October 18, 2012 at 9:48pm
Great inishgt. Relieved I'm on the same side as you.
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