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Apple mobile chip A11 will have six cores

Apple's next mobile chip - the one set to power Apple's iPhones that will debut tomorrow - is going to pack a six-core processor.

The A11 will have two high-power Monsoon cores and four low-power Mistral cores and all of them will be independently-controllable and will be able to run at the same time.

The bit of information was extracted by dev Steve T-S from the same iOS 11New iOS 11 features have leaked ahead of its release date, which may be as soon as Wednesday, September 13, the day after Apples iPhone 8 launch event. Golden Master that unearthed Face ID, the new wallpapers and animated emojis.

The current-gen A10 FusionThe Apple A10 Fusion is a 64-bit ARM-based system on a chip (SoC), designed by Apple Inc. and manufactured by TSMC. It first appeared in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus which were introduced on September 7, 2016. The A10 is the first Apple-designed quad-core SoC, with two high-performance cores and two energy-efficient cores. Apple states that it has 40% greater CPU performance and 50% greater graphics performance compared to its predecessor, the Apple A9..chip found in the Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus has two high-powered Hurricane cores and 2 low-power Zephyr cores but they can only run one cluster at a time - either the powerful ones or the battery efficient ones.

Tomorrow's the day Apple will show its next smartphones.