On September 20th, Vernee held the new release conference of Mars in Shenzhen. Vernee’s partner MTK attended the conference and released the details of its coming product – Helio X30. According to MTK product manager, the Helio X30 will be the first CPU adopting 10nm technology.
It will still use the three cluster deca-core framework, namely 2*Cortex-A73 (2.8GHz) +4*Cortex-A53 (2.3GHz) +4* Cortex-A35 (2.0GHz). It will also come with IMG 7XTP-MT4@820MHz. Compared to Helio X20, Helio X30’s performance is up by 43%, while the power consumption is lowered by 53%.
Vernee also announced its all new flagship Apollo on the conference, which will carry Helio X25, 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. The 21MP camera is from SONY (IMX230). What’s more, Apollo sports a 2k display with 541 PPI, suitable for VR experience. And rumors say that Apollo may come with a peripheral equipment which allows it to record 360°video.
Meanwhile, the company also released the new model – Mars, which has 1mm ultra thin bezel mentioned that it will release Vernee Apollo 2, reportedly the first model to carry Helio X30 in March of 2017. According to the MTK manager, Helio X30 will support up to 8GB RAM (LPDDR4X), UFS 2.1 flash storage. It will retain powerful dual ISP and support up to 28MP camera. Vernee, as a long-term partner of MTK, is devoted to developing mid-range and high end smartphones and it seems that Vernee Apollo 2 will be a powerhouse.
Here you can find the Vernee new products road map: http://www.vernee.cc/new-product-roadmap.html