Yesterday we brought news of a mysterious LeEco smartphone leaked on Weibo sporting an unknown MediaTek Helio chip which leaked online. The device was shown running the CPU-Z software which shows details of the main devices on your phone or PC.
CPU-Z showed the LeEco phone as running a MediaTek Helio SoC (System On Chip) with a clock frequency of 2.59GHz. Other details on the display include the fact that the processor uses a 14 nanometer (14nm) process, deca-core three cluster design, four Cortex-A53 cores running at 1.55GHz, another four Cortex-A53 cores running at 1.55GHz, and two Cortex-A72 cores running at 2.59GHz. This CPU set up is inconsistent with MediaTek’s known Helio chipsets.
Now, the Weibo user, Black Digital claims that this is a new chip, the Helio X27. However, he says that 14nm manufacturing node as mentioned in the CPU-Z data is wrong and the chip is manufactured on a 20nm process.
At present, the Helio X20 uses the TSMC 20nm process, and features two 2.0GHz Cortex-A72 cores, four 2.0GHz Cortex-A53 cores, four 1.5GHz Cortex-A53 cores, while the Helio X25 uses a 16nm process and comes with two 2.5GHz Cortex-A72 cores, four 2.0GHz Cortex-A53 cores, four 1.55GHz Cortex-A53 cores. The Helio X30 architecture is given as two 2.8GHz A73 cores, four 2.2GHz A53 cores , and four 2.0GHz A35 cores, built on the 10nm FinFET process.
The thing is, the Helio X27 is a new chipset that MediaTek would probably announce soon, but until then, it is an alien SoC. It is non-existent at present so we can take this as an unauthentic information. As stated earlier, an inquiry has been made to LeEco and an official response is still being expected.Always be the first to know. Follow us: