Mysterious Xiaomi Phone with Snapdragon 835 Chip Appears on Geekbench

by Jed John 0

A new Xiaomi smartphone seems to have popped up on Geekbench and we have seen the device’s performance via Weibo. The smartphone is listed with the name Xiaomi Mix Evo and comes with the Snapdragon 835 chip onboard, and entirely new name different from the Mi 6 we were hoping would be the first Snapdragon 835-powered Xiaomi phone.

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Just yesterday, we reported that Xiaomi’s VP Li Wanqiang hinted at the weekend that Xiaomi will release its new smartphone in March, as against February earlier rumored. This new Geekbench listing brings a whole new level of speculations.

xiaomi mix evo

The Xiaomi Mix Evo is listed to have scored 1938 points in the single-core test and 5689 on the multi-core test. The device comes with an Octa-core chip having a frequency of 1.9GHz and backed by 4GB of RAM. If you are wondering how we got to deduce that this the Qualcomm latest chipset, here is how. The device is also listed as having as its motherboard, a MSM8998 model which should be the Snapdragon 835 chip.

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From the name of the device, Xiaomi Mix Evo, this is hardly the Mi 6 but likely a new version of the Mi Mix with some upgrades to its specs. We don’t know for sure if this device will hit the market just yet.