Previous reports have revealed that some of the high-end phones from Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo and Gionee will be driven by the upcoming MediaTek Helio P70 chipset. The specifications of the Helio P70 have already leaked in the previous month. The chipset has now appeared with an impressive benchmarking score on AnTuTu.
On AnTuTu, the unannounced Helio P70 has recorded a score of 156,906. This score suggests that its score could be on par with the forthcoming Snapdragon 670 chipset from Qualcomm. The Helio P70 is a 12nm chipset whereas the SD 670 is a 10nm chipset.
The octa-core processor of the MediaTek Helio P70 is rumored to include four cores of Corte A73 that works at 2.5 GHz and four cores of Cortex A53 that functions at 2.0 GHz. It is also packed with Mali G72 MP4 (800 MHz) graphics. Smartphones running on the Helio P40 can support up to 8 GB of RAM, eMMC 5.1 or UFS 2.1 storage, 3 ISPs with support for up to 32-megapixel and Cat. 12 LTE modem. It is also rumored to arrive with support for some AI features.
On the other hand, the Snapdragon 670 is speculated to come be composed for 4x Kryo 350 custom cores that clock at 2 GHz and 4x Kryo 385 custom cores that clock at 1.6 GHz and Adreno 620 graphics. It is also rumored to be equipped with Snapdragon X16 Cat. 16 LTE modem.
Rumors have revealed that MediaTek will announce the Helio P70 chipset alongside another rumored SoC, the Helio P40 in the second quarter of this year. The Helio P40 octa-core chipset is expected to feature quad cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex A73 and quad cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex A73. Other rumored specs of P40 include Mali-G72 MP3 graphics (700 MHz), up to 8 GB of RAM, eMMC 5.1 or UFS 2.1, 3 ISPs with support for up to 32-megapixel, Cat. 7 LTE modem and some AI features.