360 Mobiles has built a sizeable reputation for itself as a result of its nice smartphones that not only come with a solid build but also a powerful specs lineup. The company is expected to unveil a mid-range 360 N7 smartphone on May 8 but the chipset the device will pack still remains a contentious discuss. The device was thought to pack a Snapdragon 636 chipset but 360 Mobiles president is said to have put that speculation to rest by hinting that the device will not feature a SD 636 chip.
An AnTuTu benchmark score said to be for the N7 has now appeared online to shed some light on the device. The model is shown to have the model number 1807-A01 and its AnTuTu score is 133,810. Interestingly, this score falls in the region of the Snapdragon 660 chipset. Thus, the device will definitely not have a Snapdragon 636 chip which has a AnTuTu score of around 110,000 points. There is therefore a school of thought suggesting the chipset at play on the device is likely a MediaTek Helio P60 chipset. In addition, the Helio P60-powered OPPO F7 scored up to 121,353 points on AnTuTu which is within the range.
Furthermore, a photo of the N7’s charger surfaced online recently and it shows the charger has MediaTek’s PumpExpress fast charging technology. This also buttress talks of a MediaTek Helio P60 chip onboard. The MediaTek Helio P60 is built on TSMC’s 12nm FinFET process which offers 15% reduction in power consumption over 14nm chips. The octa-core chip clocked at 2.0GHz uses four Cortex A73 cores with a 2.0GHz clock speed and four Cortex-A53 cores also clocked at 2.0GHz. It also boasts of a new Mali-G72 MP3 GPU clocked at 800MHz which Mediatek claims offers a 70% boost in game performance over previous generation P-series.