Xiaomi Helium 2017 with 617 Snapdragon processor spotted in Geekbench
The site of the synthetic benchmark Geekbench was discovered unknown smartphone Xiaomi Helium, built on eight-processor midrange Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 clocked at 1.4 GHz. Xiaomi Helium runs on an atypical version of Android 7.1.2 Nougat, probably we are talking about the latest version of MIUI shell.
It is also known that Xiaomi Helium receive 3GB of RAM. Helium Xiaomi other specifications were not disclosed, which somewhat complicates the identification of the apparatus. Incidentally, the Xiaomi last year used the code name Helium and Hydrogen for smartpeda Mi Max with different memory capacity.
It is possible that even now we are talking about a new modification, for example, based on the new chip with 3GB of RAM and 32GB ROM. Such a device would be significantly cheaper analogues.
Mid-range Xiaomi Helium appears on Geekbench
A Xiaomi phone with the model name Helium Xiaomi showed up on Geekbench. It posted mediocre scores, but given that it’s powered by the mid-range Snapdragon 617 chipset you can’t really expect much better.
The Helium Xiaomi 2017 chipset has its octa-core CPU clocked at 1.4 GHz, while the reported RAM is 3 GB.
The listing also reveals the Helium Xiaomi phone will come with Android 7.1.2 Nougat. Since it is a Xiaomi, you can bet it has the MIUI on top of that. The Xiaomi Helium is likely just a model name rather than what the device will use when it launches.