MediaTek P60 chipset headed to MWC, Geekbench reveals

February 23rd, 2018   decode   Android 7.1

MediaTek is working on new chips and occasionally it lets them run a benchmark. A new model, Helio P60, was caught running Geekbench on a device with a tantalizing name – MTK P60 MWC Demo.

It sounds like this will be a reference design rather than a phone meant for retail. It did have 4GB of RAM and ran Android 8.1, but the CPU cores used are unknown.

Looking at the single-core score, it’s too high for Cortex-A53 – it’s closer to (though lower than) the scores we get from Cortex-A73. This is an octa-core processor so we’re likely looking at a big.LITTLE design. Both scores are…

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