Rumors about Qualcomm’s latest jewel do not stop, speculations are increasingly present and the Snapdragon 855 processor has all the fans of the North American brand in expectation. A few months ago we could see the clear superiority of the devices powered by the Snapdragon 845 processor, and now, the Snapdragon 855 has very high expectations to meet in the market.
Unofficial information suggests that the Snapdragon 855 will be built in a 7-nanometer process, and in the early days of July, a Sony branded device with the Snapdragon 855 processor was identified.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 processor raises doubts about its presence on a Xiaomi device
It was also recently reported that Qualcomm’s new flagship is already in production process since the beginning of June, and now a new Xiaomi Smartphone powered by the Snapdragon 855 has been identified in Geekbench, the mobile device performance analysis tool.
However, the information obtained has surprises, the performance score of the Snapdragon 855 in the mono-core test was 1784 points, while the multi-core score reached 6359 points, being a lower score than the one obtained by the Snapdragon 845 processor, currently the best performing SoC of Qualcomm.
Despite reading the code ‘Xiaomi SDM855’ in the identification of the device, the processor actually presents a performance level on par with the SD835, creating confusion and doubts among Internet users about the device and the chances that it is not actually powered by the Snapdragon 855.
From the information in the Geekbench list, it can be seen that the device will have an Android 8.1.0 operating system. In addition, the unknown chip works at a base frequency of 1.90Ghz.
At the moment, there is no precise information about the Xiaomi device beyond what Geekbench presents, but the possible presence of the Snapdragon 855 in both the Sony device located earlier this month and the one shown in Geekbench with this Xiaomi Smartphone, indicates that the new SoC would be next to be officially launched by the North American brand, and on the other hand, it also increases the expectation of the fans of Xiaomi for the announcement of this mysterious device.
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