It seems that Xiaomi has chosen a somewhat strange processor for one of the versions of the Xiaomi Redmi K40. This device will be launched shortly and will arrive with the Snapdragon 888, what we know now is that there will be another cheaper version with a less powerful processor. This processor is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870, a chip below the Snapdragon 888 and above the Snapdragon 865. It is a more modest version that is still considered a high-end processor.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is one step below the 888
The leaks make it clear: Redmi k40 It will have a cheaper version with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 870. What we know about this processor is that it is a chip based on the Snapdragon 865 with better performance. It can be said that it is a Snapdragon 865 with higher CPU and GPU frequency.
It’s a chip that’s halfway between last year’s flagship processor and this year’s flagship processor. This will allow Xiaomi save some money and still have a device with more than enough performance. It is important to emphasize that it is not a premium mid-range processor, the Snapdragon 870 is a high-end chip with a performance and price slightly lower than the Snapdragon 888.
Your Geekbench score reaches 1,034 points in the single-core test and all 3,513 in the multi-core test. This test lets us know that it is above the Snapdragon 865 and not that far below the Snapdragon 888.
The Redmi K40 could be the first to include it
According to the latest leaks and statements of the company the Redmi K40 will include a Snapdragon 888. Now we do not know if this statement can refer to the Redmi K40 Pro or does it mean there will be a cheaper version of the Redmi K40.
Most likely, a Redmi K40 with Snapdragon 888 and another with a slightly lower feature list that includes a Snapdragon 870. Of course, it is completely unknown what Xiaomi will do with the international expansion of these devices.
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