Snapdragon 660 is the new chipset from Qualcomm that will be powering upcoming midrange smartphones. One of the rumored smartphones that is expected to feature it is the Redmi Pro 2. The SoC has been recently spotted on AnTuTu benchmarking platform with impressive numbers.
Two leaked images showing the AnTuTu benchmark scores of Snapdragon 660 have allegedly surfaced. In one image, the chipset has scored 105576 whereas on the other one it has scored 105584. In individual tests it scored 31982 points in CPU test, it score 7067 points in RAM test, it scored 35700 points in UX test and lastly it score 30827 in 3D graphics test. The benchmark scores seem to have generated by running the SoC on a test device.
The 105576 and 105584 AnTuTu scores suggest the midrange phones running on will deliver impressive performance. The scores are still less than that of Snapdragon 820 SoC that can be seen powering high-end smartphones and some flagships from 2016. It scores around 130000on AnTuTu.
Rumors have it that the Snapdragon 660 MSM8976 Plus is built with Samsung’s 14nmm LPP technology. It is pegged to be the successor of Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 and Snapdragon 653 MSM8976 Pro chipsets.
It features 4+4 Kyro cores. Its quad cores work at 2.2 GHz whereas the remaining quad cores function at 1.9 GHz. It includes Adreno 512 graphics and X10 LTE modem. It supports 2two LPDDR RAMs clocking at 1866 MHz. It carries support for UFS 2.1 storage.
The Snapdragon 660 SoC is expected to debut in second quarter of this year. It is rumored to power some OPPO and Vivo smartphones. There is no confirmation on the authenticity of these images. Hence, we advise our readers to take the report with a pinch of salt.