CPU is one of the most important part for one smartphone without any doubt and it can be the best standard to measure a smartphone good or bad. So let’s recall 2016 flagship processor and the phones they use. We have chosen the top 4 most popular CPU smartphones.They are Meizu Pro 6 Plus, Xiaomi MI MIX, Meizu MX6 and Huawei Mate 9.
Top 1 Meizu Pro 6 Plus
On November 30, Meizu has finally released the year-end flagship smartphone, Meizu Pro 6 Plus. Different from other Meizu models, the most outstanding feature is that Meizu Pro 6 Plus is powered by a Exynos 8890 processor which can make Meizu to compete with those Snapdragon 820, 821 processor smartphone.
Meizu Pro 6 Plus is equipped with year-end flagship processor, Exynos 8890, the second 14nm FinFET architecture with Octa core, A72 architecture, Mali T-880 MP12 GPU, according to real test, Meizu Pro 6 Plus can play large 3D games without any stuck. Meizu Pro 6 Plus is larger with 5.7 inch than Meizu PRO 6S with 5.2 inch screen. Meizu Pro 6 PLUS uses 12MP camera with IMX386 sensor, f/2.0 big aperture to support PDAF, besides, Meizu Pro 6 Plus can provide four axis OIS and laser focus.
Top 2 Xiaomi MI MIX
As the real year-end flagship CPU, it should be Snapdragon 821 processor, Xiaomi MI MIX as the first full screen concept smartphone to use Snapdragon 821 processor 2.35GHz, Adreno 530 GPU, in Antutu test, Xiaomi MI MIX has got 120,000 points which belongs to the normal performance of Snapdragon 821 processor, under some circumstance, the Antutu score can reach 150,000 points or 160,000 points, which can play large games without problems.
The most impressive place of Xiaomi MI MIX is the full screen. Xiaomi MI MIX uses 6.4 inch screen, its screen to body ratio up to 91.3%. On the top of the Xiaomi MI MIX and the left and right frame are very narrow, as for specs, Xiaomi MI MIX uses 6.4 inch screen, powered by Snpadragon 821 processor, 2.35GHz, built in RAM 4GB/6GB ROM 128GB/256GB internal storage, it has dual camera with 5MP front and 16MP back one, it comes with 4,400mAh battery, supporting dual SIM card, dual standby, netcom and back fingerprint scanner.
Top 3 Meizu MX6
Mediatek processor is also very powerful and used widely. Meizu almost smartphones uses Mediatek processor, Meizu MX6 is the first one to use Mediatek Helio X20 Deca core processor.
In design, Meizu MX6 will use aviation aluminum alloy material all metal body, CNC cutting, PBT nano molding, 360 degree high density, 3D sandblasting and colorful anodic oxidation to bring sleeker design. This is the first time to combine the beauty with holding feeling perfectly.
As for performance, Meizu MX6 uses Helio X20 Deca core processor, which is very hot one last half year. It has 5.5 inch 1080p screen with high-quality screen, it uses 12MP back camera to take more excellent photos. It supports up to 24W mCharge, equipped with 3060mAh battery, 5MP front camera with OV5695 sensor to support FotoNation 2.0 beautification and Face AE exposure.
Top 4 Huawei Mate 9
When we talk about CPU, we have to mention Huawei CPU, Huawei has made big progress in processor this year, especially the newly released Kirin 960 processor. Kirin 960 has 8 core, big four A73 architecture, four small A53 core, it uses Mali-G71 MP8 GPU, which has improved its performance to 180% than Kirin 950 with Mali-T880MP4.
Huawei Mate 9 runs EMUI 5.0 OS based on Android7.0 OS, built in unique AI studying system, Machine Learning. As for specs, it is powered by the latest Kirin 960 processor which can compare with other Snapdragon 821 processor smartphone, it comes with excellent Leica dual rear camera . It has 5.9 inch FHD screen and back fingerprint scanner. Meanwhile, it offers grey, Mocha golden, moonlight sliver, ceramic white and Champagne golden and jet black, six colors. And it is built in 4,000mAh battery which can support two days using.