At the beginning of Chinese New Year, Xiaomi has brought a Redmi note 4X and invites Miku as its spokesman to attract much younger users., besides changing its Soc to Snapdragon 625, there is no big change in other aspects compared with Redmi Note 4. If you are expected more budget smartphones about Xiaomi, Snapdragon 660 will be a good choice.
According to a netizen, Xiaomi has started its Snapdragon 660 product, which may aim at Redmi series. But it may be divided to Xiaomi series such as Xiaom MI MAX. Although Snapdragon 660 has not been released, in terms of previous news, the product number, MSM8976 Plus, Snapdragon 652 MSM 8976, Snapdragon 653 MSM8976 Pro, looking like Snapdragon 652, 653 processor, they have difference in performance.
Snapdragon 660 will use Samsung 14nm LPP architecture, and Snapdragon 652, 653 with TSMC 28nm, Octa core, which is possible to be Kryo, or may be A73+A53, similar to Kirin 960, the big and small core has 2.2GHz, 1.9GHz, which will be the best rival of Snapdragon 820 Soc.
It’s said that Snapdragon 660 will be in mass production in the second quarter of 2017, OPPO and VIVO both have confirmed to use it.
In terms of current situation, the smartphone may be the upgraded version of Redmi Note 4, Redmi Note 5 and Xiaomi MI MAX 2 have big possibility. Therefore, which one do you think to use Snapdragon 660 processor?