Vernee Apollo Lite first Antutu score released, closing on 95.000 points


Three months ago ago Vernee released the info about two incoming flagship models – Vernee Apollo (equipped with Helio X25) and Vernee Apollo Lite (Helio X20) and today we have finally the first Antutu result out for the Lite version. And the almost 95.000 points look pretty powerful on paper.

Helio X20 is one of the key Mediatek products for 2016 aimed at the high midrange or even high-end devices and offering quite some punch for a reasonable amount of money. Judging by the recent popularity of the chip, for example used in LeEco Le 2 or Meizu Pro 6 we can expect to see much more of it with more chinese flagships being released.

Aside the powerful performance the Mediatek Helio X20 features an important technology with Tri-Cluster reducing the energy consumption by 30 %, at least according to the manufacturer.

With such Antutu score and the $229.99 retail price tag the Vernee Apollo Lite can aspire to be one of the best price/performance ratio phones available for the coming months. Currently it’s still in the presale period and first shipments are expected to be realized somewhere in July.

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23 Comments

  1. 3llawi
    June 18, 2016

    Woooooow
    Thank you

  2. Stiffmah
    June 18, 2016

    If the lite version tops 95.000 will the normal version with Helio X25 go over 100.00?

    • Karly Johnston
      June 18, 2016

      No, it is just an overclocked version of the same chipset.

      • Trayanee
        June 20, 2016

        Which can easily increase the score by those 5%, so the correct answer is yes…

        • Karly Johnston
          June 20, 2016

          The average score of the X25 is under 100k.

          • Floans
            June 20, 2016

            yes it is so far.

    • newphoenix
      June 18, 2016

      Yes X25 can do 100k score, on leEco le 2 pro X620 it does.

  3. Stef
    June 18, 2016

    God , those companies posting Antutu scores are so obviously trying to misdirected that it is very hard for me to take them seriously. Pretty much everybody knows by now that Antutu is meaningless (it stresses the wrong thing -peak performance- of the wrong component mostly -gpu)…

    • Joel Adames
      June 19, 2016

      Still many would ask which is an objective one as all of them rely on numbers to make comparisons.
      Great reviews are awesome for a nice reference but each person gets a different point of view.
      Yet they go with geekbench and antutu and the others in all the S7s, 10s, G5s, 6Ss et all.
      So yeah antutu showing that prospective APOLLO full version will be above 100K is a valid marketing as not even 25% of market knows any better.

      • Floans
        June 19, 2016

        agreed! Antutu test score not mean everything about a phone, but it objectively show the performance and capability of a smartphone, you can take it under consideration.

  4. Muhammad Yasir
    June 18, 2016

    i will believe it when i see a legit review of this set on GC.

  5. Piotr
    June 18, 2016

    How to connect headphone with mini jack to such phone?

    • MattD
      June 18, 2016

      The 3.5mm jack is still here, but you can also use micro usb port

      • Ivo001
        June 19, 2016

        Usb type-c 🙂

      • Piotr
        June 19, 2016

        Thanks for the reply!

  6. Floans
    June 18, 2016

    i have to say it’s a performance monster !

  7. Karly Johnston
    June 19, 2016

    The battery life doesn’t indicate any power savings.

    • Floans
      June 19, 2016

      you have no idea how is the feature of X20, the biggest advantage of Helio X20 is this: It can delegate simple tasks to one cluster of cores, while directing more-complex (and more-power-hungry) tasks to the other clusters. If the smartphone is doing only simple tasks – such as sending text messages or running the calculator – on one cluster, the other clusters can power down, and therefore drive smoother performance and extended battery life .
      MTK claims the new power management technology of Helio X20 will bring pleased performance of 30% less power consumption, and supports low-power applications such as MP3 playback and speech enhancement.

  8. balcobomber25
    June 19, 2016

    YAY NUMBERS!!!!

  9. fido futte
    June 19, 2016

    Please make an game performance compare test Galaxy S7 v.s. Vernee Apollo Lite so we can see how optimised the apollo lite firmware currently is ( yes i know it will first will be truely optimised in later firmware versions and when the job has been done , But Galaxy S7 has been around now for long and is rather optimised for bugs ,so it could be fun to see an compare)

  10. Jose Manuel
    June 20, 2016

    The black bezel is hideous (in the white model, please watch the video), it is not like the renders. It is even worse than the Redmi Note 3.

  11. george
    June 20, 2016

    Why buy a Vernee for 230$ if you can buy a Le2 Pro for 230$ (found it for 228$ on AliExpress)?

    • Nilzie
      June 21, 2016

      1. More bands
      2. Stock Android and no Leeco bloat
      3. Multilanguage