Earlier this year, there were reports that Nokia is preparing a smartphone codenamed “Phoenix” and that this device will be released in Taiwan. Now, the “Phoenix” has re-surfaced again and it appears that the photography department will be impressive. This smartphone is named Nokia X7 which places it in the same series as the previously released Nokia X5, Nokia X6. It uses a notch display and will be powered by a Snapdragon 710 processor. However, it is the speculated price that catches the eye. This smartphone is reported to come with a 1799 Yuan ($262) price tag which makes it one of the cheapest SD710 smartphone in the industry.
The Snapdragon 710 processor is quasi-flagship chip released by Qualcomm earlier this year. The processor adopts the same 10nm process technology as the Snapdragon 845 with a frequency of 2.2GHz. It uses an Adreno 616 GPU and it scored 170,000 points on Antutu. Compared with the Snapdragon 660, the Snapdragon 710 has 20% performance improvement on the CPU, GPU performance increased by 35%, and the application open speed increased by 15%. The AI performance is increased by 2 times and the overall power consumption is reduced by 30%. On Geekbench, its measured single-core score is 1877 which is quite close to the single-core running score of the Snapdragon 835. It is far superior to the Snapdragon 660 single-core score of 1605. It is a very good mid-range.