The smartphone landscape has evolved a lot in recent years. We currently find more variety of brands. On the one hand, there are heavyweights like Samsung, Huawei, Sony or LG, who are increasingly competing harder. But there are also other manufacturers that are stomping and that open the range of possibilities. Chinese companies like Xiaomi are doing really well, or Elephone, who is looking to follow in their footsteps.
Elephone S8: Display and Design
It is rumored that the S8 Elephone will have an internal storage of 128 GB maximum. There are no details as to the amount of RAM but could be a dual channel DDR3. Regarding the screen, according to the new information, it seems to be 6 inches without frames and will have Full HD resolution (1,920 x 1,080 pixels). It would be a little scarce, especially compared to the Xiaomi Mi MIX, whose 6.4-inch screen with a 2.040 x 1,080-pixel resolution occupies 91% of the front.
One of the most striking models found in the current Android catalog is without a doubt the Xiaomi Mi MIX. This phablet that is all screen surprised us in November with powerful specifications and a design that bets on innovation. But it seems that it will arrive a device of Elephone with similar characteristics that will look to be rival of the Mi MIX.
As it is seen in the new image, in the front there is no logo of Elephone but yes the button with the fingerprint sensor. This is a significant change from the rendering that was previously leaked and showing a front with the logo but no physical button. Regarding the photographic section, there are no details, the only thing that is rumored is that the S8 Elephone could have a dual camera in the back.
Elephone S8: rival or copy of Xiaomi Mi MIX?
The first leaks of this terminal appeared about a month ago, but at that time we did not know anything about specifications. Now, as the companions of Andro4all collect, new information on the hardware comes to us to form a clearer idea of how the successor of the S7 Elephone, of which you have an analysis below.
Elephone S8: Hardware and Performance
This time, the data has been published by GizChina, and point to a device with a design that copies to the Mi MIX. According to this filtration, the Elephone S8 mounts a MediaTek Helio X27 processor at 2.6 GHz. This new MediaTek chipset has 10 cores: 2 Cortex-A72 at 2.6 GHz, 4 Cortex-A53 at 2 GHz, and other 4 Cortex-A53 at 1.6 GHz. It is built at 20 nanometers, employs the Mali-T880 MP4 GPU at 875 MHz and belongs to the mid-high range, without reaching the power levels found in a Snapdragon 821, for example.
Elephone S8: Conclusions
Of course, as is always the case with leaks and rumors, this information must be left in quarantine until official data arrives. But everything indicates that the Elephone S8, although it may be a device with interesting specifications, will come to be a copy of the Xiaomi Mi MIX, which did arrive to innovate. What is your opinion?