MediaTek's high-end deca-core Helio X20 chipset (10-core) is set to make a debut in mid-October housed inside the Elephone P9000. The Chinese smartphone is expected to debut on October,20th with $500 price tag. The MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core chipset carries the model number MT6797. It follows the MediaTek Helio X10 MT6795 model with octa-core processor (16-cores CPU unit).
Helio X20 has an industry's first tri-cluster architecture which packs two Cortex-A72 processor cores clocked at 2.5 GHz for optimal performance, four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2GHz for striking a balance between performance and power consumption, and another four Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.4GHz for power efficiency, The GPU will be Mali-T800.
Elephone P9000 will feature a 5.5" 1080p display, 4GB of RAM, 32GB of built-in storage with memory card slot, 8MP front camera, 20.7MP rear snapper, and 3100 mAh battery. The device will be a dual-SIM handset with a dual-standby mode.