Doogee F7, the first Helio X20 deca-core smartphone?

Doogee f7

With the 2016 now at the door, the hype of users is growing more and more for the arrival of the new top of the range of the various companies, including Xiaomi Mi 5 e Huawei Mate 8, to name 2 among the most anticipated.

And with them there is also the expectation to get to know the new processors that will support them on the field Snapdragon 820, the new proposal of one Qualcomm who wants to redeem himself from the bad feelings caused by the performances not entirely satisfactory of the previous one Snapdragon 810.

Because of these problems, rival companies like Samsung e Huawei, with their related processors Exynos e HiSilicon Kirin, that the gap that saw Qualcomm as "before the class" is increasingly reduced.

A big difference between these companies, however, is that while the Qualcomm chipsets are used by several companies, those Samsung and, above all, those Huawei are used exclusively (or almost) by the same manufacturers, limiting the spread.

The only company that can currently compete in this way with Qualcomm is MediaTek. Initially focused only on the production of medium / low-end SoC, with the arrival of the new top of the range Helio X10 the Asian company has shown its capabilities also for the high end, and the technical specifications (as well as i benchmarking) of the next Helio X20 I confirm it.

MediatekIt is understandable, therefore, that there is a lot of waiting to see the work at work first deca-core processor on the market. And the first smartphone to have on board Helio X20 could be the Doogee F7, the new top of the company range planned for the beginnings of the 2016.

This is a move that certainly surprises, because Doogee has never been on the market of high-end smartphones, preferring to focus on terminals with different characteristics, such as autonomy and physical resistance.

Doogee f7According to the official statements of the company, Doogee F7 will be characterized by the following technical specifications:

  • Display from 5.7 inches diagonal with resolution 2K 2560 x 1440 pixels with technology Force Touch;
  • thickness of 7 mm;
  • processor deca-core 64 bit MediaTek MT6797 Helio X20 with ARMv8-A architecture (2 x Cortex-A72 from 2.5 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 from 2 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A53 from 1.4 GHz);
  • GPU ARM Mali-T880 MP4 from 700 MHz;
  • RAM of type LPDDR3 dual channel from 933 MHz;
  • rear camera by 21 mega-pixels with Sony IMX230 sensor and dual LED dual tone flash;
  • operating system Android 6 Marshmallow.

Doogee f7Il Doogee F7 It will be marketed at a price of only dollars 169.99, or approximately 157 € at the current exchange rate. Although, of course, it will be tested to see how it behaves in practice, if this price is confirmed, Doogee F7 he is about to become one of the absolute "best buy" of this 2016.