Analyst Pan Jiutang revealed on Weibo today the MediaTek Helio X30 chipset will be manufactured using a 10nm manufacturing process. According to him, the Helio X30 will come with ten CPU cores - the Cortex-A35 will be used for non-demanding tasks, while the heavy lifting will be done by the yet unreleased "Artemis".
Additionally, the X30 will support up to 8GB of RAM and come with a PowerVR GPU. Jiutang also provides a presentation slide, which shows the MediaTek Helio X30 scores 160,000 points on the Antutu benchmark, beating the Snapdragon 820 by 30,000.
MediaTek's plans the Helio X30 to be its flagship chipset for 2017. The analyst reveals that until then the company aims to optimize power consumption. There are no details on which devices will use the upcoming chipset.