If the synthetic test data are valid, the Xiaomi helium is based on 8-core Qualcomm chipset clocked at 1.4 GHz and has 3 GB of RAM. All Working prototype are running on Android 7.1.2 . Some sources have suggested that the basis is unknown with smartphone Snapdragon 617 chip, which many have already written off.
It is worth remembering that not all that is said about the new Xiaomi smartphone, is true. It is unlikely that the company will dare to use an obsolete chip in their products when there is a strong enough inexpensive platform Snapdragon 400 series. If we believe this information, it will be representative of the budget line Redmi and to find at least some explanation of this decision, they refer to the desire of the manufacturer to reduce the price the final product.