GizChina reports new AuTuTu benchmarks which allegedly belong to the upcoming Xiaomi Mi3 flagship smartphone, blows away competition.

Xiaomi is a popular Chinese company renowned for its amazing MIUI Android skin, as well as its beautiful Mi lineup of Android powered smartphones. After recent sightings of the phone in the wild, GizChina reports what seems to be the legit AnTuTu benchmark scores for the upcoming beast. Here you go:

As you can see the Xiaomi Mi3 absolutely dominates the charts. For reference, a Nexus 4 only manages about 20,000, while the Samsung Galaxy S4 scores about 26,000 in AnTuTu. The phone is running Android 4.2.1 Jelly Bean, and will come with a 1080p (1920 x 1080) Full HD display, which could either be 4.7 inches or 5.0 inches diagonal. The Mi3 will also pack a 3000 mAh battery inside.

These leaked benchmarks raise a serious question, which chipset is the Mi3 using? Could this be the prowess of the upcoming Snapdragon 800 chipset? Or perhaps it's nVidia's Tegra 4 chipset? Whichever the chipset, it is already clocked at a previously unseen 2.1 GHz (high) core clock. We know for a fact that Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 is being designed to run up to 2.3 GHz in quad core configuration. It's possible that Xiaomi is clocking down the chipset to save power (or perhaps dissipate less heat). Previous reports hint that the Mi3 will come in two flavors donning either of the chipsets. While performance will be solid for both, we really are curious to find out which one of them brings these out-of-this-world benchmark scores.

We should have more information on the Mi3 later this year when it launches for an affordable 1999 Yuan or about $320, just like previous Xiaomi flagships.

Source: CNBeta via GizChina