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The Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra is being mistaken for the Mi CC10 Pro on Geekbench

The Xiaomi Cas and Xiaomi M2007J1SC are not codenames for the successor to last year's Mi CC9 Pro.  (Image source: Xiaomi)
The Xiaomi Cas and Xiaomi M2007J1SC are not codenames for the successor to last year's Mi CC9 Pro. (Image source: Xiaomi)
Rumour has it that a Xiaomi Mi CC10 or Mi CC10 Pro has been spotted on Geekbench, complete with a Snapdragon 865 chipset and 8 GB of RAM. The reality could not be further from the truth though, so do not get your hopes up for a Mi CC9 Pro or Mi Note 10 Pro successor anytime soon.

Xiaomi may have only just released the Mi 10 Ultra and Redmi K30 Ultra, but some people are already looking for clues about the Chinese company's next smartphone. One of the devices that is due a refresh is the Mi CC9 Pro, which Xiaomi sells as the Mi Note 10 and Mi Note 10 Pro in some markets. Xiaomi does not necessarily release annual refresh refreshes of its smartphones, as the Mi MIX series has shown us, but some outlets seem to think that the Mi CC10 series is "expected to launch later this year".

To that end, a new rumour is circulating about a Mi CC10 or Mi CC10 Pro having been spotted on Geekbench. 91Mobiles appears to be the original source for the story, but there are some considerable issues with it. Firstly, the benchmark listing that has been presented does not refer to the device as the Mi CC10 or Mi CC10 Pro. Instead, it lists the device as the Xiaomi Cas. There had been rumours earlier this year of CAS being a codename for the Mi CC10 or Mi CC10 Pro, but these rumours came to nothing. Secondly, and perhaps crucially, we cannot find the Geekbench listing on which 91Mobiles has based its article. As it stands, the Geekbench database does not contain a listing called Xiaomi Cas. 91Mobiles has not provided a source either, for reference.

This Geekbench listing is no longer live, if it ever was in the first place. (Image source: 91Mobiles)
This Geekbench listing is no longer live, if it ever was in the first place. (Image source: 91Mobiles)
Qualcomm integrates the Adreno 650 GPU in the Snapdragon 865 and 865 Plus. (Image source: 91Moblies)
Qualcomm integrates the Adreno 650 GPU in the Snapdragon 865 and 865 Plus. (Image source: 91Moblies)

Searching for Xiaomi Cas returns Xiaomi M2007J1SC, which 91Mobiles also links to the Mi CC10 or Mi CC10 Pro. However, the TENAA demonstrated that the Xiaomi M2007J1SC is the Mi 10 Ultra, ruling out the possibility of its being linked to some unreleased smartphone. Additionally, Geekbench listings refer to the Xiaomi M2007J1SC as having a "cas" motherboard. In all likelihood, the Xiaomi Cas is also just the Mi 10 Ultra.

Overall, there appears to be no evidence linking the Xiaomi Cas or Xiaomi M2007J1SC to the Mi CC10 or Mi CC10 Pro. Xiaomi may eventually release devices by those names, but this is an unfortunate case of mistaken identity.

The Mi 10 Ultra has a "cas" motherboard and is referred to as the Xiaomi M2007J1SC. (Image source: Geekbench)
The Mi 10 Ultra has a "cas" motherboard and is referred to as the Xiaomi M2007J1SC. (Image source: Geekbench)
Searching Xiaomi Cas in the Geekbench 5 database only returns results for the Xiaomi M2007J1SC. (Image source: Geekbench)
Searching Xiaomi Cas in the Geekbench 5 database only returns results for the Xiaomi M2007J1SC. (Image source: Geekbench)

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Alex Alderson, 2020-08-21 (Update: 2020-08-21)
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