Qualcomm's Latest Snapdragon Is for Entry-Level Phones
Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 210, a processor and transceiver intended for entry-level smartphones and tablets. According to Qualcomm, the Snapdragon 210 supports multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM configurations at low costs. Some of the features available to 210-equipped phones include LTE Broadcast and CAT4 Carrier Aggregation. The 210 also supports full HD playback, 8-megapixel cameras, QuickCharge 2.0, and quad-core processors with Adreno 304 graphics. In addition to the 210, Qualcomm introduced smartphone and tablet reference designs for the Snapdragon 210 and 410, which hardware makers can use to create their own devices. The Snapdragon 410 reference design supports quad-core, 64-bit computing, Adreno 306 graphics, and CAT4 LTE (the Snapdragon 410 was announced late last year). Last, Qualcomm revealed two 28nm transceivers, the WTR4905 and WTR2955, which pair with the Snapdragon 410 and 210 respectively. They are optimized to support LTE and LTE Advanced multimode devices in the mid and entry tier. Qualcomm believes the new processor and new transceivers will help it more effectively target low-cost devices.
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