Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 and Snapdragon 412 quad-core processors announced


Qualcomm has announced two new processors, one in the Snapdragon 200 series and other in the Snapdragon 400 series. The new Snapdragon 212 SoC, the company’s latest quad-core processor has multi-mode 3G/4G LTE Advanced and LTE Dual SIM aimed at entry-level smartphones and tablets. It uses the same ARM Cortex A7 CPU seen on the Snapdragon 210, but the clock speed has been increased from 1.1 GHz to 1.3 GHz per core. The Snapdragon 412 quad-core processor uses 64-bit Cortex A53 CPUs similar to the Snapdragon 410, but the clock speed has been increased from 1.2 GHz to 1.4 GHz per core and the memory bandwidth has been increased from 533 MHz to 600 MHz.

Features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC

  • Up to 1.3 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A7 CPU
  • 28nm LP Process Technology
  • Adreno 304 GPU
  • 1080p video playback with H.265 (HEVC)
  • Display up to 720p
  • Qualcomm RF360 Front End Solution
  • LPDDR2/LPDDR3 at 533MHz
  • eMMC 4.5 SD 3.0 (UHS-I)
  • LTE Category 4 (up to 150 Mbps), WCDMA (3C-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA), EV-DO Rev. B, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE
  • LTE multimode Dual SIM support with Dual Standby
  • up to 8MP camera support, 1080p Full HD video recording
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.1 + BLE, NFC and GPS
  • Qualcomm IZat Gen8C
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Features of Qualcomm Snapdragon 412 SoC

  • Up to 1.4 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A53 CPU
  • Adreno 306 GPU
  • 1080p video playback
  • Display up to WUXGA (1920×1200), 720p external display
  • Qualcomm RF360 Front End Solution
  • LPDDR2/3 600MHz Single-channel 32-bit (4.8 GBps) non-POP/ eMMC 4.51 SD 3.0 (UHS-I)
  • LTE Category 4 (up to 150 Mbps), WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA), CDMA1x, EV-DO Rev. B, TD- SCDMA and GSM/EDGE
  • LTE multimode multi-SIM (TSTS, DSDA and DSDS)
  • up to 13.5MP camera support
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.1 + BLE
  • Qualcomm IZat Gen8C
  • Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Qualcomm is yet to reveal details about the availability of these processors for OEMs.

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