American manufacturer of mobile processors, Qualcomm has introduced a new ultrabudgetary 215 chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon without the prefix in the title, which is aimed at smartphones that cost about $100 and can extend the functionality of devices in this price category. In particular, Qualcomm 215 has support for dual cameras, high-resolution displays, NFC and fast charging.


Chipset Qualcomm 215 contains a 4-core processor Cortex A53 and a maximum frequency of 1.3 GHz, the performance of which increased by 60% compared to the Snapdragon 212. Graphics subsystem is represented by GPU Adreno 308 increased by 28% performance in games and support for 1080p video. In addition, Qualcomm modem 215 includes the Snapdragon X5 that supports 4G-LTE Cat 4 with maximum download speed of 150 MB/s and impact — 50 MB/s and simultaneous work with two active SIM cards, Ultra HD Voice and VoLTE Calls.

Displays, camera and NFC
Qualcomm 215 is able to work with displays with resolution up to 1560×720 pixels and aspect ratio of 19.5:9, and the chip Dual-ISP adds support for dual cameras, where the second module is optical zoom or wide-angle lens. In addition, Qualcomm 215 has support for NFC, which enables contactless payments via Google Pay.

Energy consumption and fast charging

According to statements by Qualcomm, the new chipset is very power efficient smartphone with a battery capacity of 3000 is able to work over 5 days of music playback or more than 10 hours of video playback. In addition, the availability of fast charging is able to speed up the process by 75%.

Release dates

The first mobile device Qualcomm 215 will be available in the II half of 2019.

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