Qualcomm today introduced Snapdragon 215 Mobile Platform,the company’s latest quad-core 64-bit Mobile Platform for budget smartphones. This is the successor of Snapdragon 212 that was introduced four years ago. The upgrades include ARM Cortex-A53 cores, for 50% improved CPU performance compared to A7, 64-bit architecture, Qualcomm Hexagon DSP for signal processing, Qualcomm Adreno 308 GPU for up to 28% increased gaming performance. It also has support for Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0 technology, dual ISP with support for dual cameras and 720p HD+ resolution screen alongside support for notch and punch hole cameras.
The SoC sports Qualcomm Snapdragon X5 modem with LTE Cat 4 and Carrier Aggregation for up to 150Mbps speeds, support for Dual Sim with Dual Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) alongside Voice Over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) for supported carriers.
- 28nm manufacturing
- Adreno 308 GPU
- Up to 1.3 GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A53 CPU
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 + BLE
- NFC , GPS with GLONASS
- Qualcomm Quick Charge v1.0
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 is expected to be seen in devices commercially by second half of 2019.