Qualcomm 215 chip introduced for cheap smartphones with NFC (4 photos)

Qualcomm presented the Qualcomm 215 chipset, designed for smartphones from the price range up to $ 100. The new platform is designed to significantly expand the capabilities of mobile devices in this segment. Budget smartphones based on Qualcomm 215 will be able to work with dual cameras and an NFC chip, receive high-resolution displays and support fast charging technology. The new Qualcomm 215 chipset has a 64-bit central processor equipped with 4 Cortex A53 cores (1.3 GHz). A performance increase of 50% compared to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 is announced. The Adreno 308 GPU will allow you to demonstrate video in 1080p resolution. Good news has been prepared by developers for gamers as well. Productivity in games increased by 28%. The Qualcomm 215 platform is also based on the Snapdragon X5 modem with support for LTE Cat 4 (up to 150 Mbps for upload and up to 50 Mbps for upload), two slots for SIM cards, Wi-Fi 802.11ac wireless modules and Bluetooth 4.2, Ultra HD Voice Calls and VoLTE. Using Dual-ISP allows you to set up a dual camera equipped with an optical zoom or wide-angle lens. Qualcomm 215 platform allows you to install screens on smartphones with a resolution of up to 1560×720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9. In the meantime, budget devices have installed 540p displays with a 16: 9 aspect ratio. Developers say that smartphones with Qualcomm 215 equipped with a 3000 mAh battery can work offline for up to 120 hours when playing audio or up to 10 hours when watching videos. Support for fast charging technology speeds up the charging process by 75%. NFC technology opens up the possibility of using the Google Pay payment system for budget smartphones. It is expected that the first low-cost smartphones with Qualcomm 215 will be available by the end of this year. Smartphones will run on a simplified version of Android Go.,

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