Qualcomm has introduced two new chipsets: Snapdragon 412 and Snapdragon 212. Both processors have come to replace last year’s chips Snapdragon 410 and Snapdragon 210, bringing minor changes.
CPU Snapdragon 212 is the entry-level SoC, which find application in the most affordable smartphones, while the Snapdragon 412 is designed for use in devices an average price segment.
The chipset is built using 28nm process technology. Snapdragon 212 supports displays with a resolution of 1280 × 720, and handle 1080p video in H.264 and H.265 formats. Connection options include LTE, Wi-Fi b / g / n, Bluetooth 4.1+, USB 2.0 and QuickCharge 2.0.
As for the chipset Snapdragon 412, it increased the maximum clock frequency up to 1.4 GHz. Although, the graphic processor chipset remains the Adreno 306, it also accelerated the work in comparison with the 410-m. Manufactured using the same 28nm process technology, like its predecessor, the Snapdragon 412 supports displays with resolution 1200h1920 pixels.
Also, the chipset supports functions QuickCharge 2.0 and can handle video playback with 13-megapixel cameras. Processor offers the ability to connect to the X5 LTE, along with support for Wi-Fi b / g / n, and Bluetooth 4.1 and USB 2.0.
Both processors will soon be available for installation in a variety of smart phones.