Qualcomm has announced its latest processor that falls into its Snapdragon 200 family of chips. The latest offering is called the Snapdragon 210 and the big feature that it brings to the mix is support for integrated multimode 3G/4G LTE and LTE Dual SIM capability for entry-level smartphones.
The Snapdragon 210 will feature support for LTE Advanced Cat 4 Carrier Aggregation. The chip will also support full HD video playback with hardware HEVC. An Adreno 304 graphics chip will handle graphics. Smartphones or tablets using the chip will support cameras up to 8MP with HDR, autofocus, and other features.
Qualcomm has also rolled out its first LTE tablet reference design that is designed to allow OEMs and ODMs to build a new class of tablets that feature multimode 3G/4G LTE connectivity. The tablet reference design will use either Snapdragon 210 or 410 processors.
Qualcomm has also rolled out a new 28nm transceiver that is optimized for supporting LTE and LTE Advanced devices in the mid and entry-level range. The Snapdragon 210 processor and reference tablet design are expected to be available commercially in the first half of 2015.