Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 200 and 400 processors aimed at mid-tier and entry-level smartphones.
The more affordable quad-core 1.4GHz Snapdragon 200 supports improved battery life and “robust connectivity” for entry-level devices.
The chip supports multi-SIM functionality, CDMA multimode and UMTS modem options, HD video playback and a camera of up to 8 megapixels.
The Snapdragon 400 is available as two versions: a 1.4GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A7 model and a dual krait 1.7HGz version.
It supports 3D gaming, fast web browsing, multi-SIM, up to a 13.5 megapixel camera and 1080p video capture and playback. It supports TD-SCDMA, DC-HSPA+, 1 x Advanced and CDMA.