Qualcomm today at a launch event in New Delhi, India, introduced a new entry level chipset for mobile devices. the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform is designed to bring 4G LTE connectivity and 4G services to entry-level feature phones. the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform includes the Qualcomm 205 SoC which encompasses the baseband functionalities, plus hardware components including RF front end, discrete Wi-Fi, power management, audio codec, speaker amplifier, and software, all to enable a comprehensive mobile solution.
Kedar Kondap, Vice President, Product Management for Qualcomm Technologies, Inc stated that, “Qualcomm Technologies is committed to the migration of users and networks from 2G, 2.5G, and 3G to 4G, Feature phones are a lifeline in many emerging countries and the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform allows us to bring 4G connectivity and services to the masses with devices at price points never seen before.”
Here are the Qualcomm 205 SoC features :
- LTE Cat 4 modem with up to 150 Mbps download, 50 Mbps upload;
- Support for 4G, 3G and 2G networks;
- Support for 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, ANT+, FM radio;
- Dual Core CPU at 1.1 GHz;
- Qualcomm® Adreno™ GPU;
- 3 megapixel rear camera,.3MP selfie camera
- VGA display at 480p 60 frames per-second;
- HD Video streaming;
- Support for Linux based OS;
- Support for dual SIMs;
- Pin-compatible with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 210/212.
Qualcomm, with its latest offering the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform is targeting the emerging markets with the aim to offer consumers, a feature phones which will include LTE, 4G VoLTE support with peak download speed upto 150 Mbps and peak upload speed upto 50 Mbps
The Qualcomm 205 Mobile SoC is available from today and the devices is expected to reach consumers in Q2 2017. you can read more about it here.Facebook, Twitter, Telegram or Flipboard. you can also join our support group Smartphone Assistant for any queries related to your devices