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Qualcomm aims at entry-level smartphones and tablets with new Snapdragon 210 SoC

  1. Until now, Qualcomm has mostly focused on the mid-range and high-end smartphone segments, while the lower-end market has been dominated by MediaTek, a chipset manufacturer based out of Taiwan. But the California-based company is now hoping to change that by offering...

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  2. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,270

    It sounds like it has all the necessary features for smaller screen phones but let's wait for the real world performance figures before judging it.
  3. Why four A7 cores at 1.1 GHz? Having just two cores at a higher frequency (on the same TDP) would not only be a smarter choice for consumers given the enormous majority of apps don't use that many cores, but would also make for cheaper silicon for manufacturing.
    Please, someone warn Qualcomm not to go down the AMD route.
  4. soulsassassin

    soulsassassin TS Addict Posts: 112   +47

    trust me in real world performance having 4 cores at lower frequency is much better then having 2 cores with a higher frequency this is not the case with iphones which have there own OS and everything optimized for 2 cores . android is a jungle were the survival for the fittest .plus having a lower frequency means less heat and less power consumption

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