Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform announced, designed for 4G connectivity

In case you didn’t hear, Qualcomm doesn’t want you calling its processors “processors” anymore, it would rather have you call them platforms instead. The company today announced a refreshed version of its entry-level mobile platform after three years. It’s meant to expand the reach of 4G connectivity to emerging markets where feature phones still account for a significant chunk of the mobile market. The company announced its Qualcomm 205 platform today at an event in New Delhi. The platform includes Qualcomm’s 205 System-on-Chip that has 4G LTE support. The chip can handle up to 150 Mbps download speeds on 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. There’s also a 1.1 GHz CPU, Qualcomm’s Adreno GPU, and support for dual-SIM.Features phones are still a big deal in markets like India, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. However, they haven’t really been able to provide better access to the internet due to technological limitations. Qualcomm is addressing that issue with its n

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