Qualcomm 215 chipset revealed for entry-level smartphones

Qualcomm is determined to compete with the likes of MediaTek and Samsung when it comes chipsets for budget-friendly smartphones. The US chipmaker has just announced a brand new mobile processor aimed at low-end phones, the 215.

The new Qualcomm 215 CPU offers 50% increased performance in comparison with the previous 2xx generation. More importantly, it’s the first chipset for low-end smartphones that supports 64-bit architecture, which translates in performance boost and better device longevity.

The chipset features four ARM Cortex-A53 cores (up to 1.3GHz clock speed), …

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