Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 and 400 processors officially announced
At the time when Qualcomm unveiled the Snapdragon 600 and Snapdragon 800, the company had announced that there will be lower spec versions added to the family. And that has now been officially detailed, going by the name of Snapdragon 200 and Snapdragon 400.
The Snapdragon 400 has dual Krait CPUs going as high as 1.7GHz and quad ARM Cortex A-7 CPUs topping out at 1.4GHz with an Adreno 305 GPU.the processors feature the Asynchronous Symmetric Multiprocessing (aSMP), which helps keep it power efficient under full load. There is support for TDSCDMA, DC-HSPA+ (42Mbps), 1x Advanced, W+G CDMA, and multi-SIM capabilities of Dual SIM, Dual Standby (DSDS) and Dual SIM, Dual Active (DSDA) setups and also a camera up to 13.5MP. Snapdragon 400 processors will come with the following numbering: 8226, 8626, 8230, 8630, 8930, 8030AB, 8230AB, 8630AB and 8930AB.
The lower end Snapdragon 200 brings you quad ARM Cortex-A5 CPUs going as high as 1.4GHz per core. The Adreno 203 GPU handles the graphics. It enables "high-accuracy" GPS and can handle HD video playback and supports dual SIM setups and offers camera support of up to 8MP. The Snapdragon 200 will be available in the following part numbers: 8225Q, 8625Q
No details on the pricing as yet. We have already seen the higher end Snapdragon 600 arrive with the HTC One, and if some rumors are to be believed, even the Galaxy S IV may pack in the same processor. Qualcomm has not announced any specific phones that may feature these processors, and that will be up to the partners to convey.
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