Qualcomm targets low-end with its first LTE chip for feature phones

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Qualcomm is having another go at making a dent in the affordable handsets market, and its latest bet is bringing 4G LTE capability to feature phones.

The chipmaker announced on Monday a new line of chips for entry-level phones.

The SoC (system-on-a-chip) line is called the Qualcomm 205 Mobile Platform, and is the first time it’s bringing 4G LTE capability to feature phones, company executives said.

Although feature phones are quickly disappearing from developed markets, they are still very popular in developing regions such as India. …

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Via: Mashable: Tech

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