Snapdragon 212 Mobile Platform

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4G LTE for Everyone

Integrated X5 LTE with support for Cat 4 speeds (up to 150Mbps) and support for Qualcomm RF360™ front end solution for lightning-fast download speeds in budget, entry-level smartphones and tablets

HD video content on the fly

With native HEVC, maximize device storage and watch streaming HD content as quick as you can click the link

Immersive online 3D gaming

Adreno 304 GPU enables avid online gamers with eye-catching 3D imagery and support for the latest APIs

Qualcomm® Audio

Differentiating audio experiences with Fluence™ HD (Noise Cancellation, Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Voice Activation) and Qualcomm™ Snapdragon™ Voice+

All day battery life and fast-charging

Tight integration and support for Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology, for up to 75% faster charging1


  • Integrated X5 LTE

    • LTE Advanced Carrier Aggregation up to 2x10 MHz in the downlink
    • Support for Category 4 speeds of up to 150 Mbps download, 50 Mbps upload
    • LTE dual SIM (DSDS)
  • Broad selection of RF options, support for Qualcomm RF360™ CMOS PA, antenna switch, antenna matching tuner, and power tracker.

  • Up to 8MP Camera with superior 3A algorithms, zero shutter lag.

  • Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 Graphics with support for advanced APIs.

  • Qualcomm Reference Design availability for all Snapdragon 212 features.

  • Content and platform security using Qualcomm® Snapdragon StudioAccess™ technology and Qualcomm® SecureMSM™ foundation.

  • Competitive quad-core CPU performance — ARM® quad Cortex®-A7 CPUs are designed to enable an improved user experience.



CPU Clock Speed: Up to 1.3 GHz

CPU Cores: Quad-core CPU, 4x ARM Cortex A7

CPU Bit Architecture: 32-bit


Process Technology: 28 nm LP


DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP

Cellular Modem

Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem

LTE Category: LTE Category 4 (downlink)

Downlink Features: 2x10 MHz carrier aggregation, Up to 64-QAM

Uplink Features: 1x20 MHz, Up to 16-QAM

Peak Download Speed: 150 Mbps

Peak Upload Speed: 50 Mbps

Supported Cellular Technologies: LTE FDD, LTE TDD, LTE Broadcast, WCDMA (DC-HSDPA, DC-HSUPA), TD-SCDMA, CDMA 1x, EV-DO, GSM/EDGE

Multi SIM: LTE Dual SIM

Next-generation Calling Services: Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity, HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE


Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz

Peak speed: 150 Mbps

Channel Utilization: 20/40 MHz

MIMO Configuration: 1x1 (1-stream)

Peak QAM: 256 QAM

Wi-Fi Features: Integrated baseband


Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 4.1

Bluetooth Technology: Bluetooth Low Energy


Advanced Location Features: Low Power Geofencing and Tracking

Global Emergency Services Support: Assisted GPS, OTDOA (LTE-based positioning)

Satellite Systems Support: GPS, GLONASS, Beidou


Near Field Communications: Supported


RFFE: Qualcomm® RF Front-End solution


USB Version: USB 2.0


Megapixel Support: Up to 8 MP camera


Video Capture: Up to 720p video capture

Video Playback: Up to 1080p video playback

Codec Support: H.265 (HEVC), H.264 (AVC)


Maximum On-Device Display Support: 720p, 1280x720, WXGA


GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU


Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support: Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology


Memory speed: 533 MHz

Memory Type: LPDDR2, LPDDR3


eMMC: eMMC 4.5

SD: SD 3.0 (UHS-I)


Part Numbers: 8909

  1. Integrated digital core
  2. Available only in select processors
  3. Available only in select processors

Qualcomm Snapdragon, Qualcomm RF360, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm Snapdragon StudioAccess, Qualcomm Quick Charge, Qualcomm SecureMSM, Qualcomm Snapdragon Voice Activation, Qualcomm Snapdragon Voice+, Fluence, and Qualcomm IZat are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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CPU Clock SpeedCPU CoresCPU Bit ArchitecturePeak Download SpeedPeak Upload SpeedBluetooth VersionBluetooth TechnologyNear Field CommunicationsMaximum On-Device Display SupportGPU Name
Up to 1.3 GHz
Quad-core CPU
4x ARM Cortex A7
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
Bluetooth 4.1
Bluetooth Low Energy
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU
Up to 1.1 GHz
Dual-core CPU
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
Bluetooth 4.1
Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU