Snapdragon 212 Mobile Platform

The Snapdragon 212 processor brings 4G LTE to everyone. With integrated 4G LTE and a combination of features and performance without compromising battery life, budget mobile devices will never be the same.  The Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 212 mobile platform boasts a fast CPU, support for 1080p Full HD video playback and a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem for advanced 4G LTE features in high-volume smartphones.


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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: 4x ARM Cortex A7, Quad-core CPU

CPU Architecture: 32-bit


Process Technology: 28 nm LP


DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP

Cellular Modem

Modem Name: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X5 LTE modem

Multi SIM: LTE Dual SIM

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

LTE Category

Downlink LTE Category: LTE Category 4

LTE Downlink Features

Downlink Carrier Aggregation: 2x10 MHz carrier aggregation

Downlink QAM: Up to 64-QAM

LTE Uplink Features

Uplink Carrier Aggregation: 1x20 MHz

Uplink QAM: Up to 16-QAM

LTE Speed

LTE Peak Download Speed: 150 Mbps

LTE Peak Upload Speed: 50 Mbps

Cellular Technology


LTE Technology: LTE TDD, LTE FDD, LTE Broadcast


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


Near Field Communications: Supported


Satellite Systems Support: Beidou, GPS, GLONASS

Location Support: Qualcomm® Location

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

Advanced Location Features: Low Power Geofencing and Tracking


RFFE: Qualcomm® RF Front-End (RFFE) solution


USB Version: USB 2.0


Single Camera: Up to 8 MP

Video Capture (30 FPS): 720p video capture


Video Playback: Up to 1080p video playback

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


Max On-Device Display: 720p, WXGA

Display Pixels: 1280x720


GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 304 GPU


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


Memory speed: 533MHz

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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Up to 1.3 GHz
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Quad-core CPU
LTE Category 4
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
Bluetooth 4.1 1
Bluetooth Low Energy
Supported 2
Up to 8 MP
720p 2
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Up to 1.1 GHz
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50 Mbps
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LTE Category 4
150 Mbps
50 Mbps
Bluetooth 4.2
Up to 13 MP
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  2. Available only in select processors