In any smartphone, the chipset plays a main role. It provides performance to the smartphone in terms of speed and battery. If any smartphone has worst chipset then it will perform bad or if it has better chipset then it will perform better. When it comes to chipset then there are only a few companies available in the market that make mobile chipset – Qualcomm, MediaTek, Exynos by Samsung and HiSilicon Kirin by Huawei. The Qualcomm is world’s largest company that develops mobile processors.
Recently it has introduced a new chipset of 200 series – Snapdragon 215 chipset for entry-lavel smartphones. It is an upgrade of Snapdragon 212 launched last year and arrives with many improved and new features in this range. This chipset will be provided in smartphones which costs between Rs. 5,000 to Rs. 8,000. The Snapdragon 215 is first platform in the 200 series to support NFC payments on Android. This chipset will give competition to company’s own chipsets of 400 series like Snapdragon 410 and 425. With Snapdragon 425, we have already compared it. Here we will tell you how Snapdragon 215 performs against Snapdragon 410 or which one is better chipset between Snapdragon 215 and Snapdragon 410. Let’s compare Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 vs Snapdragon 410 chipset.
Snapdragon 215 vs Snapdragon 410 CPU & GPU
Starting with CPU of Snapdragon 215, it has a Quad-Core CPU based on 64-bit and build using 28nm Process Technology. Speaking of CPU Cores, it supports 4 ARM Cortex-A53 Cores running at 1.3GHz clock speed. According to company’s claims, it has up to a 50% increase in CPU performance, compared to the previous generation. Also it is coupled with Adreno 308 CPU and supports OpenCL, OpenGL ES 3.2 and DirectX. This chipset can support a max display resolution of up to 1560x720p.
Speaking of Snapdragon 410, it is designed with both 32-bit and 64-bit CPU support and build using 28nm manufacturing process. Talking about its CPU Cores, it offers Quad-Core CPU with 4 ARM Cortex-A53 Cores clocked at 1.2GHz. In case of GPU, it features Adreno 306 GPU. It can support a max display resolution of up to 1920x1200p and external display up to 720p.
In this case of CPU & GPU, the newer Snapdragon 215 beats Snapdragon 410 having CPU with higher frequency and better and newer GPU. It it will provide you better performance.
Snapdragon 215 vs Snapdragon 410 Camera & Optics
Speaking of camera details of Snapdragon 215, it has 2x Image Signal Processor. In case of dual camera it supports up to 8MP sensor with MFNR and ZSL at 30fps while it supports single camera up to 13MP with MFNR and ZSL at 30fps. It is capable to capture videos in 1080p at 30fps.
At the same time, the Snapdragon 410 can support only single camera up to 13.5MP and capture videos in 1080p at 30fps.
Snapdragon 215 vs Snapdragon 410 RAM & Storage
In case of RAM, the Snapdragon 215 chipset supports LPDDR3 RAM. It supports eMMC 4.5 and SD 3.0 (UHS-I) types of storage. On the other hand the Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 chipset can support LPDDR2 and LPDDR3 RAM at up to 533MHz. The storage which it support is eMMC 4.51 and SD 3.0 (UHS-I).
Snapdragon 215 vs Snapdragon 410 Connectivity
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 215 is first chipset of 200 series to support dual VoLTE. It features X5 LTE Modem which can allow it to capture a download speed of up to 150Mbps using LTE Cat.4 and a upload speed of up to 50Mbps. The USB version which it supports is USB 2.0. For charging it supports Qualcomm Quick Charge 1.0 technology and the company claims that it will charge your devices 75% faster than conventional charging.
On other side, the Snapdragon 410 supports only one 4G VoLTE SIM and one 2G SIM. This chipset also features X5 LTE Modem which provide it download and upload speed like Snapdragon 215. It also supports USB 2.0 and Quick Charge 2.0 technology to charge the phone. For calling it has features such as Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) with LTE call continuity, HD Voice over 3G and VoLTE. Other connectivity features like WiFi, Bluetooth and GPS are same in both chipsets.
As you see, the Snapdragon 215 chipset beats Snapdragon 410 in cases such as performance, camera and connectivity while the Snapdragon 410 is a chipset of higher range compared to Snapdragon 215. The Snapdragon 215 has better CPU, GPU, Camera and Connectivity features. So in overall comparision, the Snapdragon 215 chipset comes as winner compared to Snapdragon 410.