Interesting takes on the low end smartphone market by ARM and CEVA.
CEVA suggests using a single chip with with integrated baseband and an application processor, which implies we need a more powerful processor.
ARM on the otherhand suggests to use a stripped down version of its current CPU as the Application processor and leave baseband alone.
I think I am with CEVA on this one :)
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