QSD8250, QSD8650, MSM8255. What do these letters and numbers mean to you? Probably not much. Unless you’re a chipset nerd like us, who spends a lot of time reading Qualcomm’s Wikipedia

. But for the average consumer (or even the average techie) these weird model numbers couldn’t be more meaningless. And that’s a problem. In today’s world, even chipset makers like Qualcomm need to market their products to the average consumer.
In order to that, Qualcomm will now start to classify its

chips by systems. In the S1 category we have last-gen 1 GHz chips that...