Sunday, February 10, 2008

Qualcomm Chip Integrates Baseband, Multimedia processing and HSPA+ Radio

Qualcomm introduced a new single-chip solution integrates baseband, multimedia processing and radio functionality.

The Qualcomm Single Chip (QSC) QSC6295, which is implemented in 45 nanometer CMOS, offers downloads of up to 10.2 Mbps, uploads of up to 5.76 Mbps, multimedia content and integrated Bluetooth/FM/GPS.

Qualcomm said innovations in power consumption enable the chip to deliver up to a full day of talk time and more than a month of standby time. The QSC6295 is scheduled to sample in the first quarter of 2009.

Key features include:

  • 400 MHz ARM 11, delivering powerful processing performance

  • Support for WQVGA video playback and recording with TV-out

  • 5.0 megapixel camera

  • 3D hardware-accelerated graphics

  • Integrated gpsOne baseband and radio

  • Integrated Bluetooth baseband and radio, FM radio and USB 2.0 HS

  • Support for all UMTS bands and quad-band EGPRS, as well as receive diversity for enhanced data throughput performance

  • 12mm x 12mm package