Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Marvell Launches ARMADA Application Processors for Mobiles

Marvell introduced its ARMADA family of processors designed specifically for next generation ARM instruction set smartphones, smartbooks, consumer and embedded devices, and displays.

The company said its ARMADA family of application processors sets a new standard by offering CPU cores with PC-class performance, support for Adobe Flash technology and Blu-ray functionality. To date, the new Marvell ARMADA application processors have already won more than 50 design wins.

The ARMADA family includes several versions:

  • The ARMADA 100 series delivers high performance at low price points for mainstream Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs), connected consumer products, e-readers, and new personal information appliances.

  • The ARMADA 500 series combines computing horsepower, compelling multimedia, and seamless connectivity for high-end smartbooks and tablets.

  • The ARMADA 600 series is dedicated to high-end smartphones, delivering high performance applications and multimedia in small form factors and low power requirements.

  • The ARMADA 1000 series is focused on enabling the next generation of connected full-HD consumer devices, delivering immersive viewing experiences and offering a variety of networked applications at mainstream price points.

OS support includes Microsoft Windows Embedded CE, Windows Mobile, Google Android, Linux, Maemo, Ubuntu, and China Mobile's OMS. http://www.marvell.com

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