Marvell, a worldwide leader in providing complete silicon solutions from mobile communications to storage, Internet of Things (IoT), cloud infrastructure, digital entertainment and in-home content delivery and Kinoma® software enabling the “Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle,” today announced the octa-core 64-bit 5-mode 4G LTE ARMADA® Mobile PXA1936 system-on-chip (SoC) targeted for high performance smartphones and tablets globally. Marvell’s new 5-mode 4G LTE mobile processor features 8— ARM Cortex A53, advanced graphics and security functions, high performance image processing, and sensor fusion capabilities. The PXA1936 solution is a part of Marvell’s 64-bit mobile LTE SoC family which also includes theARMADA mobile PXA1908. The ARMADA mobile PXA1936 maintains complete software compatibility with the PXA1908 SoC, enabling OEMs and ODMs to quickly and seamlessly launch a higher performing octa-core mobile phone. Supporting today’s most popular wireless protocols, the ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 addresses the following wireless communications: TD-LTE, FDD-LTE, TD-SCDMA, WCDMA and GSM.
The ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 features Marvell’s low-power sensor hub technology delivering unprecedented sensor fusion capabilities. As part of Marvell’s 64-bit family of mobile SoCs, it also paves the way for device makers to release 64-bit tablets and smartphones with the Android L operating system. The processor will soon be available for the smartphone and tablet market and is expected to ship in devices by early 2015.
Key features of the Marvell ARMADA Mobile PXA1936 include:
-Octa-core Cortex A53, up to 1.5GHz clock speed
-Supports 1080p display, and video encoding and decoding
-Improved image processor to support 13 to 16MP camera
-Advanced power management and audio codec for power efficiency and audio performance
-Enhanced security processor
-Integrated location and sensor hub functionalities for better usability
-Field proven DSDS software for 5-mode modem
Marvell Technology Group, Ltd.