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GPS/GPRS chip cuts costs in handsets

Posted: 16 Feb 2009 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:GSM chip? mobile phone? RF transceiver?

From MediaTek Inc. comes the MT6253 GSM/GPRS single-chip solution, which integrates all essential electronic components, including DBB, ABB, power management unit and RF transceiver onto a single chip, to reduce the materials costs in mobile phones.

The chip is also equipped with strong peripheral supports including camera, high speed USB and Class D audio amplifier.

"Bringing together advanced multimedia technology, efficient manufacturing, system-level design tools and real-time support, MediaTek's MT6253 sets a new standard for cellular SoCs," said JiChang Hsu, executive VP of MediaTek. "To better address the needs of emerging market, where handset manufacturers care cost-performance ratio more than ultra low cost, MT6253 provides perceptual peripheral support to bring down costs and reduce space requirements greatly."

In addition to MT6253, MediaTek also brings its multimedia expertise to its smart phone solutions. Supporting LCD resolution up to WVGA, MediaTek's first smart phone solutionMT6516 is the first solution for smart phones in the market which is able to process MPEG-2 transport stream decoding without any co-processor. MediaTek's MT6516 features multiple video codecs to enable MDTV applications, including DVB-T, CMMB and DVB-H, all of which can be easily implemented without multimedia co-processor.





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