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40nm baseband processor unveiled at China forum

Posted: 21 Jan 2011 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:Spreadtrum SC8800G? communication baseband processor? 40nm processor?

Spreadtrum Communications Inc. unveils the SC8800G, which the company claims as the world's "first" 40nm low power TD-HSPA/TD-SCDMA multi-mode communication baseband processor.

The new product was announced during a technology forum jointly held by Spreadtrum, China Semiconductor Industry Association, Qingdao Hisense Communication Co. Ltd, Huawei Device Co. Ltd and Shenyang New Postcom Equipment Co. Ltd at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, China. Spreadtrum demonstrated its latest commercial mobile handsets based on the SC8800G at the forum.

Designed with 40nm CMOS silicon technology, the SC8800G reduces power consumption, lowers overall costs and meets the need of next-generation communication experience, according to the press release. Spreadtrum SC8800G enables TD-HSUPA, TD-SCDMA, GSM, GPRS and Edge operation and supports TD-HSDPA at 2.8Mbps, TD-HSUPA at 2.2Mbps.

This product will enable the price of TD-SCDMA mobile terminals to be close to that of 2.5G products. Moreover, it will offer a platform for various 3G services and will drive the development of TD-SCDMA, TD-LTE and 4G technology. The TD-HSPA/TD-SCDMA multi-mode mobile phones developed based on SC8800G have already passed the network access testing of Telecommunication Bureau of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and the market entry testing of China Mobile, meeting all commercial standards.

The chip is suitable for development of competitive low-power consumption mobile handsets. Furthermore, this 40nm low-power TD-HSPA/TD-SCDMA multi-mode communication baseband processor will contribute to the development of Intelligent City, Internet of Things, Mobile Internet and the integration of telecommunications networks, cable TV networks and Computer network in China.

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