NovaThor U5500 smartphone platform

By: St-ericsson  09-12-2011
Keywords: Mobile broadband, Camera Support, Broadband Modem

The NovaThor™ U5500 is an integrated smartphone platform, combining a powerful application engine with a high-speed broadband modem. With U5500, ST-Ericsson offers a “no compromise” smartphone experience at an affordable price.

The U5500 integrates a powerful dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 application processor with a HSPA+ mobile broadband modem in a single baseband chip to offer advanced smartphone features such as HD camcorder capabilities, 12Mpix camera support and an always-on internet experience.

Features

  • 720p HD camcorder with real-time encoding
  • High-resolution display with support up to FWVGA
  • High performance 2D/3D graphics,
  • 12 Mpixel camera support
  • HDMI v1.3 and CVBS output
  • USB, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS support
  • Support for Android and other Linux-based, open and proprietary frameworks


Technology

  • Highly efficient, low-power, dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 processor with NEON®CPU extension
  • High-bandwidth LP-DDR2 interface
  • ARM® Mali™-400 GPU
  • HSPA+ 3GPP release 7 modem
  • Unique audio architecture with a wide range of audio codecs supported
  • Advanced power saving architecture enabling class-leading audio and video operating time

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Keywords: Application Processor, Audio Architecture, Audio Codecs, Broadband Modem, Camera Support, Mobile broadband, Smartphone Features,

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