Marvell today anounced the world phone platform based on the Marvell PXA978 communications processor with Marvell HSPA modem.
Marvell's PXA978 is the first single-chip solution to feature 3G UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) and China's TD-SCDMA (Time Division Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access) standard with HSPA (High-Speed Packet Access) support and is intended to enable mobile developers to design 3G cellular devices and tablets that can be used and supported globally.
Additionally, the platform will feature the first Mobile MIMO, Avastar 88W8797, an 802.11n 2x2 dual-band Wi-Fi SoC designed to support high data rates for next-generation mobile devices.
Marvell's PXA978 single chip solution uses 40nm process technology and is designed to deliver 3G TD-SCDMA baseband combining high performance 1.2 GHz application processor with 3D graphics and 1080p multimedia. The platform will support all leading OS platforms.