Renesas Mobile makes available single-chip smartphone platform
Cellular semiconductor services and platforms supplier Renesas Mobile has released MP5232, the single-chip smartphone platform that enable OEMs to accelerate the creation and delivery of high volume LTE/HSPA+ capable smartphones, tablets and mobile Internet devices.
Based on Renesas Mobile’s state-of-the-art application processor technology, the MP5232 platform promises an improved user experience with 1.5GHz dual-core computing power, enhanced graphics, video and imaging capabilities.
The platform supports multi-camera and multi-display support, full HD 1080p multi-format video encoding/decoding, stereoscopic 3D (S3D) video and advanced graphics to deliver a console-like gaming experiences and engaging user interfaces.
MP5232 platform also includes advanced RF transceivers, power management and audio services.
Informa Telecoms and Media principal analyst Malik Saadi said the whole mobile industry is committed to LTE as the technology of choice for 4G services. However, it becomes challenging adding LTE to an already packed mobile devices that are required to support different legacy modes and bands.
"In order to achieve global economies, vendors are keen to offer LTE multiband and multimode devices capable of roaming across different networks and regions, without compromising price, user experience, form factor, or power consumption," said Saadi.