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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 Lite is going global and it's bringing Marvell's ARMADA Mobile PXA986 platform with it, Marvell announced today. The ARMADA Mobile PXA986 is a unified multi-core platform offering support for both 3G and LTE in a single-chip package. It's based on ARM's 1.2GHz dual-core Cortex A9 application processor and also features an advanced mutli-mode HSPA+ modem supporting Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) and 2G networks. "The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite global tablet is an important milestone to bring affordable high performance mobile devices to the mass... Read more...
Google's Chromecast has made a fairly impressive splash in the TV market, as well as the streaming market. Unlike Google TV, which felt cost prohibitive for most, the $35 Chromecast is well within the impulse buy range for most of its target market. Early reviews on the product have been fairly positive, and you may be wondering what sort of innards are pushing things out. If so, Marvell has the answer. Marvell today revealed the Armada 1500-mini, a solution that was seemingly built from the ground-up for Chromecast. It was built to support low-power applications (like TV dongles), as well as to... Read more...
What if you had a mini, power-efficient computer that smiled at your when it was functioning properly, and frowned when something needed a tweak? It'd sure be better than your current troubleshooting setup, we're certain. Marvell announced today at CES their new "Classroom 3.0" technology, featuring an ARMADA-powered SMILE Plug and a partnership with One Laptop Per Child. The SMILE Plug computer is the starlet of the show, listed as the first plug development kit designed to turn a traditional classroom into a highly interactive learning environment. Designed to engage students in critical reasoning... Read more...
Marvell announced the world's first 1.5 GHz tri-core processor for smartphones and tablets. The new Marvell ARMADA 628 uses tri-core architecture to deliver PC-class performance while still meeting the limited power available from smartphones, tablets and other mobile consumer devices. The ARMADA 628 tri-core CPU uses a full System-on-a-Chip design (SoC) with three high performance Marvell-designed, ARM-compliant CPU cores. The tri-core design combines two high performance symmetric multiprocessing cores with a third core optimized for ultra low-power. In addition to the tri-core CPU, there are... Read more...
Today's smartphone market is hotter and more competitive than ever before, and for the first time in history, chip makers are coming to the forefront of innovation. They've always been important, but finally consumers are starting to recognize the technology that makes their phone tick, and these days, makes it play videos, games, and all sorts of things that couldn't be done on a smartphone just five years ago.Today, Marvell is introducing a new series of chipset solutions for smartphone makers: the Pantheon platform. The Pantheon chipset platform incorporates Marvell’s Advanced Modem Technology,... Read more...