1 GHz ARMADA 618 chipset and platform for smartphones Pantheon from Marvell

Friday, February 12, 2010

Company Marvell introduced its strategy for the development of platforms for smartphones budget and a higher level. Flagship platform will ARMADA 618, having a processor ARM v7 Marvell Sheeva to 1 GHz and is able to work with HD-resolution video to 1080p. Also, this platform will be able to maintain photographic modules with a matrix of up to 16 MPs and simultaneously work with the four displays. Budgetary decisions will be the platform Pantheon, for smart phones cost $ 99 and designed for use operating systems, Android and Windows Mobile or other proprietary operating systems.

ARMADA 618 chipset can run on Android, Windows Mobile or Linux and provides the DirectX, Open GL ES 2.0 and Open VG 1.1. It is stated that the platform will be a very good game solutions with the possibility of rendering 45 million triangles per second. Each of the 4 screens may have supported the resolution to 2000 x 2000 pixels. Of course, supports USB 2.0 and all other types of connections, including WiFi 802.11n, Bluetooth 3.0 and FM-radio.

As the platform Pantheon, is because it is designed for smart phones cost $ 100, its functionality is noticeably lower. Yet she is able to cope with 3D games and high definition video. Also supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM-radio modules.

Both platforms will be demonstrated next week in Barcelona.