QUALCOMM announced the sampling of QUALCOMM's Mobile Station Modem(TM) (MSM(TM)) MSM6225(TM) Value Platform chipset to support entry-level and data-centric devices for emerging WCDMA (UMTS) markets. With the MSM6225 chipset, manufacturers can create dynamic devices at attractive price points to further expand their WCDMA product offerings. The MSM6225 chipset is a highly integrated solution that supports popular wireless multimedia features, including 1.3 megapixel Qcamera(TM) and Qtv(TM) video capabilities. The MSM6225 solution is QUALCOMM's fifth chipset to be provided to customers as part of the industry's broadest WCDMA product roadmap available today.
The optimized feature set of the MSM6225 chipset includes:
* 90nm process technology
* Pin and software API compatibility with QUALCOMM's commercially proven MSM6250(TM) and recently announced MSM6250A(TM) chipsets to support design re-use across market tiers
* Bluetooth support for wireless connectivity to peripherals
* 384 kbps data in both uplink and downlink
* Qtv at 15 fps QCIF to enable playback and streaming of mainstream video content
* Windows Media(R) video codec support
* Audio support for popular formats, including SMAF(TM), MIDI, MP3, AAC and aacPlus(TM)
* Up to 1.3 megapixel Qcamera support
QUALCOMM's MSM6225 solution includes the powerOne(TM) PM6650(TM)power management device, and provides support for WCDMA (2100 MHz) and quad-band GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz) with the radioOne RTR6250(TM)/RFR6250(TM) configuration. This complete solution is also ideal for wireless data card manufacturers who require a cost-effective, high-performance wireless modem option for their enterprise device offerings.