Category Archives: Cortex-A5

Towards the $100 smartphone: Spreadtrum Communications moves up the food chain with Android baseband SoCs

Just a year ago, EDA360 Insider discussed the successful tapeout and first-pass silicon success of the SC8800G cellular baseband SoC from Spreadtrum Communications. (See “Spreadtrum achieves first-pass success with 40nm cellular baseband SoC, credits Silicon Realization”) Now, an EETimes article … Continue reading

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More news on the asymmetric processing SoC front

Back in October during ARM TechCon, Freescale announced plans to produce a family of chips based on a platform built around a pair of asymmetric processor cores: the ARM Cortex-A5 and Cortex-M4. Freescale’s dual-core approach is similar in concept to … Continue reading

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