Infineon Introduces Entry-Level Platform for Android
Infineon Technologies today at the Mobile World Congress 2010 announced XMM™6181, a new entry-level smartphone platform for Android handsets addressing the high volume consumer segment.
XMM 6181 offers open OS support for Android through a highly integrated system solution that will help to bring mobile social networking to the mass market. With this extension to its smart devices portfolio, Infineon brings smartphone functionality for a new price segment with wholesale prices between 100 and 150 US dollars while maintaining key multimedia capabilities and connectivity features. This platform leverages the maturity of Infineon’s market proven cellular modem technology to enable fast integration, reduced time to market and smooth global launch.
The new platform is centered on the X-GOLD™618, a cellular System-on-Chip (SoC), comprising monolithically integrated ARM11™, multimedia-accelerators for video, graphics, and audio processing, 5 Megapixel ISP (Image Signal Processor), 2G/3G baseband functionality, and power management. It is complemented by SMARTi™UE, the market leading multimode and multiband HSPA RF transceiver solution.