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Texas Instruments extends OMAP(TM) 3 family with 45-nm products to address a broad range of mobile performance needsBarcelona, Spain | Posted on February 16th, 2009
To answer handset manufacturers' diverse requirements in the rapidly-evolving Smartphone and Mobile Internet Device (MID) markets, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) announced today that it has extended its popular OMAP(TM) 3 family with new 45-nanometer (nm) products. The new OMAP36x application processor family allows mobile device manufacturers to reuse their software investment in TI's popular 65-nm OMAP34x processor family and deliver higher performance computing with lower power consumption. The OMAP36x family of products will offer a range of performance levels, including speeds up to 1GHz, to address increased high performance needs of the MID market all while delivering the low power consumption required by these battery-powered products. The migration to 45-nm technology will also deliver more affordable solutions for mainstream Smartphones. (Visit www.ti.com/omap36x for more information.)
Part Process ARM Graphics Video Imaging Availabil- Node Cortex-A8 Acceler- Perfor- Perfor- ity Clock ation mance mance Speed (per second) OMAP3610 45nm 720MHz In software VGA/DVD 12 MP Samples in 3Q 2009. OMAP3620 45nm 720MHz Hardware VGA/DVD 12 MP Samples in Accelerated 3Q 2009. OMAP3630 45nm 720MHz Hardware 720p HD 12 MP Samples in Accelerated 3Q 2009. OMAP3640 45nm 1GHz Hardware 720p HD 12 MP Samples in Accelerated 3Q 2009.
The OMAP36x family of products is scheduled to sample in the third quarter of 2009. These products are intended for high-volume wireless OEMs and ODMs and are not available through distributors.
To find out more about the OMAP 36x family, visit the links below:
* Technical information on the OMAP36x family: www.ti.com/omap36x_technical * Information on TI's 45nm process technology: www.ti.com/45nm_omap3 * OMAP36x family product bulletin: www.ti.com/omap36x_pb
What they're saying about the OMAP 3 platform:
"NEC plans to use TI's OMAP 3 platform for our near-term handset solutions, and we are pleased to see TI continue to invest in this family of products to address a range of performance needs and help us continue to deliver leading-edge, multimedia rich handsets to the market. TI also makes it easy for us to support popular mobile operating systems like LiMo, further spurring innovative, creating applications to meet the appetites of consumers around the globe," said Mr. Yoshiharu Tamura, Executive General Manager, Mobile Terminals Business Unit, NEC.
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