Advanced Low-Cost HSPA+/EDGE Multimedia Baseband Processor

The BCM21663 is a HSPA+ baseband processor that incorporates a high-performance 1.0 GHz dual-core Cortex A9 applications processor and a HD multimedia engine, enabling advanced performance for low-cost mass-market smartphones. Using Broadcom's VideoCore® IV multimedia technology, it provides cost-effective support for OpenGL ® ES 2.0 3D graphics processing, 5 Megapixel still imaging, and 720p HD video processing. The BCM21663 platform supports advanced HSPA+ and 2G cellular communications capabilities, incorporating a 3GPP Release 7-compliant modem with support for 5.8 Mbps HSUPA, 21 Mbps HSDPA and Class 33 EDGE capabilities.

The BCM21663 core chipset solution for HSPA+ handsets includes the BCM2093 2G/3G RF transceiver and the BCM59054 power management unit.

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  • Dual-core 1.0GHz Cortex-A9 ACPU
  • Release 7 HSPA+ modem with support for 21 Mbps HSDPA, 5.8 Mbps HSUPA and Class 33 EDGE
  • High quality H.264 HD (720p30) camcorder and video playback
  • 5 Megapixel still imaging
  • High-performance graphics based on VideoCore® multimedia technology for enhanced 3-D gaming and graphics-rich applications
  • Support for Dual-SIM handset designs