Quad-core HSPA+ Multimedia Processor with Enhanced HD Multimedia

The BCM23550 is a HSPA+ baseband processor that incorporates a high-performance 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex A7 applications processor and an enhanced HD multimedia engine, enabling full HD capabilities for mass-market smartphones. Using Broadcom’s VideoCore® IV technology, it provides cost-effective support for OpenGL® ES 2.0 3D graphics processing, 12 Mpixel still imaging, and 1080p HD video capture and playback. The BCM23550 solution supports advanced HSPA+ and 2G cellular communications capabilities, incorporating a 3GPP Release 8-compliant modem with support for 5.8 Mbps HSUPA, 21 Mbps HSDPA, and Class 33 EDGE capabilities. Additionally, the BCM23550 enables superior voice call quality with support for Wideband-AMR (HD Voice) and advanced voice call quality enhancement technologies, including dual-mic noise cancellation.

The BCM23550 core chipset solution for HSPA+ platforms includes the BCM2093 2G/3G RF transceiver and the BCM59054 power management unit.

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  • Quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 ACPU
  • Release 8 HSPA+ modem with support for 21 Mbps HSDPA, 5.8 Mbps HSUPA, and Class 33 EDGE
  • High quality H.264 full HD (1080p30) camcorder and video playback
  • 12-megapixel still imaging with integrated high-quality image sensor processor (ISP)
  • High-performance graphics based on VideoCore multimedia technology for enhanced 3D gaming and graphics-rich applications
  • Advanced dual-mic noise cancellation technology
  • Support for Dual-SIM handset designs