MWC 2014: Marvell brings 64-bit mobile chip with 5-mode modem

At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014, Marvell today announced the 64-bit mobile System-on-Chip (SoC) with production-ready 5-mode modem.

Customer samples of the new device with the ARMADA Mobile PXA1928 will be available in March, 2014, said Marvell at MWC 2014.

Smartphone vendors including Yulong Coolpad, Lenovo and Hisense are using Marvell ARMADA Mobile PXA1088LTE for launching $165 smartphones on the China Mobile’s 4G LTE market.

Marvell ARMADA Mobile PXA1928 is a single-chip quad-core A53, 5-mode Long Term Evolution (LTE) solution supporting all global mobile broadband standards, including LTE TDD/FDD, High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+), Time Division High Speed Packet Access Plus (TD-HSPA+) and Enhanced Data for GSM Environment (EDGE).


It supports multi-radio, CSFB, and VoLTE voice solutions for LTE networks and features the GC5000 GPU with full HD capability providing high-performance and low-power computing for media-centric mobile devices.

The company’s complete mobile platform solution includes Marvell’s Avastar 88W8887 802.11ac wireless local area network (WLAN) + Bluetooth 4.0 + FM single-chip SoC + Near Field Communication (NFC) and the 88L2000 global navigation satellite system (GNSS) hybrid location processor, multi-mode multi-band LTE RF transceiver, an integrated power management and audio codec integrated circuit (IC), ultra high performance and highly reliable eMMC mobile storage SSD controller, and its unique Kinoma software capability.

The ARMADA Mobile SoC incorporates the performance of quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 running at 1.5GHz with Marvell’s 5-mode modem technology to provide a cost effective Linux and Android mobile platform.

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