Yesterday we stopped by Broadcom to look at their newly announced BCM21892 LTE baseband, which we saw teased previously at CES doing a VoLTE call. If you're not famliar with the details of Broadcom's first LTE baseband, it's a 3GPP Release 10 modem supporting all the 3GPP air interfaces (GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, LTE) with Category 4 LTE support, support for 10+10 MHz carrier aggregation, integrated 8 port transceiver into the baseband package, and built on a 28nm HPm process. Broadcom's LTE Baseband BCM21892 Air Interfaces GSM/EDGE, WCDMA, LTE-A, TD-SCDMA 3GPP Release Rel. 10 (LTE-A) HSPA+ Category Cat. 24, DC-HSPA+ 42.2 Mbps LTE Cat. 4, LTE-A 150 Mbps Downlink / 50 Mbps Uplink 2x2 MIMO Voice VoLTE, CS WCDMA/GSM voice Process 28nm HPm Package Plastic(?) with integrated DRAM and 8-port Transceiver Extra External PMIC, "35% smaller required implementation area," envelope tracking supported There's nothing...
Live from Nokia's MWC 2013 Press Conference
We just took our seats at the Nokia MWC 2013 press conference here in the new MWC venue in Barcelona. We're not sure what to expect from Noka today...19 by Brian Klug on 2/26/2013
Intel's Clover Trail+: Dual-Core CPU and Graphics Unveiled at MWC 2013
We find ourselves at another Mobile World Congress, discussing another Intel Atom based smartphone SoC. While last year we were talking about faster and lower performing versions of the...18 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 2/25/2013