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January 11, 2013

ST-Ericsson unveils NovaThor L8580 quad-core SoC

ST-Ericsson has announced its latest mobile chipset with quad-core processors and low-power features – the NovaThor L8580.

L8580

For starters, the NovaThor L8580 features an eQuad processor with four ARM Cortex A9 cores clocked at 2.5GHz, a POWERVR SGX544 GPU, integrated LTE FDD/TDD, HSPA+, TD-SCDMA, and EDGE modem, and the ability to run at a very low power at 0.6V. Below is a list of its other notable features:

* Full HD 1080p camcorder, multiple codecs supported (H264 HP, VC-1, MPEG-4)
* 3D HD video capture and display
* High-resolution, touchscreen display support up to WUXGA
* Simultaneous dual display support up to dual qHD
* High-performance 3D graphics
* Dual camera support up to 20 megapixel primary and 5 megapixel secondary
* WiFi, Bluetooth, GNSS (GPS+GLONASS), FM and NFC enabled platform
* Built-in USB 2.0, HDMI out
* Optional support for mobile TV standards

The ST-Ericsson NovaThor L8580 joins the Samsung Exynos 5 Octa, nVidia Tegra 4, and Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and 600 in the list of high-performance SoCs with battery-saving features.

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3 Responses to “ST-Ericsson unveils NovaThor L8580 quad-core SoC”

  1. John says:

    Not really! This chip is actually aimed at mid-ranged devices for the incoming year.

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