Samsung announces Low-Power 65nm Application Processors for the PND Market

Samsung today announced the S3C2450 and the S3C2416, the newest members of its highly successful S3C24xx family of application processors. Designed and manufactured using 65nm process technology, the latest additions to Samsung’s suite of application processors are built on an ARM9 core with speeds of up to 533MHz. Samsung’s new S3C2450 and S3C2416 application processors support a variety of memory products, including MLC and SLC flash; low-power Mobile SDRAM; DDR and DDR2; embedded flash solutions; and embedded memory cards such as moviNAND. The new processors also support features for enhancing the consumer experience such as 2D graphics for efficient graphics rendering.

Samsung’s S3C2450 and S3C2416 application processors support all major high level operating systems, including WinCE, Windows Mobile, and Linux. Samsung’s new application processors are now sampling with mass production slated for the third quarter of 2008