Category: ST-Ericsson

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Posted by Charbax – August 12, 2013

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Linus Valleij and Peter De Schrijver at Linaro Connect 2013

Posted by Charbax – March 6, 2013

Linus Valleij (ST-Ericsson) and Peter De Schrijver (Nvidia) talk about what they are doing at Linaro Connect 2013.

ST-Ericsson L8580 3Ghz eQuad ARM Cortex-A9 SD-FOI processor launched

Posted by Charbax – February 26, 2013

ST-Ericsson launches their new 3GHz NovaThor L8580 processor based on the FD-SOI process technology, to minimize power consumption and increase the performance of the ARM Cortex-A9 processor. ST-Ericsson claims 50% lower power consumption, 35% faster CPU and a 20% faster GPU and multimedia accelerator. You can read more about the ST-Ericsson L8580 in the press release

and you can watch the official videos:

ST-Ericsson to showcase 3Ghz ARM Cortex-A9 smartphone at MWC

Posted by Charbax – February 20, 2013

ST-Ericsson to showcase 3Ghz ARM Cortex-A9 smartphone with superfast up-clocked 600Mhz SGX544 GPU and integrated 150mbitps LTE on a single processor using STMicroelectronics’ 28nm FD-SOI process technology at MWC.

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Lenovo LePhone S899t smartphone using ST-Ericsson Nova A9500 launched in China

Posted by Charbax – July 12, 2012

There's a new dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 3G TD-SCDMA Android ICS phone on the Chinese market to be sold at around $200 (1299RMB) starting mid-july on Lenovo's Chinese website and China Mobile retail stores all over China. In addition to the Nova A9500, ST-Ericsson CG2900 and CW1100 connectivity solutions were also selected by Lenovo enabling GPS, Bluetooth, FM and Wi-Fi features. Maybe the screen size is 4.5" IPS, is it a qHD resolution 4.5" IPS screen? Let me know in the comments if you know more specs about this phone.

This could be a big deal if Lenovo and China Mobile plan to mass manufacture and mass sell this dual-core phone at sub-$200 price points all over China. That can help the ST-Ericsson A9500 platform reach a good position as a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 solution for affordable Chinese Android smartphones, ready to compete with the upcoming dual-core MediaTek MT6577 platform.

Source: press release at

Patrik Klinger Program Manager of the ST-Ericsson Snowball development platform at Linaro Connect

Posted by Charbax – June 3, 2012

Amber Graner interviews Patrik Klinger at Linaro Connect.

Ricardo Salveti shows Unity 3D working on the ST-Ericsson A9500 Snowball platform

Posted by Charbax – June 2, 2012

It's the OpenGL ES port that they have been working on for quite a while.

Mathieu Poirier of the ST-Ericsson Landing Team at Linaro Connect

Posted by Charbax – May 30, 2012

Mathieu Poirier talks about how Android came up on the ST-Ericsson A9500 Snowball platform.

Patrik Klinger of ST-Ericsson at Linaro Connect

Posted by Charbax – May 28, 2012

ST-Ericsson ramps up their work with Linaro. Patrik Klinger, Program Manager at ST-Ericsson talks to Zach Pfeffer Linaro's Android Tech Lead about ST-Ericsson's work with Linaro to improve development on the ST-Ericsson A9500 Snowball development platform.

Zenithink ST-Ericsson U8500 3G 7″ 1024×600 Tablet for $150

Posted by Charbax – March 15, 2012

Zenithink shows their new ST-Ericsson U8500 Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 based tablet designed by ontim with a built-in 3G HSPA+ modem, bluetooth, WiFi, and a decent 1024x600 screen resolution. The price is $150 for an order of at least 1000 units. They also show a $65 AmLogic based Android set-top-box with a built-in DVB-T tuner.