Rockchip Releases its NEW Mobile Internet Platform - RK29xx

By Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co. Ltd., PRNE
Wednesday, January 5, 2011

World's 1st SOC for 1080P VP8+Android 2.3+Internet TV+1080P+3D GPU

LAS VEGAS, January 6, 2011 - Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co., Ltd, a leading developer of fabless
semiconductors, today released its new RK29xx generation Mobile Internet

RK2918 is a high-performance, low-power processor designed for mobile
internet applications. The CPU subsystem is an ARM(R) Cortex-A8 CPU and
includes the NEON SIMD engine to improve software media processing
capability. With the TSMC advanced process, the A8 core can enable up to

RK2918 is the world's first SOC to support decoding of the Full HD
(1080P) VP8 video codec entirely in hardware. It also provides FULL HD
decoder and encoder processor, hardware accelerated Adobe(R) Flash(R) Player
10.1, ultra powerful 3D/2D GPU, high speed internet surfing experience and

RK2918 now supports Gingerbread (Android 2.3) for Mobile Internet
Devices, Smartphone and Internet TV, etc. Highlights of the RK29XX include:

    -- 1.2G ARM Cortex A8 core with Neon and 512KB L2 cache
    -- High performance 2D and 3D processors support OPENGL ES 2.0 and
       OPEN VG, Support 60M tri/s max
    -- 1080P video decoding for H.264, VP8, RV, WMV, AVS, H.263, MPEG4 etc.
    -- 1080P video encoding for H.264
    -- Support DDRIII, DDRII, Mobile DDR memory
    -- 24bit HW ECC for MLC NAND, support e-MMC boot
    -- Three USB ports for Device, Host, 3G module
    -- Two SD ports for SD card and WIFI
    -- Sensors interface for front and rear camera, up to 5M
    -- Standard TFT/EPD controller for variable panels
    -- MAX 8 channel I2S and SPDIF output for HD movie
    -- TS port for mobile and terrestrial TV, ATSC-T/MH
    -- Ethernet networking interfaces
    -- Support VoIP
    -- Support Android 2.3 and future version

Rockchip will highlight MID and Internet TV powered by RK29xx at CES, and
Rockchip's Internet TV solution with new technique and applications based on
Android OS. Rockchip's booth at CES is 21725//South Hall lower level.

About Rockchip

Fuzhou Rockchip Electronics Co., Ltd. is a China-leading fabless
semiconductors and mobile-internet SOC solution provider founded in Year
2001. Rockchip focuses on a mobile Internet Platform with products targeted
on Mobile Internet terminals (smart-phone/MID/Internet TV/e-Book) and
portable multimedia entertainment terminals (MP3/PMP). The headquarters of
Rockchip is situated in Fuzhou China, with offices in Shenzhen, Beijing and

    For more information, please contact:

    Yanyan Xing
    Tel: +86-755-8669-0899

Yanyan Xing at +86-755-8669-0899 or xyy at

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