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Qualcomm MSM6500
msm6500 hires.jpg
General Info
DesignerQualcomm,
ARM Holdings
ManufacturerTSMC, IBM
Model NumberMSM6500
MarketMobile, Embedded
IntroductionMarch 20, 2001 (announced)
July 9, 2003 (launched)
General Specs
FamilyMSM6xxx
SeriesMSM
LockedYes
Frequency146 MHz
Bus typeAMBA 2
Microarchitecture
MicroarchitectureARM9
ChipsetMSM6xxx
Core NameARM926EJ-S
Process90 nm
TechnologyCMOS
Cores1
Threads1
Max Memory4 GiB
Max Address Mem0xFFFFFFFF
Multiprocessing
Max SMP1-Way (Uniprocessor)

MSM6500 is a 32-bit ARM system-on-chip with 3G wireless capabilities developed by Qualcomm and introduced in 2003 for the mobile market. This SoC was part of the MSM6xxx Multimedia Platform offering support for more advanced features such as position-location services, video, audio, and gaming.

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L1I$ 16 KiB
0.0156 MiB
16,384 B
1.525879e-5 GiB
1x16 KiB 4-way set associative
L1D$ 16 KiB
0.0156 MiB
16,384 B
1.525879e-5 GiB
1x16 KiB 4-way set associative

Wireless[edit]

  • Supported frequencies 450 MHz, 800 MHz, 1900 MHz, 2100 MHz (IMT), quad GSM
Antu network-wireless-connected-100.svgWireless Communications
Cellular
2G
GSM Yes
GPRS Yes
cdmaOne
IS-95AYes
IS-95BYes
3G
CDMA2000
1XYes
1xEV-DOYes

Digital Signal Processing[edit]

  • DSP: 2x QDSP4000 73 MHz
    0.073 GHz
    73,000 kHz

Expansions[edit]

  • LCD: 18-bit, QCIF
    • Up to 176 pixels x 220 pixels resolution
  • USB: USB2.0 FS Peripheral
  • Camera: up to 1.3 megapixel
  • Bluetooth: BT 1.1
  • Video Codecs: MPEG-4, H.263 and RealNetworks
  • Audio Codecs: QCELP, EVRC, AMR-NB, AAC, aacPlus and RealNetworks
  • Hardware-based Image Signal Processor and JPEG encoder
  • gpsOne position-location capabilities
  • Removable User Identity Module (R-UIM)
  • MIDI Synthesizer (72 polyphony)
  • Support for digital stereo output up to 48 kHz
  • MMC/SDIO removable storage support

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Diagram[edit]

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Facts about "MSM6500 - Qualcomm"
base frequency146 MHz (0.146 GHz, 146,000 kHz) +
bus typeAMBA 2 +
chipsetMSM6xxx +
core count1 +
core nameARM926EJ-S +
designerQualcomm + and ARM Holdings +
dspQDSP4000 +
dsp base frequency73 MHz (0.073 GHz, 73,000 kHz) +
familyMSM6xxx +
first announcedMarch 20, 2001 +
first launchedJuly 9, 2003 +
full page namequalcomm/msm6xxx/msm6500 +
has 2g supporttrue +
has 3g supporttrue +
has cdma2000 1x supporttrue +
has cdma2000 1xev-do supporttrue +
has cdma2000 supporttrue +
has cdmaone supporttrue +
has gprs supporttrue +
has gsm supporttrue +
has is-95a supporttrue +
has is-95b supporttrue +
has locked clock multipliertrue +
instance ofmicroprocessor +
l1d$ description4-way set associative +
l1d$ size0.0156 MiB (16 KiB, 16,384 B, 1.525879e-5 GiB) +
l1i$ description4-way set associative +
l1i$ size0.0156 MiB (16 KiB, 16,384 B, 1.525879e-5 GiB) +
ldateJuly 9, 2003 +
main imageFile:msm6500 hires.jpg +
manufacturerTSMC + and IBM +
market segmentMobile + and Embedded +
max cpu count1 +
max memory4,096 MiB (4,194,304 KiB, 4,294,967,296 B, 4 GiB, 0.00391 TiB) +
max memory address0xFFFFFFFF +
microarchitectureARM9 +
model numberMSM6500 +
nameQualcomm MSM6500 +
part ofMultimedia Platform +
process90 nm (0.09 μm, 9.0e-5 mm) +
seriesMSM +
smp max ways1 +
technologyCMOS +
thread count1 +