OMAP™ 4 Platform : OMAP4430/OMAP4460

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Product Bulletin

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  • OMAP 4 Mobile Applications Platform
    28 March 2011  Download

Chip Block Diagram

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OMAP™ 4 Key Benefits

  • Designed to drive smartphones, tablets and other multimedia-rich mobile devices
  • IVA 3 hardware accelerators enable full HD 1080p, multi-standard video encode/decode
  • Faster, higher-quality image and video capture with digital SLR-like imaging up to 20 megapixels
  • Dual-core ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCore™ with Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP)
  • Integrated POWERVR™ SGX540 graphics accelerator drives 3D gaming and 3D user interfaces
  • Highly optimized mobile applications platform
  • OMAP4430 operates at up to 1.2 GHz
  • OMAP4460 operates at up to 1.5 GHz
Feature Allows
45-nanometer CMOS process The highest levels of processor performance and lowest power consumption
Dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore with Symmetric Multiprocessing (SMP)
  • Higher mobile computing performance
  • PC-like web browsing
  • 150 percent performance increase versus previous ARM Cortex-A8 core
  • Faster user interfaces and less power consumption
  • SMP’s scalable performance activates only the cores that are needed for that particular process
IVA 3 multimedia accelerator
  • Full HD 1080p30 multi-standard video encode/decode
  • Hardwired codecs deliver high performance at low power levels
  • Programmable DSP provides flexibility for future codecs VTC 1080p30
  • Provides support for high definition stereoscopic 3D encode/decode (OMAP4430: 720p, OMAP4460: 1080p)
Imagination Technologies’ POWERVR™ SGX540 graphics core
  • Greater than 2x the sustained performance compared to the previous SGX530 core
  • Compelling graphics interfaces
  • Supports large screen sizes at higher frames per second while still consuming less power than previous cores
  • Supports all the major APIs, including: OpenGL® ES v2.0, OpenGL ES v1.1, OpenVG v1.1 and EGL v1.3
Integrated Image Signal Processor
  • Enhanced image quality
  • Faster system performance
  • Reduced external components
  • Lower system cost
  • Lower system power
M-Shield™ mobile security technology enhanced with ARM TrustZone® support and based on open APIs
  • Content protection
  • Transaction security
  • Secure network access
  • Secure flashing and booting
  • Terminal identity protection
  • Network lock protection
SmartReflex™ 2 technology
  • Advanced power reduction
  • Dynamically controlled voltage, frequency and power based on device activity, modes of operation and temperature
TWL6030/6040 power management/audio codec companion devices support
  • Maximized battery life
  • Boosted system performance
  • Significantly reduced board space and system cost
  • Efficiently managed energy and audio functionality
Low Power Audio
  • Provides up to 120 hours of CD-quality audio playback
Comprehensive Software Suite
  • Faster time to market
  • Lower R&D costs
  • Ensures highest performance possible in customer’s handsets

Support Features:

  • Composite TV output
  • HDMI output to drive HD display
  • Larger, color rich display support up to WUXGA (1920 x 1200)
  • MIPI serial camera and serial display interfaces
  • MMC/SD
  • USB 2.0 On-The-Go High Speed
  • Comprehensive software suite supporting all major mobile OSes that is fully integrated and tested for real-world use cases to reduce development time and costs
  • OMAP Developer Network provides programs and media components for manufacturers to create distinctive products delivered to market quickly

Support Features:

  OMAP4430 OMAP4460
Process node 45nm 45nm
ARM® Cortex™-A9 Clock Speed (two) Up to 1.2 GHz Up to 1.5 GHz
2D & 3D Graphics Hardware accelerated
1x 3D performances
Hardware accelerated
1.2x 3D performances
Video performance (2D) 1080p HD 1080p HD
Video Performance (3D) 720p stereoscopic 3D 1080p Stereoscopic 3D
Imaging Performance (per second) 20 MP main camera
5MP stereo (dual cameras)
20MP main camera
12 MP stereo (dual cameras)
Availability In production In production


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News Releases

Date Headline
08 Dec 2010 TI's OMAP4440 processor boasts new upgrades, raises the bar for mobile design
16 Feb 2009 New multi-core OMAP™ 4 applications platform from Texas Instruments ushers in a new era of mobile computing performance
16 Feb 2009 New full-featured OMAP™ 3 mobile development platform available now for rapid mobile application creation
16 Feb 2009 Texas Instruments extends OMAP™ 3 family with 45-nm products to address a broad range of mobile performance needs
16 Feb 2009 ARCHOS combines its multimedia framework and Android telephony stack to deliver a new type of breakthrough Internet Media Tablet
16 Feb 2009 Texas Instruments demonstrates new OMAP platform milestones on the Android Mobile Platform


Availability Disclaimer

OMAP™ processors feature multicore ARM Cortex-A series designs and are intended for high-volume manufacturers, and are available by contacting TI sales offices. OMAP processor-based modules and design support for other customers may be available through authorized TI Design Network members.

OMAP is a trademark of Texas Instruments. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.