Qualcomm QCA1990 a compact, power-efficient NFC chip: Specs & Features

Qualcomm has developed a new energy-efficient chip NFC (near field communication) Qualcomm QCA1990, which is designed for use in mobile devices.

Qualcomm QCA1990

Qualcomm QCA1990 unit is a complex system-on-chip. This novelty is the most compact of the available solutions on the market. It occupies 50% less board space than other chips NFC. In addition, the new chip implemented algorithms that significantly reduce power consumption and extend battery life for mobile devices. Further notes that in the present model, it has implemented a number of security features. Moreover, claims to support multiple security elements at the same time, including support for configurations with two SIM-cards. System-on-chip Qualcomm QCA1990 enables integration platform level with chips Qualcomm Snapdragon S4, as well as processors and modems coming generations. This will allow OEM partners to easily integrate support of NFC in its future mobile devices. Further notes that the novelty supports the ability to work with antennas compact form factors, which is 8 times smaller than today’s solutions. This will allow you to create cheaper and more compact end products.

Qualcomm QCA1990 chip is already available for pre-testing for compliance with OEM partners, mobile operators and payment systems. Shipping of samples will begin in the first quarter of 2013, and finished commercial samples of mobile devices to hit the market in the third quarter of 2013. This was all regarding Qualcomm QCA1990 NFC future chips.