Leadcore Technology

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Leadcore Technology Co., Ltd.
Native name
Industry Fabless semiconductors
Headquarters Shanghai, China
Number of employees
Parent Datang Telecom Technology and Industry Group
Website www.leadcoretech.com

Leadcore Technology is a Chinese fabless semiconductor company that provides system-on-chip solutions for smartphones and tablets, specializing in the TD-SCDMA and TD-LTE network standards used in China and in other countries.[1]

According to DigiTimes, in Q2 2014 Leadcore was the sixth-largest supplier of smartphone application processors in China with a market share of 3% of all units, which represents unit shipments of about 3 million.[2]

In October 2014, the Chinese website cnBeta.com reported on rumours that Xiaomi, which according to IDC was the third largest smartphone company in the world in unit shipments in the third quarter of 2014,[3] would take a controlling 51% interest in the company.[4]

Product list[edit]

Smartphone/tablet processors[edit]

Model Appli-cation CPU instruct. set Process CPU L2 cache GPU Display resolution Memory interface Modem Released
LC1810[5] Smart phone ARMv7-A 40 nm 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 512 KB Mali-400 MP2 @ 300 MHz[6] Up to 1920x1080 400 MHz LPDDR2 2G/3G (GSM, GSM-DSDA, TD-HSPA+)
LC1811[7] Up to 1.2 GHz dual-core Cortex-A9 Mali-400 MP2 Up to 1280x800
LC1813[8][9] 1.2 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 Mali-400 MP2 @ 400 MHz[6] LPDDR, LPDDR2, DDR3 2G/3G (GSM, GSM-DSDS, TD-HSPA) 2013
LC1913[10] Tablet 1.4 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7
LC1860[11][12] Smart phone 28 nm Up to 2 GHz hexa-core Cortex-A7 Mali-T628 MP2 (1380 MPix/s) Up to 2K Dual-channel LPDDR3 4G (TD-LTE, LTE FDD Cat 4) 2014
LC1860C[13] 1.5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 Mali-T628 MP2 (1000 MPix/s) Up to 720p Single-channel 32-bit LPDDR2, LPDDR3
LC1960[11] Tablet Up to 2 GHz hexa-core Cortex-A7 Mali-T628 MP2[6]

The LC1810/1811 are an older generation platform supporting the Android 4.0 platform. For the camera interface, LC1810 has a 20M pixels ISP, the LC1811 a 8M pixels ISP.[9]

The LC1813/1913 were released in 2013 and support Android 4.3.[8][10] Both chips have a 13M pixels ISP. The LC1913 tablet processor has USB-OTG support as an extra feature.[9]

The LC1860 and LC1960 with hexa-core CPU and LTE support were announced in 2014 and support Android 4.4. The LC1860 has a 20M pixels ISP.[12] The LC1860C is a lower-end version of the LC1860 with quad-core CPU, lower GPU speed, single-channel memory interface and a 13M pixels ISP.[13]

The company also offers feature phone processors, including the LC1712, manufactured at 55 nm,[14] and the 65 nm L1808B.[15]

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  1. ^ a b "About Leadcore". Leadcore. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Digitimes Research: China sees increased smartphone AP shipments in 2Q14". DigiTimes. 2014-07-30. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  3. ^ "Samsung Falls, Apple Rises, Xiaomi Shoots Out of Nowhere in Q3 Smartphone Rankings". Barron's. 2014-10-29. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  4. ^ "消息称小米欲与联芯科技成立合资公司 占股51%". cnBeta.com. 2014-10-31. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  5. ^ "LC1810". Leadcore. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c "GPU GFLOPS". GPU GFLOPS. 2014-07-29. Retrieved 2014-08-17. 
  7. ^ "LC1811". Leadcore. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  8. ^ a b "LC1813". Leadcore. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  9. ^ a b c "Leadcore Introduces LC1810, LC1811, LC1813, and LC1913 SoCs for Smartphones and Tablets". CNXSoft. 2013-08-03. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  10. ^ a b "LC1913". Leadcore. Retrieved August 16, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b "面向移动互联网及大数据联芯科技3S战略深耕4G市场". Leadcore. 2014-06-25. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  12. ^ a b "LC1860 TD-LTE / LTE FDD / TD-SCDMA / WCDMA / GGE LTE SoC Chip". Leadcore. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  13. ^ a b "LC1860C TD-LTE / LTE FDD / TD-SCDMA / WCDMA / GGE LTE SoC Chip". Leadcore. Retrieved 2014-10-31. 
  14. ^ "INNOPOWER LC1712 TD-HSPA/GGE FP". Leadcore. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 
  15. ^ "DTivy L1808B". Leadcore. Retrieved 2014-08-16. 

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