This Insight Report discusses the Marvell ultra low-power 90nm WLAN 88W8686 die, which is found in the Apple iPhone. Marvell claims that their third generation WLAN solution builds on their revolutionary new features for consumer products. The Marvell 88W8686 integrates an ARM-compliant CPU, high-speed serial host interfaces including SDIO and SPI, and advanced 802.11 a/b/g dual-band RF transceiver with full cellular coexistence. It is fully backwards compatible with the company’s WLAN software suite for Linux, Symbian, Windows CE, and other proprietary operating systems.

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