this phone, with WiFi

Joachim Steiger roh at
Wed Jul 18 01:59:16 CEST 2007

Mikko Rauhala wrote:
> ti, 2007-07-17 kello 21:47 +0200, Visti Andresen kirjoitti:
>> And finally one more sour lemon, as far as I remember this version of the
>> Neo only has USB 1. That will limit the maximum network speed to 11Mb/s
>> and that even before deducting USB protocol and driver waste of bits...
> I don't know if you were planning on transferring large files routinely
> to and from the Neo, but for most purposes this really wouldn't be a
> major bottleneck.
> Actually, I wonder how the AR6K chip is going to be interfaced in GTA02.
> The BT is currently behind the SoC's USB interface. I could see the WiFi
> part accompanying that perhaps. Or not. (Hmm, couldn't find specs for
> the new SoC right now to check its USB capabilities.)
> Incidentally there are also downsides to having the BT behind USB, since
> the SoC apparently needs not to be in low power mode when it's in use.
> Probably usually not a biggie, since you're often actually doing
> something when you need it, but eg. using the Neo as a BT GPS probably
> would apparently be otherwise feasible with a bit less of a drain.

thats why the ar6k module will be connected via 4bit wide sdio


kind regards

Joachim Steiger

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