Avastar 88W8887

WLAN/Bluetooth/NFC/FM Receive Single-Chip Solution

A highly integrated quad-radio connectivity solution enabling 1x1 Very High Throughput(VHT) WLAN, Bluetooth 4.2, Near Field Communication (NFC) and FM Receive in a single-chip, the Avastar 88W8887 builds on the success of Marvell’s industry-leading multi-radio solutions. These solutions provide seamless wireless connectivity to enable the digital connected lifestyle experience, while minimizing power consumption at the system level. The Very High Throughput (VHT) WLAN, Bluetooth 4.2 and FM radios enable a rich multi-media experience and NFC enhances user experience with intuitive pairing to other devices. It also enables payments and authentication on mobile devices. Specifically designed to meet reliability, and quality needs of next-generation high performance applications, the 88W8887 significantly reduces RBOM and simplifies layout design for fast time-to-market.

Key Features

The Marvell Avastar System-On-Chip (SoC) provides both simultaneous and independent operation of the following:
  • IEEE 802.11ac compliant, 1x1 spatial stream with data rates up to MCS9 (433 Mbps)
  • Bluetooth 4.2 Dual-mode + High Speed
  • NFC connectivity technology, per NFC Forum specification, for short-range, contactless communication
  • FM receive (digital decoder FM radio with RDS/RBDS)


The Marvell Avastar 88W8887 enables constant connectivity, keeping email, social media, and digital content up-to-date, even when a device is in standby mode. Sample applications Include:

  • Smart phones and tablets
  • Home audio/ video systems including set-top boxes, media servers
  • Mobile routers
  • Automobile head-units and telematics
  • Printers and cameras

Product Documentation

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NFC-Forum Certified

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The Avastar® 88W8887 has been certified to NFC Forum Device Requirements 1.2 using the Reference Design version A0 platform. The 88W8887 conforms to NFC specifications for Reader-Writer, Peer-to-Peer and Card Emulation Modes.

Additional Information

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