High-Performance and Extended Range for A/V Streaming and Digital TV Applications

88W8997 System-on-Chip

The Marvell 88W8997 is the industry’s first 28nm, 802.11ac wave-2, 2x2 MU-MIMO combo solution with full support for Bluetooth 5. The design enhancements and the low power 28nm process technology reduces the power consumption by up to 40% over existing solutions. 88W8997 features the highest level of integration in the market including dual band Power Amplifi ers (PAs),Low Noise Amplifi ers (LNAs) and switches reducing board level BOM (Bill of Materials) to the bare minimum, enabling easy Chip-on-Board and module design for board markets.

Key Features

  • 2x2, MU-MIMO combo, with low power 28nm design
  • Bluetooth 5 including support for features like 2Mbps LE and direction finding using Angle of Arrival (AOA) and Angle of Departure (AOD)
  • Dual band PAs, LNAs, & Switches
  • Concurrent applications support for a device to have two independent radio links, without compromising the 2x2 MIMO link
  • Precision indoor location capability, including IEEE 802.11mc as well as BLE direction finding


  • Mobile computing
  • Gaming
  • Set-top boxes
  • TVs