Subject: RE: more tested peripherals on the TS-7200
To: Toru Nishimura <>
From: Jun Sun <>
List: port-arm
Date: 01/12/2005 13:32:11
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> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 6:55 PM
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> Subject: Re: more tested peripherals on the TS-7200
> > What the poster meant is the use of a graphics
> > accelerator/controller for small lcd displays.

In high-end phones, graphic accelerators are already commonly used.  If
you take a look of TI OMAP or Intel PXA 27x chipsets, you will see what
I mean.

> My point was mobile phone is often sold ~0 YEN in Japan.  I'm afraid
> small accelerated LCD graphic by itself hardly makes profit since the
> business logic is quite different.  Unless successful to keep
> new market domain and applications such hardware gets saturated
> soon and goes nowhere.  In these days hardware is considered free...

HW is "free" mainly because operator subsidizes the cost.  For something
sold at the volume of hundreds of millinions, hw cost is always a huge