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Overview


MediaTek MT3333 is an All-in-One, multi-GNSS (global navigation satellite system) system on a chip (SoC). It supports GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo, QZSS, and SBAS. Suitable for a wide range of mobile, automotive, timing, personal tracker, flying drone and industrial applications, MT3333 features high tracking sensitivity for enhanced performance in dense urban environments.


Key features

 
  • All-in-One multi-GNSS SoC
  • GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo receiver
  • SBAS, QZSS, DGPS(RTCM), and AGPS support
  • -165dBm tracking sensitivity
  • 5~19mA continuous-tracking power consumption
  • MediaTek AlwaysLocate™ technology for reduced power consumption


MT3333 requires just eight passive external components, and is pin-compatible with MediaTek MT3337 and MT3339 for a flexible way to develop multiple tiers of mobile device, while minimizing duplication in hardware development. With built-in LNA to reach total receiver chain NF to 2.2 dB, you can eliminate the external LNA. With its on-chip image-rejection mixer, the external SAW filter is also eliminated.

Combined with many advanced features including AlwaysLocate™, EASY™, HotStill™, EPO™ and logger functions, the MT3333 provides always-on position with minimal power consumption. These features are excellent for portable applications such as DSC, cellular phone, PMP, and gaming devices.

 

 

Features

Specifications

  • GPS/GLONNASS/GALILEO/BEIDOU receiver
  • Supports multi-GNSS including QZSS and SBAS ranging
  • Supports WAAS/ENGNOS/MSAS/GAGAN
  • 12 multi-tone active interference cancellers (with ISSCC2011 award)
  • RTCM ready
  • Indoor/outdoor multipath detection and compensation
  • Supports FCC E911 compliance and A-GPS
  • Maximum fixed update rate up to 10 Hz

ARM7EJ-S CPU

  • Up to 158 MHz processor clock
  • Dynamic clock rate control

Package

  • VFBGA: 4.3 mm x 4.3 mm, 57 balls, 0.5 mm pitch

Advanced software features

  • AlwaysLocate™ advanced location awareness technology
  • EPO™/HotStill™ orbit prediction
  • EASY™ self-generated orbit prediction
  • Supports logger function

RF configuration

  • SoC, integrated in single chip with CMOS process

Reference oscillator

  • TCXO Frequency 16.368 MHz, 12.6 ~ 40 MHz
  • TCXO Frequency variation: ±2.5 ppm
  • Crystal Frequency: 26 MHz, 12.6 ~ 40.0 MHz
  • Crystal Frequency accuracy: ±10 ppm

Pulse-per-second (PPS) GPS time reference

  • Adjustable duty cycle
  • Typical accuracy: ±10 ns

Power scheme

  • 1.8V SMPS built-in SoC
  • Direct lithium battery connection (2.8V ~ 4.3V)
  • Self build 1.1V RTC LDO, 1.1V core LDO, and 2.8V TCXO LSO

Built-in reset controller

  • No external reset control IC needed

Internal real-time clock (RTC)

  • 32.768KHz ±20 ppm crystal
  • 1.1 volts RTC output
  • upports external pin to wake up MT3333

Serial interface

  • 3 UARTs
  • SPI/I2C
  • GPIO interface (up to 15 pins)

Sensitivities

  • Acquisition: -148 dBm (cold) / -163 dBm(hot)
  • Tracking: -165 dBm

Power consumption (GPS+GLONASS)

  • Acquisition: 37 mW
  • Tracking: 27 mW
  • AlwaysLocate™: 3.0 mW

Slim hardware design

  • 9 passive external components
  • Single RF Front-End for Multi-GNSS frequency bands

Compatibility

  • Pin-to-pin compatible with MT3339/MT3337