TI’s new CC26xx SoC Pushes Bluetooth Smart Limits

TI has released a new family of Bluetooth and Wireless SoCs with the designation CC26xx and CC13xx which include the CC2640, CC2650, etc. These SoCs are MCU + Radio combo devices, similar to the CC2540 and CC2541 which are 8051 + BLE. The CC26xx focuses on 2.4GHz applications, while the CC13xx is intended for Sub-1GHz applications. The two families are highly cmopatible and include a Cortex-M3 ARM running at 48MHz dedicated to the application code.