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Hummingbird (A20)

A20 Hummingbird Development System based on Allwinner A20 SoC is released by Merrii,we can provide users with Android 4.2.2 and Linux3.4 to develop.

Hummingbird Development System is a mini board,there are two USB hosts,a OTG,a Gigabit Ethernet as well as line in and HDMI HD video output.These parts are all integrated on the motherboard which is only slightly larger than a credit card.

It has all the basic functions of a PC when connect TV and keyboard, such as preadsheets, word processing, play games and HD videos etc.

Specifications Of A20 SoC

Hummingbird Development System based on Allwinner dual core A20 processor.A20 processor enriched with interface, including quad-channel CVBS input and output, HDMI,VGA,LVDS/RGB LCD,SATA,USB and GMAC. More important, A20 processor is compatible with the pin of former A10 processor and making the product design process more simply and making design upgrading more easier.

A20 processor applies the dual-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU structure, including all the characteristic of Cortex-A15, and the A20 processor is the most energy saving processor in present ARM platform. Equipped with POWER Mail400 MP2 GPU, A20 not only improves the system performance, but also satisfy the excellent game compatibility. In addition, A20 supports 2106p video decoding and HD 1080p video Decoding.  

Highlights Of A20

The main specifications of A20 dual-core mobile application processor are as following:

- Dual-core Cortex®-A7 CPU structure

- Dual-core Mail400MP2 structure

- H.264 2106p video playing

- H.264 1080p@30fps 3D decoding, support BD/SBS/TAB/FP form

- Build-in HDMI, LVDS, TV decoder and so on

- Dual-line CMOS sensor  

- Passed Google CTS detection, applying for GMS authority

- Support Android 4.2.2 operating system


Dual-core Cortex-A7 CPU structure

Compare with Cortex-A8, the property of Cortex-A7 has promoted to 50% while the dimension is one-fifth of the A8 and it's efficiency is five times of the A8. The A20 dual-core mobile application processor combines with the ARM Mail400MP2GPU structure of high property and dual-core Cortex-A7CPU with high EER. It can not only satisfy the property demands of website surfing, streaming video and 2D/3D games application, but also minimize the power dissipation.

Powerful HD video processing ability

Dual-core A20 processor support 2160p video playing and 1080p/720p video decoding, bringing the best using experience for users.

High level of integration

One of the highlights of ALL WINNER SOC products is the super integration, including A20. The platform integrated LVDS,HDMI and TVdecoder, making the design more simple, making BOM cost more competitive and making the speed of product release more quickly.

The pin is compatible with A10

The pin of A20 is compatible with A10, and it can upgrade seamlessly,

making the design process more simpler and upgrading more easier, decreasing

the development cycle and saving the developing cost.

Linux OS Features:

Linux Version: Linux 3.4

Graphics Library: Support Qt


UI Interface under Linux


Android OS Features:

Android Version: Android 4.2.2 and above

Prospect and Purpose

Due to the expansion interfaces of hummingbird development system are much more than some other similar products, and it has got global high attention. Thus making it very owerful,rich social environment and market value. the more people participate, the more rapid development, the greater the potential market, followed by the more purposes. Currently,besides the children's education above-mentioned, it also can be used as basic computer, home theater HD player etc.As following:

• Multimedia player

• PlayStation


 Emulation box

 Auto PC

 Car GPS

• smart robot

• Server

• Electronic Album

• Home alarm apparatus / automation system