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Qualcomm Smart Audio 200 Development Kit for Amazon AVS

Based on the Qualcomm® Smart Audio 200 Platform

Based on the Qualcomm® Smart Audio 200 Platform, the 6-Mic Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service is an end-to-end platform designed to support the development of Alexa-enabled smart speaker and networked audio products.

Key features of the kit include our advanced application processor and system software, integrated audio decoding and post-processing algorithms to support premium sound quality, multi-microphone Far Field Voice and Wake Word Detection, multi-room networking capabilities, as well as integration with Amazon AVS - all in a single solution.

Qualcomm Smart Audio 200 Platform is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.


  • Comprehensively integrated hardware and software platform to support Alexa-enabled smart audio devices

  • Flexible and scalable architecture designed to help reduce both development and customization time

  • Includes industry-proven algorithms to support advanced features such as multi-mic antenna array, noise suppression, echo cancellation and wake word detection

  • Complete audio framework designed with a robust suite of audio decoders and post-processing features to help support premium quality sound

  • Designed for multi-room audio and whole-home smart speaker networking



CPU Clock Speed: Up to 1.4 GHz

CPU Cores: 4x ARM Cortex A53, Quad-core CPU

CPU Architecture: 64-bit


Process Technology: 28 nm LP


DSP Technology: Qualcomm® Hexagon™ DSP


Wi-Fi Standards: 802.11ac Wave 2, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11n

Wi-Fi Spectral Bands: 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz

Peak Speed: 433 Mbps

Channel Utilization: 20/40/80 MHz

MIMO Configuration: 2x2 (2-stream), 1x1 (1-stream)

Peak QAM: 256 QAM

Wi-Fi Features: MU-MIMO, Integrated baseband


Bluetooth Version: Bluetooth 4.2

Bluetooth Technology: Bluetooth Low Energy

Bluetooth Profiles: A2DP Source and Sink v1.3, PBAP, AVRCPv1.5, HFP (client and audio gateway), PAN


USB Version: USB 2.0


Max On-Device Display: 720p

UI FPS: Up to 60 FPS

General Audio

Audio Technology: Qualcomm® multi-mic noise beamforming noise suppression technology, Qualcomm® Low-Latency networked audio solution, Qualcomm® Noise and Echo Cancellation technology, Qualcomm® aptX™ audio technology

Qualcomm® aptX™ audio playback support: Qualcomm® aptX™

Voice Services Support: Amazon Alexa Voice Service

Audio Playback

Playback Dynamic Range: 130dB

Total Harmonic Distortion + Noise (THD+N), Playback: -109dB

Sampling, Playback: 44.1kHz

PCM, Playback: Up to 192kHz/24bit

Channel output: 4 channels

Audio Recording

Microphone: Up to 6 digital mics


GPU Name: Qualcomm® Adreno™ 306 GPU


Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ Support: Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ 2.0 technology


Flash: NAND

Memory speed: 667MHz

Memory Type: LPDDR2, LPDDR3


eMMC: eMMC 5.1


Supported Interfaces: I²S, HDMI, I²C, Ethernet, SPDIF, SPI, UART, USB 2.0

Software Options

Operating System: Linux

  1. TDM mode capable

HDMI and SPDIF via external IC

Qualcomm Smart Audio Development Kit, Qualcomm Smart Audio Platform, Qualcomm Adreno, Qualcomm aptX, Qualcomm Quick Charge, Qualcomm Bluetooth Low Energy, Qualcomm Hexagon and Qualcomm Snapdragon are products of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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