We are pleased to announce that as of August 13, 2015, Qualcomm Global Trading Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, has completed its acquisition of CSR plc. For more information, please see the press release .


CSR8610™ is a single-chip mono headset solution with advanced echo and bi-directional noise cancellation technology targeted for low-cost mono headsets, mono speakers or speakerphones and after car-kits applications.  

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Market Leading Features in ROM

  •  Bluetooth® 4.0
  •  HFP1.6, A2DP1.2 and  AVRCP1.4
  •  HD voice (wideband speech)
  •  iOS battery status monitor
  •  Smart Apps support (Using GAIA)
  •  Multi-Language programmable audio prompts
  •  Simple speech recognition
  •  Configurable LED drivers
  •  Talk-time Extension
  •  6th generation cVc®
    •  1-mic Far-end NR / AEC algorithms for headset
    •  Frequency Enhanced Speech Intelligibility
    •  Ultra-low power WNR (200μA active; 10μA monitoring)

Flexible ROM-Based Platform

  •  Fully configurable MMI and tool chain

Package Options

  •  5.5x5.5mm, 68-pin BGA (0.5mm pitch)
  •  WLCSP Package option (0.5mm pitch)
  •  Pin compatible with CSR8620™

Smaller, Lighter and Thinner Form Factor

  • Single chip solution which significantly reduces external component count and eBOM cost

Enhanced User Experience

  • HD voice ready and bi-directional noise reduction - Conversation is clearer and listening fatigue is reduced
  • Voice command recognition -  Truly hands free and safe
  • Extended battery life in all modes including standby, talk-time and music playback
  • Three RGB LED drivers enable product customisation
  • Smart Apps connectivity – Create product differentiation and richer user experience

Enchanced Development Experience

  • Faster time to market with a readily available suite of ROM configuration tools, development kits and boards

Comparison of BlueCore® BC6145 vs CSR8610™

BlueCore® BC6145™

Bluetooth® Version Package Options



HFP1.6 (with HD voice)
A2DP/AVRCP Version A2DP 1.2 1.2/1.0
Multipoint Support 2xHFP and 2xA2DP 2xHFP and 2xA2DP
Multi-Language Programmable Audio Prompts Supported in EEPROM or Serial Flash Supported in EEPROM ir Serial Flash
Simple speech recognition (Yes/No) x
Full RGB support x
Battery Charger Up to 140mA

Up to 200mA internally

Up to 750mA using external BJT

iOS Battery Status Monitor  Via ROM patch

Applications Support


Package Options

48QFN 7.0x7.0mm

5.5x5.5mm BGA

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