Industry's first 2x2 802.11ac to combine Bluetooth 4.2, mobile MIMO and transmit beamforming


The Marvell 88W8897 SoC is the industry’s first 2x2 802.11ac chip to combine Bluetooth 4.2, mobile MIMO, and transmit beamforming. It supports multiple Wi-Fi interfaces via our innovative virtual dual-MAC architecture. A 2x2 combination radio chip, the 88W8897 delivers up to 867Mbps of throughput making it ideal for home digital applications. 

Key Features:

  • IEEE 802.11ac compliant, 2x2 MIMO spatial stream multiplexing with data rates up to MCS9 (867 Mbps)
  • Bluetooth 4.2 + High Speed (HS), supports Low Energy (LE)


  • Wireless home audio and video entertainment systems including DTVs, set-top boxes, media servers, and gaming platforms
  • Wireless gateways, routers, and access points