S132 SoftDevice

Bluetooth 5 qualified, 20-link protocol stack for nRF52832 SoC.

Nordic Semiconductor’s S132 v5.0 is a Bluetooth® 5 protocol stack for building advanced, high-performance Bluetooth Low Energy applications on the nRF52832 multi-protocol SoCs. The S132 offers all 4 Bluetooth Low Energy roles, supports up to 20 connections and enables concurrent role operation:

  • Central
  • Peripheral
  • Broadcaster
  • Observer


The latest S132 v5.0 is a highly featured, qualified Bluetooth 5 protocol stack that can significantly improve your application’s performance.

  • Bluetooth 5: 2Mbps datarate
  • 20 concurrent connections in all Bluetooth roles
  • Data Packet Length Extensions
  • Configurable ATT MTU
  • LE Secure Connections
  • Link Layer Ping
  • Link Layer Privacy
  • L2CAP support


The S132 is delivered as a pre-qualified binary file available for download from Nordic Semiconductor. As a pre-qualified binary file it is independent of application development and allows for a much simpler, safer development process when making Bluetooth Low Energy applications.



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