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About nRF52810

The nRF52810 completes the nRF52 Series with a ‘baseline’ System-on-Chip (SoC) that makes the higher throughput and increased broadcast capacity benefits of Bluetooth 5 available to all manufacturers. While the nRF52810 represents the entry level to the nRF52 Series, it brings all the benefits of the nRF52 Series’ sophisticated and proven hardware and software architecture to developers.


The nRF52810 SoC is a multiprotocol Bluetooth® low energy, ANT+ and 2.4GHz proprietary wireless connectivity solution. The SoC has been engineered to build on the mature architecture of the existing nRF52 Series to support Bluetooth low energy and other low-power wireless applications.


The nRF52810 SoC is compliant with the throughput and increased broadcast capacity capabilities of Bluetooth 5. The SoC can deliver Bluetooth low energy wireless connectivity with up to 2x the raw data bandwidth (2Mbps) compared with the Bluetooth low energy implementation of Bluetooth 4.2, and advertising packet payload size to 251 bytes (for more efficient data transfer, particularly in beacon applications).


The nRF52810 SoC is pin-compatible with the nRF52832 SoC and shares the same 100dBm link budget 2.4GHz multiprotocol radio. The nRF52810 SoC features a 64MHz, 32-bit ARM Cortex M4 MCU, providing similar RF performance and computational power to the nRF52832 SoC with reduced radio energy consumption of Tx 4.6mA (0dBm) and Rx 4.6mA (1Mbps). The nRF52810 SoC integrates 196kB Flash and 24kB RAM and a subset of the peripherals from the nRF52832 SoC. The memory allocation is ample to run application code typical of high-volume, low cost applications. Over-the-Air Device Firmware Updates (OTA-DFUs) of target applications is also supported. The SoC comes in either a 6 by 6mm 48-pin QFN package with 32 GPIOs, or a 5 by 5mm 32-pin QFN with 16 GPIOs.


Target applications include network-connected sensors and beacon building blocks for the IoT, low-cost wearables, low-cost wireless mice and keyboards for computers and tablets, toys, disposable medical monitoring devices, and basic RF remote controls


The nRF52810 SoC is supplied with the latest version of Nordic’s S132 SoftDevice, a Bluetooth 5 compliant RF protocol software ‘stack’ offering up to 20 concurrent links in a combination of Bluetooth low energy roles.