PN7220: High-Performance, One-Chip NFC Controller for EMVCo 3.1 and NFC Forum Operation

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PN7220 Supported Architectures

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Supported NFC Forum modes

  • Reader/writer mode: ISO/IEC 14443-A&B, FeliCa™, MIFARE 1K/4K, NFC Forum type 2/3/4A/4B/5, MIFARE card family, ISO/IEC 15693
  • Card Emulation mode: NFC Forum T4T (ISO/IEC 14443-A)

Contact interface

  • Up to 3 contact-interface slots (with TDA8035)

Flexible host interface

  • Supply voltage: 1.8 or 3.3 V
  • Host interface: I2C (up to 3.4 Mb/s) for 1 CPU connection or I2C and SPI (up to 15 Mb/s) for 2 CPUs
  • IRQ signal for improved synchronization
  • NCI 2.2-compliant protocol

Fast certification

  • Contactless EMVCo 3.1 L1 compliant (analog and digital)
  • NFC Forum compliant (analog and digital), device requirement CR13
  • Supported by the NFC Cockpit Configuration Tool

High-performance NFC controller

  • RF transmitter supply voltage: 2.4 to 5.7 V
  • Max RF driver current with DC/DC active: 350 mA (2 W)
  • Low-power card detection

OS support

  • Android 13


  • Firmware updates for easy maintenance


  • Temperature range: -40 to +105 °C


  • Standard VFBGA64 package (4.5 x 4.5 mm)

Part numbers include: PN7220EV, PN7221EV.


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