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​​​Newly Released: Bluetooth Core Specification 4.1

Bluetooth® Core Specification 4.1 is an important evolutionary update to the Bluetooth Core Specification. It rolls up adopted Bluetooth Core Specification Addenda (CSA 1, 2, 3 & 4) while adding new features and benefits as well. Bluetooth 4.1 improves usability for consumers, empowers innovation for product developers and extends the technology's foundation as an essential link for the Internet of Things.

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Adopted Bluetooth® Core Specifications

Specification Adopted Date Notes
​Core Version 4.1​03 December 2013
​Core Specification Supplement (CSS) v4​03 December 2013
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 412 February 2013Refer to the Mixing of Specification Versions Part for applicability
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 324 July 2012Refer to the Mixing of Specification Versions Part for applicability
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 227 December 2011Refer to the Mixing of Specification Versions Part for applicability
Core Version 4.030 June 2010
Core Version 3.0 + HS 21 April 2009 
Core Specification Addendum (CSA) 126 June 2008Applicable to v2.0 + EDR and v2.1 + EDR
Core Version 2.1 + EDR26 July 2007
Volume 4: HCI Transports01 January 2006
Core Version 2.0 + EDR04 November 2004Within the Deprecation Notice Period

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Adopted Bluetooth Profiles, Services, Protocols and Transports

To view the structure of definitions that are used in the adopted GATT profiles, services, and characteristics use the  XML Definition Browser. You can also download the definitions in an XML format.

GATT-Based Specifications (Qualifiable) Adopted Version
ANPAlert Notification Profile 1.0
ANSAlert Notification Service 1.0
BASBattery Service 1.0
BLPBlood Pressure Profile 1.0
BLSBlood Pressure Service 1.0
​CPP​Cycling Power Profile1.0
​CPS​Cycling Power Service ​1.0
CSCPCycling Speed and Cadence Profile 1.0
CSCSCycling Speed and Cadence Service 1.0
CTSCurrent Time Service 1.0
DISDevice Information Service 1.1
FMPFind Me Profile 1.0
GLPGlucose Profile 1.0
GLSGlucose Service 1.0
HIDSHID Service 1.0
HOGPHID over GATT Profile 1.0
HRPHeart Rate Profile 1.0
HRSHeart Rate Service 1.0
HTPHealth Thermometer Profile 1.0
HTSHealth Thermometer Service 1.0
IASImmediate Alert Service 1.0
LLSLink Loss Service 1.0
​LNP​Location and Navigation Profile1.0
​LNS​Location and Navigation Service1.0
NDCSNext DST Change Service 1.0
PASPPhone Alert Status Profile 1.0
PASSPhone Alert Status Service 1.0
PXPProximity Profile 1.0
RSCPRunning Speed and Cadence Profile 1.0
RSCSRunning Speed and Cadence Service 1.0
RTUSReference Time Update Service 1.0
ScPPScan Parameters Profile 1.0
ScPSScan Parameters Service 1.0
TIPTime Profile 1.0
TPSTx Power Service 1.0

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Traditional Profiles (Qualifiable) Adopted Versions
3DSP3D Synchronization Profile 1.0 / 1.0.1
A2DPAdvanced Audio Distribution Profile 1.0 / 1.2 / 1.3
AVRCPA/V Remote Control Profile 1.0 / 1.3 / 1.4 / 1.5
BIPBasic Imaging Profile 1.0 / 1.1 / 1.2
BPPBasic Printing Profile 1.0 / 1.2
DIDevice ID Profile 1.2 / 1.3
DUNDial-Up Networking Profile 1.1 / 1.2
FTPFile Transfer Profile 1.1/ 1.2 / 1.3
GAVDPGeneric A/V Distribution Profile 1.0 / 1.2 / 1.3
GNSSGlobal Navigation Satellite System Profile 1.0
GOEPGeneric Object Exchange Profile 1.1 / 2.0 / 2.1
HCRPHardcopy Cable Replacement Profile 1.0 / 1.2
HDPHealth Device Profile 1.0 / 1.1
HFPHands-Free Profile 1.5 / 1.6
HIDHuman Interface Device Profile 1.0 / 1.1
HSPHeadset Profile 1.1 / 1.2
MAPMessage Access Profile 1.0 / 1.1 / 1.2
​MPS​Multi Profile Specification1.0
OPPObject Push Profile 1.1 / 1.2
PANPersonal Area Networking Profile 1.0
PBAPPhone Book Access Profile 1.0 / 1.1 / 1.1.1 / 1.2
SAPSIM Access Profile 1.0 / 1.1
SDAPService Discovery Application Profile 1.1
SPPSerial Port Profile 1.1 / 1.2
SYNCHSynchronization Profile 1.1 / 1.2
VDPVideo Distribution Profile 1.0 / 1.1

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Protocols Adopted Version(s)
AVCTPA/V Control Transport (Qualifiable) 1.0 / 1.2 / 1.3 / 1.4
AVDTPA/V Distribution Transport (Qualifiable) 1.0 / 1.2 / 1.3
BNEPBluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (Qualifiable) 1.0
IrDAIrDA Interoperability 1.1 / 2.0
MCAPMulti-Channel Adaptation Protocol (Qualifiable) 1.0
RFCOMMRFCOMM (Qualifiable) 1.1 / 1.2

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Adopted Bluetooth Errata Service Releases

Errata Service Release Adopted Date Notes
ESR07​03 December 2013
​Erratum 5256​22 October 2013​Mandatory when claiming compliance to 3DS Synchronization Profile v1.0
ESR0604 December 2012
Erratum 465607 February 2012Mandatory when claiming compliance to v2.0 + EDR and later
ESR0523 August 2011
ESR0418 December 2008
ESR0306 February 2008
Erratum 74725 November 2005Enabling Boot Mode Only (HID Lite) Hosts
ESR0221 June 2005
ESR0125 August 2003

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