28 February 2012

RFMD powering multiple devices for top-tier smartphone maker

RF Micro Devices Inc of Greensboro, NC, USA says that it has been selected by a top-tier manufacturer of 3G/4G smartphones to support multiple next-generation devices, including an LTE smartphone that will feature multiple variants of its family of ultra-high-efficiency WCDMA and 4G LTE power amplifiers.

RFMD is currently supporting multiple devices for this smartphone maker with a broad range of high-performance products, including PowerSmart power platforms, ultra-high-efficiency 3G/4G power amplifiers, and multiple switch-based components.

“RFMD continues to increase our exposure to the world’s leading smartphone manufacturers,” says Eric Creviston, president of RFMD's Cellular Products Group. “With these wins, we expand our participation in a growing family of highly popular smartphones and bolster our position in the high-growth LTE category,” he adds. “We look forward to expanding our content opportunity in future devices as new programs ramp and as new product families are introduced.”

RFMD says that its ultra-high-efficiency 3G and 4G LTE PAs extend battery life and reduce the thermal impact of data usage in smartphones. The product family currently covers WCDMA bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 8, and LTE bands 4, 7, 11, 13, 17, 18, 20, and 21, addressing the most common UMTS/HSPA+ and LTE frequency bands and band combinations. Additional multi-mode, multi-band (MMMB) and single-mode LTE variants will be introduced in first-half 2012.

RFMD says that it offers a broad portfolio of 3G and 4G LTE solutions in single-mode and converged architectures to ensure alignment with leading chipset providers and enable worldwide network compatibility. Its 3G and 4G LTE product portfolio reduces the thermal impact of data usage in smartphones while enabling increased battery life during data-centric applications, such as web surfing, video calls and internet radio services, the firm adds.

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