Ultra-Thin, Stylish Slider Handset SGH-I520 Powered by ANADIGICS' AWT6223 3G Penta-band PA
WARREN, N.J., June 27 / / -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAD) today announced they are shipping production volumes of ANADIGICS' AWT6223 UMTS/EDGE penta-band power amplifier (PA) module to Samsung for its SGH-I520 smartphone designed for the European market. The SGH-I520 is the first Samsung phone to use the Symbian OS Version 9.2 for speedy internet access.
The SGH-I520 sports a sliding form offering many of today's advanced multimedia functions, including a 2.0 megapixel camera, a wide 2.3" QVGA screen allowing for the view of an entire internet page, Bluetooth(R) capabilities, and 50 MB internal memory along with a microSD memory card slot up to 2 GB. The SGH-I520 handset can connect to the Internet using technology allowing the user to download content at rates up to 1.8Mb/sec over WCDMA, HSPA, or EDGE networks.
"We are very pleased to once again partner with Samsung and have our industry-leading 3G penta-band HELP2(TM) UMTS and EDGE power amplifier selected for the SGH-I520 smartphone," said Dr. Bami Bastani, President & CEO of ANADIGICS. "ANADIGICS' leading line of wireless broadband products and strategic relationships with tier-one manufacturers like Samsung allows us to be a constant provider of feature-full 3G handsets for the user who wants to talk, email or surf the web from their mobile device."
The AWT6223 penta-band PA module incorporates ANADIGICS' second-generation High-Efficiency-at-Low-Power (HELP2(TM)) technology to reduce UMTS average power consumption by up to 50%. In WCDMA and HSPA modes, the power amplifier offers outstanding efficiencies of 41% at +28.5 dBm and 21% at +16 dBm, resulting in longer battery life and additional talk-time. The AWT6223 also includes a fully functional quad-band GSM/EDGE PA, with excellent efficiency in the GSM850/900 bands and DCS/PCS bands in both GSMK and 8PSK modes. ANADIGICS' multi-mode PAs use the Company's exclusive InGaP-Plus(TM) technology, which integrates HBT and pHEMT devices on the same InGaP GaAs die. These PAs are manufactured using a materials set consistent with the European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).
For additional information, contact ANADIGICS by phone (908) 668-5000 or FAX (908) 668-5132 or visit the Company's Web site at www.anadigics.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US$8.5 billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business, and Digital Appliance Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
About ANADIGICS, Inc.
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANAD) is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing broadband wireless and wireline communications markets. The Company's products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers, and other components, which can be sold individually or packaged as integrated radio frequency and front end modules.
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