New NEC MEDIAS Smartphone is Powered by ANADIGICS' HELP(TM)4 Power Amplifier
WARREN, N.J. - ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its AWT6621 fourth generation High-Efficiency-at-Low-Power (HELP(TM)4) power amplifiers (PAs) to NEC CASIO Mobile Communications for the new MEDIAS IS11N. The NEC MEDIAS smartphone features a 3.6 inch display, 8 megapixel camera, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.
"The selection of our industry-leading HELP4 power amplifier by NEC CASIO Mobile Communications for the MEDIAS smartphone validates the performance advantages offered by our products," said Michael Canonico, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ANADIGICS. "Our proven high-volume manufacturing capabilities coupled with support centers located around the world allow us to deliver superior service to multiple leading wireless device manufacturers. We are proud to expand our successful relationship with NEC CASIO Mobile Communications and look forward to working together to develop the next-generation of mobile devices."
ANADIGICS' industry-leading HELP4 product family uses the Company's exclusive InGaP-Plus(TM) technology to achieve optimal efficiency across low-range and mid-range output power levels and provides the lowest quiescent current in the industry. The AWT6621 power amplifier delivers industry-leading efficiency to extend battery life in 4G handsets, smartphones, tablets, netbooks, and notebooks.
ANADIGICS HELP4 PA Facts and Highlights:
o Industry-Leading Performance
o Three mode states to achieve exceptional power-added efficiencies at low-range and mid-range output power levels
o Industry's lowest quiescent current of less than 4 mA
o Best-in-class linearity at maximum output power
o High Level of Integration
o 3 mm by 3 mm footprint
o Internal voltage regulation
o Integrated "daisy chainable" directional RF coupler with 20dB directivity