Quad-Core Chipset brings advanced multimedia features to tablets.

Press Release Summary:

Supporting Android™ 4.2.2 Jelly Bean OS, ATM7039 features quad-core ARM® Cortex™ A9 CPU up to 1.6 GHz, Imagination Technologies' PowerVR GPU core, and dual-channel 64-bit DRAM interface. LPD Gen. III architecture features intelligent brightness control that reduces power consumption and reduces eye strain, and 2K x 4K resolution decoding includes support of HD HVEC/H.265 video decoding. Chipset supports LCD displays with up to 2,048 x 1,536 resolution (retina).

Original Press Release:

Actions Semiconductor Launches High Performance OWL Series Chipset

ZHUHAI, China -- Actions Semiconductor Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: ACTS), one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics, today announced the introduction of its new ATM7039 chipset.

Actions' ATM7039 chipset is a high performance quad-core tablet solution which supports the Android(TM) 4.2.2 Jelly Bean operating system and brings new advanced multimedia features to higher end tablets. ATM7039 features the quad-core ARM® Cortex(TM) A9 CPU (with single CPU running up to 1.6 Ghz), high performance, world-class PowerVR GPU core from Imagination Technologies, 2K by 4K super high resolution decoding including support of the newest international standard--high definition HVEC/H.265  video decoding and a dual channel 64 bit DRAM interface enabling faster data transfers.  Also, the Actions innovative LPD Gen. III architecture in ATM7039 features an intelligent brightness control that reduces power consumption and lessens eye strain.

"Actions Semiconductor is pleased to announce the newest member of our OWL series tablet SoC family, ATM7039, a very high performance quad-core tablet solution. With its unique combination of high performance quad-core CPU, powerful GPU and dual channel 64 bit DDR, the ATM7039 brings a very attractive solution to the tablet market that can support high resolution LCD displays up to 2048 by 1536 resolution (retina resolution). The support of the newest and most advanced international video compression standard, HEVC/H.265 high resolution decoding, will provide users with a higher level multimedia experience. We expect rapid adoption of this new product, especially among domestic and international brand name customers," stated Dr. Zhenyu Zhou, CEO of Actions Semiconductor.

"Together with ATM7021, ATM7023 and ATM7029,  the introduction of ATM7039 brings a more complete product offering to the tablet market that targets each segment, from entry level to high-end, and positions us to further penetrate the mobile Internet enabled multimedia market," added Dr. Zhou.

The company introduced ATM7039 at a press conference on September 25 at the Sheraton Shenzhen Futian Hotel.

About Actions Semiconductor

Actions Semiconductor is one of China's leading fabless semiconductor companies that provides comprehensive portable multimedia and mobile internet system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for portable consumer electronics. Actions Semiconductor products include SoCs, firmware, software, solution development kits, as well as detailed specifications of other required components. Actions Semiconductor also provides total product and technology solutions that allow customers to quickly introduce new portable consumer electronics to the mass market in a cost effective way. The company is headquartered in Zhuhai, China, with offices in Shanghai and Shenzhen. For more information, please visit the Actions Semiconductor website at http://www.actions-semi.com.

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