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RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced that multiple upcoming 4G reference designs and 4G smartphones will feature RFMD's envelope tracking (ET) power amplifiers (PAs) and power management integrated circuits (PMICs).
RFMD, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced it is achieving excellent design success with an expanding portfolio of new power amplifiers (PAs), antenna switch modules and antenna control solutions for the rapidly growing global TD-LTE mobile phone market.
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc., a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, announced several new premium filters for next-generation smartphones and other mobile devices. The high-performance filters utilize the company’s advanced acoustic wave filtering technologies to address some of the industry’s toughest LTE interference problems.
Infineon Technologies has introduced a new series of LTE low noise amplifiers and Quad LNA banks specially designed to enhance the data rate in smartphones.
Soitec has reached high-volume manufacturing of its new Enhanced Signal Integrity™ (eSI) substrates, enabling cost-effective and high-performance RF devices. The eSI products are said to be the first ‘trap-rich’ type of material in full production.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that its industry leading wireless connectivity front-end modules (FEMs) are being leveraged by Broadcom Corp. for use in several of the company’s 5G WiFi solutions, enabling some of the fastest download speeds available in access points, routers, DSL/cable gateways, PCs, smartphones and tablets.
Skyworks Solutions Inc. announced that MediaTek is leveraging several of Skyworks’ front-end solutions in their innovative, dual-coreMT6572 platform which is supporting multiple leading tier-one smartphone manufacturers in emerging markets.
Low cost smartphones, defined as smartphones with a wholesale ASP below $200, are increasingly appearing in OEM and operator portfolios in both emerging and developed markets. The low hanging fruit for low cost smartphones is to drive smartphone adoption in emerging markets where handset subsidization and disposable income are scarce. Market intelligence firm ABI Research forecasts low cost smartphone shipments to grow from 238 million in 2013 to 758 million by 2018, driven by the low penetration of smartphones and large subscriber bases found in BRIC countries.
NXP established as a primary voice solution partner by multi-year IP license and solution supply agreement with Samsung
NXP Software, a world leader in mobile multimedia software for the mobile device market, and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, have agreed a multi-year IP License and a Solution Supply Agreement which establishes NXP Software as a primary Samsung voice solutions partner.
The growth of 802.11ac and 802.11ad will occur in very different ways. 802.11ac will explode into devices, including smartphones, from the start while 802.11ad will see a more modest and staggered growth. 802.11ac is being pushed into smartphones by key carriers’ device requirements that are in sync with 802.11ac hotspot plans for more robust Wi-Fi offloading.