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RF Micro Devices Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency (RF) solutions, introduced "RF Fusion" - a complete RF front end (RFFE) solution for global 4G world phones and tablets that integrates all major transmit and receive RF functionality, from the transceiver to the antenna.
Lenovo and Google have entered into a definitive agreement under which Lenovo plans to acquire the Motorola Mobility smartphone business. With a strong PC business and a fast-growing smartphone business, this agreement will significantly strengthen Lenovo’s position in the smartphone market. In addition, Lenovo will gain a strong market presence in North America and Latin America, as well as a foothold in Western Europe, to complement its strong, fast-growing smartphone business in emerging markets around the world.
eMarketer expects 4.55 billion people worldwide to use a mobile phone in 2014. Mobile adoption is slowing, but new users in the developing regions of Asia-Pacific and the Middle East and Africa will drive further increases. Between 2013 and 2017, mobile phone penetration will rise from 61.1% to 69.4% of the global population, according to a new eMarketer report, “Worldwide Mobile Phone Users: H1 2014 Forecast and Comparative Estimates.”
China’s domestic market for 4G smartphones is poised for a massive liftoff this year as shipments grow sixteenfold from 2013 levels, according to a new report from IHS Technology.
RFMD's ET PAs and antenna control solutions enhance power efficiency of new marquee Android smartphone
RFMD Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, announced that the newest flagship Android smartphone incorporates its envelope tracking (ET) power amplifiers (PAs), antenna switch module, diversity switches and antenna tuner. This fifth generation smartphone from a leading Korea-based manufacturer is the slimmest and fastest Android phone to date and the first new smartphone to benefit from the improved power efficiency of RFMD's ET power amplifiers and antenna control solutions.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces it supplies the UltraCMOS main-antenna tuning switch for Pantech’s Vega Secret Note LTE-A phablet, featuring a fingerprint scanner that secures the lock screen and access to user-specified data. Peregrine’s PE613010, which is also being used for Pantech’s Vega LTE-A smartphone, provides RF performance enhancements that help the phablet increase battery life, boost data throughput and improve connection quality for fewer dropped calls – even when roaming.
Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that HTC and Samsung are ramping SkyOne™, a highly customizable, fully optimized front-end solution, in several of their recent smartphone launches. The SkyOne™ platform, which integrates all RF and analog content between the transceiver and antenna, reduces complexity, size and time-to-market for customers with demanding architectures for advanced mobile applications.
Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. announces the UltraCMOS 10 platform, the newest advancement in Peregrine’s UltraCMOS technology. UltraCMOS 10 RF SOI delivers both flexibility and unparalleled performance for addressing the ever-increasing challenges of RF front-end design.
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.