Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed-signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that Samsung is leveraging its front-end modules (FEM) and power amplifiers (PA) in its innovative general packet radio service (GPRS), enhanced data GSM management (EDGE) and third generation (3G) – in particular its universal mobile telecommunications system (UMTS) – models. Skyworks is partnering with baseband suppliers such as Qualcomm, Broadcom, Infineon and NXP to provide highly integrated front-end solutions for tier-one mobile handset manufacturers such as Samsung.

Samsung is utilizing Skyworks’ FEMs and PAs in its latest B3030, B320 and S7330 models. Optimized features include Bluetooth, USB, Web browsing, camera, gaming and messaging functionality – included in ultra compact devices with impressive talk times up to seven hours.

“Skyworks is pleased to be an integral part of Samsung’s compelling new lineup of GPRS, EDGE and 3G handsets as we continue to partner with a broader set of baseband suppliers,” said Liam K. Griffin, Skyworks’ senior vice president of sales and marketing. “Our front-end module and power amplifier participation in their newest models is a reflection of yet another multimode design-win and increasing market share gains at Samsung and other OEMs.”