Qorvo expands product portfolio for China and developing TDD/FDD markets
Qorvo Inc., a leading provider of RF solutions for mobile, infrastructure and aerospace/defense applications, today announced the addition of multiple new FDD/TDD products and reference designs, expanding the company's family of highly integrated front end solutions for the rapidly growing 4G market in China and other developing markets.
Leading industry research firms predict demand for 4G handsets in China will increase to approximately 300 million units in calendar 2015, versus approximately 120 million units in calendar 2014.
Qorvo offers the industry's most comprehensive product portfolio and a broad product offering addressing the evolving requirements of developing markets. In China, the Company anticipates robust year-over-year growth supported by multiple solutions, including the RF7940 TD-LTE PA for band 40; the RF7941 TD-LTE PA for band 41; the 885075 LowDrift ™ BAW filter for band 40; the TQQ0041E and TQQ0041T LowDrift ™ BAW filters for band 41; the RF9820 2G transmit module with integrated support for TD-LTE bands 34 and 39; the RF7459 multimode PA with integrated support for TD-LTE bands 34 and 39; and the RF173X family of scalable, pin-for-pin compatible diversity switches.
Qorvo's expanding product portfolio includes the recently introduced RF9822 transmit module, which delivers enhanced performance and improved Wi-Fi coexistence in key TD-LTE bands. The Company also recently launched multiple high band products, including the multi-band RF7378 PA, the multi-band RF8115 PA with integrated switch, and the multi-band TQF6257 PA module, with integrated switch and filters. By leveraging the Company's systems-level expertise and industry leadership in silicon on insulator (SOI) and BAW filter technology, Qorvo is offering complete reference designs optimized for TD-LTE, with 3-mode/8-band coverage, up to 6-mode/17-band coverage, for global roaming and export.
Eric Creviston, president of Qorvo's Mobile Products group, said, "Qorvo is leveraging our industry-leading product and technology portfolio, advanced packaging technologies, and deep systems-level expertise to expand our product offerings for the 4G market in China and other developing markets. We anticipate strong growth in China in 2015 as we increase our content in leading devices and expand our participation on leading 4G reference designs."
Qorvo's front end solutions for developing markets include the RF Flex™ PA modules and transmit modules for the mid-tier LTE segment, particularly in China. RF Flex solutions can be paired with Qorvo's best-in-class portfolio of SAW, TC-SAW, and BAW filters to enable customers to flexibly scale and optimize solutions for China domestic and regional operator requirements. Qorvo is presenting the company's expanding portfolio of high performance RF solutions for smartphones, tablets, and other mobile data devices at the 2015 GSMA Mobile World Congress #MWC2015, March 2-5, 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. See more at: http://www.qorvo.com/mobile.