AUSTIN, Texas–()–Javelin Semiconductor, Inc., innovator of the world’s first high-performance CMOS 3G power amplifier (PA), today announced that Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., is shipping Javelin’s PA in the new Galaxy Appeal for AT&T. The Galaxy Appeal is an affordable Android-based 3G smartphone featuring a 3.2 inch touchscreen, 800 MHz processor, side-slider QWERTY keyboard, 3 megapixel camera, Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi.
“The JAV550X PA family is in full production supporting the most popular 3G bands for worldwide coverage. Javelin’s innovative solution brings both performance and cost benefits to handset manufacturers.”
“Javelin’s proven monolithic CMOS PA technology is now shipping in numerous handsets,” said Brad Fluke, president and chief executive officer of Javelin. “The JAV550X PA family is in full production supporting the most popular 3G bands for worldwide coverage. Javelin’s innovative solution brings both performance and cost benefits to handset manufacturers.”
Javelin’s PAs deliver high efficiency across the wide range of required output power levels to extend handset battery life. Additionally, with integrated filtering and the best noise performance on the market today, the Javelin PA can eliminate the cost of transmit surface acoustic wave (SAW) filters, enhance wireless receiver sensitivity and improve overall smartphone performance by minimizing interference with wireless radios such as Bluetooth, GPS and Wi-Fi.
Using a standard CMOS process, Javelin has implemented an innovative mixed-signal architecture that achieves the highest levels of quality, reliability and robustness combined with supply assurance from the world’s largest foundry. Javelin offers a family of CMOS 3G PAs for all major 3G bands in a standard 3×3 mm package that are software compatible with existing 3G baseband platforms. For more information, please visit www.javelinsemi.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world’s most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.
About Javelin Semiconductor
Javelin Semiconductor is an innovator of high-performance, mixed-signal ICs for wireless communications. Developed by a world-class engineering team, Javelin’s products are implemented in CMOS, the world’s most widely available semiconductor process technology. Javelin was founded in 2007 and is based in Austin, Texas.
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