Feb 27, 2012 09:00 ET

ANADIGICS Powers Samsung Galaxy Note

ANADIGICS' HELP4™ and HELP3E™ Power Amplifiers Enable Samsung Galaxy Note in China and Korea

WARREN, N.J., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its ALT6705, AWT6621, and AWT6624 fourth generation High-Efficiency-at-Low-Power (HELP4™) power amplifiers (PAs) and AWC6323 dual-band third generation High-Efficiency-at-Lower-Power (HELP3E™) power amplifiers (PAs) to Samsung Electronics for Samsung Galaxy Note. The AWT6621 powers the Galaxy Note I9228 (TD-SCDMA) and the AWC6323 powers the Galaxy Note I889 (CDMA), both available in the China market. The ALT6705, AWT6621, and AWT6624 power the Galaxy Note SHV-E160L available in Korea.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note features an impressive 5.3 inch high-definition super AMOLED screen and is capable of displaying movies at full1080p. Additionally, the slim Galaxy Note provides an 8 megapixel camera, 1.4 GHz dual-core processor, and Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

"The new Samsung Galaxy Note represents an advanced convergence device that merges the impressive multimedia features of a tablet with the versatility and functionality of a smartphone," said Michael Canonico, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ANADIGICS. "ANADIGICS' power amplifiers continue to provide an RF advantage by helping to extend battery-life in power hungry multimedia-rich devices. We look forward to continue working closely with Samsung to help innovate and evolve the mobile user experience."

ANADIGICS' HELP4™ and HELP3E™ power amplifiers use the Company's exclusive InGaP-Plus™ technology to achieve optimal efficiency across low-range and mid-range output power levels and provide low quiescent currents. The ALT6705, AWT6621, and AWT6624, and AWC6323 power amplifiers deliver industry-leading efficiency to extend battery life in handsets, smart phones, tablets, netbooks, and notebooks.

ANADIGICS HELP4™ PA Facts and Highlights:

  • Industry-Leading Performance
    • Average current consumption reduction of 30%, compared with previous generation PAs
    • Three mode states to achieve exceptional power-added efficiencies at low-range and mid-range output power levels
    • Industry's lowest quiescent current of less than 4 mA
    • Best-in-class linearity at maximum output power
  • High Level of Integration
    • 3 mm by 3 mm footprint
    • Internal voltage regulation
    • Integrated "daisy chainable" directional RF coupler with 20dB directivity

ANADIGICS HELP3E™ PA Family Key Facts and Highlights:

  • World-Class Performance
    • Three mode states to achieve high power-added efficiencies at low-range and mid-range output power levels
    • Exceptionally low quiescent current of 4 mA
    • Best-in-class linearity at maximum output power
  • Industry-Leading Integration
    • Two independent PAs in a single package
    • 3 mm by 5 mm footprint
    • Internal voltage regulation
    • Integrated RF coupler

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ANADIGICS will have a private chalet at the 2012 Mobile World Congress, February 27 to March 1, in Barcelona, Spain. The chalet is located on Hall Avenue – AV83 and will feature a product showcase of leading 3G and 4G devices powered by ANADIGICS' industry-leading RF solutions. To schedule a media briefing with an ANADIGICS executive or product spokesperson, please contact Vivian Chang (vchang@anadigics.com) or Brian Ribeiro (bribeiro@mspiregroup.com).

About ANADIGICS, Inc.

ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) delivers integrated radio frequency (RF) solutions that OEMs and ODMs demand to optimize the performance of wireless, broadband and cable applications across all major networks and standards. ANADIGICS features a diverse portfolio of highly linear, highly efficient RFICs. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, the company's award-winning products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers and other components that can be purchased individually or packaged as integrated RF and front-end modules. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com.

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