WOBURN, USA: Skyworks Solutions Inc., an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, announced that it is enabling Samsung’s Galaxy S II LTE and Galaxy Note next generation smart phones with multimode, multiband power amplifier modules - - - the first solutions supporting all leading baseband architectures.
According to the September 2011 Equity Research Industry Update report published by Oppenheimer, an investor research firm, the proliferation of 3G bands and complexity, coupled with the start of the 4G LTE ramps is playing a key role in handset manufactures and smart phone providers’ migration towards smaller, less power hungry and more cost-effective multimode, multiband (MMMB) architectures.
“Size and performance are the leading drivers for today’s smart phone platforms,” said Gregory L. Waters, executive VP and GM of front-end solutions at Skyworks. “Given our deep understanding of complete system solutions, Skyworks has the ability to offer customers design flexibility and customization, regardless of integration specifications. We offer the highest performance and most integrated solutions in the industry.”