Samsung Taps Infineon for HSPA Capable Phones
Published on: 22nd Apr 2008
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Infineon Technologies has announced that Samsung Electronics has chosen it's HSDPA Platform XMM 6080 for their new family of HSDPA EDGE mobile phones. Samsung is introducing a comprehensive family using the Infineon XMM 6080 platform. The platform includes the HSDPA EDGE baseband power management single chip 3.5G RF transceiver and is complemented by Infineon's protocol stack for HEDGE phones.
The company says that its solution enables customers to significantly reduce their component count, footprint, complexity and cost of designs. The XMM 6080 platform will enable Samsung to introduce a wide range of new HEDGE (HSDPA/EDGE) phones reusing the Infineon core architecture.
Infineon has already started volume shipments of its platform. The Samsung HEDGE phones with the XMM 6080 are expected to be available in the second quarter of calendar year 2008.