ANADIGICS Lights Up Samsung's Thin Neon 3G Handset

2007-05-22 15:11 692

Samsung's Feature-Rich SCH-u540 Calls on ANADIGICS' CDMA EVDO HELP2(TM) PAs

WARREN, N.J., May 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) today announced that they are shipping production volumes of 3G EVDO power amplifiers (PAs) to Samsung Electronics for its SCH-u540 mid-range multimedia phone. The clamshell SCH-u540 is available through Verizon Wireless, offering VCAST Services, including VCAST Video, VCAST Music and VZ Navigator.

The SCH-u540 delivers many multimedia features available to wireless phone users today, including a 1.3 mega pixel camera with a digital zoom and Nightshot option. It offers fantastic viewing capabilities on a large 2.1" screen and features two speakers for an optimal music experience in stereo. The thin design of the SCH-u540 also features a speakerphone, Bluetooth(R) wireless technology, touch sensitive music controls, instant messaging and mobile e-mail.

"We are very pleased with our continuing relationship with Samsung Electronics and that we are designed into their SCH-u540 3G handset," said Dr. Bami Bastani, President & CEO of ANADIGICS. "ANADIGICS' leading line of wireless CDMA EVDO HELP(TM) products and our strategic relationships with tier-one manufacturers like Samsung position us to be a dominant player in the advanced multimedia 3G handset market."

Samsung Electronics' SCH-u540 uses both the AWT6307 and AWT6308 EVDO HELP2(TM) PAs for US cellular band and US PCS band operation, respectively. ANADIGICS' HELP2(TM) PAs provide exceptional efficiency and low quiescent current, thereby reducing power consumption and increasing talk-time. The highly integrated 3 mm by 3 mm HELP2(TM) PAs reduce PCB space requirements by up to 50% while maintaining pin-to-pin compatibility with existing 4 mm by 4 mm amplifiers. These power amplifier modules are manufactured using a material set consistent with the European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS).

The ANADIGICS AWT6307 and AWT6308 PAs are available now. For additional information, contact ANADIGICS by phone (908) 668-5000 or FAX (908) 668-5132 or visit the Company's Web site at .

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2006 parent company sales of US$63.4 billion and net income of US$8.5 billion. Employing approximately 138,000 people in 124 offices in 56 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business, Telecommunication Network Business, and Digital Appliance Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit


ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) is a leading provider of semiconductor solutions in the rapidly growing broadband wireless and wireline communications markets. The Company's products include power amplifiers, tuner integrated circuits, active splitters, line amplifiers, and other components, which can be sold individually or packaged as integrated radio frequency and front end modules.

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Source: ANADIGICS, Inc.