Electronics Production | February 24, 2011

Samsung selects RFMD for new tablet family

Samsung has selected RF Micro Devices's PowerSmart power platforms and WiFi components to enable a broad portfolio of next-generation 3G/4G devices.
The Galaxy S 2 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 will both feature RFMD's PowerSmart, while the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will also feature RFMD’s RF5521 WiFi front end module (FEM).

Bob Bruggeworth, president and CEO of RFMD, said, "RFMD is delighted to expand our participation in Samsung’s 3G/4G smartphones and tablets, and we're especially pleased to support the highly anticipated Galaxy S 2 and Galaxy Tab 10.1 with our PowerSmart power platforms and market-leading WiFi components. We believe our PowerSmart power platforms are at the forefront of the technology shift to converged front ends in multi-mode, multiband smartphones, and we anticipate strong growth in PowerSmart shipments this year."

Shipments of RFMD's PowerSmart power platforms and high-performance WiFi components are expected to increase sequentially throughout the year.


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