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Spreadtrum TD-SCDMA Baseband Shipping In Samsung GALAXY S III

Stocks in this article: SPRD

SHANGHAI, June 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRD; "Spreadtrum" or the "Company"), a leading fabless semiconductor provider in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards, today announced that its TD-SCDMA baseband modem, the SC8803G, and its RF transceiver, the SR3200, are shipping in Samsung's latest premium TD-SCDMA smartphone offering for China Mobile, the Samsung GALAXY S III (GT-I9308).

"We are pleased to continue to support Samsung in the premium smartphone segment for China Mobile," said Dr. Leo Li, president and CEO of Spreadtrum. "Samsung has achieved global success with this world class smartphone series, and the Samsung GALAXY S III again raises the bar for consumer experience. Samsung's selection of our best-in-class baseband modem continues to validate the leadership Spreadtrum has achieved in the TD-SCDMA market."

About Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.

Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPRD; "Spreadtrum") is a fabless semiconductor company that develops mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, feature phones and other consumer electronics products, supporting 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards.  Spreadtrum's solutions combine its highly integrated, power-efficient chipsets with customizable software and reference designs in a complete turnkey platform, enabling customers to achieve faster design cycles with a lower development cost.  Spreadtrum's customers include global and China-based manufacturers developing mobile products for consumers in China and emerging markets around the world.  For more information, visit www.spreadtrum.com.

SPREADTRUM SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT:

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding Spreadtrum's ability to continue supporting Samsung; and Spreadtrum's leadership in the TD-SCDMA market. The Company uses words like "believe," "anticipate," "intend," "estimate," "expect," "project" and similar expressions to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these words. These statements are forward-looking in nature and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual market trends and the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements for a variety of reasons. Potential risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, continuing competitive pressure in the semiconductor industry and the effect of such pressure on prices; unpredictable changes in technology and consumer demand for TD-SCDMA smartphones; the state of and any change in the Company's relationship with Samsung; and changes in political, economic, legal and social conditions in China. For additional discussion of these risks and uncertainties and other factors, please consider the information contained in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and the annual report on Form 20-F filed on April 10, 2012, especially the section under "Risk Factors" and such other documents that the Company may file with the SEC from time to time, including on Form 6-K. The Company assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, which apply only as of the date of this press release, and does not intend to update any forward-looking statement whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by law.

SOURCE Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.

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