SHANGHAI, Aug. 13, 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 Spreadtrum's baseband modem, the SC8803G, is shipping in Huawei's flagship TD-SCDMA smartphone, the Huawei Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA. Developed for China Mobile's network, the Huawei Ascend P1 TD-SCDMA extends the high performance of Huawei's flagship smartphone series to China Mobile consumers and is now commercially available.
Huawei Ascend P1 is Huawei's flagship smartphone series aiming to provide an outstanding product experience for consumers. The Android 4.0 ICS device incorporates a dual core 1.5GHz CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display, 4GB of built-in storage and an 8 megapixel BSI camera with AF.
Mr. Wang Weijun, Huawei Device's president of Chinese division, said, "Our recently introduced smartphone line, the Huawei Ascend P1, has an innovative industrial design, high-end product configuration and outstanding user experience. The launch of the Ascend P1 on China Mobile's TD-SCDMA network now makes this device broadly available to China consumers and furthers our goal of establishing Huawei as one of the world's leading mobile phone brands."
"We are pleased to support Huawei in the development of high performance smartphones for the TD-SCDMA market," said Dr. Leo Li, Spreadtrum's president and CEO. "The launch of Huawei's high end smartphone with Spreadtrum's SC8803G TD-SCDMA baseband modem demonstrates our ability to enable the world's leading handset brands to bring the performance of their top devices to the China Mobile network."Designed with 40nm CMOS silicon technology, Spreadtrum's SC8803G is a high performance and, highly integrated baseband modem delivering superior 3G standby and talk times. Spreadtrum's SC8803G enables TD-SCDMA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM operation and supports TD-HSDPA at 2.8Mbps and TD-HSUPA at 2.2Mbps. The SC8803G achieves a small modem footprint and can be coupled with third party application processors to drive high end smartphone performance.