WARREN, N.J., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its ALT6181 multimode multiband power amplifier (MMPA) to Samsung Electronics for the new Galaxy S Relay 4G. This smartphone provides a 4-inch super AMOLED display, 1.5 GHz dual-core processor, and Android™ 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. In addition to a touchscreen display, the Galaxy S Relay 4G features a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.
ANADIGICS' MMPAs leverage the Company's exclusive InGaP- Plus™ technology and patented design architectures to provide a high-performance single package solution for quad-band GSM/EDGE and dual-band WCDMA/LTE applications. With an industry-leading combination of integration and efficiency, ANADIGICS' MMPAs help to extend battery-life in applications where minimizing printed circuit board (PCB) space is highly desired, such as handsets, smartphones, tablets, netbooks, and notebooks.
"The selection of our multimode multiband power amplifier for several upcoming smartphones, including the new Galaxy S Relay 4G, exemplifies the integration and performance advantages offered by this solution," said Michael Canonico, senior vice president of worldwide sales at ANADIGICS. "By leveraging our innovative technologies, design techniques, and intellectual property, we are able to help manufacturers reduce RF PCB space requirements and extend battery-life in sleek, power-hungry mobile devices. We look forward to continuing our strong relationship with Samsung Electronics, as we jointly work together to raise the bar in mobile connectivity performance."ANADIGICS' compact 5 mm by 7.5 mm ALT6181 MMPA features an integrated voltage regulator, separate single-ended RF chains, and high directivity couplers. WCDMA/LTE linearity specifications for bands 1, 5, 6, 18, 19, and 26 have been enhanced, while ensuring that critical harmonic, noise and intermodulation performance results in superior mobile device performance. Similar to the new ProEficient™ family of products, the ALT6181 MMPA provides optimal WCDMA/LTE efficiency across all power levels, without the use of a DC-DC converter. This MMPA delivers high GSM/EDGE efficiency at all power levels.