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SAN JOSE, Calif.,
Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel
® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that Atmel's
maXTouch® mXT540S controller is powering the 5-inch touchscreen for the recently launched full high-definition (HD) Mi3 smartphone from Xiaomi, a leading provider of smartphones, apps, and consumer electronics who has taken the
China market by storm.
Powered by Atmel's maXTouch mXT540S, Xiaomi's full HD Mi3 smartphone delivers superior touch performance with a very sensitive touch panel offering the fastest report rate in the industry, a crucial feature for capturing precise touches including handwriting and signature capture with a fingernail. With an industry-leading signal-to-noise ratio, the mXT540S offers noise suppression for environments with aftermarket noisy chargers, along with longer battery life.
"Xiaomi continues to bring modern designs to the market with an established brand and is known for launching some of the most innovative smartphones," said
Jon Kiachian, Vice President of Touch Marketing, Atmel Corporation. "The new Xiaomi Mi3 offers users a wide 5-inch smartphone on a 1080p HD touchscreen with extremely precise touches in the rapidly growing
China and emerging markets. We are thrilled that Xiaomi has selected our maXTouch controller and we look forward to collaborating with them on future designs."
Additional features of the Mi3 smartphone include:
NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor or Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (depending on market)