WARREN, N.J., Jan. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the "Company"), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its AWT5001 and AWT5008 ProVantage™ power amplifiers (PAs) to Samsung Electronics for the new GALAXY Trend 3. ProVantage solutions leverage ANADIGICS' unique InGaP- Plus™ technology to provide outstanding performance, space-saving integration and lower overall system cost delivering exceptional value. The GALAXY Trend 3, powered by ProVantage PAs, features a 4.3-inch display, dual-core 1.2 GHz processor, and Android® 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
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"We are very pleased to be powering the new GALAXY Trend 3 by Samsung Electronics," said Jerry Miller, senior vice president of Cellular Products at ANADIGICS. "Our ProVantage solutions deliver outstanding value by providing a best-in-class combination of high power mode efficiency, linearity, and reduced system costs. With a complete portfolio of industry-leading solutions we continue to help Samsung bring to market a diverse set of mobile devices that target a wide range of segments."ANADIGICS ProVantage power amplifiers help extend battery life by offering three selectable bias modes that optimize efficiency for low, medium and high output power levels, as well as a shutdown mode with low leakage current. These power amplifiers are also designed for use with an external switch mode power supply (SMPS), in applications using average power tracking (APT), to further increase efficiency and reduce current consumption at low and medium operating powers. ProVantage power amplifiers provide world-class linearity to ensure stable cellular connectivity and high data throughput. The complete family of ProVantage solutions are offered in compact 3 mm x 3 mm x 0.9 mm packages and feature internal voltage regulation to save valuable PCB space.