SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RDA Microelectronics (Nasdaq:RDA) ("RDA Microelectronics" or the "Company"), a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets Radio Frequency (RF) and mixed-signal wireless SoC semiconductors for cellular, connectivity and broadcast applications, today announced that it has begun volume shipments of its RDASW36 switch for use in Samsung's 2G handsets. The phones are being deployed in Europe and emerging markets worldwide, such as Southeast Asia and South America. Developed on Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) CMOS process technology, RDA's single pole three throw (SP3T) switch combines high power with low insertion loss and small size, making it ideally suited for WiFi and Bluetooth applications in 2G handsets as well as other general purpose applications. Vincent Tai, chairman and CEO of RDA Microelectronics, commented, "We are very pleased to secure this design win and further advance our relationship and opportunities with Samsung. Through this partnership, we are able to increase our penetration of the 2G market in emerging countries, while gaining access to the global market in Europe. This win validates RDA's world-class technical capabilities and competitive strengths in producing high quality, low cost designs. We remain focused on expanding our market share penetration of the 2G market through new product introductions and further developing relationships with global Tier-1 customers, such as Samsung." About RDA Microelectronics RDA Microelectronics is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets radio-frequency and mixed-signal wireless SoC semiconductors for cellular, connectivity and broadcast applications. The Company's product portfolio currently includes power amplifiers, transceivers and front-end modules, baseband, Bluetooth system-on-chip, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM combo chips, FM radio receivers, set-top box tuners, analog mobile television receivers, CMMB mobile television receivers, walkie-talkie transceivers and LNB satellite down converters. For additional information, please see the Company's website at http://www.rdamicro.com .
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