WARREN, N.J., March 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the "Company"), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company's AWL9293 and AWL9581 802.11ac front-end integrated circuits (FEICs) are enabling WiFi connectivity in the new GALAXY Tab Pro by Samsung Electronics. This feature-rich tablet includes a 10.1-inch WQXGA resolution display, Exynos® 5 Octa processor, 8 megapixel camera and Android® 4.4 KitKat operating system. The new GALAXY Tab Pro offers a virtual keyboard that mimics a physical keyboard, leveraging haptic feedback and hotkeys to offer users a more accurate and familiar typing experience.
Samsung GALAXY Tab Pro Powered by ANADIGICS
ANADIGICS' WiFi FEICs Enable Wireless Connectivity in the New Samsung GALAXY Tab Pro

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"We are very pleased to power both the 2.4 and 5 GHz 802.11ac WiFi bands in the new GALAXY Tab Pro," said Jonathan Griffith, vice president of WiFi Products at ANADIGICS. "Our FEICs deliver differentiated performance and integration to help reduce time-to-market, extend battery life and increase data rates. By collaborating with Samsung, we continue to leverage these advantages in the latest generation of tablets to deliver an enhanced user experience."  

ANADIGICS' AWL9293 2.4 GHz and AWL9581 5 GHz FEICs leverage the Company's patented InGaP- Plus technology and uniquely designed architectures to combine a high-performance power amplifier (PA), low-noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass option, and RF switch on a single die. This level of integration greatly improves manufacturability and reliability, while reducing PCB space requirements. These FEICs also deliver exceptionally low current consumption, significantly extending battery-life in mobile applications. The complete family of 802.11ac FEICs provides outstanding error vector magnitude (EVM) and noise figure performance, which enables ultra-high data throughput.

ANADIGICS 802.11ac WiFi FEIC Family Key Facts and Highlights:
  • Ultra-low EVM in the toughest 802.11ac modulation formats, enabling extremely high transmission data rates
  • Best-in-class power efficiency for improved thermal characteristics to support MIMO applications
  • Industry-leading integration of the PA, LNA with bypass option, and Tx/Rx switch to simplify RF design and reduce time-to-market
  • Compact 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm x 0.4 mm QFN package with a high-accuracy, integrated power detector, and RF ports internally matched to 50 Ohms to reduce PCB space requirements

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ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the "Company") designs and manufactures innovative radio frequency solutions for the growing cellular, WiFi, and infrastructure markets. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, ANADIGICS offers RF products with exceptional performance and integration to deliver a unique competitive advantage to OEMs and ODMs for mobile device, base station, CATV infrastructure, CATV subscriber, and industrial applications. The Company's award-winning solutions include power amplifiers, front-end ICs, front-end modules, line amplifiers, active splitters, tuners, and other RF components. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com.
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