TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TQNT), a leading RF solutions supplier and technology innovator, today announced its TQP9059, a versatile multi-mode, multi-band power amplifier (MMPA) module with envelope tracking, earned an award in the Outstanding RF/Wireless/Microwave Products of the Year category at the 2014 China Annual Creativity in Electronics (ACE) Awards.

The highly integrated module not only prolongs battery life with new envelope tracking technology, but also simplifies complex RF design for multi-band smartphones with a new mobile chip interface used by multiple chipset partners. It is designed on TriQuint's GaAs HBT technology with CuFlip ® assembly offering state-of-the-art reliability, temperature stability and ruggedness. Its RF performance meets the stringent linearity, noise and harmonics requirements for multi-mode operation while simultaneously offering a system current consumption lower by 50mA than the nearest competitor, thus improving battery life.

"For a second year in a row, TriQuint has been recognized by China ACE for our continuing contributions to China's electronics industry," said Locker Jiang, China Sales Director for Mobile Products. "The TQP9059's designation as one of the top products in the semiconductor space is a direct reflection of TriQuint's ongoing commitment to drive innovation and simplify RF design for our customers."

The TQP9059 is one of the earliest envelope tracking MMPAs to be in mass production supporting a leading smartphone. The high-performance product is included on reference designs by multiple chipset manufacturers and is being designed into next-generation smartphones from multiple OEMs.

The China ACE Awards 2014 is presented by Global Sources' ( GSOL) leading electronics industry titles: EE Times-China, ESM-China and EDN-China.

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FACTS ABOUT TRIQUINT

Founded in 1985, TriQuint Semiconductor (NASDAQ: TQNT) is a leading global provider of innovative RF solutions and foundry services for the world's top communications, defense and aerospace companies. People and organizations around the world need real-time, all-the-time connections; TriQuint products help reduce the cost and increase the performance of connected mobile devices and the networks that deliver critical voice, data and video communications. With the industry’s broadest technology portfolio, recognized R&D leadership, and expertise in high-volume manufacturing, TriQuint creates standard and custom products using gallium arsenide (GaAs), gallium nitride (GaN), surface acoustic wave (SAW) and bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technologies. The company has ISO9001-certified manufacturing facilities in the U.S., production in Costa Rica, and design centers in North America and Germany. For more information, visit www.triquint.com.

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