|Samsung Selects Spreadtrum as New Chipset Supplier|
Posted: 27-Mar-2009 [Source: Spreadtrum]
[Spreadtrum's GSM/GPRS and EDGE transceivers have been designed into Samsung's new mobile phone models.]
Shanghai -- Samsung, the global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies has selected Spreadtrum Communications, Inc., one of China's leading wireless baseband chipset providers, as a new chipset supplier. Spreadtrum's QS520 GSM/GPRS and QS1001 EDGE transceivers have been designed into Samsung's mobile phone models that are to be shipped internationally. The Company has commenced volume shipment of these two products to Samsung.
"We are very pleased that Samsung has selected Spreadtrum as a new chipset supplier," said Dr. Leo Li, Spreadtrum's President & Chief Executive Officer. "We have developed competitive GSM/GPRS and EDGE transceivers, and it feels great to have a world-class customer confirm this. We will work with Samsung to achieve a smooth ramp-up of these products and cooperate with Samsung in future products."
The Spreadtrum QS520 GSM/GPRS and QS1001 EDGE chips are among the most advanced in the industry in terms of radio performance and power consumption. These chips feature integrated quad-band GSM/GPRS and EDGE radio frequency (RF) transceivers and temperature sensors.
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