|Samsung Launches the GALAXY Tab 3 Lite|
Posted: 11-Mar-2014 [Source: Marvell]
[Samsung's Galaxy 7-inch Tab 3 Lite uses Marvell's PXA986 computing platform, including RF transceivers to bring costs down for the global mass market.]
Santa Clara, CA -- Marvell (MRVL) a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions today announced that the Marvell® ARMADA® Mobile PXA986 is powering leading electronics manufacturer, Samsung's second generation7-inch tablet, the Galaxy Tab 3 Lite. Leveraging the success of the popular Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, the Marvell Mobile PXA986 platform delivers high-performance computing with industry-leading graphics capabilities and best-in-class, robust connectivity at a competitive price point while supporting advanced multimedia capabilities. The Galaxy Tab 3 Lite is expected to be available in retail stores throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia by March of 2014.
Marvell is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions.
"The launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Lite global tablet is an important milestone to bring affordable high performance mobile devices to the mass market and it's a very meaningful effort. I am very proud of our joint collaboration with Samsung to provide access to communication and information to the global consumer base and make our contribution to education, healthcare, and other social causes," said Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell. "I am very thankful for Samsung and Marvell's global teams of talented engineers for their hard work, collaboration, innovation and dedication to move the industry forward faster. I look forward to continuing our work with Samsung and helping to further today's 'Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle.'"
As part of Marvell's unified mobile 3G and LTE platform family, the ARMADA Mobile PXA986 is a mass market, single-chip solution that integrates a high-performance, low-power 1.2GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 application processor with robust cellular modems to support advanced multimedia and graphics capabilities consumers demand for their mobile devices. The PXA986 features an advanced multimode HSPA+ modem supporting Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) and 2G networks, 21.1 Mbps downlink data-rate and 5.76 Mbps uplink data-rate, and critical features such as DSDS.
Samsung's Galaxy 7-inch Tab 3 Lite uses Marvell's PXA986 computing platform, including RF transceivers, Marvell's advanced Avastar® 88W8777 connectivity solution (Wi Fi + Bluetooth + FM radio), L2000 GNSS Hybrid Location Processor, and integrated power management and audio codec solutions.
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