WARREN, N.J., April 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the "Company"), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced that the Company is shipping production volumes of its AWC6383 dual-band ProVantage™ power amplifier (PA) to Samsung Electronics for the new GALAXY S 5. This feature-rich smartphone offers a 5.1-inch full HD Super AMOLED display, 2.5 GHz quad-core processor, 16 megapixel camera, and Android® 4.4.2 KitKat operating system. It also provides dedicated fitness tools, the world's fastest autofocus speed, and enhanced device protection features. The new Samsung Galaxy S 5 is available through Verizon Wireless, which has over 100 million subscribers and has recently completed its 4G LTE rollout in the United States, covering over 500 markets.
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"We are very pleased to be supporting Samsung across multiple generations of its flagship GALAXY S family," said Jerry Miller, senior vice president of Cellular Products at ANADIGICS. "The new GALAXY S 5 leverages our differentiated ProVantage power amplifier to enable high-throughput wireless connectivity while minimizing external components. Through close collaboration with Samsung, ANADIGICS is providing performance and value advantages to enrich the GALAXY S 5 end-user experience."
ANADIGICS ProVantage power amplifiers leverage the Company's patented InGaP-Plus™ technology to achieve outstanding performance and integration. These power amplifiers help extend battery life by offering two selectable bias modes that optimize efficiency for low and high output power levels, as well as a shutdown mode with low leakage current. The AWC6383 dual-band power amplifier delivers 43% PAE at +28.2 dBm. ProVantage solutions are also designed for use with an external switch mode power supply (SMPS) to support average power tracking (APT), which further increases efficiency and reduces current consumption at low and medium operating powers. ANADIGICS' ProVantage power amplifiers provide world-class linearity to ensure stable cellular connectivity and high data throughput.
ANADIGICS ProVantage Dual-Band Family Key Facts and Highlights:
- Outstanding high-power-mode efficiency to extend battery life
- Exceptional linearity to maintain stable, high-throughput 3G and 4G connections
- Two independent amplification chains to provide industry-leading performance for each band
- Compact 3 mm x 4 mm x 0.9 mm packages with internal voltage regulation and integrated DC blocks on the RF ports to reduce PCB space requirements
- RF matching optimized for output power, efficiency, and linearity in a 50-Ohm system
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About ANADIGICS, Inc.
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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