WARREN, N.J., April 16, 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 ALT6735 ProEficient-Plus™ power amplifier (PA) to Samsung Electronics for the new GALAXY S 5. Available soon through China Telecom, which currently has over 100 million 3G subscribers, the GALAXY S 5 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.
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"We are very proud of this key design win in Samsung's latest flagship GALAXY S device for the rapidly expanding 3G/4G market in China," said Michael Canonico, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales at ANADIGICS. "By utilizing our ProEficient-Plus power amplifier in the new GALAXY S 5 for China Telecom, Samsung is delivering high speed wireless connectivity with exceptional battery life. This is yet another example of ANADIGICS' ability to enable a truly differentiated user experience, delivering strategic value to our top OEM customers."
ANADIGICS' ProEficient-Plus solutions utilize the Company's patented InGaP-Plus™ technology and innovative design architectures to deliver the industry's highest efficiency across all power levels, enabling greater talk time and longer data application use. This level of performance, combined with exceptionally low quiescent currents without the use of a DC/DC converter, maximizes battery life in mobile devices. The ALT6735 power amplifier delivers 44% power added efficiency (PAE) at +28.8 dBm and an impressive 31% PAE at +16.5 dBm. ProEficient-Plus power amplifiers are also designed for use with an external switch mode power supply (SMPS), in applications using average power tracking (APT), to further increase efficiency and reduce current consumption at low and medium operating powers.
ANADIGICS ProEficient-Plus Single-Band Family Key Facts and Highlights:
- Industry-leading efficiency across all power levels and exceptionally low quiescent current to maximize battery life, including longer talk time and data use
- Compact 3 mm x 3 mm x 0.9 mm package with internal voltage regulation and integrated DC blocks on the RF ports to reduce PCB space requirements
- Best-in-class linearity to maintain stable, high-throughput 3G and 4G connections
- 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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