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Photo Release -- Huawei Ascend Mate 7 Powered by ANADIGICS WiFi Solution

WARREN, N.J., Nov. 24, 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 AWL9281 front-end integrated circuit (FEIC) to Huawei for the new Ascend Mate 7. With an expansive 6.0-inch display, 2.9 mm narrow bezel and 7.9 mm ultra-thin metal body, the Ascend Mate 7 is one of the most compact large-screen smartphones on the market. The Ascend Mate 7 also offers an octo-core processor, 13 megapixel camera and Android® 4.4 KitKat operating system.

ANADIGICS' FEIC Delivers Industry-Leading Performance and Integration to Enable WiFi Connectivity in the new Huawei Ascend Mate 7


A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=29282

"Huawei's innovative smartphone designs, such as the advanced Ascend Mate 7, deliver an exceptional large-screen mobile experience," said Jerry Miller, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Applications at ANADIGICS. "We are delighted by this latest win, which strengthens our long history of powering wireless connectivity in many of Huawei's leading devices."

ANADIGICS' family of WiFi FEICs leverages the Company's patented InGaP-Plus™ technology and uniquely designed architectures to combine a high performance power amplifier (PA), low-noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass option and RF switch on a single die. This level of integration greatly improves manufacturability and reliability, while reducing PCB space requirements. The AWL9281 FEIC provides outstanding error vector magnitude (EVM) and noise figure performance, enabling ultra-high data throughput. ANADIGICS' AWL9281 also delivers exceptionally low current consumption, significantly extending battery-life in mobile applications.

ANADIGICS WiFi FEIC Family Key Facts and Highlights:

  • Ultra-low EVM in the toughest modulation formats, enabling extremely high transmission data rates
  • Best-in-class power efficiency for longer device battery life and improved thermal characteristics
  • Industry-leading integration of the PA, LNA with bypass option and SP3T Tx/Rx switch with Bluetooth to simplify RF design and reduce time-to-market
  • Compact 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm x 0.4 mm QFN package with a high-accuracy, integrated power detector and RF ports internally matched to 50 Ohms to reduce PCB space requirements

ANADIGICS WiFi FEICs Optimized for 802.11n/ac Applications
Product Frequency Band Output Power EVM Gain
AWL9281 2400 to 2500 MHz +18 dBm 2.3% 28 dB
AWL9293 2400 to 2500 MHz +18 dBm 1.8% 28 dB
AWL9581 4900 to 5875 MHz +16 dBm 1.8% 30 dB
AWL9583 4900 to 5875 MHz +16 dBm 1.8% 30 dB
AWL9592C 4900 to 5875 MHz +16 dBm 1.8% 30 dB
ANADIGICS WiFi FEICs Optimized for 802.11n Applications
Product Frequency Band Output Power EVM Gain
AWL9280 2400 to 2500 MHz +19 dBm 3.0% 26 dB
AWL9580 4900 to 5875 MHz +18 dBm 2.5% 27 dB

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About ANADIGICS, Inc.

ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the "Company") designs and manufactures innovative radio frequency (RF) solutions for the growing CATV infrastructure, small-cell, WiFi, and cellular markets. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, ANADIGICS offers RF products with exceptional reliability, performance and integration to deliver a unique competitive advantage to OEMs and ODMs for infrastructure and mobile applications. The Company's award-winning solutions include line amplifiers, upstream amplifiers, power amplifiers, front-end ICs, front-end modules and other RF components. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com

CONTACT: Media Relations Brian Ribeiro mspire group Tel: +1 908 369 9300 Email: bribeiro@mspiregroup.com Investor Relations Kristina Panek ANADIGICS, Inc. Tel: +1 908 668 5000 ext. 5330 E-mail: kpanek@anadigics.com

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