Friday, May 30, 2008

Anadigics Inc. starts shipping its power amplifiers for LG-KU990

New Jersey based semiconductor solutions provider ANADIGICS, Inc. announced that it will start shipping ANADIGICS AWT6277 WCDMA power amplifier modules to LG. The amplifiers will be used in LG Viewty (LG-KU990), the 5.0 mega pixel professional camera phone of LG. LG-KU990, also known as LG Viewty, is one of the best camera phones produced by LG. Similar to LG Prada and Apple’s iPhone, LG-KU990 comes with a large touch screen which enables good camera view. The most prominent feature of this phone is that it can take video at a rate 120 frames per second. With one click, users can upload a recorded video to You Tube. Antara News reports:

"We are very pleased that LG Electronics has chosen our AWT6277 PA module for their cutting-edge LG Viewty 3G camera phone," said Dr. Bami Bastani, President & CEO of ANADIGICS. "Our technologically advanced compact dual-band WCDMA power amplifier offers an industry-leading combination of high performance, small footprint, and low profile, making it possible for this mobile device to do much more than make a phone call."

Specifically designed to meet the needs of feature rich mobile handsets, the AWT6277 HELP(TM) WCDMA PA includes ANADIGICS' HELP(TM) technology which reduces WCDMA average power consumption by 50%. Combined with low leakage current in shutdown mode, the AWT6277 PA delivers longer battery life and additional talk-time-two key metrics for mobile handset designers.

Measuring 4 mm x 4 mm x 1.1 mm, the ANADIGICS AWT6277 WCDMA power amplifier is very suitable for thin phones. The amplifier is enabled by ANADIGICS' advanced patented InGaP-Plus(TM) HBT technology.

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