Samsung selects NXP as one of its 3G chipset suppliersFeb 7th, 2008 | By Rohit Godbole | Category: Samsung
NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, announced today that it has been selected by Samsung Electronics, one of the world’s leading mobile phone manufacturers, as one of its 3G solutions suppliers. NXP will provide the Nexperia Cellular System Solution 7210 to Samsung for a new generation UMTS/EDGE handset.
“Extending the collaboration we have with Samsung in GSM/GPRS and EDGE, and more recently in TD-SCDMA, to UMTS is an exciting step for NXP,” said Frans van Houten, Chief Executive Officer, NXP Semiconductors. “We are honored to become one of the 3G suppliers of such an innovative and successful handset manufacturer.”
Based on a powerful UMTS and quad band EDGE chipset, NXP’s Nexperia Cellular System Solution 7210 offers completely tailored performance enabling the ultimate multimedia experience. Featuring best-in-class video, imaging and audio embedded on a single-core, the platform also includes hardware extensions for connectivity and broadcast such as Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio as well as Near Field communications.
NXP’s Cellular System Solution for 3G and 3.5G will be will be shown on NXP’s booth (Hall 8, B110) at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain from February 11-14, 2008.