Skyworks Unveils Family of Front-End Solutions with the Industry's
Best-in-Class Power Added Efficiency
February 27, 2012 Press Release
- New SkyHi™ Power Amplifiers Achieve Performance Breakthrough in Support of Data Intensive Mobile Platforms
Spain, Feb. 27, 2012 – Skyworks Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWKS), an innovator of high reliability analog and mixed
signal semiconductors enabling a broad range of end markets, today introduced several new 3G and 4G
high-efficiency front-end solutions, collectively known as SkyHi™, for smartphones, tablets and wireless data
modules. Skyworks’ SkyHi™ solutions deliver industry-leading power-added efficiency performance for today’s data
intensive mobile platforms, extending battery life, reducing the radio footprint, and simplifying calibration for
“Today’s applications and devices require improved efficiency at high power,” said Thomas J.
Richter, senior marketing director of front-end solutions at Skyworks. “Skyworks’ new family of SkyHi™ amplifiers
and front-end modules deliver close to 50 percent power-added efficiency, and offer a path to even higher
efficiency when utilized in an envelope tracking system.”
According to Ericsson, a world-leading provider
of telecommunications equipment and services, mobile broadband connections, which provide the means to connect to
the Internet and download data or other content, are exploding. They estimate that there were more than 500
million mobile broadband subscribers globally in 2010 with subscriptions expected to grow to more than 2.5 billion
subscribers in 2014, representing a compounded annual growth rate of 44 percent.
About Skyworks’ SkyHi™ Front-end Solutions
Skyworks at Mobile World Congress
- The SKY77619
(Bands I, II, III, IV, V and VIII) is a multimode, multiband power amplifier module (PAM) that supports 2.5G/3G
and 4G handsets and operate efficiently in GSM, EGPRS, EDGE, WCDMA and LTE modes.
- The SKY77733
(Bands XIII/XIV) and
(Bands XII/XVII) are fully matched surface mount modules PAMs developed for LTE applications.
- The SKY77751
are dual band power amplifiers supporting either Bands I and VIII or II and V. They come in a 3 x 4 mm package
and have either a single RF input or dual RF input for CDMA and WCDMA applications.
- The SKY77761
is a PAM that is a fully matched 10-pad surface mount module developed for WCDMA applications.
- The SKY77762,
are PAMs supporting Band I, II, IV, V and VIII, respectively, developed for CDMA, WCDMA and LTE applications.
Skyworks will be showcasing its product portfolio in
Hall 8, Stand C132 at Mobile World Congress being held February 27 – March 1, 2012.
SOURCE: Skyworks Solutions, Inc.
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Date Posted 2/28/2012