Samsung Selects Infineon HSDPA Platform for HEDGE Mobile Phone Family
Neubiberg, Germany – April 23, 2008 – Infineon Technologies AG (FSE/NYSE: IFX) today announced that Samsung Electronics, Inc., Seoul, Korea, has chosen Infineon’s HSDPA Platform XMM™6080 for their new family of HEDGE (HSDPA/EDGE) mobile handsets. Samsung is introducing a comprehensive family using the Infineon XMM 6080 platform. The platform includes the HSDPA/EDGE baseband, power management, single chip 3.5G RF transceiver and is complemented by Infineon’s protocol stack for HEDGE phones.
This state of the art solution enables customers to significantly reduce their component count, footprint, complexity and cost of designs. The launch also underlines the global maturity of Infineon’s in-house protocol stack. The XMM 6080 platform will enable Samsung to introduce a wide range of new HEDGE (HSDPA/EDGE) phones reusing the proven Infineon core architecture.
Infineon has already started volume shipments of its platform. The Samsung HEDGE phones with the XMM 6080 are expected to be available in the second quarter of calendar year 2008.
Further information on Infineon’s product portfolio for communication solutions is available at www.infineon.com/wireless
Infineon Technologies AG, Neubiberg, Germany, offers semiconductor and system solutions addressing three central challenges to modern society: energy efficiency, communications, and security. In the 2007 fiscal year (ending September), the company reported sales of Euro 7.7 billion (including Qimonda sales of Euro 3.6 billion) with approximately 43,000 employees worldwide (including approximately 13,500 Qimonda employees). With a global presence, Infineon operates through its subsidiaries in the U.S. from Milpitas, CA, in the Asia-Pacific region from Singapore, and in Japan from Tokyo. Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX).
The Infineon XMM 6080 platform includes the HSDPA/EDGE baseband, power management, single chip 3.5G RF transceiver and is complemented by the complete HEDGE phone software suite.XMM_6080
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