Comments: 0Thursday, January 31st 2008 - 11:20 CET
NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, and Purple Labs, a leading supplier of embedded Linux solutions for mobile phones, jointly announced the release of a 3G Linux reference feature phone offering video telephony, music playback, high-speed Internet browsing and video streaming at a transfer price below US$100. The new Purple Magic phone serves as a reference design for phone manufacturers creating entry-level 3G handsets, including those targeting mobile markets such as Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America.
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Comments: 0Friday, September 14th 2007 - 12:15 CEST
NXP Semiconductors, the independent semiconductor company founded by Philips, announced it will invest Euro 42 million in its Sound Solutions innovation and manufacturing activities in Vienna, Austria in 2007. This investment will enable NXP to expand fully automated mass production of its unique rectangular speaker generation for mobile phones and develop more innovative products to strengthen its market leadership position in a rapidly expanding sector that is predicted to be up to two billion units in 2008.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, February 28th 2007 - 19:54 CET
Underscoring its venerable reputation in high-quality connectivity solutions, NXP Semiconductors, the independent company founded by Philips, today announced availability of its new generation UTMI+ Low-Pin Interface Hi-Speed USB transceivers, developed specifically for mobile phone designs. With the smallest transceiver in the family measuring in at 2.2 x 2.25 x 0.6 mm, in a 0.4 mm ball pitch, NXP’s transceiver solutions are the smallest in the market and address the specific needs of today’s ultra-slim handset designs and other sleek portable devices. In addition, as the actual USB usage in mobile phones is low compared to overall talk and standby time, NXP’s transceivers avoid battery drain by consuming only 0.5 μA in power-down mode.
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