Marvell, Lenovo and China Mobile team up to power mass market adoption of 3G TD-SCDMA smartphones



Marvell announced the launch of Lenovo’s LePhone A66t powered by
single-chip TD-SCDMA solution.


Lenovo’s LePhone A66t is a 3.5-inch high-definition screen smartphone
customized for China Mobile’s 3G TD-SCDMA market.



The LePhone A66t is powered by the Marvell PXA918 platform, the first
commercially available single-chip solution that integrates a high-performance,
low-power application processor with an advanced multimode modem.


“China is in a period of epic mobile growth, fueled by consumers’
desires to leverage their devices for activities that are integral to their
daily lives, from social networking to watching live contents. I believe
Marvell’s collaboration with Lenovo and China Mobile will help drive the
connected lifestyle for hundreds of millions of consumers in China,” said
Weili Dai, co-founder, Marvell. 


Marvell’s advanced low-power TD single-chip solution is designed to
enable exceptional user experience for watching mobile TV, navigation, video
conferencing, social networking, and other popular mobile applications.


It also features the Marvell Avastar 88W8787 wireless solution, which is
Bluetooth 3.0 and FM enabled, offering exceptional Wi-Fi range with beamforming
technology, robust 802.11n connectivity and crystal clear audio quality.


Lenovo’s LePhone A66t smartphone will provide consumers a high quality
CMMB digital TV experience, along with best-in-class Wi-Fi connectivity, all
delivered in a sleek and sophisticated design form factor.


Powered by the Marvell PXA918, Lenovo’s LePhone A66t also features
Android 2.2 Operating System, Mobile Hotspot capability, a 3.5 inch
high-definition screen with multi-touch support, Marvell RF808 RF transceiver
and a Marvell PM8607 integrated audio and power management solution.


“As the second largest provider of PCs and other consumer
electronics worldwide, Lenovo is committed to drive the connected lifestyle for
billions of consumers around the world. Our LePhone A66t is an ideal mobile
device that enables consumers easy access to social networking, e-commerce,
gaming and mobile TV at an affordable price of around 1,000 RMB,” said
Feng Xing, vice president and general manager of business operation at Lenovo.


Marvell recently announced the launch of the Marvell PXA1801 single-chip LTE world modem. The PXA1801 single-chip LTE
world modem combines Marvell’s communications and silicon expertise to enable
the design of a wide array of high-performance, low-power Internet-connected
devices including: smartphones, tablets, laptops, automotive, set-top-boxes and


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