Marvell powers Samsung Galaxy i8250 with TD-SCDMA solution

Telecom Lead Asia: Marvell has announced that
Samsung’s new Galaxy i8250 smartphone is built upon PXA920H Single-Chip


The PXA920H Single-Chip solution is an integrated 3G
platform with TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE communication support designed for
multimedia-centric handsets.


Launched with China Mobile, Marvell said that Samsung
Galaxy i8250 smartphone represent an extension of Marvell’s continued strategic
collaboration for the TD market;


The smartphone also features the Marvell Avastar 88W8787
wireless chipset, an 802.11n multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) Wi-Fi +
Bluetooth + FM radio combination, along with Marvell’s single-chip 2G/3G
dual-mode TD-SCDMA radio frequency transceiver called RF838.


“Now, Samsung is able to extend its leadership in
the TD-SCDMA market. I believe that Samsung’s broad range of TD-SCDMA product
offerings will accelerate the mass adoption of high performance, high quality
and cost-effective smartphones to benefit hundreds of millions of consumers in
China,” said Weili Dai, Co-Founder of Marvell.


Samsung’s new Galaxy i8250 is powered by Marvell’s PXA
920H 1 GHz processor and features a 4.0-inch WVGA screen and a 5 megapixel


The Galaxy i8250 is the latest mobile device to leverage
Marvell’s PXA920 family of solutions. Marvell said that its PXA920 family
powers more than two dozen smartphones and tablets.


The company has been associated with China Mobile in
developing the TD-SCDMA standard. The PXA920 family was also certified by the
telecom provider.


ZTE, Marvell launch new TD-SCDMA smartphone for China Mobile


Last month, Marvell and ZTE jointly announced a new
TD-SCDMA smartphone called U880E for China Mobile.


The new sub 1,000 RMB smartphone is a successor of ZTE’s
U880, also powered by Marvell, which is currently one of the best-selling 1,000
RMB smartphones in China.


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