Family of Front-end Solutions Powering High Growth TD-LTE Market
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“Skyworks is excited to be capitalizing on the enormous LTE upgrade cycle and demand for low cost smartphones across emerging markets,” said Reza Kasnavi, vice president and general manager of open market platforms at
According to a January Credit Suisse report entitled, “Five Takeaways for Wireless,” LTE handsets will double in terms of volumes in 2014 to 537 million, and grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33 percent long term. In addition, emerging markets will rise from 71 percent of volume to 80 percent long term, driving a CAGR of 20 percent.
About Skyworks’ Front-end Solutions
The SKY13418-485LF is a single-pole-eight-throw antenna switch. The high linearity performance and low insertion loss enables main/diversity switching for LTE-based handsets, datacards and tablets. The symmetric port designs provide flexibility in signal routing for receive diversity and higher power TD-SCDMA/TDD-LTE, WCDMA/FDD and LTE transmit/receive applications.
The SKY13473-569LF is a single-pole-ten-throw (SP10T) antenna switch with a mobile industry processor interface (MIPI®) and is part of a two-switch family. Using advanced switching technologies, the device maintains low insertion loss and high isolation for both transmit and receive switching paths.
The SKY13477-001A is a three-pole-four-throw switch. Switching is controlled by an integrated general purpose input/output interface with four control pins. No external DC blocking capacitors are required as long as no DC voltage is applied on any RF path.
The SKY13498 is a SP10T antenna switch with an integrated MIPI® controller. Using advanced switching technology, the switch maintains low insertion and high isolation, making it an ideal choice for UMTS, CDMA2000, EDGE, GSM and LTE applications.
The SKY77621-11 is a hybrid multimode, multiband power amplifier module (PAM) that supports 2.5G/3G/4G handsets, and operates efficiently in GSM, EGPRS, EDGE, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and LTE modes. The PAM is fully programmable through a MIPI® interface.
The SKY77753 PAM is a fully matched, 26-pad surface mount module (SMT) developed for FDD LTE, TD-SCDMA and TDD LTE applications. The small and efficient module integrates three PA transmit paths, input and output matching, input switching for Bands 34 and 39, output switching for Bands 38, 40 and 41 and daisy-chained directional couplers in a single 5.0 x 3.5 x 0.9 millimeter (mm) package.
The SKY77754-11 PAM is a fully matched, 26-pad SMT developed for FDD, LTE, TD-SCDMA and TDD-LTE applications. This small and efficient PAM integrates three PA transmit paths, input and output matching and daisy-chained directional couplers into a single 5.0 x 3.5 x 0.9 mm package.
The SKY77778-51 is a PAM that is a fully matched, 10-pad SMM developed for LTE applications. The module includes broadband coverage of
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