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Hisense Launches High Performance and Affordable TD-LTE Smartphone Powered by Marvell for China's Mass Mobile Market

March 4, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at China Weekly News -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, announced that Hisense, a leading Chinese electronics manufacturer, launched the 4G X8T LTE smartphone for the 1,000 RMB (approx U.S. $165) LTE market in China. Hisense's latest smartphone is well positioned to support China Mobile's projected 100 million 4G LTE smart phone market in 2014. Hisense X8T features Marvell's ARMADAŽ Mobile PXA1088 LTE single-chip solution, Marvell's advanced AvastarŽ 88W8777 (Wi-Fi/BT 4.0/FM), 88RF838 and 88RF858 (RF), 88L1000 (GPS) and PM820 (audio/power management).

"I am very pleased that Hisense has chosen the Marvell PXA1088 LTE to power its mass market 4G LTE smartphone," said Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell. "At Marvell, we're committed to working with the entire mobile ecosystem to deliver high performance and cost-effective 4G LTE solutions for the mass adoption of 4G LTE smartphones in China and around the world."

"We are proud to launch our first 4G LTE smartphone powered by Marvell. Marvell's industry leading 4G LTE solutions have enabled us to deliver highly differentiated Hisense products to the mass market," said Lu Qingya, General Manager of Hisense Communication from Hisense. "We look forward to further expanding our successful collaboration and introducing more smartphones that offer consumers powerful performance and premium quality at an affordable price."

Marvell's high performance, single-chip solution features a quad-core ARM Cortex A7 processor with high performance graphics integrated with field-proven cellular modems supporting LTE TDD and FDD, High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+), Time division High Speed Packet Access Plus (TD-HSPA+), Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) and Enhanced Data for GSM Environment (EDGE). The PXA1088LTE incorporates high performance graphics together with Marvell's advanced Avastar 88W8777 wireless connectivity, including WLAN + Bluetooth 4.0 + FM single-chip SoC, the L2000 GNSS Hybrid Location Processor, an integrated power management unit with audio codec IC, and 88RF858 high-performance multimode LTE transceiver.

Keywords for this news article include: Asia, China, Marvell.

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Source: China Weekly News


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