By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at China Weekly News -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, announced that China's leading smartphone manufacturer, Yulong Coolpad, has launched a new TD-LTE entry-level 4G smartphone, the Yulong Coolpad 8705, for the China1,000 RMB (approx U.S. $165)4G LTE market. The 8705 smartphone is well positioned to support China Mobile's projection to sell 100 million 4G LTE smart phones in 2014. Featuring Marvell's highly integrated quad-core application and communications mobile System-on-Chip (SoC), the ARMADAŽ Mobile PXA1088LTE, Yulong Coolpad's newest 4G smartphone further strengthens Marvell as a leader for the 4G LTE mass market in China. The 8705 smartphone supports all of China's most popular modes: Time Division Long-Term Evolution (TD-LTE), Time Division Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access (TD-SCDMA) and Global Systems for Mobile (GSM). The Coolpad 8705 smartphone joins the current list of Marvell-powered Yulong Coolpad LTE products.
"I am excited to see Yulong Coolpad launch its new entry-level 4G LTE smartphone, the Yulong Coolpad 8705, powered by Marvell's PXA1088LTE single-chip SoC platform," said Weili Dai, President and Co-Founder of Marvell. "We are thankful for the successful cooperation between our companies' talented engineering teams. In the coming months, Marvell will continue its work with leading OEMs such as Yulong Coolpad to launch more 4G LTE devices, and increasingly accelerate and drive the mass adoption of TD-LTE smartphones in China."
"We are very pleased that the close collaboration between Marvell and Yulong has achieved great success in launching China's first 1,000 RMB 4G LTE smartphone last December. This major milestone would not have been accomplished without Marvell's high performance, field-proven, and cost effective mobile solutions for which we are very thankful," said Cao Jingsheng,Vice President of Yulong Coolpad. "We look forward to continuing our successful collaboration with Marvell to provide many more innovative products, ranging from mass market to high-end models of 4G LTE devices to China and global market, enabling customers to enjoy the full mobile broadband experience."
The release of Yulong Coolpad's latest smartphone further distinguishes Marvell as a leader in the 4GLTE China market and expands upon its established collaboration with Marvell in delivering new devices including the Yulong Coolpad 8720L, the Yulong Coolpad 8736 and the Yulong Coolpad 8970L. The latest smartphone features Marvell's ARMADA Mobile PXA1088 LTE single-chip solution, Marvell's advanced Avastar 88W8777 (Wi-Fi/BT 4.0/FM), 88RF838 and 88RF858 (RF), 88L1000 (GPS) and PM820 (audio/power management). Both companies are driven to bring high performance, low-cost smartphones to enable the "Smart Life and Smart Lifestyle."
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