Spreadtrum TD-SCDMA chip adopted in 3G OPhone Lenovo O1
Press release, Staff reporter, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 16 December 2009]
Lenovo Mobile Communication Technology has launched TD-SCDMA standard-based OPhone smartphone Lenovo O1, with immediate sales in all local markets in mainland China. The phone is based on Spreadtrum Communications's TD-SCDMA solution, and supports China Mobile OPhone OS smartphone operating system.
Spreadtrum and Lenovo Mobile jointly developed Lenovo O1. This new handset runs on the China Mobile-developed intelligent terminal software platform - the OPhone platform. Lenovo O1 uses Spreadtrum's TD-SCDMA/HSDPA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE baseband chip SC8800S and radio RF chip QS3200. It is currently the first 3G OPhone-based smartphone that supports TD-SCDMA, combining China Mobile's integrated applications, openness, comprehensive entertainment, business applications and other major features for the mobile Internet, the company claimed.
Lenovo O1 adopted Spreadtrum TD-SCDMA chip technology to support GSM/GPRS/EDGE/HSDPA and meets the demand for convergence of video, interactive e-mail and web browsing among others. The introduction of TD-SCDMA OPhone-based smartphones, represented by Lenovo O1, should greatly push forward the development cycle for China's TD-SCDMA devices, the company added.