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  • Last update: Thursday 20 March 2014 [79 news items]

Spreadtrum intros 1GHz chips for low-cost Android phones

Jan 6, 01:25

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz low-cost Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA and EDGE/WiFi, which are now sampling with customers. The new solutions allow manufacturers...

MediaTek, Spreadtrum, MStar sharing China market of handset chips

Dec 13, 01:10

Taiwan-based IC design house MediaTek and MStar Semiconductor and China-based fellow company Spreadtrum Communications are sharing the market demand for handset chips, according to...

Spreadtrum intros solutions for low-cost smartphones

Dec 9, 14:07

Spreadtrum Communications has introduced two new solutions aimed at sub-US$100 Android smartphones, and even able to lower total device costs to as low as US$40.

China market: 2.5G handset chipset prices falling

Nov 24, 10:41

Prices for 2.5G handset chipsets have slipped more than 10% in the fourth quarter of 2011, and will continue to fall at the same rate in first-quarter 2012 due to continued oversupply...

Standalone transceiver chips to dominate the smartphone market, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Oct 21, 16:36

Transceivers are essential to the performance of mobile devices. They are designed to detect weak signals at a specific frequency when receiving and to send signals at a specific...

Spreadtrum increases TD-SCDMA chip orders to TSMC, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 29, 17:03

China-based handset solution vendor Spreadtrum Communications will increase its orders for TD-SCDMA baseband chips to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) in the fourth...

Handset solution vendors competing neck and neck in 3G smartphone market in China

Sep 13, 15:12

Demand for smartphone solutions in emerging markets, particularly in China, is gaining momentum, pushing chipset vendors to compete neck and neck to grab a large piece for the growing...

Samsung taps Spreadtrum as baseband supplier for TD-SCDMA smartphone

Sep 5, 17:07

Spreadtrum Communications has announced that its newest TD-SCDMA baseband chip, the SC8802G, is shipping in Samsung's Galaxy S2 smartphone targeting China Mobile subscribers.

MediaTek, MStar, Spreadtrum looking to 5-10% revenue gains in 3Q11

Aug 18, 10:38

Handset solution vendors MediaTek, MStar Semiconductor and Spreadtrum Communications all still maintain their guidance for a 5-10% growth in revenues for the third quarter of 2011...

Spreadtrum acquires stake in UMTS/HSPA modem chipset developer

Jun 14, 14:28

Spreadtrum Communications, a major fabless semiconductor provider in China with technology in both 2G and 3G wireless communications standards, has announced that it acquired an approximately...

MediaTek will not rush to cut chipset prices in 2Q11

May 26, 15:07

MediaTek is expected to temporarily back off from a price war against China-based rival Spreadtrum Communications which has recently launched three handset solutions in China, according...

Handset 2.5G solution market likely to set in price war in late May

May 17, 16:05

The global 2.5G handset solution market is likely see price competition after China-based IC vendor Spreadtrum Communications releases its new 2.5G solution, the SC6610, later in...

Baseband processors still essential, says Petrov Group

May 3, 17:02

With the proliferation of tablets and smartphones application processors are in the limelight, but another group of mobile processors, basebands, deserve attention too, according...

China handset and solution makers form alliance to push global image and sales

Apr 27, 01:25

More than 30 makers in the upstream and downstream handset industries in China have recently formed an alliance, aiming to promote brand image as well as to push sales of China-made...

China market: Spreadtrum mulling price cuts to maintain market share

Apr 15, 15:20

MediaTek has recently seen a ramp-up in orders for its MT6252 solution, pressuring competitor Spreadtrum Communications to look for ways to maintain its China market share, according...

MediaTek 3Q11 sales to show substantial rebound, says president

Apr 7, 11:55

MediaTek stands a better chance of generating a substantial rebound in revenues and profits in the third quarter of 2011, company president Hsieh Chin-chiang said at a recent analysts...

MediaTek expected to cut MT6252 solution price in April

Apr 1, 01:25

MediaTek is expected to cut the price of its single chip MT6252 handset solution in April when China-based Spreadtrum is scheduled to launch its new 6610 chip, according to industry...

Integrated mobile processors to challenge standalone application processors, says Petrov Group (part 2)

Mar 16, 12:19

Recently several handset IC companies have announced integrated mobile processors – products that integrate baseband processor and application processor together with graphics...

Standalone application processors are wining in mobility markets, says Petrov Group (part 1)

Mar 8, 15:40

Several years ago there was a widely accepted expectation that application mobile processors would be fully integrated with baseband processors on a single chip. However, today we...

Spreadtrum and TSMC achieve 3G TD-SCDMA baseband processor milestone

Jan 27, 16:55

Spreadtrum Communications and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) have unveiled their achievement on the first commercialized 40nm TD-SCDMA baseband processor. First...

IC vendors set to cut prices as notebook, DRAM and PCB makers mull hikes

Jan 19, 13:48

While the entire electronics industry supply chain is currently set in a price spiral with notebook makers already successfully raising their OEM quotes for the first quarter of 2011,...

Winbond launches serial flash MCP memory solutions

Nov 1, 12:01

Winbond Electronics has delivered its serial flash multi-chip packaging (MCP) memory products to MediaTek and Spreadtrum Communications for verification, and the company will also...

Spreadtrum and MediaTek set in pricing competition

Oct 25, 10:03

China-based handset solution vendor Spreadtrum Communications has followed the step of rival MediaTek to cut its solution prices, intensifying the pricing competition between the...

MediaTek executive VP to resign

Oct 20, 01:15

Hsu Ji-Chang, executive vice-president of MediaTek, has reportedly handed in his resignation but the request has not been approved, according to industry sources. Hsu vacated his...

TSMC to get 60% more orders from Spreadtrum in 4Q10

Oct 15, 01:15

Spreadtrum Communications is likely to boost its orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to about 80,000 wafers in the fourth quarter of 2010, up from 50,000 units...

Spreadtrum launches single-chip solution for triple-SIM handsets

Sep 17, 14:31

China-based chip design house Spreadtrum Communications has announced its new SC6600L7 single-chip solution designed for handsets that feature support for three GSM SIM cards.

China white-box vendors to tap overseas markets with triple-SIM handsets

Aug 31, 13:49

China-based white-box handset vendors are planning to adopt SoC (system-on-a-chip) solutions from Spreadtrum Communications to offer triple-SIM card/triple stand-by handsets, according...

Spreadtrum, MStar and Infineon gaining ground in China white-box handset market

Aug 6, 10:26

Handset solutions vendors, including Spreadtrum Communications, MStar Semiconductor and Infineon Technologies, have gained ground in the white-box handset market at the expense of...

Silver Lake takes stake in Spreadtrum

Newswatch - Mar 26, 12:12

US-based private equity investment firm Silver Lake Partners has acquired a minority stake in China-based Spreadtrum Communications, the handset solution vendor announced on Tuesda...

Sales of dual-SIM handsets to double in 2010, sources say

Newswatch - Feb 25, 11:14

Sales of handsets with dual-SIM cards in the global market are expected to double in 2010 after the segment registered a strong growth of 74% in 2009, according to industry sources...

MediaTek and Spreadtrum raise wafer starts at foundries for 4Q09

Nov 18, 14:31

MediaTek has placed more wafer starts at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) for the fourth quarter of 2009, buoyed by...

Motorola steps up cooperation with China-based handset makers, say sources

Oct 27, 11:39

Motorola has stepped up its cooperation with China-based handset makers, instead of Taiwan makers, for the production of entry-level and mid-range handsets using chipset solutions...

MediaTek and Spreadtrum up wafer starts at TSMC

Aug 27, 12:32

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has secured increased orders from Taiwan-based MediaTek and China-based Spreadtrum Communications, with wafer starts placed by the...

China Mobile chairman Wang Jianzhou

China IC designer Spreadtrum receives US$44 million bank loan

May 6, 14:17

China-based wireless baseband chipset provider Spreadtrum Communications announced on May 5 that its Chinese subsidiary, Spreadtrum Communications (Shanghai) has received 300 million...

Mirics and Spreadtrum announce availability of embedded CMMB PCTV solution

Apr 8, 14:51

Mirics Semiconductor and China-based Spreadtrum Communications have announced the availability of an embedded PCTV solution that supports the China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting...

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    Spreadtrum SC6820 baseband chip

    Spreadtrum Communications has introduced a 1GHz Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA (SC8810) and EDGE/WiFi (SC6820) and announced that both products are now sampling with customers...

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