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Silicon Lab transceiver simplifies design of Lenovo handsets

Posted: 18 Nov 2004 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:silicon laboratories? aero i? gsm/gprs? transceiver? g880?

Silicon Laboratories Inc. disclosed that its Aero I GSM/GPRS transceiver has been adopted by

Lenovo Mobile for its G880, G886, G910, G620C, V508 and E600 handsets. By adopting the Aero I transceiver, Lenovo says it was able to simplify the design process and speed time-to-market while delivering fully integrated, feature rich, compact GSM/GPRS handsets.

The Aero I transceiver integrates sensitive components including all RF and IF voltage-controlled oscillators (VCOs), loop filters, clock coupling capacitors and VCO tuning components. Its uses a software-programmable universal baseband interface allowing handset designers to implement the Aero transceiver with all basebands. The Aero I transceiver is also fully compliant with GPRS Class 12 requirements.

"Silicon Laboratories has been working with Lenovo for some time to simplify the RF design in its handsets," said Ed Healy, VP of Silicon Laboratories. "We continue to provide the highest performing solutions in the market place enabling our customers to deliver compact, full featured handsets," Healy added.

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