TIANJIN, China, June 23, 2014 -- Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. / Spreadtrum Communications (Tianjin) Co., Ltd. ("Spreadtrum"), a leading fabless semiconductor in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communication standards, today introduced the SC883XG, a highly integrated TD-SCDMA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE multi-mode quad-core smartphone platform designed with advanced 28nm process technology. In this next generation of quad-core smartphone platforms, Spreadtrum's adoption of more advanced semiconductor process technology delivers higher performance and lower power consumption, providing handset makers with a cost-effective solution for mid- to high-end handset models.
Spreadtrum's SC883XG quad-core smartphone platform integrates a 1.4GHz quad-core ARM Cortex A7 CPU, a dual-core graphics architecture based on ARM Mali 400 MP, and supports TD-SCDMA/HSPA(+) and GSM/GPRS/EDGE with dual-SIM dual-standby capability. The chip further supports 2D/3D graphics acceleration, 1080p HD video, 8 megapixel camera, and integrates powerful professional ISP graphic processing engine for a variety of picture effects. 1080P HD video hard-decoding and HD recording, along with anti-shaking technology, bring film quality to the video image. The SC883XG further integrates with Spreadtrum's WiFi/Bluetooth/GPS/FM connectivity chip, supports Android 4.4, and is equipped with Spreadtrum's advanced user interface with applications and options that are customizable by customers. Designed with the most advanced commercially available process, Spreadtrum SC883XG has significant advantages in terms of power consumption control, cooling management and chip size.
"With the fast adoption of smartphones globally, competitive products with quad-core processors are attracting more and more attention of consumers," said Dr. Leo Li, chairman and CEO of Spreadtrum. "Our newest turnkey solution, which integrates a quad-core chipset designed with advanced semiconductor process technology with a complete mobile platform solution for our customers, enables handset makers to develop cost-effective and differentiated products quickly and tailored for the needs of different markets."
Spreadtrum is currently sampling the SC883XG, with mass production expected later this year.
About Spreadtrum Communications, Inc.
Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. is a fabless semiconductor company that develops mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, feature phones and other consumer electronics products, supporting 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards. Spreadtrum's solutions combine its highly integrated, power-efficient chipsets with customizable software and reference designs in a complete turnkey platform, enabling customers to achieve faster design cycles with a lower development cost. Spreadtrum's customers include global and China-based manufacturers developing mobile products for consumers in China and emerging markets around the world. Spreadtrum is a privately held company headquartered in Shanghai and an affiliate of Tsinghua Unigroup, Ltd. For more information, visit www.spreadtrum.com.