Photo Release -- ANADIGICS Announces Production Shipments of New Quad-Band 3G/4G Power Amplifier

ProVantage Quad-Band Solution Delivers Industry-Leading Value and Performance, While Providing Space-Saving Integration

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New ProVantage Quad-Band Solution Delivers Industry-Leading Value and Performance, While Providing Space-Saving Integration

WARREN, N.J., April 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the "Company"), a world leader in radio frequency (RF) solutions, today announced high-volume production shipments of the AWT6530 quad-band ProVantage™ power amplifier (PA). The Company's ProVantage solutions offer best-in-class value with an exceptional combination of high power mode efficiency, linearity and reduced system costs. By leveraging ANADIGICS' unique, high-performance quad-band architecture, the new AWT6530 power amplifier also delivers outstanding integration to minimize space requirements in mobile devices. The AWT6530 is compatible with chipsets from leading suppliers, including MediaTek, HiSilicon and Qualcomm.

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"Smartphone, tablet and datacard manufacturers increasingly value power amplifier solutions that integrate innovative features and excellent performance into compact packages," said Jerry Miller, senior vice president of Cellular Products at ANADIGICS. "Our new AWT6530 quad-band ProVantage power amplifier is optimized to answer this challenge by providing an industry-leading blend of value, performance and space-saving integration. The AWT6530 has broad applicability validated by design wins at multiple OEMs and is a key element of our growth strategy in China and emerging markets." 

ANADIGICS ProVantage power amplifiers leverage the Company's patented InGaP-Plus™ technology to achieve outstanding performance and integration. These power amplifiers help extend battery life by offering two selectable bias modes that optimize efficiency for low and high output power levels, as well as a shutdown mode with low leakage current. The AWT6530 quad-band power amplifier delivers 40% power-added efficiency (PAE) operating in UMTS bands 1, 5, and 8 and 42% PAE in band 2.  ProVantage solutions are also designed for use with an external switch mode power supply (SMPS) to support average power tracking (APT), which further increases efficiency and reduces current consumption at low and medium operating powers. The Company's ProVantage power amplifiers also provide world-class linearity to ensure stable cellular connectivity and high data throughput. 

ANADIGICS ProVantage Quad-Band Family Key Facts and Highlights:

  • Outstanding high-power-mode efficiency to extend battery life
  • Exceptional linearity to maintain stable, high-throughput 3G and 4G connections
  • Two independent amplification chains to provide industry-leading performance for each band
  • Compact 3 mm x 4 mm x 0.9 mm packages with internal voltage regulation and integrated DC blocks on the RF ports to reduce PCB space requirements
  • RF matching optimized for output power, efficiency, and linearity in a 50-Ohm system

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About ANADIGICS, Inc.

ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANAD) (the "Company") designs and manufactures innovative radio frequency solutions for the growing cellular, WiFi, and infrastructure markets. Headquartered in Warren, NJ, ANADIGICS offers RF products with exceptional performance and integration to deliver a unique competitive advantage to OEMs and ODMs for mobile device, base station, CATV infrastructure, CATV subscriber, and industrial applications. The Company's award-winning solutions include power amplifiers, front-end ICs, front-end modules, line amplifiers, active splitters, tuners, and other RF components. For more information, visit www.anadigics.com.

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