Samsung Selects Amalfi Semiconductor's CMOS Power Amplifier Transmit Module for Multiple Handset Platforms

LOS GATOS, CA -- (Marketwire) -- May 15, 2012 -- Amalfi® Semiconductor, Inc., an emerging leader in cost effective, high performance power amplifier solutions for cellular handsets, today announced that its AM7808 CMOS high-power, high-efficiency transmit module has been selected by Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., for multiple high-volume 2G handset platforms targeting emerging markets.

The AM7808 is a complete CMOS high-power transmit module for low-cost quad-band GSM/GPRS module handsets. Utilizing Amalfi's proprietary AdaptiveRF™ architecture, the ultra-compact AM7808 generates high output power at high efficiency over a phone's full operational range.

"Being selected by Samsung, the largest worldwide provider of mobile phones, is a significant achievement for Amalfi," said Mark Foley, CEO and president at Amalfi. "It further validates our cost-effective, high performance CMOS power amplifier technology and our ability to service customers at very high volumes."

The announcement marks another milestone for the startup as it continues to see strong adoption of its CMOS power amplifier technologies in next-generation handset applications for emerging markets. Amalfi anticipates shipping over 150 million units worldwide by the end of 2012.

"Our CMOS architecture offers mobile phone manufacturers excellent overall performance at an extremely competitive price point," added Foley. "We look forward to working closely with Samsung to ensure its customers have the best possible mobile phone experience."

The AdaptiveRF architecture is an advanced silicon platform that enables the development of highly integrated CMOS power amplifiers for cellular handsets and data terminals. This cost effective, high performance platform leverages a CMOS linear power amplifier core that achieves high Power Added Efficiency (PAE) under real-world operating conditions enabling extended battery life while decreasing the size and cost of front-end cellular handset designs. The AdaptiveRF architecture also leverages the availability of high volume, low cost CMOS foundry capacity, providing manufacturers with a lower risk, lower cost solution when ramping into high volume production.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2011 consolidated sales of US$143.1 billion. Employing approximately 206,000 people in 197 offices across 72 countries, the company operates two separate organizations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LED. Recognized for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world's most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit

About Amalfi Semiconductor, Inc.
Amalfi Semiconductor, Inc., is a fabless semiconductor company specializing in cost effective, high performance CMOS power amplifiers and transmit modules. The Company's proprietary CMOS-based architecture, AdaptiveRF™, has proven to increase the battery life or talk time of cellular handsets while decreasing the size and cost of front-end cellular handset designs. The company has strong financial backing, with funding from industry leading venture capital companies -- Battery Ventures, DCM, Globespan Capital Partners, and strategic investors. Amalfi Semiconductor can be contacted at their corporate headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif. at +1-408-399-5360 or at

Amalfi® and AdaptiveRF™ are trademarks of Amalfi Semiconductor, Inc.

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