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Skyworks Supports Windows 8 in All Major Smartphone and Tablet Operating Systems

December 05, 2012

Skyworks Supports Windows 8 in All Major Smartphone and Tablet Operating Systems

By Mandira Srivastava
TMCnet Contributor

Skyworks product portfolio supports many operating systems. The company has announced that it is powering several smartphone platforms that are leveraging Microsoft’s (News - Alert) new Windows 8 operating system.

With the addition of Windows 8, Skyworks’ products are enabling all major smartphone and tablet operating systems.

Skyworks is supporting include HTC’s 8S and 8X, which are utilizing Skyworks’ SkyHi and LTE (News - Alert) front-end solutions and industry leading switch technology and several other mobile devices from a leading handset OEM.

Bradley C. Byk, senior vice president, worldwide sales at Skyworks, said in a statement, “Skyworks is delighted to be supporting multiple smartphone manufacturers as they launch innovative devices to meet the growing worldwide demand for an array of music, photo-sharing and streaming video capability, Skyworks’ extensive product offering and agnostic technology approach give us the unique ability to meet our customers’ diverse needs with solutions that help enhance consumers’ overall experience – including driving ultra-fast download speeds and enabling extremely clear calls even in poor reception areas.”

HTC’s Windows Phone (News - Alert) 8S is using a high performance battery and a powerful one gigahertz dual-core processor. It is built-in Beats Audio and provides impressive studio-quality sound, while the camera allows consumers to instantly take and share images from the five megapixel autoflash camera.

 HTC’s (News - Alert) Windows Phone 8X is equipped with many features such as 88 degree, ultra-wide-angle front and back camera lens that takes sharp photos even in low light conditions. It has a dedicated built in amplifier, resulting in high-definition sound that has less distortion than other phones.

 The SkyHi solutions are also optimized for all CDMA, WCDMA and LTE mobile devices such as handsets, tablets and data cards given their unique over-voltage protection and integrated daisy-chain coupler, which reduce bill-of-material costs and printed-circuit board space.

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Edited by Rich Steeves

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