Family of Dual- and Quad-band GSM/GPRS Transmit Modules Expanded
RF Micro Devices, Inc. announces three new products the RF7170, RF7171, and RF7172, expanding RFMD's® family of dual- and quad-band GSM/GPRS transmit modules. The RF71xx family of transmit modules is the industry's highest volume GSM/GPRS transmit module product family, and the GSM/GPRS air interface standards represent the world's largest cellular market by volume, according to the company. RFMD's RF71xx product family is designed to meet or exceed the evolving RF component requirements of GSM/GPRS handsets, including high efficiency, reduced solution size and robust ESD protection, while also satisfying the need for quality, reliability and reduced handset bill-of-material (BOM) costs. All three new transmit modules (TxMs) offer quad-band transmit and dual-band receive capability, making them suited for platform designs. Additionally, the transmit modules feature multiple LGA pin-out options, allowing for optimum component routing. RFMD offers a broad and innovative portfolio of radio frequency components, including cellular power amplifier modules, cellular transmit modules, cellular switch and filter modules, and front ends for Wi-Fi, WiMAX and GPS applications.