NXP and T3G deliver breakthrough TD-SCDMA solution to Chinese market

June 2, 2008

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BEIJING -- Building on their leadership in TD-SCDMA, NXP Semiconductors and T3G Technologies today announced that the next-generation 3G cellular system solution T3G7208 is now commercially available to the Chinese market. The Nexperia cellular system solution T3G7208 – a complete solution for multimode TD-SCDMA / EDGE mobile phones – today powers the popular Samsung SGH-L288 handset. Special edition T3G7208 TD-SCDMA phones with added push-to-talk functionality have also been provided by Samsung to the Beijing Olympic Games Organizing Committee.

TD-SCDMA services are now in commercial trial across eight cities in China, including Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. With the T3G7208-powered Samsung SGH-L288, featuring video telephony, data communication at 384 kbps downlink and 128 kbps uplink and a 2 megapixel camera, end users will be able to enjoy more multimedia and fast data transfer through the 3G networks.

“NXP is very positive about the success of the ongoing roll-out of TD-SCDMA networks across China. Commercial availability of Samsung’s TD-SCDMA phone is testament to NXP’s commitment to providing innovative handset solutions for specific market requirements,” said Dan Rabinovitsj, senior VP & GM of cellular business at NXP Semiconductors. “Working closely with handset manufacturers like Samsung, NXP and T3G have executed a strategy to support deployment of next generation 3G services in China and gain a leadership position.”

NXP Semiconductors N.V. (Nasdaq: NXPI)

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