MIPS Powers First Android 4.0 Tablet

MIPS Technologies and Ingenic Semiconductor announce the availability of the first Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' tablet

December 5, 2011

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SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- MIPS Technologies, Inc.(Nasdaq:MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications, and Ingenic Semiconductor, a leading China-based CPU provider for mobile multimedia applications, today announced worldwide availability of the world's first tablet based on Android (TM) 4.0, known as 'Ice Cream Sandwich', that is retailing for less than $100 (U.S). The tablet is powered by Ingenic's JZ4770 mobile applications processor, which leverages a MIPS-Based(TM) XBurst(TM) CPU running at 1GHz.

According to Andy Rubin, senior vice president of mobile at Google, "I'm thrilled to see the entrance of MIPS-Based Android 4.0 tablets into the market. Low cost, high performance tablets are a big win for mobile consumers and a strong illustration of how Android's openness drives innovation and competition for the benefit of consumers around the world."

MIPS Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: MIPS; OTC: MIPBV)

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