Broadcom Chips In for Android

Broadcom announces new Android platform to enable mass-market smartphones

December 14, 2010

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IRVINE, Calif. -- Broadcom Corporation (Nasdaq:BRCM - News), a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced a new baseband platform that provides simultaneous HSDPA modem connectivity and Android™-based applications processing. The new Broadcom® BCM2157 dual-core baseband processor provides a full suite of advanced functionality to deliver high-end smartphone features on more affordable 3G Android handsets. This includes mobile hot-spot, multi-touch screens, innovative media and applications processing, and other capabilities that will help handset makers drive these features to a larger tier of users.

Broadcom is demonstrating its new affordable 3G Android smartphone platform at its Analyst Day conference today in Irvine, California.

Broadcom Corp. (Nasdaq: BRCM)

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