Front-End Solutions from Skyworks Power MediaTek’s Latest Dual-core Smartphone Platform

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of Woburn Massachusetts USA reports that MediaTek
is leveraging several of its front-end solutions in their dual-core MT6572
platform for multiple tier-one smartphone manufacturers in emerging markets.
MediaTek, a fabless semiconductor company for wireless communications, supplies
complete chipset solutions that integrate their own baseband processor, radio,
software, multimedia and connectivity products, with front-end solutions for a
turnkey approach for manufacturers who supply handsets to consumers
globally.

MediaTek uses SKY77758 power amplifier and the SKY77590-11, SKY77590-21,
SKY77590-51, SKY77590-61, SKY77593, SKY77594, SKY77595 and SKY77596 transmit
(Tx)/receive front-end modules from Skyworks in its chipset solutions.
Skyworks’ fully matched, 14-pad SKY77758 power amplifier (PA) module fully
covers Bands I, II, V, VIII in a single, compact 3.0 x 4.2 x 0.9 millimeter
(mm) package. It meets stringent spectral linearity requirements for WCDMA,
HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+ transmission with high power-added efficiency. The
SKY77590-11, SKY77590-21, SKY77590-51, SKY77590-61, SKY77593, SKY77594,
SKY77595 and SKY77596 are transmit (Tx)/receive front-end modules designed in a
very low profile (0.9 mm) and 6 x 6 mm compact form factor for quad-band
cellular handsets.

MediaTek claims that the MT6572 is the first dual-core, system-on-a-chip
platform with high-speed-packet-access, integrated WiFi, FM, GPS and Bluetooth