Atmel maXTouch Controller Powers Touchscreen for Samsung's Galaxy S III 'Mini' Smartphone

Atmel maXTouch Controller Powers Touchscreen for Samsung's Galaxy S III 'Mini'

maXTouch mXT224S Controller Offers Seamless, Robust Touch Experience for
Samsung's Latest Innovative Galaxy S III 'Mini' 4-inch Touchscreen

PR Newswire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel^® Corporation (NASDAQ:
ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today
announced Atmel's maXTouch® mXT224S controller is powering the touchscreen in
the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S III 'Mini' smartphone.


The new Galaxy S III 'Mini' offers a super AMOLED 4-inch WVGA display in an
800 x 480 resolution touchscreen powered by Atmel's maXTouch mXT224S
controller. With Atmel maXTouch technology, users can enjoy a thinner
touchscreen with highly responsive, flawless touch along with lower power
consumption and better accuracy in rejecting unintended touches. Samsung's
Galaxy S III 'Mini' includes a dual-core processor running on Android's 4.1
Jelly Bean operating system and features a 5-megapixel camera.

"Samsung's new Galaxy S III 'Mini' is ideal for users that want a robust
touchscreen in a traditional 4-inch screen," said Binay Bajaj, director of
marketing, Atmel Corporation. "Samsung offers a full range of superior
products with touchscreens ranging from 4 to 5.3 inches. We look forward to
powering the touchscreens for more of Samsung's state-of-the-art devices with
our maXTouch technologies."

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