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RFMD(R) Expands Portfolio of Multimode Multi-Band Power Amplifiers, Achieves Compatibility With All Leading Basebands



RFMD(R) Expands Portfolio of Multimode Multi-Band Power Amplifiers, Achieves
Compatibility With All Leading Basebands

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RF Micro Devices, Inc.
(Nasdaq:RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of
high-performance radio frequency solutions, today announced the expansion of
the Company's family of multimode multi-band (MMMB) power amplifiers (PAs) to
include the highly integrated RF7388 3G/4G MMMB PA. RFMD offers the industry's
broadest portfolio of MMMB components, and RFMD's PowerSmart® power amplifiers
are at the forefront of the technology shift to multimode-based architectures
for smartphones, tablets, and other data-centric mobile broadband devices.

RFMD's MMMB PA portfolio is compatible with all leading chipset providers and
includes multiple derivatives accommodating a variety of band counts, air
interface standards, interfaces (both GPIO and RFFE), and power management
schemes, including average power tracking (APT) and envelope tracking (ET).
RFMD also offers a complete family of discrete single-mode PAs that are
available optionally with any RFMD MMMB solution to achieve additional band or
mode coverage.

Eric Creviston, president of RFMD's Cellular Products Group, said, "RFMD
continues to deliver the industry's most innovative and best performing front
ends for multimode multi-band applications. RFMD offers the industry's only
converged solution with single-die multimode performance, and our newest
products expand RFMD's MMMB product portfolio to include ultra-high efficiency
and APT capability."

RFMD offers the industry's most complete portfolio of 3G/4G PAs in
single-mode, multimode, and converged architectures, ensuring compatibility
with all leading baseband providers. RFMD also offers all necessary switch and
signal conditioning functionality in compact, systems-level reference designs,
providing global smartphone manufacturers a single scalable source for the
entire front end.

About RFMD

RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq:RFMD) is a global leader in the design and
manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions. RFMD's products
enable worldwide mobility, provide enhanced connectivity and support advanced
functionality in the mobile device, wireless infrastructure, wireless local
area network (WLAN or WiFi), cable television (CATV)/broadband, Smart
Energy/advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), and aerospace and defense
markets. RFMD is recognized for its diverse portfolio of semiconductor
technologies and RF systems expertise and is a preferred supplier to the
world's leading mobile device, customer premises and communications equipment
providers.

Headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., RFMD is an ISO 9001-, ISO 14001-, and
ISO/TS 16949-certified manufacturer with worldwide engineering, design, sales
and service facilities. RFMD is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market
under the symbol RFMD. For more information, please visit RFMD's web site at
www.rfmd.com.

The RF Micro Devices, Inc. logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6436

This press release includes "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to,
statements about our plans, objectives, representations and contentions and
are not historical facts and typically are identified by use of terms such as
"may," "will," "should," "could," "expect," "plan," "anticipate," "believe,"
"estimate," "predict," "potential," "continue" and similar words, although
some forward-looking statements are expressed differently. You should be aware
that the forward-looking statements included herein represent management's
current judgment and expectations, but our actual results, events and
performance could differ materially from those expressed or implied by
forward-looking statements. We do not intend to update any of these
forward-looking statements or publicly announce the results of any revisions
to these forward-looking statements, other than as is required under the
federal securities laws. RF Micro Devices' business is subject to numerous
risks and uncertainties, including variability in operating results, risks
associated with the impact of global macroeconomic and credit conditions on
our business and the business of our suppliers and customers, our reliance on
a few large customers for a substantial portion of our revenue, the rate of
growth and development of wireless markets, our ability to bring new products
to market, our reliance on inclusion in third party reference designs for a
portion of our revenue, our ability to manage channel partner and customer
relationships, risks associated with the operation of our wafer fabrication,
molecular beam epitaxy, assembly and test and tape and reel facilities, our
ability to complete acquisitions and integrate acquired companies, including
the risk that we may not realize expected synergies from our business
combinations, our ability to attract and retain skilled personnel and develop
leaders, variability in production yields, raw material costs and
availability, our ability to reduce costs and improve margins in response to
declining average selling prices, our ability to adjust production capacity in
a timely fashion in response to changes in demand for our products, dependence
on gallium arsenide (GaAs) for the majority of our products, dependence on
third parties, and substantial reliance on international sales and operations.
These and other risks and uncertainties, which are described in more detail in
RF Micro Devices' most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports and
statements filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, could cause
actual results and developments to be materially different from those
expressed or implied by any of these forward-looking statements.

   RF MICRO DEVICES® and RFMD® are trademarks of RFMD, LLC. All other trade
    names, trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their
                              respective owners.

CONTACT: At RFMD(R)
         Doug DeLieto
         VP, Investor Relations
         336-678-5322

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