RFMD(R) Unveils Complete Suite of Products to Enable Entry Smartphone Segment

RFMD(R) Unveils Complete Suite of Products to Enable Entry Smartphone Segment

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 26, 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 entry solutions product portfolio to include multiple new
solutions for 2G and 3G entry smartphones. The new RF solutions are designed
to solve the increasingly complex RF requirements of entry-level 2G and 3G
smartphones related to cost, band count, and thermal dissipation.

RFMD is uniquely positioned with a complete portfolio of GaAs- and
silicon-based RF solutions for the entry smartphone segment. The Company's
newest entry solutions include GaAs- and silicon-based power amplifiers and
transmit modules for 2G and 3G entry smartphones, enabling RFMD to deliver
complete RF reference designs, from the transceiver to the antenna.

RFMD intends to expand its entry solution product portfolio in calendar 2013
to include fully integrated silicon-based multimode power amplifiers and
multimode transmit modules, bringing unprecedented levels of integration to
the entry and mid-tier smartphone segments.

Industry analysts estimate quarterly shipments of entry smartphones will reach
record levels, as new smartphone models proliferate across all tiers and as
entry smartphone prices drop below $100. Leading manufacturers of entry
smartphones are leveraging RFMD's entry solutions product portfolio to achieve
the optimum balance of cost, performance and flexibility while satisfying
critical requirements for quality and reliability in high-volume
manufacturing.

RFMD is enabling the rapid growth in the entry smartphone segment by providing
a complete suite of GaAs- and silicon-based 2G and 3G solutions optimized for
the cost, size and performance requirements of entry devices. RFMD's entry
solutions product portfolio is compatible with all leading baseband chipset
providers, includingQualcomm, Intel, Broadcom, Mediatek,Spreadtrum and
others.

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.

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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
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"estimate," "predict," "potential," "continue" and similar words, although
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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.

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                              respective owners.

CONTACT: At RFMD(R)
         Doug DeLieto
         VP, Investor Relations
         336-678-7088

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