August 30, 2016 6:48 PM ET

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Company Overview of Spreadtrum Communications Inc.

Company Overview

Spreadtrum Communications Inc., a semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, feature phones, and other consumer electronics. The company offers modem/baseband, smartphone chipsets, radio frequency transceivers, power management, multimedia, connectivity, and software technologies that support a range of wireless communications standards, including GSM, GPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, W-CDMA, HSPA+, and TD-LTE. Its customers include global and China-based manufacturers developing mobile products for consumers in China and internationally. Spreadtrum Communications Inc. was founded in 2001 and is based in Shanghai, China. It has R&D centers in Shangha...

Building No. 1

No.2288 Zuchongzhi Road

Zhangjiang High-Tech Park

Pudong District

Shanghai,  201203

China

Founded in 2001

1,506 Employees

Phone:

86 21 2036 0600

Fax:

86 21 2036 0700

Key Executives for Spreadtrum Communications Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 59
Vice President of Operations
Age: 41
Vice President of Corporate Development & Communications
Vice President of Products
Age: 54
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Spreadtrum Communications Inc. Key Developments

Spreadtrum Communications Joins with Rockcel to Launch Smartphone for Ordinary Consumers

Spreadtrum Communications announced that its WCDMA/HSPA (+) chipset SC7731G has been adopted by Rockcel in its newly released Quartzo smartphone. This mobile phone was designed for everyday customers, and favored by both local dealers and end users for its superior cost performance ratio. In both online and offline channels in Brazil, this phone has proven to be very popular with demand outstripping supply. Rockcel's Quartzo smartphone is based on Spreadtrum's 1.3GHz Quad-code ARM Cortex-A7 WCDMA/HSPA(+) /GSM/GPRS/EDGE SoC platform SC7731G, supporting the dual-card-two-standby feature. It features a 4-inch 800x480 touch screen, 512M RAM and 4GB storage, a micro SD slot up to 32GB. Quartzo supports a 5 mega-pixel main camera, and is pre-installed with the Android 5.1 operating system, which can effortlessly handle Facebook, Twitter and Instagram applications through a WiFi or 3G connection. With its established and high-performance product solutions, Spreadtrum Communications will provide users in Brazil with high-speed Internet connections, HD audio and video calls and a seamless multimode switching experience, assuring an optimum viewing experience when following in real time the Summer Games in Rio.

Samsung Adopts Spreadtrum Communications's LTE Chipset for Galaxy J2 (2016) SM-J210F/DS Smart Phones

Spreadtrum Communications announced that its 4G chipset SC9830i has been adopted for Samsung newly released Galaxy J2 (2016) SM-J210F/DS smart phones, which will be launched into the market shortly. The Samsung Galaxy J2 (2016)/SM-J210F/DS Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow based super AMOLED models supported a VoLTE solution powered by Spreadtrum's LTE 28nm quad-core SoC platform SC9830i, features a 2GB RAM/16GB storage, a micro SD slot up to 128GB, supporting 1080p HD video and an 8 megapixel primary camera, a 5 megapixel front camera. This highly integrated SoC platform consists of 28nm quad-core 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A7 5-mode (TDD-LTE/FDD-LTE/TDSCDMA/WCDMA/HSPA(+)/GSM/GPRS/EDGE) baseband chip SC9830i, power management chip SC2723M, RF chip SR3593S, and Spreadtrum's 3in1 connectivity chip SC2331S.

Spreadtrum Communications to Launch LTE SoC Platform SC9830i for Samsung SM-J320F/DS Galaxy Smart Phones

Spreadtrum Communications announced that its LTE SoC platform SC9830i has been adopted for Samsung SM-J320F/DS Galaxy smart phones, which will be launched into the market shortly. Samsung SM-J320F /DS Galaxy J3 Google Android 5.1.1 based 5" Super AMOLED models support a VoLTE solution powered by Spreadtrum's LTE 28nm quad-core SoC Platform SC9830i, featuring a 1.5GB RAM/7.5GB Storage, a micro SD slot up to 128GB, supporting 1080p HD video and an 8 megapixel primary camera. This highly integrated SoC platform consists of 28nm quad-core 1.5GHz ARM Cortex-A7 5-mode LTE (FDD/TDD LTE, TDSCDMA/WCDMA/HSPA(+) & GSM/GPRS/EDGE) baseband chip SC9830i, power management chip SC2723M, RF chip SR3593S, and Spreadtrum's 3in1 connectivity chip SC2331S. As Spreadtrum's first LTE mobile processor adopted for Samsung Galaxy J3, the SC9830i has been completely custom designed to power Samsung's 4G smart phones. Featured with CSFB, VoLTE and ViLTE voice solutions, SC9830i realizes high date transmission and stable voice communication. The chip also integrates NEON multi-media processing engine and multi-standard multimedia accelerators, supporting 1080P HD video and a 13 megapixel camera. The highly integrated SC2723 power management IC optimized for 3G/4G handsets and smart phones, provide a low cost power solution for platform. The SC2331S connectivity chip incorporates Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0 A2DP, LE and FM RDS solutions with standard peripherals, simplified hardware design and product calibration.

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