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February 11, 2016 5:03 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


Founded in 2001

1,506 Employees


86 21 2036 0600


86 21 2036 0700

Key Executives for Spreadtrum Communications Inc.

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 58
Vice President of Operations
Age: 40
Vice President of Corporate Development & Communications
Vice President of Products
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Spreadtrum Communications Inc. Key Developments

Samsung Adopts Spreadtrum Communications's Chipset for Galaxy Tab E Tablets

Spreadtrum Communications announced that its quad-core mobile chipset, the SC7730SE has been adopted by Samsung's tablet products that combine advanced features with affordability and portability, designed to launch into India and European markets. The SC7730SE, is now shipping in the Samsung Galaxy Tab E tablets, which are slim, stylish and 9.6-inch models available with WCDMA (SM-T561 series) and Wi-Fi (SM-T560 series) features.

Spreadtrum Communications Announces SC7730ST, SC7727S Adopted for Samsung WCDMA Tablets and Smartphone

Spreadtrum Communications announced that its quad-core mobile chipset, the SC7730ST, and its dual-core mobile chipset, the SC7727S, have been adopted by Samsung in a series of tablets and smartphones that combine advanced features with affordability and portability, designed to meet the needs of consumers in markets around the world. The SC7730ST is now shipping in the Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 V tablets, which are slim and light 7" models available with WCDMA (SM-T116 series) and Wi-Fi (SM-T113 series) features. These tablets, designed with Spreadtrum's 1.3GHz quad-core processor, feature a 7" WSVGA display, a 2MP camera, 8GB internal memory and 1GB RAM, a 32GB MicroSD slot and extended battery life of up to 8 hours on video playback. The SC7727S is now shipping in the Samsung GALAXY J1 smartphone (SM-J100). The GALAXY J1, which features Spreadtrum's 1.2GHz dual-core processor, supports WCDMA/HSPA+, has a 4.3" display with Android 4.4, a 5MP rear camera and 2MP front-facing camera, 4GB internal memory, 512MB RAM, and up to 128GB MicroSD slot.

Spreadtrum Communications to Launch 4G Chips

Spreadtrum Communications was reported to launch new-generation 4G chips in April and will cut the price of the existing 3G chips by 40% after the launch.

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