Spreadtrum LTE Chipset is Adopted for Samsung GALAXY Tab A 7.0’’

Jul 21, 2017

SHANGHAI, CHINA -July 21, 2016– Spreadtrum Communications (“Spreadtrum”), a leading fabless semiconductor company in China with advanced technology in 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless communication standards, today announced that its quad-core LTE mobile chipset, the SC9830i has been adopted by Samsung’s Galaxy Tab A7.0” that is a highly mobile business tool designed to improve workflow efficiencies.

The SC9830i platform, is now shipping in the Samsung GALAXY Tab A7.0" tablets, which are thin, lightweight design with7.0" models available with LTE (SM-T285 series) and Wi-Fi (SM-T280 series) features. These tablets, designed with Spreadtrum's quad-core 1.5GHz LTE processor, feature a 7.0” TFT LCD display with Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system, a 5 MP rear cameraand 2 MP front-facing camera, 8GB internal memory and 1.5GB RAM, a Micro SD slot and a battery capacity of 4000mAh.

The highly integrated LTE platform consists 28nm quad-core 1.5GHz TDD-LTE/LTE-FDD/WCDMA/HSPA(+) /GSM/GPRS SC9830i baseband chip, RF chip SR3593S, power management chip SC2723M and Spreadtrum’s 3in1 connectivity chip SC2331S.

Dr. Leo Li, Spreadtrum's chairman and CEO, commented, "We are very proud to partner with Samsung again with the launch of their new products based on our quad-core LTE chipsets. This time we are glad to see the first quad-core 28nm LTE Spreadtrum platform applied to Samsung tablets. The designs of the GALAXY Tab A7.0" tablets meet the needs of affordability, and a perfect tool for everyday business with enhanced business and security features.”

About Spreadtrum Communications

Spreadtrum Communicationsis a fabless semiconductor company that develops mobile chipset platforms for smartphones, feature phones and other consumer electronics products, supporting 2G, 3G and 4G wireless communications standards. Spreadtrum's solutions combine its highly integrated, power-efficient chipsets with customizable software and reference designs in a complete turnkey platform, enabling customers to achieve faster design cycles with a lower development cost. Spreadtrum's customers include global and China-based manufacturers developing mobile products for consumers in China and emerging markets around the world. Spreadtrum is a privately held company headquartered in Shanghai and an affiliate of Tsinghua Unigroup, Ltd. For more information, visit

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