Spreadtrum LTE SoC Platform Powers SM-J320F / DS Samsung Galaxy J3 Smart Phones

Mar 21, 2016

Shanghai, China – March 21, 2015 - 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 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.

Dr. Leo Li, Chairman and CEO of Spreadtrum, commented, “SC9830i platform is the first Spreadtrum 4G smart phone baseband platform adopted for Samsung entry level 4G smart phones. Our customers can now enjoy the latest in user experiences with affordable price, including the 4G LTE connections backed by Spreadtrum leading LTE solutions. With the fast adoption of smart phones globally, competitive products with quad-core processors are continued to attract more and more attentions of consumers. Spreadtrum is dedicated to make design wins for customers with its complete mobile platform solutions and will tailor different needs for different markets in the future. ”

About Spreadtrum Communications
Spreadtrum Communications is 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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