Samsung Galaxy S: Samsung Epic 4G has ANADIGIC AWT6264

awt6264_large.jpgIf you were wondering how the Samsung Galaxy S, Epic 4G connects to the Sprint/Clearwire WiMAX network, we now have the answer. ANADIGICS has announced that its AWT6264 power amplifier
drives the WiMAX connectivity in the Samsung Epic

Currently, if you want the the high speed of WiMAX, you have two choices from Sprint:  the Sold-Out HTC EVO 4G (read review) and the Samsung Galaxy S (read review.)

The Samsung Epic 4G features a 1GHz Cortex A8 Hummingbird with
3-D graphics, 5 MP camera/camcorder with autofocus, power LED flash, 
front-facing VGA camera , Mobile Hotspot capability Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth, 16 GB microSD and
1500 mAh removable battery.

The Samsung Epic 4G, is one of
Sprint's best-selling devices for first-day sales.

For you technical types, the AWT6264 delivers world-wide mobile WiMAX coverage of the
2.3-2.7 GHz spectrum. 

Samsung reported that they have shipped over 1 million Samsung Galaxy S phones
to the United States. The Galaxy S is currently available as the Samsung Captivate (read review) at AT&T, the Samsung Vibrant at T-Mobile the Samsung Fascinate at Verizon.

Many of these models are named in Wireless and Mobile News'
Review of Reviews Top Ten Best Android an' Droid Phones Now an' Later.

ANADIGICS' AWT6264 PA is a small 4 mm x 4 mm x 1 mm device that
delivers high output power, linearity and efficiency for high data
rate WiMAX signals. With an integrated step attenuator and featuring
fully-matched RF ports, it supports faster product development cycles
and requires less PC board space than other, more discrete solutions.  Specific features of the AWT6264 include:

  • Delivering +25 dBm linear output power, meeting WiMAX spectrum mask.
  • Contributing typically 2.5 percent EVM.
  • Providing 32 dB of RF gain.
  • Operating with a typical power-added efficiency of 24 percent.