EDINBURGH, Scotland–(Business Wire)–
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has announced that its innovative ultra low power
audio hub solution, the WM8994, has been selected by Samsung for inclusion in
its breakthrough new smartphones, Wave and Galaxy S.
Samsung`s much anticipated Wave and Galaxy S smartphones both feature the
WM8994, which is part of Wolfson`s successful portfolio of high performance,
ultra low power audio hub solutions. The WM8994 offers market-leading audio
performance, dramatically extended playback time, exceptional voice call quality
and support of multiple consumer use cases in smartphones and other feature-rich
portable multimedia devices.
By managing, converting and processing the full array of diverse audio sources,
including voice, speaker, microphone, music and headphone signals, the WM8994 is
able to transform the capability and performance of portable multimedia devices
and enable multiple new audio use cases.
Duncan Macadie, Wolfson`s Product Line Manager for Audio Hub Solutions, said:
“Wolfson is committed to delivering high definition audio solutions for the
consumer electronics market, and these latest design wins with Samsung`s high
profile Wave and Galaxy S smartphones is testament to the strength of Wolfson`s
technology, expertise and support capabilities.
“With devices such as the WM8994, and our wider portfolio of highly integrated
ultra low power audio solutions, Wolfson is helping to redefine smartphone
The Wave is packed with advanced features including a Bada mobile platform,
TouchWiz 3.0 user interface, 1GHz processor, 2GB of internal memory and a music
and HD video player and Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity.
The Android-powered Galaxy S features 16GB of internal memory, a vibrant 4″
Super AMOLED touchscreen and a 5 megapixel camera which shoots both HD
photographs and video.
About Wolfson Microelectronics
Wolfson Microelectronics is a global leader in the supply of high performance,
mixed-signal semiconductor solutions to the consumer electronics market. In the
home, in the office and on the move, Wolfson`s innovative technology can be
found at the heart of many of the world`s leading digital consumer goods,
including premier hi-fi equipment, mobile phones, MP3 players, flat panel TVs,
digital still cameras and portable navigation devices.
The company`s headquarters is located in Edinburgh, UK. Wolfson`s customers are
located worldwide, and so is Wolfson, with design centres, sales offices,
applications teams and engineering expertise across Europe, the US and Asia.
Wolfson Microelectronics plc is listed on the London stock exchange (LSE:
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