Power amplifiers for mobiles
This HELP4 WCDMA family includes the AWT6621, AWT6622, AWT6624, AWT6625 and AWT6628 PAs, each designed for specific wireless bands.
The fourth generation of HELP (High-Efficiency-at-Low-Power) PAs are ideal for a broad spectrum of mobile device applications as they deliver maximum efficiency at various power levels, including a 50-percent reduction in current consumption where mobile devices operate most frequently. They also enable up to 75-percent longer battery life, resulting in significantly longer talk time in handsets.
With the proliferation of technologies like HSPA+, which improve wireless network performance, the global 3G WCDMA market remains the most pervasive 3G system globally. According to the GSA (Global mobile Suppliers Association), 3G/WCDMA is the leading 3G system globally with commercial service in 135 countries. 97% of WCDMA operators have commercially launched HSPA. Yet mobile broadband downlink and uplink speeds using HSPA are evolving. The Network Update reports on 80 operator commitments to deploy HSPA+ including 41 commercial systems launched in 26 countries.
Key Product Facts and Highlights:
ANADIGICS works with the industry’s leading chipset manufacturers in the development of the HELP4 WCDMA family to provide the highest level of flexibility, integration and ease-of-use to mobile handset designers.
The ANADIGICS AWT6621, AWT6622, AWT6624, AWT6625 and AWT6628 each include high-performance directional couplers in a 3 X 3 X 1 (mm) footprint.
Each device is HSPA and HSPA+ compliant for the highest data levels.
Each offer three mode states to achieve high power-added efficiencies at several power levels during the phone operation.
These products also enable low quiescent current and low leakage current in shutdown mode.
AWT6621: Band 1 (IMT) WCDMA/HSPA wireless devices; Band Class 6 CDMA/EVDO wireless devices
AWT6622: Band 2 (PCS) WCDMA/HSPA wireless devices; Band Class 1 (PCS) CDMA/EVDO wireless devices
AWT6624: Band 4 (along with Band 3 and Band 9) WCDMA/HSPA wireless devices; AWS/KPCS CDMA/EVDO wireless devices
AWT6625: Band 5 (Cell) WCDMA/HSPA wireless devices; Band Class 0 CDMA/EVDO wireless devices
AWT6628: Band 8 (EGSM) WCDMA/HSPA wireless devices