) recently declared the inclusion of its latest smartphone
platform in its product profile. The newly launched process is
entirely compatible with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system
(OS). The 3G platform embedded with BCM21664T 1.2GHz HSPA+
cellular baseband is considered to be the first dual-core HSPA+
processor in the industry which is especially designed for
Broadcom's advanced platform will be engaged in integrating
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Near Field Communications (NFC) process.
Moreover, with the association of Dual ARM Cortex A9 and
VideoCore® graphics, the 3G portal will be able to provide very
high data speed along with faster computing process at a very
The new device has various features including 21.1 Mbps of
downstream connectivity, 5.8 Mbps of upstream connectivity; it
has graphic features of 720p HD recording and it supports full
1080p playback and with low power consumption, the platform has
an option of 3G/2G dual SIM-dual standby mode. Moreover, with the
help of radio frequency (RF), power management unit (PMU) and an
advanced connectivity suite the 3G portal will offer a complete
system solution. The latest chipset is expected to improve the
efficacy of entire Android 4.2 operating system.
Broadcom's customized solutions would surely mitigate the
increasing demand in the industry thus enhancing its business.
Broadcom is well placed in the fast-growing wired and wireless
communications markets, with cutting-edge solutions for a growing
number of connected users, who are demanding more content and
bandwidth. The market for wireless connectivity devices is
expected to grow further, driven by increasing demand of
smartphones, tablets, netbooks and digital TVs.
The company currently faces ominous competition from a number
of major players of the industry like
Skyworks Solutions Inc.
). QUALCOMM's operating unit, Qualcomm Labs, Inc. joins forces
with Recruit Holdings Co., Ltd., Dentsu Inc., and Blogwatcher to
authorize the licensing of Gimbal which is a context awareness
solution. Hence, in order to retain its position in the global
market, it is imperative that Broadcom continues to make various
momentous undertakings and develop new products, keeping in mind
the betterment of the organization in both the long and short
For Broadcom the current Zacks Consensus Estimate for the
fourth quarter of 2012 is 49 cents, reflecting a year-over-year
increase of 8.1%. Estimates for 2012 and 2013 are $1.97 and
$2.04, representing annual improvement of 7.2% and 3.6%,
respectively. We currently maintain a 'Hold' recommendation on
Broadcom. The stock carries a Zacks #3 Rank, translating into a
short-term (1-3 months) 'Hold' rating
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