Leading semiconductor company
) announced the selection of its quad-core HSPA+ turnkey platform
by mobile manufacturer Lava International Limited to power its
newly released QPAD e704 tablet.
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The Turnkey Platform
Broadcom's turnkey platform optimizes power usage in the QPAD
tablet, increasing standby and run times and ensuring a longer
battery life. Broadcom's 1.2 GHz quad-core chipset facilitates
advanced connectivity and entertainment capabilities in the
feature-rich tablet, while keeping the prices affordable.
The platform also provides superior computing power, a highly
integrated RF cellular transceiver for multi-mode applications
and a multi-constellation GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite
System) location chip, enabling faster signal searches and more
accurate real-time navigation.
Broadcom silicon is utilized by Lava across its broad product
portfolio encompassing tablets, feature phones and smartphones.
India is one of Lava's most flourishing markets, with tablet
revenues exceeding $2 billion in 2013. The growth in demand for
lightweight computing devices is set to continue with prices
becoming more affordable for masses. As high-quality gaming,
web-browsing and entertainment become the most appealing features
in mobile devices, Lava's QPAD seems poised to meet the demands
Such demand in emerging markets is driving the market for
Broadcom's affordable turnkey connectivity platform solutions.
Its powerful quad-core solutions and leading connectivity suite
are transforming the tablet market, bringing advanced features to
consumers at an affordable price.
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