ST-Ericsson
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October 18, 2012 02:11 ET

ST-Ericsson NovaThor ModAp Powers New Samsung GALAXY S III mini

New Samsung's Android™-powered smartphone is the fourth to use ST-Ericsson NovaThor platform

GENEVA--(Marketwire - Oct 18, 2012) - ST-Ericsson, a world leader in wireless platforms and semiconductors, announced today that a recent addition to the award-winning Samsung GALAXY smartphone line -- the Samsung GALAXY S III mini -- is powered by the ST-Ericsson NovaThor ModAp platform.

"Our NovaThor platforms continue to gain traction in the market and with the new GALAXY S III mini, we add another great Samsung smartphone to the list of devices powered by ST-Ericsson," said Marc Cetto, Senior Vice President and head of Smart Platform Solutions for ST-Ericsson. "Our highly integrated NovaThor ModAp platform, integrating a modem and application processor on a single die, enables compact and efficient devices and we are very pleased that Samsung has again chosen us for its GALAXY S III mini."

About the Samsung GALAXY S III mini

The GALAXY S III mini is a compact version of the flagship smartphone GALAXY S III. The GALAXY S III mini brings the high performance, intuitive ease-of-use and nature-inspired design of the GALAXY S III to an elegant, compact smartphone with a 4.0-inch screen and is powered by Android™ 4.1 (Jelly Bean). It can be an optimal choice for consumers who are looking for more practical smartphones.

About ST-Ericsson

ST-Ericsson is a world leader in developing and delivering a complete portfolio of innovative mobile platforms and cutting-edge wireless semiconductor solutions across the broad spectrum of mobile technologies. The company is a leading supplier to the top handset manufacturers and generated sales of $1.7 billion in 2011. ST-Ericsson was established as a 50/50 joint venture by STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) in February 2009, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

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