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ST-Ericsson Takes EDGE to the Edge

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Mar 24, 2009, 8:52 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Today ST-Ericsson announced new EDGE platforms that will allow for a wider feature set on entry-level handsets in emerging markets. The 4910 and 4908 platforms combine digital and analog basebands, RF transceiver and power management unit onto a single chip. The provides for better multimedia support, security and battery life. The two platforms have a very low cost of materials, so they can be used on entry-level handsets without adding significantly to the cost.

more info at Mobile Tech News »



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Mar 24, 2009, 10:43 AM

In a related story...

A new upgrade is coming to the VHS!

Seriously, we're on the brink of 4G, and they're focusing on the previous generation?
...this is for emerging markets (Africa, Asia, Latin America) and also can be useful for fringe areas where 3G is weak or non existent.
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