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  Date:4th Aug 2011

Atmel's mXT224E used to design touch control of Samsung Galaxy S II phones

Atmel Corporation has announced Samsung has selected the Atmel maXTouch mXT224E controller to power its next-generation Galaxy S II touchscreen in the new maXTouch E-series, provides advanced noise rejection and suppression to enable thinner touchscreen stacks, such as "on-cell" where a touch sensor is patterned directly on the color filter of the display.

Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone runs on the Android OS version 2.3, also known as Gingerbread, and includes a 4.3-inch super AMOLED with a capacitive touchscreen powered by the Atmel maXTouch 224E controller, includes up to 32GB of internal memory, an 8-megapixel front- and rear-facing camera, a GPS, and Wi-Fi connection with HSDPA. The Galaxy S2 includes a TouchWiz 4.0 interface with music, gaming and e-reading hubs. Along with these, the E-series architecture noise immunity provides a flawless touch experience, even with unqualified after-market chargers and in the presence of other 'noise' (such as WiFi and microwave signals), claims Atmel.

"Samsung continues to develop some of the most innovative touch smartphones on the market," said Helen Francis, senior manager of touch marketing, Atmel Corporation. "Atmel is thrilled to be powering Samsung's next-generation smartphone touchscreens with our enhanced maXTouch solutions. Samsung's confidence in Atmel's touch technology is further evidence that we continue to lead the market with ideal solutions for the most innovative touchscreen devices."

For more information visit: www.atmel.com


 
          
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