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Wolfson's HD Audio Hub selected for the Samsung GALAXY S III

Date:
Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Edinburgh, UK, 26 June 2012 - Wolfson Microelectronics plc, a global leader in the design and development of mixed-signal semiconductors and high definition (HD) Audio solutions for the consumer electronics market, has today announced that its ultra-low power HD Audio Hub, the WM1811, has been selected by Samsung for inclusion in its highly-anticipated new smartphone, the GALAXY S III.

This announcement builds on Wolfson's strong partnership with Samsung, having already designed Wolfson's WM8994 Audio Hub into several of its leading-edge smartphones, including the Samsung Wave and Galaxy S.

Featuring class-leading technology, the WM1811 provides crystal-clear voice call quality and enriched audio playback for music and video while minimising power consumption, enabling manufacturers such as Samsung to create outstanding HD Audio user experiences with long battery life.

Commenting on the announcement, Wolfson's Chief Executive Officer Mike Hickey said: "We are delighted that Samsung has once again demonstrated its confidence in our Audio Hub solutions, this time by incorporating the WM1811 into its flagship GALAXY S III smartphone, the launch of which will further strengthen Samsung's position as a world leading smartphone manufacturer.

"Our continued success with Samsung, particularly within its range of smartphones and tablets, is testament to the unrivalled quality of our HD Audio Hubs, and the unique features in our products that allow manufacturers to create differentiated audio experiences."

Packed with innovative technology designed for humans, the GALAXY S III is effortlessly smart and intuitively simple to make people's everyday life easier.

 

Press Contacts:

Chris King/Ellen Sinclair
EML Wildfire
Tel: +44 (0) 208 408 8000
Email: wolfson@emlwildfire.com

Laura Moore
Wolfson Microelectronics plc
Tel: +44 (0)131 272 7000
Email: laura.moore@wolfsonmicro.com

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Chris King
EML Wildfire
wolfson@emlwildfire.com
+44 (0) 208 408 8000

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Derek Milne
Communications Director
Wolfson Microelectronics plc
derek.milne@wolfsonmicro.com
+44 (0) 131 272 7000

Laura Moore
PR Manager
Wolfson Microelectronics
laura.moore@wolfsonmicro.com
+44 (0)131 272 7137