New Samsung's AndroidTM -powered smartphone is the fourth to use ST-Ericsson NovaThor platform
Geneva, October 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(TM) 4.1 (Jelly Bean). It can be an optimal choice for consumers who are looking for more practical smartphones.