MANHASSET, N.Y. Ericsson Mobile Platforms has agreed to license its U250 WCDMA/GPRS mobile platform to Japan-based NEC Corp.
NEC has selected the U250 following their launch of the first I-mode based WCDMA phone in Europe, based on Ericsson's previous generation platform. The company expects to offer a wider range of 3G mobile terminals to meet the various demands of mobile operators and end users as the market for 3G services grows globally.
Ericsson Mobile Platforms' U250 is a highly integrated WCDMA/GPRS platform with advanced multimedia capabilities. The platform includes the functionality to equip mobile phones with multi-megapixel cameras, IMS protocols and clients, advanced audio and video capabilities, 3D graphics, and support for various mass storage memories.