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kdboyce
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re: Dialog wins sockets in Samsung smartphones
kdboyce   11/29/2011 2:18:49 AM
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Basically this is not a new idea and it ties the audio support into a chip not necessarily focused on audio. Such chips also tend to have less flexibility in support of the number of legacy audio interfaces. For simple audio needs, it is fine. For rapidly evolving audio requirements (such as speaker array support, DSP effects, noise suppression and echo cancellation, a flexible dedicated audio chip is better, IMO.

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re: Dialog wins sockets in Samsung smartphones
kdboyce   11/29/2011 2:05:37 AM
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TDSCDMA is a standard developed in China and the only major market for it right now is China. It originally was a way to get around the Qualcom CDMA patents and licenses needed if China wanted to produce their own cell phone IP.

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re: Dialog wins sockets in Samsung smartphones
selinz   11/26/2011 6:34:47 PM
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Could it be because of IP issues in other countries?

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re: Dialog wins sockets in Samsung smartphones
Neo10   11/25/2011 5:40:26 AM
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Ok, but why only in China if they are so good? This, I suspect is some low cost solution for low end smart phones.

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re: Dialog wins sockets in Samsung smartphones
GREAT-Terry   11/24/2011 4:35:12 PM
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It seems Dialog is winning both Apple and Samsung and this should bring them very good fortune.

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re: Dialog wins sockets in Samsung smartphones
Kinnar   11/24/2011 10:44:48 AM
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Power Management along with Class-D amplifier is a very good idea so reduce the size of PCB, class D amplifier has become a necessity in all the phone due the requirement of speaker phone. This will also help in lowering the price in the competitive market.



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