SiBEAM has announced a key UltraGig design win with Letv’s Le Max smartphone. Featuring SiBEAM’s UltraGig SiI6400 transmitter, Le Max is a smartphone offering 60GHz millimeter-wave wireless video technology in volume production. The device was announced in mid-April 2015 and establishes a new benchmark for low power millimeter-wave design in mobile device form factors. Le Max will be available for purchase from June 2015.
The inclusion of SiBEAM’s wireless technology in the device expands the consumer content experience for Letv’s film, television and gaming services to mobile consumers. The UltraGig SiI6400 transmitter is a single-chip solution that integrates network processor, RF transceiver and in-package antennas, offering Full HD quality with near-zero latency for immersive entertainment and gaming.
“SiBEAM’s 60GHz millimeter-wave wireless expertise is unparalleled and their video technology gives consumers a seamless, interactive experience from the phone to the TV,” said Yukuan Ding, Product Director, Letv. “As wireless connectivity becomes increasingly important to consumers, Letv will continue to offer products with innovative technologies that enhance the consumer experience.”
“We are thrilled to see our wireless technology included in the world’s first 60GHz smartphone,” said David Kuo, Senior Director of Marketing, SiBEAM. “The Letv’s Le Max design win is not only a key milestone for the wireless industry, but also showcases SiBEAM’s leadership in millimeter-wave advancement and fulfilling the promise of gigabit wireless experience for consumers worldwide.”