Samsung WILL USE INTEL'S Global 4G LTE XMM 7160 modem
SANTA CLARA, Calif., June 4, 2013 – Signaling the company's continued momentum in the tablet market segment, Intel Corporation today announced that the new Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch is powered by the Intel® Atom™ Z2560 processor ("Clover Trail+"). Additionally, the new Samsung GALAXY Tab 3 10.1-inch tablet will come equipped with Intel's XMM 6262 3G modem solution or Intel's XMM 7160 4G LTE solution.
Long-Term Evolution (4G LTE)
Intel's strategy is to deliver leading low-power, global modem solutions that work across multiple bands, regions and devices.
Intel's XMM 7160 is one of the world's smallest and lowest-power multimode-multiband LTE solutions2. The modem supports 15 LTE bands simultaneously and also includes a highly configurable RF architecture, running real-time algorithms for envelope tracking and antenna tuning, that enables cost-efficient multiband configurations, extended battery life and global LTE roaming in a single SKU. It supports multiple devices including smartphones, tablets and Ultrabooks™.
Intel will begin shipments of multimode data 4G LTE in the coming weeks following final interoperability testing (IOT) with Tier 1 service providers in North America, Europe and Asia.