CTIA - Las Vegas, Nevada (March 23, 2010) – Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced it will showcase the Moby Tablet and an extensive line of other advanced connected devices for the always-on lifestyle at the International CTIA Wireless 2010 show. In keeping with its stated mission of high performance series of mobile connected devices, based on its leading total silicon solutions, Marvell lowers the price barrier to market, enabling mass market adoption of connected devices in which consumers can enjoy live, real-time content, 1080p full-HD, 3D media, and full Flash Internet – anywhere, anytime and in any size. The Company will reveal the much anticipated $99 Moby Tablet, aimed at driving a bold new education initiative and changing the way students learn.
"The depth and breadth of Marvell's product portfolio provides a one-stop shop by offering multiple unique total platform solutions which are designed to enable well-priced, high performance, feature-packed smartphones, tablets, eReaders, and netbooks that deliver seamless connectivity; live, real-time content; rich and immersive media experiences -- all with very long battery life," said Ms. Weili Dai, Marvell's Co-founder and Vice President and General Manager of Marvell Semiconductor's Consumer and Computing Business Unit. "Marvell's game-changing offerings represent a revolutionary new era of the always-on lifestyle by empowering and enabling manufacturers with quick deployment of consumer connected devices at an affordable $99 mass market price point. I believe Marvell's Moby Tablet is a good example and is a tipping point for this movement -- benefiting people around the world."
From multimedia textbooks, connected tablets, dual books, dual screen eReaders, smartphones and netbooks, Marvell powers mobile dynamic experiences -- live, real-time content, 1080p full-HD and 3D media, and full Flash Internet. Marvell's total solution platforms are designed to enable what consumers look for most -- instant access to Internet search engines, interactive widgets for news and sports information, on-demand movies and TV, access to favorite games, music and videos, and the ability to network socially with friends via video chat, email, and instant messages.
"There will be inevitable comparisons to other recently launched tablets like Apple's iPad, set to launch next month," said Tim Bajarin, principal analyst of Creative Strategies. "Marvell's Moby Tablet combines a full-feature Internet pad with high-end video and 3D graphics capability. Marvell's vision benefits consumers because it delivers always-on connectivity with real-time live content and features a full Flash experience that makes the mobile Internet so useful at a $99 price point. The Moby Tablet could be a real game-changer."
Marvell at CTIA
Marvell's latest technologies, including solutions from its ARMADA™, Avastar™ and Pantheon™ families calibrated for mobile computing, will be showcased at CTIA Wireless 2010 in Las Vegas this week. Customers and press can come by the Marvell booth at North Hall #7043 for demonstrations.
Immersive multimedia mobile devices
Marvell's high performance ARMADA application processor portfolio showcases immersive, Moby Tablet and smartphone reference designs with full-HD, 1080p and 3D quality video and the latest dual book and dual screen eReaders.
Advanced cellular technologies
With gigahertz-class processing, Marvell's scalable Pantheon mobile platform for smartphones and tablets provide breakthrough levels of integration to significantly lower the bill of materials for mobile device manufacturers while offering superior performance and connectivity.
Leading Wi-Fi Solutions
Designed for mobile tablets and smart phones, Marvell's "Wi-Fi, BT, FM" combination ICs provides the mobile industry with cutting edge performance. Mobile consumers can enjoy highest throughput speeds, longer battery life and significant responsiveness of their devices. Innovating in areas of mobile hotspots, Wi-Fi Direct, and peer-to-peer communications, Marvell solutions provide new business models to mobile operators to monetize their investments in Wi-Fi.
Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications, and consumer silicon solutions. The company's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless, and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure including enterprise, metro, home, and storage networking. As used in this release, the terms "company" and "Marvell" refer to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit http://www.marvell.com.
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