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Atmel maXTouch S Controller Powers Touchscreen For Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

Atmel's maXTouch mXT336S Delivers Excellent Touch Performance, Extremely Precise Touches and Longer Battery Life in Galaxy S4 Mini

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SAN JOSE, Calif., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in global microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced Samsung has selected Atmel's maXTouch® mXT336S to power the touchscreen for its recently launched Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone.

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Powered by a 1.7GHz dual-core processor and running the Android 4.2.2 operating system, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini features a 4.3-inch high-definition super AMOLED display and touchscreen powered by Atmel's maXTouch solution. The mXT336S controller delivers the ultimate human touch interface with its feature-rich solution by enabling thinner stylus and thicker glove support, more touch precision and fewer unintended touches, along with lower power consumption for longer battery life, brighter displays and faster response times.

"Atmel continues to deliver world class touch solutions with our maXTouch technology for a variety of mobile applications," said Binay Bajaj, Director of Touch Marketing, Atmel Corporation. "Our popular maXTouch mXT336S controller enables Samsung to achieve superior touch performance, thinner sleeker designs, higher moisture immunity, lower touch latencies and support for stylus and surface gestures. We look forward to an ongoing collaboration with Samsung."

Key features for Samsung's Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone include:
- 4.3-inch HD Super AMOLED
- 4G LTE in addition to 3G and 3G dual-SIM versions
- 8-megapixel rear camera and recording
- 1.9-megapixel front-facing camera
- 1.7GHz dual-core processor
- 1,900 mAh battery

More Information
Atmel Touch Solutions: http://www.atmel.com/products/touchsolutions/touchscreens/default.aspx
Atmel YouTube Channel: www.atmel.com/youtube
Blog: http://atmelcorporation.wordpress.com
Twitter: www.atmel.com/twitter
Facebook: www.atmel.com/facebook

About Atmel
Atmel Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) is a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of microcontrollers, capacitive touch solutions, advanced logic, mixed-signal, nonvolatile memory and radio frequency (RF) components. Leveraging one of the industry's broadest intellectual property (IP) technology portfolios, Atmel is able to provide the electronics industry with complete system solutions focused on industrial, consumer, communications, computing and automotive markets.

© 2013 Atmel Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Atmel®, Atmel logo and combinations thereof, AVR®, maXTouch® and others are registered trademarks or trademarks of Atmel Corporation or its subsidiaries. Other terms and product names may be trademarks of others.

Press Contact:
Agnes Toan, PR Manager
Tel: (+1) 408-487-2963, Email: agnes.toan@atmel.com

SOURCE Atmel Corporation



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