SHANGHAI, March 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA, a world's leading fabless semiconductor company with advanced technology in mobile communications and IoT, today announced that two high-performance smartphones powered by SC9853I, the Senwa Mobile LS9718 and LS9918, were released at the Mobile World Congress 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.
Built on Intel's 14nm foundry platform, Spreadtrum SC9853I features 1.8GHz octa-core 64-bit Airmont architecture based processor and boasts a high-performance mobile computing ability coupled with ultra-low power consumption.
The jointly released mobile phones, Senwa LS9718 and LS9918, are 4G Cat.7 version supporting VoLTE, ViLTE and VoWifi services, precisely focused on the increased entry luxury needs of smartphone consumption in Latin American markets. Based on Android 8.1 operating system, both models aim to provide consumers with an economic solution with a premium user experience. The LS9718 is a model featuring 5.7" 18:9 HD+ IPS screen, double 16+8 MP AF main camera with LED Flash and low light performance, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage and battery capacity of 3000mAh. The LS9918 is a premium version with 5.99" 18:9 IPS HD+ screen, 3GB RAM, 32GB storage, double 16+8 MP AF main camera LED Flash. It also features a battery of 3000mAh, supporting the finger print and USB OTG technologies as well.
"Emerging markets with rapid growth have always been the core to our global expansion strategy. Latin America is undoubtedly a dynamic marketplace with increasing demands for consumption upgrades where we see a huge potential for smartphones," said Mr. Adam Zeng, Executive Vice President of Tsinghua Unigroup and CEO of Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA. "Through close partnership with emerging brands like Senwa, Spreadtrum will continuously provide millions of Latin American users with high-performance smartphones and diversified solutions."
"We are excited to once again work with Spreadtrum to release the two entry luxury smartphones in Latin America," said Mr. Roberto Fregoso, Chief Technology Officer of Senwa Mobile. "Senwa is quite confident of the competitive advantage of Spreadtrum chipset based smartphones in terms of strong multimedia capability and excellent 4G+ surfing experience."
About Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA
As a core subsidiary of Tsinghua Unigroup, Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA is a leading fabless semiconductor company committed to the independent R&D of core chipsets in mobile communications and IoT. Its products cover mobile chipset platforms supporting 2G / 3G / 4G communication standards, RF chipsets, wireless connection chipsets, security chipsets, TV chipsets, and image sensor chipsets. With more than 4,500 staff, 16 R&D centers and 7 customer support centers around the world (as of Jan. 2018), Unigroup Spreadtrum & RDA has been one of the world's top 10 IC design companies, top 3 mobile baseband chipsets supplier in terms of global market share, and the leader of RF front-end technology in Asia. For more information, please visit www.spreadtrum.com.
About Senwa Mobile
With more than 20 years of experience in the field of mobile communications, Senwa is a well-known emerging mobile phone brand in Latin American markets. Senwa is headquartered in Mexico City with branch offices in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
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