CES 2015: MSI adopts Sequans LTE chip

Sequans Communication announced that its LTE chip has been adopted by Micro-Star International (MSI) for its S100 Note LTE tablet.

The device uses VZ20M EZLinkLTE module, which is certified compliant with Verizon Wireless Open Network specifications and operates on LTE bands 4 and 13.

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It is based on company’s Mont Blanc LTE platform, a single-mode LTE chipset platform compliant with 3GPP release 9 specifications, said Sequans.

The VZ20M includes an LTE-optimized RF transceiver and a complete dual-band RF front-end for LTE bands 4 and 13, key interfaces, LP-DDR SDRAM, embedded boot Flash, and VC-TCXO, all in a single, compact package, 30 x 42 x 2.3 mm.

The S100 Note LTE combines tablet and keyboard in one and is designed for portability.

It includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Electro Magnetic Active Digitizer with pen and features an Intel CPU/GPU, a 10.1-inch screen with capacitive touch pad, built in speakers.

It boasts dual cameras (2 megapixel front camera and 5 megapixel auto focus rear camera), 32GB/64GB size options, and micro-USB, mini-HDMI, and AC adaptor ports.

Vishal Kawadkar
editor@gizmolead.com

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