Samsung Galaxy S8 Selects IDT High-Efficiency Wireless Power Solution

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13 Jun 2017

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13, 2017 – Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced that IDT and Samsung have re-teamed to deliver fast wireless charging for Samsung’s state-of-the-art, slim profile Galaxy S8 and S8+ models. This advanced IDT® technology includes all of the hardware and software needed to charge mobile devices wirelessly, without a wired connection, enabling Samsung’s fast charge technology. Building on past successes in Galaxy smartphones and the Gear smartwatch, the Galaxy S8 represents an important expansion in the Samsung-IDT wireless power technology relationship and extends to the integration of magnetic secure transmission (MST) payment technology.

“Samsung continues to be the leading early adopter in wireless power, and IDT continues to be Samsung’s trusted supplier for advanced wireless power chips,” said Dave Shepard, senior vice president & general manager of IDT’s Mobility Products Group. “Our wireless power chips have repeatedly been selected by Samsung, and this partnership enables the high-efficiency wireless power conversion and secure payment transactions for this industry-leading, state-of-the-art cellphone.”

Samsung’s fast charge solution is also compatible with Qi standard wireless charging pads which are certificated Wireless Power Consortium products. The IDT wireless power receiver offers the best-in-industry integration and smallest solution size and is based on a flexible 32-bit ARM, M0 core architecture.

In addition to providing wireless power technology to global leaders, IDT has introduced wireless power kits in the range 1-15W that enable electronics companies of any size to easily integrate wireless charging transmitter and receiver capabilities into their product designs.

To get more information about IDT's industry-leading wireless power products, visit or contact your local IDT sales representative.


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