Atmel maXTouch Controller Powers Touchscreen for Samsung’s Galaxy S III ‘Mini’ Smartphone

maXTouch mXT224S Controller Offers Seamless, Robust Touch Experience
for Samsung’s Latest Innovative Galaxy S III ‘Mini’ 4-inch Touchscreen

SAN JOSE, CA, November 1, 2012—Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced Atmel’s maXTouch®mXT224S controller is powering the touchscreen in the recently launched Samsung Galaxy S III ‘Mini’ smartphone.

The new Galaxy S III ‘Mini’ offers a super AMOLED 4-inch WVGA display in an 800 x 480 resolution touchscreen powered by Atmel’s maXTouch mXT224S controller. With Atmel maXTouch technology, users can enjoy a thinner touchscreen with highly responsive, flawless touch along with lower power consumption and better accuracy in rejecting unintended touches. Samsung’s Galaxy S III ‘Mini’ includes a dual-core processor running on Android’s 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system and features a 5-megapixel camera.

“Samsung’s new Galaxy S III ‘Mini’ is ideal for users that want a robust touchscreen in a traditional 4-inch screen,” said Binay Bajaj, director of marketing, Atmel Corporation. “Samsung offers a full range of superior products with touchscreens ranging from 4 to 5.3 inches. We look forward to powering the touchscreens for more of Samsung’s state-of-the-art devices with our maXTouch technologies.”

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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.