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Qorvo® Introduces Family of High-Efficiency Power Amplifiers for 5G Small Cell Networks

Qorvo® Introduces Family of High-Efficiency Power Amplifiers for 5G Small Cell Networks

GREENSBORO, NC – June 23, 2021 – Qorvo® (Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today unveiled a family of high efficiency power amplifiers (PAs) designed for 5G small cell infrastructure applications. These new PAs help small cell base station OEMs deploy 5G networks and services in densely populated, urban indoor and outdoor areas.

Qorvo’s new family of high efficiency PAs offers customers high power-added efficiency (PAE), greater than 30% in most cases, and covers major sub-7 GHz 3GPP frequency bands. These devices are designed to handle true 5G New Radio (NR) signal bandwidths of up to 200 MHz with dynamic spectrum sharing (DSS) in a small, 50 Ω-matched, 5 mm x 5 mm SMT package. Qorvo’s extensive global manufacturing capabilities and high-volume production support the ongoing global deployment of 5G networks.

Joe Madden, chief analyst at Mobile Experts, Inc., said, “The small cell market experienced a COVID-related dip in 2020 but will be soaring to new heights in 2021. In particular, carrier deployment of small cells will grow at roughly 10% CAGR over the next five years due to ongoing growth in consumer data demand.”

Qorvo products shown below are in full production and ready for immediate delivery. Contact a Qorvo sales representative or go online to place a product order.

To learn more about these products and more, view our online tutorial “Solving 5G RF Design Challenges with Small Signal Solutions.”

Specifications QPA9908 QPA9903 QPA9901 QPA9940 QPA9907 QPA9942
Frequency Range 850-960 MHz 1.8-1.88 GHz 2.11-2.2 GHz 2.3-2.4 GHz 2.5-2.7 GHz 3.3-3.8 GHz
Gain 32.5 dB 32 dB 36.5 dB 34 dB 34.5 dB 31 dB
PAE 36% 34% 32% 31% 30% 27%
Package Size 5 mm x 5 mm 5 mm x 5 mm 5 mm x 5 mm 5 mm x 5 mm 5 mm x 5 mm 5 mm x 5 mm

Connect with us during the virtual IMS (#IMS2021), June 20-25. For more information about Qorvo’s solutions, announcements and meeting inquiries, visit our Qorvo IMS 2021 landing page.

About Qorvo
Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) makes a better world possible by providing innovative Radio Frequency (RF) solutions at the center of connectivity. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers’ most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including advanced wireless devices, wired and wireless networks and defense radar and communications. We also leverage unique competitive strengths to advance 5G networks, cloud computing, the Internet of Things, and other emerging applications that expand the global framework interconnecting people, places and things. Visit www.qorvo.com to learn how Qorvo connects the world.

Qorvo is a registered trademark of Qorvo, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Media Contact:
Katie Caballero
Marketing Communications Manager
Qorvo Infrastructure and Defense Products
+1 972-994-8546
katie.caballero@qorvo.com

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