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Milestones

2016
  • Feb
    Launched its first 16nm Octa-core LTE SoC Platform for medium and premium smart phones-SC9860
  • Jan
    Introduced Zitan security solution
2015
  • Apr
    Spreadtrum Announces Volume Shipments of 28nm Quad-Core 5-mode LTE and WCDMA SoC Platforms
2014
  • Sep
    Intel and Tsinghua Unigroup Collaborate to Accelerate Development and Adoption of Intel-based Mobile Devices
  • Sep
    Announces the Opening of the Spreadtrum Shenzhen Center for Innovation in Engineering
  • Jun
    Introduced the domestic first 28nm Quad-core SoC
  • Jan
    Introduced Quad-core Tablet WCDMA/HSPA+ chipset
2013
  • Dec
    Introduced quad-core 3G smartphone family with integrated BT/WiFi/GPS/FM and Dual-SIM Dual-active function, supporting WCDMA, TD-SCDMA and GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Sep
    Became third largest baseband vendor globally in unit market share
  • Jul
    Introduced first commercial WCDMA chipset
  • Mar
    Introduced Dual-core smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA and EDGE
2012
  • Jun
    Spreadtrum TD-SCDMA modems shipping in Samsung GALAXY S III for China market
  • May
    HTC selects Spreadtrum chipsets for HTC OneXT and Desire smartphones for China market
  • Apr
    Achieved commercial availability of first Android smartphone platform for TD-SCDMA and EDGE/WiFi. (SC8810 and SC6820)
  • Jan
    Introduced first LTE platform, the SC9610, a single-chip multi-mode TD-LTE/TD-SCDMA/EDGE/GPRS/GSM baseband modem.
2011
  • Sep
    Samsung GALAXY S II launches in China with Spreadtrum's baseband modem & RF transceiver.
  • Jan
    Launched the world's first commercial 40nm baseband processor, the SC8800G, supporting multi-mode TD-HSPA/TD-SCDMA/EDGE/GPRS/GSM.
2010
  • Sep
    Introduced the world's first single-chip triple-SIM GSM/GPRS baseband, the SC6600L7 (followed by quad-SIM SC6600L6 in Nov)
2009
  • Feb
    Launched the world's first single-chip RF transceiver to support TD-SCDMA/HSDPA/EDGE/GPRS/GSM standards.
2008
  • Jan
    Acquired US-based RF design company Quorum Systems, Inc.
2007
  • Oct
    Introduced world's first single-chip Dual-SIM baseband.
  • Jun
    Completed our initial public offering and listing on NASDAQ.
2004
  • Apr
    Introduced the world's first single chip Dual-mode TD-SCDMA/GSM baseband chip, the SC8800A.
2003
  • Apr
    Introduced the world's first GSM/GPRS (2.5G) baseband chip with integrated multimedia and power management functions, the SC6600B.
2001
  • Jul
    Established Spreadtrum's wholly-owned subsidiary in Shanghai, China.
  • Apr
    Incorporated Spreadtrum Communications, Inc. and established wholly-owned subsidiary in California, USA.