Some time back, when the concept of dual sim was introduced in the mobile market, it lead to the high profits to the mobile companies supporting two sims. It was a great innovation that was widely accepted by customers. Now, this innovation has gone one step ahead as MediaTek Inc., a top semiconductor company dealing in digital multimedia and wireless communications solutions, has announced that they have associated with LG to launch the first ever triple SIM 3G Android smartphone. During this, the company is gaming on the pervasive stipulation for multi-SIM devices in rising markets. In Brazil, Optimus L4II smartphone from LG Electronics has recently commercialized the technology. In India, LG had already introduced A290, a triple SIM feature phone with triple support last year.
Head of Product Planning Group from LG Electronics, Brian Kwon said that MediaTek has state-of-art solutions for multi-SIM mobile devices and offering since long time. A wonderful example for this is its 3G triple-SIM. He also spoke about outstanding technology of new smartphones. These smartphones will appreciably develop the connectivity options of for our users, and for this they are allowed to take benefit of multiple tariff plans.
High level of stability is the main feature of the 3G Triple-SIM solution which averts the chances of poor-quality and dropped calls. This adds for reputation of MediaTek as the top manufacturer of multi-SIM chipset technologies. The success and popularity of its dual-SIM predecessor in 3G Triple-SIM technology allowed to use 3 SIM cards concurrently. Without consuming too much battery life, each can receive calls, send SMS, transmit data and stay in standby mode simultaneously.
Multi-SIM support has become an absolute requirement in many emerging markets. Jeffrey Ju, GM of MediaTek’s Smartphone Business Unit said that in near future, we expect to bring many more affordable-premium mobile device solutions.