TI expands GSM platform for MP3 camera phones

TI has unveiled its third generation GSM solution for the ultra-low-cost handset market at 3GSM World Congress. Designated as the LoCosto ULC, the single-chip platform targets the ULC handset market with significant improvements in voice clarity and battery life together with a range of advanced features including enhanced color display, FM stereo, MP3 ring tones, and MP3 playback.