Press release

08 February 2005

Imagination Technologies’ PowerVR IP in Philips Application Processor for Smartphones

Sony Ericsson to Deploy Philips PNX4008 in mobile phone products

London, UK: Imagination Technologies [LSE:IMG], a leader in system-on-chip intellectual property (SoC IP), reports that Royal Philips Electronics [NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI] has announced the release of an advanced Nexperia™ Mobile Multimedia Processor, PNX4008, targeted at the rapidly growing market for smartphones. The Nexperia processor incorporates PowerVR MBX graphics IP from Imagination Technologies, which was licensed by Philips Semiconductors through ARM in March 2004.

Philips has also announced that Sony Ericsson has selected the PNX4008 for future Symbian OS phone products.

The PNX4008 is based on an ARM9 processor accelerated by dedicated, tightly integrated engines providing high-end multimedia functions for excellent power consumption and overall system performance. It provides sophisticated video, graphics, imaging, audio and security functions for feature-rich mobile handsets. The device delivers extreme gaming using an advanced PowerVR MBX 3D graphics engine from Imagination Technologies.

Under the terms of its licensing arrangements Imagination Technologies receives license fees and royalty revenues on SoCs incorporating Imagination Technologies’ IP shipped by partners.

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