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02 November 2005

Imagination Technologies’ PowerVR MBX set to ship in new NTT Docomo mobile phones

"Texas Instruments’ OMAP2420 Enabled NTT DoCoMo FOMA® Handsets in Japan First to Ship with OMAP™ 2"

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London, UK: Imagination Technologies Group plc (“”;Imagination””;; [LSE:IMG]) a leader in System on Chip Intellectual Property (“”;SoC IP””;) is pleased to report that Texas Instruments’ (“”TI””) has announced that TI’s OMAP2420 application processor has been selected to power NTT DoCoMo’s new 3G FOMA 902i series handsets.

TI’s OMAP2420 incorporates the PowerVR MBX 2D/3D graphics core and fully programmable VGP vertex processor core licensed by TI from Imagination Technologies.

TI’s OMAP2420 has been selected for the new NTT DoCoMo FOMA 902i series 3G handsets to provide advanced multimedia capabilities. Expected to launch later this year, these handsets will represent the first OMAP 2-based mobile devices on the market. Additional OMAP 2-based FOMA phones are expected to follow.

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

TI states that driven by the strength of its OMAP platform and wireless technology, its wireless solutions power more than 50 percent of 3G handsets shipped today. With more than 15 million 3G subscribers in Japan, NTT DoCoMo is a leader in the rapidly accelerating 3G marketplace.

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