Skyworks has introduced a new product category of high-power Bluetooth® power amplifier solutions for mobile applications targeting Wi-Fi enabled smartphones, tablets and other portable devices. The SKY85018-11 is a highly integrated device that is particularly suited for improving Bluetooth® connectivity ranges, which are required for music streaming. Multiple output power ranges and a bypass mode ensure that the SKY85018-11 is extremely reliable for high performance devices, providing a premium audio experience. The amplifier is offered in a small footprint (1.5 x 1.5 mm package) and can run directly off battery, removing the need for an LDO voltage regulator. It also features high output power of 23 dBm for basic data rates and 14 dBm for enhanced data rates.