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 BARCELONA, Spain — February 28, 2013 — MHL, LLC, today announced that its installed base of more than 220 million products is continuing to grow with new mobile devices being released at a steady pace from today’s leading manufacturers. MHL-enabled products that have been announced this year include:

•    HTC Butterfly
•    HTC One
•    Huawei Ascend D2
•    Huawei Ascend P2
•    Samsung Galaxy Note 8
•    Samsung Galaxy Express
•    Sony Xperia Z
•    Sony Xperia ZL
•    ZTE Grand Memo
•    ZTE Grand S
•    ZTE Grand S LTE

Founded by Nokia, Samsung, Silicon Image, Sony and Toshiba, the MHL Consortium’s goal is to establish the technology as the de facto standard of choice for audio / video connectivity for mobile devices. MHL technology delivers the following features:

•    Greater than 900mA power to charge your mobile device
•    1080p / 60fps full HD content protected video
•    Up to 8 channels surround sound
•    Fully interoperable with the TV remote control
•    No lag when playing games, music, or videos
•    Content protection through HDCP

“We started this journey two and a half years ago when a group of companies came together with a vision of creating a technology that would allow consumers to display HD content from a smartphone or tablet to a TV or display,” said Dr. Judy Chen, president of MHL, LLC. “MHL, with more than 190 manufacturer members, has experienced phenomenal growth since then.”

The MHL Consortium is showing technology demonstrations at MWC 2013 from February 25-28, 2013 at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain in Hall 7, Stand 7C71.

MHL-enabled devices can be purchased through carriers, retailers and directly from leading original equipment manufacturers. For more information about the MHL Consortium, which companies are licensed members, or how to become a part of the growing MHL community, please visit

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About MHL, LLC
MHL, LLC is the Agent for overseeing and administering the adoption, licensing, and promotion of the MHL Specification. The MHL Specification was developed by Nokia Corporation, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Silicon Image, Inc., Sony Corporation, and Toshiba Corporation as a standard for mobile wired video/audio connectivity, which will enable the development of standard-compliant mobile and display products across a broad connectivity ecosystem. MHL, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Silicon Image, Inc. For more information please visit

Forward-looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of federal securities laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, statements regarding the features, functionality, performance, advantages and benefits of the MHL Specification, MHL technology and MHL-enabled mobile and display devices as well as forward-looking statements regarding the growth in the market for MHL technology and MHL-enabled devices. These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, MHL technology and MHL-enabled devices not performing as expected or providing the anticipated features and benefits described, or the market for MHL technology and MHL-enable devices not growing as anticipated, as well as the risks and uncertainties described from time to time in Silicon Image’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These risks and uncertainties could cause the actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements contained in this news release. Silicon Image assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

MHL and the MHL logo are a trademark, registered trademark or service mark of MHL, LLC in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners in the United States and/or other countries.

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