Samsung Unlocking FM Radio Chips on Phones

Committed to unlocking the FM radio chip on new models.

Posted on January 12, 2018 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter


Inovonics applauds Samsung for its support of the radio broadcast industry to unlock the FM radio chip in its upcoming handsets. This will allow owners of Samsung phones in the U.S. and Canada to listen to FM radio without the need to be connected to the internet. This is thanks to an ongoing partnership with NextRadio.

It’s a little-known fact that most smartphones have the capability of receiving FM radio signals. The technology is present in the hardware, but many manufacturers and/or carriers don’t activate the chip. Some are starting to see the light though, including Apple’s nemesis, Samsung. Read More…