Synaptics Incorporated
May 27, 2011

Synaptics to Show Latest Touch Solutions at the 2011 Computex Taipei Showcase

Featuring ClearPad™ Series 7 for Slates, ClearPad 3000 for Handhelds, ClickPad™/TouchPad™ for PC Notebook and Digital Home Solutions

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA), the leading developer of human interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices, announced today that it will have flagship customer products featuring the Synaptics product portfolio on display at the 2011 Computex Taipei tradeshow. Synaptics' industry leading portfolio of innovative multi-touch solutions for the PC, digital home, slate and handheld markets will be on hand. Demonstrations of the performance and features that enable customers to enhance the end user touch experience will include the ClearPad™ Series 7 touchscreen for the slate/tablet market; the TouchPad™ Series 3, ClickPad™ Series 3 and Series 1.5 for the notebook PC market; the ClearPad Series 3000 for the handheld market; along with the TouchPad Series 2 and ClearPad Series 2000 for the digital home market.

Shipping notebook PCs featuring the latest and largest sized Series 3 ClickPad designs will be on display, with Synaptics Gesture Suite™ and SYNAPTICS | Scrybe™ gesture workflow technology running Windows and ChromeOS. ClickPad Image Sensing solutions have helped our customers garner multiple "best of show" awards in 2011 for performance, multi-touch capability and design innovation. Synaptics system level design and integration expertise continues to enable customers to rapidly deploy our industry leading multi-touch solutions across innovative notebook, digital home, and mobile applications

"Touch and gesture technologies have become pervasive across the many devices consumers use every day: the phone, slate, PC and TV are now touch and gesture capable," said Ted Theocheung, vice president of the PC and Digital Home Division. "The intuitiveness and immediacy of multi-touch and gesture solutions are now expected by consumers."

The Synaptics Series 7 touchscreen portfolio offers best-in-class performance and industry-leading power management that can be customized to meet the needs of entry-level to high-performance multi-touch slates. The ClearPad 7200w delivers the ideal multi-touch user experience for screen sizes from 7" to up to 11.6". For screen sizes up to 8.2", the ClearPad 7010 is optimized for ease of integration and low power consumption. The Series 7 family is fully compatible with Google Android/ChromeOS and future Microsoft Windows Touch solutions.

In the digital home, Synaptics remote control solutions are ideal for delivering touch and gestures in the living room, on the TV, connected DVD, set-top box and other digital devices. Synaptics will be demonstrating shipping solutions and reference designs that feature that latest capabilities including integration with new standards including RF4CE that supports touch and gesture capabilities over low power wireless devices.

The Series 3 solution is a multi-touch technology for mobile applications. It functions across operating systems such as Google Android, Microsoft Windows Phone 7 and others. ClearPad Series 3000 is capable of addressing shield-less designs, sensor direct on front window lens, chip on mother board as well as on-cell display integration support. ClearPad Series 3200 advances these capabilities with higher report rates, improved small object and signal detection, increased noise resistance, stylus support, as well as on-cell and in-cell display integration.  

To arrange a demonstration of Synaptics' technology solutions at the event, partners may contact joyce.liao@synaptics.com.tw and media may contact kathleen.mech@edelman.com, +1-650-346-1054 for more information.

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About Synaptics

Synaptics (NASDAQ: SYNA) is the leading developer of human interface solutions for the mobile computing, communications, and entertainment industries. The company creates interface solutions for a variety of devices including notebook PCs, PC peripherals, digital music players, and mobile phones. The TouchPad™, Synaptics' flagship product, is integrated into a majority of today's notebook computers. Consumer electronics and computing manufacturers use Synaptics' solutions to enrich the interaction between humans and intelligent devices through improved usability, functionality, and industrial design. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, Calif. www.synaptics.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking" statements about Synaptics, as that term is defined under the federal securities laws. Synaptics intends such forward-looking statements to be subject to the safe harbor created by those laws. Such forward-looking statements include, but are limited to, statements regarding the ability of customers to quickly implement Synaptics' technologies in many of the industry's most popular products in a rapid time to market fashion; the degree of the implementation of touch capability in consumer and business products; the degree to which OEMs turn to Synaptics as their de facto touch technology provider; the expansion of Synaptics' touch technology into new markets; Synaptics' products solutions ability to meet the needs of Synaptics' OEM customers in terms of size, functions, performance, ease of integration and power consumption. Synaptics cautions that these statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected by the forward-looking statements contained herein. Such factors include, but are not limited to, (a) demand for Synaptics' products, (b) market demand for OEMs' products using Synaptics' solutions, (c) changing market demand trends in the markets Synaptics serves, (d) the success of customers' products that utilize Synaptics' product solutions, (e) the development and launch cycles of customers' products, (f) market pressures on selling prices, (g) changes in product mix, (h) the market acceptance of Synaptics' product solutions compared with competitors solutions, (i) general economic conditions, including consumer confidence and demand, and (j) other risks as identified from time to time in Synaptics' reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010. All forward-looking statements are based on information available to Synaptics on the date hereof, and Synaptics assumes no obligation to update such statements

Synaptics, Synaptics Gesture Suite, ClearPad, ClickPad, TouchPad, Synaptics Gesture Suite, SYNAPTICS | Scrybe, and the Synaptics logo are trademarks of Synaptics in the United States and/or other countries.

For further information, please contact:

Nick Rottler
Synaptics
+1.408-454-5388
nrottler@synaptics.com

Katie Mech
Edelman for Synaptics
+1.650-346-1054
kathleen.mech@edelman.com

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