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TechFaith to Showcase New Model Phones at 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

BEIJING, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- China TechFaith Wireless Technology Limited (NASDAQ: CNTF) today announced it will have an expanded presence at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, 8th to 11th January 2013. TechFaith plans to showcase its new ruggedized smart phones and medical smart phone along with its existing range of devices. The Company will be located in Las Vegas Convention Center South Hall 4, Booth 35425.

Building on strong demand for its earlier ruggedized smart phones, TechFaith plans to feature "Giant", a new ruggedized model. The IP68 Android smart phone is equipped with a 4.3 inch LCD; 8.0M rear camera, support dual sim cards and more. TechFaith also plans to feature "Zeus", an IP67 Android smart phone equipped with 5.3 inch LCD, 8.0M rear camera, support dual sim cards and X-PAD, an IP67 8.0 inch Android PAD equipped with 8000mah built in battery, 8.0M rear camera and more.

Another exciting model that will be featured is "Sky100", a ruggedized enterprise smart phone. The IP67 Android smart phone has a vibrant 4.3 inch LCD, precision GPS, infrared location, a built in 6300mah battery and more. TechFaith also plans to feature the "S300", another new IP67 Android smart phone with rich 5.0 inch LCD screen; fingerprint recognition and collection functionality, and designed in support for a bar code reader and more.

For the expanding mobile medical segment, TechFaith plans to feature a new healthcare phone, built on the Android platform. The medical smart phone features self-testing functions for ECG, Glucose, Body Fat Percentage, Blood Saturation, Heart Rate, Stress Level, Temperature and more.

Mr. Deyou Dong who as COO and President of TechFaith, said, "We look forward to CES each year. This is the biggest platform in the industry. We are able to engage in productive meetings with existing and prospect customers, and partners. We are also able to evaluate the latest and greatest in mobile technology innovations. We have a strong line-up of mobile offerings and look forward to the opportunity to showcase our exciting line-up in front of major decision makers from carriers across the world. We are also excited because this is always the perfect platform to build customer confidence and for us to increase our exposure in the United States, an important target market for us."

About CES

With more than four decades of success, the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) reaches across global markets, connects the industry and enables CE innovations to grow and thrive.

The International CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

About TechFaith

TechFaith (NASDAQ: CNTF) has three primary businesses. The Company is a leading global mobile solutions provider for the global mobile handsets market (previously called the ODP (Original Developed Product) business)). The Company is a leading developer of specialized mobile phones for differentiated market segments, including the rapidly growing smartphone market targeting wireless mobile phone network operators and end users; the Company also serves sports enthusiasts with a tailored line under the Jungle brand and the teen market under licensed brands. Under the Company's 17FOX brand, the Company has built a leading intellectual property based motion gaming business ranging from Bluetooth-enabled motion gaming controllers and software to a planned proprietary set-top motion game box. For more information, please visit, and

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