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

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

PR Newswire

BEIJING, Dec. 20, 2012

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, 8^th to 11^th 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

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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including its annual report on Form 20-F. TechFaith does not undertake any
obligation to update any forward-looking statement, except as required under
applicable law.

SOURCE China TechFaith Wireless Technology Limited

Contact: Jay Ji of China Techfaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited,
+ 86-10-5822-8390, or in China; or David Pasquale of Global IR
Partners, +1 914-337-8801, or
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