O2Micro to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

O2Micro to Announce Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

GEORGE TOWN, Grand Cayman, Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- O[2]Micro^®
International Limited, (Nasdaq:OIIM), a global leader in the design,
development and marketing of high-performance integrated circuits and
solutions, will announce its financial results for the fourth quarter and
fiscal year 2012, ended December 31, 2012, on Wednesday, January 30, 2013.

The press release will be followed by a conference call at 6:00 a.m. (PST),
9:00 a.m. (EST). You may participate using the following dial-in information.

In the U.S. and CANADA:     888-428-9473, pass code #8044151
INTERNATIONAL participants: 719-325-2420, pass code #8044151

A replay of the call will be available by phone until February 6^th using the
following dial-in information.

In the U.S. and CANADA:     888-203-1112, pass code #8044151
INTERNATIONAL participants: 719-457-0820, pass code #8044151

A live webcast will also be available on the Company's website at
http://ir.o2micro.com, and an online replay will be available on the website
for one week.

About O[2]Micro

Founded in April 1995, O[2]Micro develops and markets innovative power
management and e-commerce components for the Computer, Consumer, Industrial,
and Communications markets. Products include Intelligent Lighting, Battery
Management, and Power Management.

O[2]Micro International maintains an extensive portfolio of intellectual
property with 21,475 patent claims granted, and over 22,000 more pending. The
company maintains offices worldwide. Additional company and product
information can be found on the company website at www.o2micro.com.

O[2]Micro, the O[2]Micro logo, and combinations thereof are registered
trademarks of O[2]Micro. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.

The O2Micro International Limited logo is available
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CONTACT: Scott L. Anderson
         Director of Investor Relations, O2Micro
         Phone: 408.987.5920, x8888
         Email: scott.anderson@o2micro.com

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