RDA Microelectronics Achieves Volume Shipments of GPS LNA for Samsung 3G Handsets

RDA Microelectronics Achieves Volume Shipments of GPS LNA for Samsung 3G
Handsets

SHANGHAI, China, March 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RDA Microelectronics
(Nasdaq:RDA) ("RDA Microelectronics" or the "Company"), a fabless
semiconductor company that designs, develops and markets Radio Frequency (RF)
and mixed-signal SoC semiconductors for cellular, connectivity and broadcast
applications, today announced that it has begun volume shipments of its
RDALN16 GPS LNA for use in Samsung's 3G handsets deployed in Europe and
emerging markets worldwide, such as South America.

Developed on Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) CMOS process technology, RDA's GPS LNA
is a high gain, low noise, small size amplifier ideally suited for GPS,
Galileo and GLONASS applications in 2G and 3G handsets.

Vincent Tai, chairman and CEO of RDA Microelectronics, commented, "We are very
pleased to reach volume shipments for Samsung's 3G handsets and further
advance our relationship. Through this partnership, we are able to further
penetrate the 3G markets in emerging countries, while gaining access to
developed markets in Europe. This win validates RDA's world-class technical
capabilities and competitive strengths in producing high quality, low cost
designs. We remain focused on expanding our market share penetration of the 2G
and 3G markets through new product introductions and further developing
relationships with global Tier-1 customers, such as Samsung."

About RDA Microelectronics

RDA Microelectronics is a fabless semiconductor company that designs, develops
and markets radio-frequency and mixed-signal wireless SoC semiconductors for
cellular, connectivity and broadcast applications. The Company's product
portfolio currently includes power amplifiers, transceivers and front-end
modules, baseband, Bluetooth system-on-chip, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM combo
chips, FM radio receivers, set-top box tuners, analog mobile television
receivers, CMMB mobile television receivers, walkie-talkie transceivers and
LNB satellite down converters. For additional information, please see the
Company's website at http://www.rdamicro.com.

CONTACT: Lily Dong, Chief Financial Officer
         RDA Microelectronics, Inc.
         +86-21-5027-1108
         ir@rdamicro.com
        
         Leanne Sievers, EVP
         Shelton Group Investor Relations
         949-224-3874
         lsievers@sheltongroup.com
 
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