TechFaith to Expand Shipments of 3rd Generation Ruggedized Android Smart Phones to the European Union and Russia

   TechFaith to Expand Shipments of 3rd Generation Ruggedized Android Smart
                   Phones to the European Union and Russia

PR Newswire

BEIJING, June 18, 2013

BEIJING, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --China TechFaith Wireless Communication
Limited (NASDAQ:CNTF), today announced it will expand shipments of it
ruggedized Android smart phones into the European Union and Russia in the
second and third quarters of 2013.

TechFaith's 3^rd generation ruggedized smart phone, "Giant", was designed on
the robust Android Jelly Bean operating system and runs on WCDMA/GSM networks,
with IP68 and MIL-S810G standards certifications. Its main features include
4.3 inch LCD screen, water resistance up to 1.5 meters, dust and shock
protection, an 8.0 megapixel camera, dual-sim card support, with an extended
life 3000mah battery.

Mr. Deyou Dong, President and COO of TechFaith said, "We are delivering a
powerful ruggedized smart phone to the market.By leveraging the updated
Android Jelly Bean operating system, we were able to make considerable
enhancements to our prior model.Our new Giant offers consumers the intuitive,
fast user experience they have come to expect – with the addition unique
product features and value added services.This approach continues to
differentiate TechFaith in the marketplace and provides us with a distinctive
advantage."

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 (previously "17VEE"),
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 www.techfaithwireless.com.

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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 Communication Limited

Website: http://www.techfaithwireless.com
Contact: China Techfaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited, Jay Ji,
+86-10-5822-8390, ir@techfaith.cn or Global IR Partners, David Pasquale,
+1-914-337-8801, cntf@globalirpartners.com
 
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