TechFaith to Showcase New Ruggedized Smart Devices at GITEX Technology Week 2013 in Dubai

 TechFaith to Showcase New Ruggedized Smart Devices at GITEX Technology Week
                                2013 in Dubai

PR Newswire

BEIJING, Oct. 17, 2013

BEIJING, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- China TechFaith Wireless Technology
Limited (NASDAQ: CNTF) ("TechFaith") today announced it will showcase many of
its popular mobile devices and key new models at the GITEX Technology Week in
Dubai from October 20^th to 24^th, 2013. The company will be located in Dubai
World Trade Center, Zabeel Hall, booth number ZK-30.

Key new models TechFaith plans to showcase include:

Thunder (J5), a 4.5 inch slim ruggedized smart phone, which is water resistant
up to 1.5 meters (IP68) and shock resistant. Thunder operates on Quad core
CPU, with large internal memory and runs on the popular Android Jelly Bean
operating system.Additionally, it also incorporates many exciting outdoor
functions, supports dual SIM dual standby, and more.

ZEUS(J4), a 5.3 inch slim ruggedized smart phone, which is water resistant up
to 1.5 meters (IP68), and shock resistant. ZEUS operates on a Duo Core CPU,
runs on the popular Android Jelly Bean operating system, incorporates many
exciting outdoor functions, supports dual SIM dual standby, and more.

JPAD is a 7.0 Inch Smart PAD, which is water resistant up to 1.5 meters (IP68)
and shock resistant. JPAD operates on a Quad Core CPU, runs on the Android
Jelly Bean operating system, also incorporates many popular outdoor tools,
supports dual SIM dual standby, and more.

Health Phone 1 is a 4.3 inch medical smart phone, which has obtained medical
CE. Health Phone 1 operates on Dual Core CPU, runs on the Android Jelly Bean
operating system, and has the capability to perform health checks, such as
ECG/Heart Rate/Stress Level/Thermometer/Glucose/Body Fat Percentage, and more.

Mr. Deyou Dong, COO and President of TechFaith, said, "We are very excited to
be attending GITEX this year.Interest has been high in prior years with
attendance by leading companies from across the global communications
industry.We are looking forward to getting in front of existing and potential
customers and partners with our strong new offerings and to updating people on
our recent successes.Many of the trends we have been pushing forward,
including ruggedized models and the convergence of value added healthcare
functions into mobile phones, are now being adopted by some of the largest
handset manufacturers given the validation of market demand. We are also
seeing high interest in our gaming business, due to recent regulatory changes
and the fact that our patent portfolio makes us an ideal partner for licensing
or development opportunities."

GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK is one of the world's most dynamic and influential ICT
exhibitions, and the platform for international professionals to do business
across the Middle Eastern, African, Indian and South Asian markets. The
exposition will be held from October 20 - 24, 2013 at the Dubai World Trade
Centre. For more information please visit http://www.gitex.com.

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, www.17fox.cn.

Safe Harbor Statement

This announcement contains forward-looking statements. These statements are
made under the "safe harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be
identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future,"
"intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates," "confident," "outlook" and
similar statements. Among other things, the business outlook and strategic and
operational plans of TechFaith and management quotations contain
forward-looking statements. TechFaith may also make written or oral
forward-looking statements in its periodic reports to the U.S. Securities and
Exchange Commission on Forms 20-F and 6-K, etc., in its annual report to
shareholders, in press releases and other written materials and in oral
statements made by its officers, directors or employees to third parties.
Statements that are not historical facts, including statements about
TechFaith's beliefs and expectations, are forward-looking statements.
Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. A number
of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from
those contained in any forward-looking statement. Potential risks and
uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those risks outlined in
TechFaith's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission,
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

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