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ZTE9 Releases FunBox – the World’s Fastest Home Entertainment Console

  ZTE9 Releases FunBox – the World’s Fastest Home Entertainment Console

‘FunBox’ to offer users superior all-in-one gaming, video-chatting and online
video experience from ZTE and The9; online sales to start on JD.com next month

Business Wire

BEIJING -- March 19, 2014

ZTE9 Limited today released the FunBox, the world’s fastest home entertainment
console, bringing consumers and families a unique high-performance all-in-one
gaming, video-chatting and online video experience.

ZTE FunBox -- the World's Fastest Home Entertainment Console (Photo: Business
Wire)

ZTE FunBox -- the World's Fastest Home Entertainment Console (Photo: Business
Wire)

The FunBox combines the world-leading engineering of ZTE and the video game
development expertise of The9 to deliver genuine innovation to the consumer
electronics industry, shaking up the home entertainment market in China. ZTE9
is a joint venture between ZTE Corporation, one of the world’s leading
manufacturers of mobile devices, and The9 Limited, one of China’s foremost
video game companies. Online sales for the FunBox will start on JD.com next
month, and consumers can choose between 12 different colors.

The FunBox is powered by NVIDIA’s Tegra4 processor, based on the new A15
architecture, and the superior graphics performance is delivered by a 72-core
GeForce graphics processor with 2GB DDR3L memory and 8GB of Flash memory. The
specifications make the FunBox the highest performance home entertainment
console currently available globally.

“The FunBox has opened up new possibilities in the home entertainment space,”
Adam Zeng, Chairman of ZTE9, said today in Beijing at an event marking the
public debut of the FunBox. “The FunBox will be supported by a comprehensive
ecosystem that encompasses hardware, content and channels, as we are committed
to bringing a high-quality home entertainment experience to consumers.”

Leveraging ZTE’s world-leading telecommunications technology, the FunBox is
the first home entertainment console to support video-chatting, allowing users
to conduct video calls on their smart televisions for the first time. With a
dual-antenna, dual-frequency Wi-Fi design, and a Bluetooth controller, FunBox
offers superior connectivity and robust network performance. In the future,
users will be able to buy personalized versions of the FunBox with customized
casings.

The launch of the FunBox will herald the start of a series of new exciting
product launches for ZTE. In April, ZTE will debut a series of landmark 4G LTE
smartphones, demonstrating the company’s comprehensive capabilities. In
addition, ZTE will be developing new ways of engaging users through innovative
channels that will appeal to younger consumers, bringing a new entertainment
experience for the age of 4G.

About ZTE Mobile Devices

ZTE Mobile Devices is a division of ZTE Corporation, a global
telecommunications equipment, networks and mobile devices company
headquartered in Shenzhen, China. ZTE is a publicly traded company listed on
the Hong Kong and Shenzhen stock exchanges.

ZTE is one of the Top 5 mobile handset and smartphone manufacturers in the
world, offering a complete range of mobile devices, including mobile phones,
tablets, mobile broadband modems and hotspots and family desktop integration
terminals.

A global leader, ZTE has partnerships with more than 320 major carriers and
distributors in over 160 countries and regions around the globe. It also has
strategic partnerships with 47 of the world’s top 50 carriers. In 2012, ZTE
applied for more international patents than any other company in the world.

For more information, please visit: www.ztedevices.com.

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Contact:

ZTE Corporation
Margrete Ma, +86 755 26775207
ma.gaili@zte.com.cn
or
Edelman PR
Mark Lee / Andres Vejarano
+852 2837 4756 / 2837 4735
mark.lee@edelman.com
andres.vejarano@edelman.com
 
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