TechFaith Plans Big Push at GSMA Mobile World Congress

BEIJING, Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited (Nasdaq: CNTF) ("TechFaith" or the Company) today announced it would have an increased presence at the prominent industry event, the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from 14-17 February 2011.  TechFaith plans to showcase a variety of new mobile phones, alongside its full range of existing GSM, WCDMA and CDMA models.  The Company will be located in Hall 2, booth 2D74.

Mr. Deyou Dong, President and COO of TechFaith in charge of the Company's mobile business said, "This is one of the industry's highest visibility trade shows.  We plan to make a big push with a redesigned booth, exiting new innovations and a strong line-up of existing mobile phones.  We look forward to meeting with existing customers and potential new partners, as we continue to expand our business worldwide."

For the WCDMA category, TechFaith plans to introduce W900, a HSPA 3.8 inch LCD phone based on the Android 2.2 operating system. This model is equipped with popular features such as WIFI, GPS, 5.0 Mega Pixel Camera and more. Another model with similar functions and specifications known as "H99" will also be available on the Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system.

For the GSM category, TechFaith plans to feature a "Mobile-Pos". This technologically advanced device is specifically designed for security forces.  Of note, the Mobile-Pos will integrate functions such as finger print identification, built in voice recognition capabilities, GPS, WIFI, bar code scanning capabilities, credit card payment and more.

For the CDMA category, TechFaith plans to introduce "TIDE-E", an EVDO 3.2 inch LCD phone based on Android 2.2 operating system. Key features for this model include G-sensor, GPS, WIFI, a large external memory support, micro distance flash for camera and more.

GSMA Mobile World Congress is one of the world's most dynamic and influential mobile solution exhibitions and an excellent platform for international professionals to do business globally. More than 1,300 companies will be displaying their cutting edge products and it is the best venue for mobile industry networking, finding business opportunities and making deals. For more information, please visit

About us

TechFaith (NASDAQ: CNTF) is a China-based original developed product ("ODP") provider focused on the original design and sales of mobile phone products. TechFaith aims to become a branded mobile phone specialist in differentiated market segments in the China market. TechFaith is also striving to build a leading PC and online gaming business through its wholly-owned subsidiary, 798 Entertainment Limited.

  • TechFaith engages in the development and production of middle to high end handsets and tailor made handsets.  TechFaith's original developed products include: (1) multimedia phones and dual mode dual card handsets of multiple wireless technology combination such as GSM/GSM, GSM/CDMA, GSM/WCDMA, GSM/TD-SCDMA and UMTS/CDMA; (2) Windows-based smartphones and Pocket PC phones; and (3) handsets with interactive online gaming and professional game terminals with phone functionality.
  • With the capability of developing Middleware Application MMI/UI software on 2G/2.5G(GSM/GPRS, CDMA1X), 3G(EV-DO, WCDMA/UMTS, TD-SCDMA) and 3.5G(HSDPA) communication technologies, TechFaith is able to provide Middleware Application MMI/UI software packages that fulfill the specifications of handset brand owners and carriers in the global market. For more information, please visit
  • TechFaith is aiming to become a branded mobile phone specialist for differentiated market segments in the China market, such as under its wholly-owned subsidiary brand name QIGI for smartphone business which targets enterprise users and operator tailored market, under Glomate brand, selling other brand names for girls and teenagers, under the TechFace brand name to target the market of outdoor sports enthusiasts.
  • TechFaith is targeting motion, the mobile and online PC gaming markets through its websites, and with gaming content developed internally, co-developed and licensed from third parties.

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In China:

Jay Ji

China Techfaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited

Tel: 86-10-5822-8390

In the U.S.:

David Pasquale

Global IR Partners

Tel: +1 914-337-8801

Source: China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited
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