TechFaith to Launch Motion Sensor Gaming Console Box

BEIJING, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China TechFaith Wireless Technology Limited (Nasdaq: CNTF) ("TechFaith") today announced its subsidiary, 798 Entertainment will launch a new motion sensor gaming console box in March of 2011 through 17Vee, its motion game publishing platform. The console comes with advanced motion controllers, wireless capabilities, 2GB memory, and a low power consumption duo core processor, graphics processing unit. The wireless functionality will allow gamers to access 17Vee unique applications including a variety of proprietary motion games, online motion gaming clubs, the competitive 17Vee Challenger's Versus Platform, TV and an online Karaoke entertainment system.

Mr. Tony Kong, CEO of 798 Entertainment, said, "This is an exciting strategic development for us.  We have proven our motion sensor gaming technologies in the mobile and PC online environments.  The response has been very positive given the added interactivity, more enriching game experience and ability for gamers to compete against each other by integrating our motion sensor gaming technologies and online game titles.  It is a logical step for us to now extend our proprietary motion sensor gaming platform to include a console box.  This will open up a new market segment to us by connecting the console directly to television sets and enabling gamers to play online motion games through an Internet broadband connection. The Chinese consumer is a powerful consumer and the home and office environments are ideal locations for us to now further penetrate.  To help us build momentum, we plan to launch educational and training content, in addition to the motion sensor entertainment content we all love to play."

About TechFaith

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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