BEIJING, February 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — China TechFaith Wireless Communication Limited (NASDAQ: CNTF) today announced won the prestigious 2014 China Best Industrial Award from Telecommunications Global Net (CWW) for the Company’s ruggedized JNOTE.

This year’s selection panel included highly regarded experts and representatives from the media and telecommunications industries.

TechFaith’s JNote ruggedized notepad, was designed on the robust Android operating system operating on QUAD Core CPU and runs on WCDMA/GSM networks, with IP68 and MIL-S810G standards certifications. Its main features include a 6.0 inch, 1080P high-definition LCD screen protected by 2nd Generation Gorilla Glass, water resistance up to 1.5 meters, dust and shock resistance, the ability to operate in extreme temperatures, dual sim card support, and a high resolution 13.0 MP rear camera.

Mr. Deyou Dong, President and COO of TechFaith, said, ‘This award represents a high visibility endorsement of our JNOTE and our strong history of design expertise. TechFaith is popularizing ruggedized designs across a full range of consumer and enterprise products, including our family of ruggedized smartphones, notepads, smart watches, and cameras. Our ruggedized suite of products is perfectly suited for everyday use, where life routinely has rugged moments, including dropped smartphones, drinks spilling on notepads, smart watches stepped on and cameras knocked off counters. Our ruggedized designs give consumers peace of mind as they know the products they rely upon will not suddenly break or get damaged from simple everyday mishaps. Importantly, we marry excellent quality with the thin form factor and light weight designs, ranging from superior phone call audio to high definition displays and robust value-added software features. Our ruggedized line is gaining traction worldwide with recent orders in the European Union, the Domestic China market, South America and others. We are proud of achieving this award and expect it will help further differentiate our brand in the marketplace.’

For more information on the award, please visit: http://www.cww.net.cn/mobile/html/2014/12/1/2014121105426222.htm

About TechFaith

TechFaith (NASDAQ: CNTF) 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 ruggedized mobile phones and other devices for differentiated market segments, including the rapidly growing Smartphone market targeting wireless mobile phone network operators, end users and sports enthusiasts. For more information, please visit www.techfaithwireless.com.

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