BEIJING, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China TechFaith Wireless Communication Technology Limited (NASDAQ: CNTF) ("TechFaith" or the "Company") today announced that its "Jungle" outdoor 3.5G rugged outdoor mobile phone passed both the IP67 and the U.S. military MIL- STD 810G shock standard.
Achieving the IP67 standard test certifies that TecFace's rugged Jungle mobile phone is able to remain under water up to 1 meter for 30 minutes, provide strong resistance to dust and withstand a standard drop test from 2 meters high. To pass the U.S. military MIL-STD 810G shock test, TecFace's rugged Jungle mobile phone further proved its high standard for strong resistance to shock.
One of TecFace's exciting branded phones targeting the demands of a specific niche market, the rugged Jungle brand mobile phone is one of the most durable phones on the market today, capable of being fully submersed in water and still working flawlessly. The phone's shock resistance design is capable of withstanding being dropped, as is typical in a rugged outdoor environment. Other features of the quad band (WCDMA 2100, GSM 900/1800/1900), total outdoor solution rugged Jungle brand mobile phone include GPS, an altimeter, barometer, thermometer, compass and lighting functions.
Mr. Deyou Dong, Chief Operating Officer of TechFaith in charge of the mobile phone business said, "By leveraging our history of software and mobile phone expertise, we are able to help fulfill customer demand for tailored solutions. In the case of Jungle, there was a clear need from out-door and sports enthusiasts for a phone capable of operating and enduring the tough conditions, including drop shock and withstanding water submersion. Jungle's ability to achieve these certifications further validates our product's quality, innovation and performance. Our rugged mobile phone has already generated a lot of interest in China and the international market. We are optimistic about potential demand from the military, outdoor enthusiasts and consumers seeking a rugged phone."
TechFaith (NASDAQ: CNTF) has three primary businesses. Under the TechFaith umbrella, the Company is a leading global ODP (Original Developed Product) mobile handset provider. Under its TecFace brand, the Company is a leading developer of specialized mobile phones for differentiated market segments, including the rapidly growing Smartphone market targeting Enterprise users and Operators through its QIGI brand; Outdoor and Sports enthusiasts through its Jungle brand; and the Teen market through licensed brands. Under the Company's 17Vee brand, the Company has built a leading, intellectual property based motion gaming business ranging from Bluetooth enabled motion gaming controllers and software to a recently launched proprietary set-top motion game box. For more information, please visit www.techfaithwireless.com , www.17vee.com and www.798game.com.
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