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NXP Software and ZTE Reach Milestone Agreement on Voice

September 3, 2013

ZTE gives mobile devices a new and improved voice with LifeVibes VoiceExperience by NXP Software

EINDHOVEN, The Netherlands, September 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

NXP Software, a world leader in mobile multimedia software, today announced that ZTE,
a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment, will incorporate LifeVibes
VoiceExperience software on their Qualcomm-based phones. This agreement leverages the
participation of ZTE and NXP Software in Qualcomm’s Hexagon Access Program.

LifeVibes VoiceExperience is building on NXP Software’s acoustical expertise. It
enhances the end-user experience with excellent noise suppression and echo cancellation,
delivers HD Voice quality of speech, and ensures intelligibility in noisy environments.

“We are very pleased to contribute to ZTE’s global ambition with our superior
VoiceExperience on Qualcomm solution, leveraging our finely-tuned QDSP port,” said Nicolas
Sauvage, Marketing & Sales Director, OEM Business Line NXP Software. “ZTE extensively
benchmarked various voice solutions and decided to deploy LifeVibes VoiceExperience.”

“We are very happy to be collaborating with NXP Software,” said June Wang, VP of
Strategic Partnership of ZTE. “Integrating VoiceExperience into our phones will raise
performance and increase our ability to deliver clear and crisp audio. It will also help
us to easily meet operator requirements while also lowering our overall BoM cost.”

LifeVibes VoiceExperience ensures mobile devices can offer clear and natural voice
calling. It allows device manufacturers to deliver voice quality that exceeds mobile
operator requirements. Deployed in almost one billion devices, VoiceExperience is a
platform-independent, full-software solution offering fast time-to-market and measurably
superior quality, backed by worldwide support.

About NXP Software

NXP Software is the leading global independent software vendor for mobile voice and
multimedia. It specializes in innovative solutions and use-cases that help device makers
deliver extraordinary media experiences. Through its expertise, consumer insights and
partnerships across the mobile eco-system, NXP Software enables the delivery of Premium
experience everywhere. Its LifeVibes(TM) software brings added enjoyment, creativity and
differentiation to connected devices, unlocking the full potential of all software and
hardware platforms. http://www.nxpsoftware.com

About ZTE

ZTE Corporation is a globally-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and
network solutions. With operations in 160 countries, the company is a leader in technology
innovation, delivering superior products and business solutions to clients all over the
world. Founded in 1985, ZTE is listed on both the Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges
and is China’s largest listed telecoms equipment company.

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