China’s Transsion dominates African mobile phone market from FT (paywall):

“Solid design and low prices helped China’s Transsion Holdings overtake Samsung this year to become the number one smartphone company by sales in Africa, and now it is making inroads into India.”

What happened: Shenzhen-based smartphone maker Transsion is now number four in terms of units sold after Samsung, Apple, and Huawei, but its low cost means it ranks at 13 globally by sales value.

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Rita Liao

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