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Transsion To Start Selling Smartphones In India

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The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Transssion (formerly Tecno Telecom),  is planning to launch its smartphone business in India effective in Q2 of 2016.

According to Gordon Zhang vice director of TeleAnalysis.

“Tecno will launch India operations in Q2, 2016 and launch smartphones.”

In the African market the company has been very active for last 9 years. During that time they have increased their market share thanks to a sound localization strategy.

“Once it launches India operations, the company is planning to go step wise. First, the focus is on getting supply chain to India. Second, make in India and sell in India. Third, focus is to make in India and sell to Africa. Fourth, is to make in India and sell to other emerging markets,”

“In 2014, Transsion did total sales of 46 million whereas in 2015 the company sold 59.2 million and in 2016 plans are to sell 80 million mobile phones,” said Zhang.

Established in July 2006 Transsion Holdings, is a high-tech enterprise concentrating in R&D, production, sale and service of smartphones and currently has a bundle of smartphone brands – iTel, Tecno, Carlcare and Infinix.

The firm has bureaus in Nigeria, Dubai, Tanzania, Kenya, Becesngal and Cameroon and has a plant in Ethiopia, apart from a plant in China. The Ethiopia factory has around 1,000 employees and exports smartphones to Nigeria, Angola and Tanzania. In China, Transsion assemblies 300 thousand smartphones per day.

The company Transsion Holding not only makes smartphones but they also make tablet, lightning, accessories and home appliances.

 

Samsung Galaxy S6,Galaxy S6 Edge Gets India Launch

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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge

Samsung’s latest flagship devices, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge have today, been officially launched in India. The official formality of the flagships in the sub-continent accompanied prices and options available for the duo.
Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge
The Galaxy S6 will be offered in three storage options – 32 GB for INR 49,900 ($800), 64 GB for INR 55,900 ($894) and 128 GB for INR61,900 ($993). The flagship Galaxy S6 will be offered in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum and Blue Topaz.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 edge is priced at 32 GB for Rs 58,900 ($945), 64GB for Rs 64, 900 ($1041), and 128 GB for INR 70,900 ($1138). It will be offered in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, and Green Emerald.

Samsung is taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge starting today and will ship it on April 10. Those pre-order the handset before availability date will get 10,000 points in case the price of the device falls and also a free screen replacement warranty for twelve months from the purchase date.