Taipei, Friday, Dec 15, 2017, 06:54


Tecno Enjoying Steady Growth in the African Smartphone Market, MIC Says

Published: Jul 24,2017

Though not listed in the world’s top 10 smartphone brands, Tecno has made outstanding achievements, securing the second place in the African smartphone market in 2016, according to Taipei-based research institute MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute).

More on This

Face Detection Accounts for Major Share of Apple's Patents with Most Recognition Technologies

Apple's facial recognition patents, consisting of face detection (including image pre-processing) and recognition (including feature extraction)...

Taiwanese IP Camera Shipment Volume to Grow 10% in 2017

Shipment volume of the Taiwanese IP (Internet Protocol) camera industry is estimated to top approximately 3.1 million units in 2017...

"Founded in 2006, Tecno entered the African market in 2008 with its first feature phone T570. In 2016, Tecno was the largest mobile phone brand in Tanzania and Nigeria with a market share of 41% and 31% respectively," says Shih-Zong Huang, industry analyst with MIC.

“Apart from providing smartphones with functions designed for young people's mobile entertainment needs, Tecno has created a software-based mobile entertainment ecosystem to improve user experience. The strategy of aligning hardware and software together has enabled Tecno to expand in the Africa smartphone market and made it the 16th most loved brand in Africa in 2016.”

CTIMES loves to interact with the global technology related companies and individuals, you can deliver your products information or share industrial intelligence. Please email us to

470 viewed

comments powered by Disqus