Infinix Mobile

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Infinix
TypeSubsidiary
IndustryMobile phones
Founded2013; 8 years ago (2013)
FounderSagem Wireless, Transsion Holdings
Headquarters
Area served
Africa (except Eritrea, Namibia and South Africa), South Asia, North America, Indonesia, and France
Key people
Benjamin Jiang (CEO)
ParentTranssion Holdings
Websitewww.infinixmobility.com

Infinix Mobile is a Hong Kong-based[1] smartphone company founded in 2013 by Sagem Wireless and Transsion Holdings.[2][3] The company has research and development centres sprawling between France and Korea and designs its phones in France. Infinix mobile phones are manufactured in France, Bangladesh, Korea, Hong Kong, China, India and Pakistan and are available in Asia and in about 30 countries in the Middle East and Africa, including Morocco, Bangladesh, Kenya, Nigeria, Egypt, Iraq,[4] Pakistan and Algeria.[5]

Infinix Mobile became the first smartphone brand manufacturing in Pakistan. The company keeps growing its investment to contribute to boost its production.

In 2017, Infinix Mobile gained market shares in Egypt, rising to third place after Samsung and Huawei.[6]

On 8 May 2018, Infinix Mobile Nigeria signed an endorsement deal with David Adedeji Adeleke (Davido) as the 2018 Nigerian Mobile Brand Ambassador.[7]

On 25 June 2020, Infinix Mobility announced the first range of smart TVs to the Nigerian electronics market.[8]

On 18 December 2020, Infinix has officially launched its new Infinix X1 Smart Android TV in the Indian market with two models 32 inch and 43-inch screen sizes.[9]

In May 2021, Infinix Mobile ventured into laptops, unveiling the INbook X1 series. The top-notch laptop is expected to be in Egypt, Indonesia, and Nigeria.[10][11]

Infinix is the main sponsor of the Indian Super League Mumbai City FC.[12][13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Deck, Andrew (2020-06-23). "Your guide to Transsion, Africa's biggest mobile phone supplier". Rest of World. Retrieved 2020-08-08. Transsion operates three brands from its headquarters: Infinix, Itel, and Tecno.
  2. ^ Adepoju, Paul. "How thinking and acting local took Africa's top-selling phone maker to a multibillion-dollar IPO". Quartz Africa. Retrieved 2020-08-08.
  3. ^ www.ETTelecom.com. "Transsion's online-only smartphone brand Infinix aims 8-10% online market share - ET Telecom". ETTelecom.com. Retrieved 2021-06-26.
  4. ^ "Iraq". Infinix (in Arabic). Retrieved 2020-12-30.
  5. ^ "Hong Kong's mobile brand Infinix sets foot in Bangladesh". The Daily Star. 2016-12-04. Retrieved 2017-03-14.
  6. ^ "Egyptian Reviewer: من هى شركة infinix - انفينكس". Egyptian Reviewer (in Arabic). Retrieved 2018-01-21.
  7. ^ Releases, Press (2018-05-09). "A collaboration of premium entities — Infinix Mobility Limited signs Davido as brand ambassador". Techpoint.Africa. Retrieved 2020-05-29.
  8. ^ "Infinix to foray into the smart TV market; to increase focus on accessories business". indiatimes.com. 2019-12-13. Retrieved 2019-12-13.
  9. ^ "Infinix X1 Smart TV – Full phone specifications & Price in India".
  10. ^ "Infinix Unveils INBook X1 Notebook Series". Geeky Nigeria. 2021-05-29. Retrieved 2021-05-30.
  11. ^ "Full Specs Of Infinix INBook X1 Laptop". Geeky Nigeria. 2021-05-29. Retrieved 2021-05-30.
  12. ^ "Infinix Smartphone partners with Mumbai City FC". Tvnews4u. Retrieved 2017-11-22.
  13. ^ "Infinix might be releasing a New Phone that comes with 160W Charging". OutNow.com.ng. Retrieved 2021-06-23.

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