QMobile

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QMobile
کیو موبائل
Private Company
Industry Telecommunications, Audio, Consumer Electronics
Founded 2009 (2009)
Headquarters Karachi, Pakistan
Area served
Pakistan
Products Bar Phone, Smartphone, Tablets
Revenue IncreasePKR 20 billion (2017)[1]
Subsidiaries QBeats Music(qbeats.com.pk)
Website www.qmobile.com.pk

QMobile (Urdu:کیو موبائل‬) is a Karachi based consumer electronics company which markets smartphones in Pakistan.[2] It is the largest smartphone brand in Pakistan with an estimate of one million mobile phones sold monthly.[3][4]

QMobile was launched in 2009. Being the first local mobile phone company to enter a saturated market, it has penetrated quite deeply. QMobiles are popularly known from their low and mid-ranged smart and mobile phones.[5][6]

QMobile’s range of devices includes some tablets and dozens of phones including touchscreen, QWERTY, WiFi all running Android OS. A windows phone named QMobile W1 was also launched in 2015. Now QMobile has launched the first Android One smartphone in Pakistan. QMobile A1[7] is now officially available in Pakistan under Android One smartphone program.[8][9] QMobile does not manufacture mobile phones, rather import phones from vendors in China and sells them under its own brand.[10]

Manufacturing factory[edit]

QMobile has no manufacturing factory in Pakistan, it import parts and sometimes rebadge phones from a Chinese smartphone manufacturing company named Gionee, it is one of China’s largest mobile phone manufacturers. Qmobile is just a marketing brand based in Karachi, Pakistan.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baloch, Farooq (7 April 2013). "QMobile: Conquering the Pakistani market, one phone at a time – The Express Tribune". tribune.com.pk. Archived from the original on 11 April 2014. Retrieved 11 April 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Rising stars: The man behind Q Mobile's success – The Express Tribune". tribune.com.pk. The Express Tribune. 1 September 2013. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  3. ^ "QMobile Leads Handset Shipments in Pakistan with 1 Million Imports Every Month". 2014-03-24. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  4. ^ "Q Mobile reveals its New & Refreshed Look". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  5. ^ "QMobile: Conquering the Pakistani market, one phone at a time - The Express Tribune". tribune.com.pk. The Express Tribune. 7 April 2013. Retrieved 7 April 2014. 
  6. ^ "Rising stars: The man behind Q Mobile's success - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-08-31. Retrieved 2016-06-17. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 7, 2015. Retrieved July 7, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Bar Phones - QMobile Pakistan". qmobile.com.pk. 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  9. ^ "Tablets - QMobile Pakistan". qmobile.com.pk. 19 March 2014. Archived from the original on 19 March 2014. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  10. ^ "QMobile: Conquering the Pakistani market, one phone at a time - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2013-04-07. Retrieved 2017-06-23. 

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