A Gionee handset. Photo: Xinhua A Gionee handset. Photo: Xinhua
A Gionee handset. Photo: Xinhua
Smartphones

Budget smartphone brand Gionee made more than US$4 million after employees infected 20 million phones with malware

  • Employees of a Gionee subsidiary were sentenced to 3 to 3.5 years in prison this week for installing malware on the company’s phones
  • Chinese budget brands serving developing countries have had multiple malware issues but experts say this will likely not dent enthusiasm for them

Topic |   Smartphones
A Gionee handset. Photo: Xinhua A Gionee handset. Photo: Xinhua
A Gionee handset. Photo: Xinhua
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