Students use their mobile phones at the Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa. In the first quarter of this year Africa’s smartphone shipments declined 7.1 per cent quarter on quarter to 21.5 million units. Photo: AFP

How China’s Simi Mobile is conquering Africa, one country at a time

  • Budget phone maker Simi Mobile recorded total revenue of US$39 million in 2018
  • In the first quarter of this year, Africa’s smartphone shipments declined 7.1 per cent quarter on quarter but were up 5.6 per cent year on year to 21.5 million units
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Students use their mobile phones at the Witwatersrand University in Johannesburg, South Africa. In the first quarter of this year Africa’s smartphone shipments declined 7.1 per cent quarter on quarter to 21.5 million units. Photo: AFP
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