Company Profile

Established in 2006, TRANSSION Holdings is a global company dedicated to providing most favored mobile communication products and mobile internet services for local consumers in emerging markets. The company is best-known in emerging markets for its leading mobile brands, including TECNO, itel, Infinix and Spice. After 10 years of expansion, the company is now a leading player in the mobile industry, with a market share of over 40% in Sub-Saharan African countries. Its cumulative sales volume has reached a landmark of more than 246 million Dual-SIM handsets.

Transsion's brand portfolio also comprises Carlcare for after-sales services, Oraimo for mobile accessories and Syinix for home appliance. Transsion also owns a mobile internet company - Afmobi, which houses a quick search website - www.af1234.com, a news portal site www.helloAf.com, an APP store - PalmPlay and an instant messaging tool - Palmchat, which boasts over 150 million registered users (by June 2017). Thanks to its dedication to ensuring customer user experience, TRANSSION’s three mobile phone brands have been selected in ‘Top 100 Most Admired Brands’ for African consumers as confirmed by ‘African Business Magazine’ (March 2017). TECNO was selected in the list for the past three successive years, ranked 14th in 2016; itel moved up 27 places in the ranking and became the 25th in 2016, Infinix ranked 37th for the first time. In the same year of 2016, Transsion officially entered India with its brand itel and has achieved the second most preferred brand in India (as per CMR report 2017 Q1).

Manned by 15000+ employees, TRANSSION has a global sales network in 58 countries, including Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Egypt, UAE (Dubai), Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, etc.

From R&D, design, manufacturing to sales and after-sales service, TRANSSION is able to control its whole industry ecosystem. With 3 manufacturing units around the world, the company is capable of producing about 400,000 handsets per day (including TRANSSION's self-owned factories and external cooperation factories). TRANSSION R&D centres are located in Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, working closely with local R&D professionals in Nigeria and Kenya, in addition to a partnership with an outstanding design team in France. TRANSSION’s after sales service brand Carlcare has 1500 service touch points (including the third-party service centers) globally powered by 5 repair factories to provide unequalled support to consumers. Furthermore, with Google, Facebook, Intel, Sony, Microsoft, MediaTek, Orange, Qualcomm and other world-renowned enterprises as strong backup force, TRANSSION will constantly move forward at a steady pace in the future.


TECNO Mobile is the premium mobile phone brand of Transsion Holdings with a comprehensive mobile devices portfolio across feature phones, smartphones and tablets. As a brand, TECNO is dedicated to transforming state-of-the-art technologies into localized products under the guideline of “Think Globally, Act Locally”. Established in 2006, TECNO has presence in more than 40 countries across the globe. As one of the fastest growing international brand, TECNO has achieved a cumulative sales volume of 120 million units. It is now one of the top three mobile phone brands in Africa and a major player worldwide.