China mobile phone brand, Konka, enters Indian market

Mumbai, December 16, 2012 -- KONKA,  one of China’s top mobile phone brands  has entered the Indian market,  into a strategic partnership with MAK Mobility Private Limited. KONKA smartphones operate on Google's Android platform and are targeted at young, tech savvy, style conscious people.Says  Li Hongtao, Chairman of KONKA Telecom :  "We aim to offer quality products with novel features matching the expectations of the discerning consumers, especially the youth whose lifestyle increasingly revolves around smart devices. We plan to create localized mobile internet eco-system by providing smart devices bundled with cloud based services and applications"

Adds Manish Pengoriya, Director of MAK Mobility Pvt. Ltd.:  "Our success will be based on building robust real time distribution network focused on the key smartphones markets across India. We would endeavor to provide KONKA customers with matchless experience and quality through investment in technology enabling real time distribution and in development of KONKA Smartphone experience zones in key retail outlets across the country."

The Indian market is the fastest growing after China and has the world's second largest number of wireless subscribers, around 950 million and growing.

KONKA is a leading global consumer electronics and mobile phone company with sales of $ 3 Billion  in 2011. The company has over 25000 employees, 5 manufacturing bases in China and 3 manufacturing bases in Indonesia, Mexico and Turkey The company is listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange from 1992, with 400 million A-shares and 200 million B-shares. The company is ranked 5th among "Top 10 valuable Chinese electronic Brands" awarded by IDG in CES and Famous trademark: Top 10 of the "China Well-know trademarks" having brand value of USD 2 billion .