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Wiko takes 10.5% share of open market

Thursday 12 December 2013 | 09:15 CET | News
Wiko, a Chinese phonemaker based in France, has taken a 10.5 percent share of the open market in one year, Les Echos reported. It is expected to sell 2 million mobile phones this year -80 percent smartphones- mainly in France. The company, which employs 60 people and has one factory, was created two and half years ago. It was taken over by Chinese company Tinno over a year ago and launched its first Android device at end of summer 20l2. Prices have retailed at less than EUR 200 per device. Wiko is the number one in online sales in the greater Paris region. Its latest smartphone model, the

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