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Infinix to stop selling smartphones in the Philippines




Looks like we’re no longer going to see new Infinix smartphones in the Philippines as the company has decided to stop selling them due to financial issues.

Infinix’s Brand Manager, Zaks Yu, announced in a Facebook group the company’s decision to stop selling smartphones because of low commission and that they have “lost too much money”. The company will still launch the Infinix Note 5 and continue after-sales service for their existing devices. Read the full post below.

Yu also announced his new position as SEA Smart Accessory Department Sales Manager. As for the new direction, the Infinix brand will still exist in the country but will now focus on accessories like power banks, smartwatches, headsets, and even electric toothbrushes.

Hong Kong-based Infinix, which has established its popularity in Africa, started its Philippine operations back in 2015 and has focused on selling its smartphones through online channels such as Lazada and Shopee.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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3 Responses

  1. Pipes says:

    Another victim of xiaomi! ?

  2. jobert0 says:

    Not just Xiaomi, you have to understand that there are four china brands dominating the market, aside from Xiaomi, there is Huawei, Oppo and Vivo.

  3. Dikya says:

    Awww that was so sad i was hoping that this year their going to launch new specs and phone,, i was excited but when i saw this i feel so sad,

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