Transsion Holdings, the Chinese company behind Tecno and Infinix smartphone brands used to be a feature phone manufacturer pre-2014 but since the company released its first smartphone in 2014, the start-up has grown rapidly to emerge as a leading brand in Africa and some Asian countries like India. The brand is known for low-priced smartphones that have given low-income earners in these developing nations access to smartphones.
However, that cheap phone may come with a price which in the long run makes it an expensive sh*t. A recent report by BuzzFeed News alleges that some Chinese phones contain malware that secretlydownloaded apps and tries to subscribe the user to services without his knowledge or permission. A case in point was that of a 41-year-old South African who got the Tecno W2. The phone was plagued with pop-up ads interrupting