TECNO announces grand prize winner in #TECNOMobileZA competitionSubmitted by Natascha
South Africans have won more than R600,000 in cash and other prizes from TECNO, a premium smartphone brand, with Unathi Mamane announced as the overall winner on the 15th December.
JOHANNESBURG, – The grand prize winner in the #TECNOMobileZA competition has been announced.
For the past 16 weeks, premium smartphone brand TECNO has been running an exciting competition to celebrate the launch of its SPARK 7 Series and CAMON 17P in South Africa.
To enter participants had to take a photo of their new SPARK 7 Pro or CAMON 17P device, post it on Facebook, tag @TECNOMobileSouthAfrica and include the hashtag #TECNOMobileZA.
After four months of the competition, we are proud to announce the official end of our competition and the grand prize winner, Unathi Mamane, who today walks away with R50 000.
An excited Unathi says, “I feel so proud, happy and overwhelmed.
I am going to spend my prize on my child’s education and pay a portion towards my UNISA registration.”
Hot on Unathi’s heels were incremental cash prize winners who were announced during the course of the competition, namely:
Selanie Pillay - R10 000
Khanedzeni Radzilani - R15 000
Ayabonga Notakela - R25 000
That is not all, the successful competition saw various people walk away with daily, weekly and monthly prizes including cellphones, airtime and various branded accessories to the value of R600 000.
In the past year, TECNO has ramped up efforts to capture a greater slice of the South African smartphone market, building on its success in Africa where it topped handset sales in Africa in 2020 to make it the number one smartphone brand on the continent.
Since launching earlier this year, the SPARK 7 Pro and CAMON 17P have won fans from around South Africa for their cutting-edge technology and stylish designs, seen in edge-to-edge Dot-In Displays with more definition, brightness, crisper colours and unparalleled refresh rates.
Competition grand prize winner, Unathi agrees, “my TECNO Spark 7 Pro is a solid performer. The price versus performance value of this device is just incredible. I'm so in love with my 16MP AI Dual Camera with AI technology.
Furthermore, with the latest HiOS operating system, which now includes dark mode, film album and Video Assistant- creating, capturing and sharing those dream moments have reached new levels of efficiency.
With TECNO’s slogan – Stop At Nothing – the brand promises to unlock the best of contemporary smartphone technologies by making them accessible for global emerging markets.
Stop At Nothing represents TECNO’s recognition of human progress and people’s pursuit for purpose, potential and excellence. It celebrates the ‘progressive mavericks’; those who are ‘young at heart’ and the youth who admirably remain resilient in the face of adversity.
“We have seen how resilient and progressive society can be in the face of adversity, especially among young adults in markets like South Africa. They defy the odds and ‘stop at nothing’ to progress, find creative and even disruptive ways to reach their full potential,” says TECNO Chief Marketing Officer, Danni Xu.
“This attitude and spirit resonates so strongly with TECNO that we were compelled to embrace it and position it at the very core of who we are and what we do as a technology brand.”
TECNO’s rise on the African continent can be attributed not only to cost-efficiency, but offering consumers cutting-edge technology designed to ensure a superior user experience.
The brand has recognised the value of marrying smartphone and camera technology ecosystems as Artificial Intelligence (AI) computing power in smartphone development, resulting in devices that are able to produce sublime photographic and video content in tune with user preferences.
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