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Symphony is now exporting smartphones abroad – Dhaka Tribune

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Following Walton’s footsteps, Symphony Mobile, a brand of Edison Group, also started exporting “Made in Bangladesh” smartphones abroad. 

The smartphone manufacturer made the announcement of exporting locally assembled smartphones to Nepal on Saturday at its factory premises near Ashulia, Dhaka. 

Symphony mobile has started exporting mobile phones to Nepal in October 2021. About 15 thousand handsets of three models were sent directly to the Apex Group as the first lot. Symphony mobile has planned to send about 10,000 phones of different models per month to Nepal through Apex Group.

Symphony also revealed its plans to export smartphones to Nigeria, Sudan, Vietnam and Sri Lankan market within the year 2022. 

They made the announcement In the presence of Mostafa Jabbar, minister of Posts and Telecommunications, Mohammad Khalilur Rahman, secretary, Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications and Shyam Sundar Sikder, chairman, BTRC, Zakaria Shahid, managing director, Symphony Mobile.

Zakaria Shahid said: “We will export 10 thousand products from Bangladesh to the Nepal market every month. We have the capacity to produce 1 million products per month in our factory. 

“The factory is run by around 15 hundred people and in addition to this more than fifty thousand to one lacs, people are directly or indirectly involved in the production activities. Apart from Nepal, we are also planning to export our mobile phones to Nigeria, Sudan, Vietnam, and Sri Lanka by 2022.”

Minister Jabbar said: “First of all, I would like to greet the Symphony Mobile Brand of Edison Group on behalf of the Government of Bangladesh. They are the only brand in Bangladesh who are running such a big factory on their own initiative without any foreign or government help which has come from patriotism only.” He said that he would like to see Symphony Mobile in 50 more countries very soon and hoped that the Bangladesh government would extend any kind of help if needed.

With the launch of its own assembly plant in 2018, Symphony Mobile is currently producing around 12 million smartphones every year. Besides smartphones, the company also produces chargers, batteries and earphones. 

They also plan to launch “Made in Bangladesh” tablets soon. 

Bangladeshi brand Walton started exporting smartphones to India and USA back in March 2020. It claims to be the highest exporting Bangladeshi enterprise in the field of electronics, with a universal presence in over 20 countries.

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