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When people develop self-hatred over a brand, they tend to easily believe negative things about the brand which forms a a belief system that’s passed across to several persons
No matter how you look at it, purchasing a Tecno smartphone doesn’t make you any less important than people who go for the big guns; the likes of iPhone, HTC and Samsung.
Despite this established fact, you begin to wonder why there are still millions of people who will catch a cold at the mention of the brand Tecno.
Short answer – It’s because they have fallen for the myth that Tecno products are a ridiculous excuse for being mobile phone.
Sadly, if you have fallen for any of these myths, then chances are you have missed a couple of things that users are enjoying.
So what exactly are these myths? Although there are a couple, allow me to share with you 4 of the most common ones smartphone lovers fall for.
1. Tecno Smartphone is CHINA!
No doubt, we hear this phrase every time and those who want to take a jab at users of the product shot them with the phrase – Tecno is a Chinese product.
While it is entirely true that Tecno is China based, it doesn’t make the product any less durable. It would shock you to know that most major mobile vendors have their manufacturing plant in China and most of the products coming to Africa especially Nigeria are made in China.
2. Tecno Smartphones Are Just “A Piece Of Cheap Plastic”
Again, Tecno products are entirely made of plastic and it makes a whole of sense considering the fact that they control a market whose users are predominantly “low budget earners.”
It doesn’t look really terrible in those plastic shells, however. It is a known fact that even the highly rated Galaxy S series are made of plastic. Also recently, the World’s most valuable brand Apple designed a line of iPhone in Plasic casing and no one gave a hoot about it.
So is plastic casing not good for you, how about you settle for a phone in gold casing?
3. Saturation Of The Market With Same Phones In Different Label
Now, this is hilarious because it makes little or no sense to believe that Tecno is the only mobile vendor guilty of this act.
No mobile vendor has released phones in equal succession like Nokia and before it was acquired by Microsoft, no one saw the mass production of phones as a problem. Shouldn’t Tecno be given that same privilege considering also, that the China based company isn’t anywhere near Samsung in mass production of Smartphones.
4. Penny Wise Pound Foolish
Alot of tech savvy users believe buying a Tecno Smartphone is as good as buying a product that’s dead on arrival. The myth that device malfunctioning only exist on the Tecno brand is not only ridiculous but shameful.
No responsible company would design a product with a deliberate fault and with Tecno’s resolve to create a brand that can compete not only in Asia, South America and Africa but globally; one can expect improvements over the course of time.
The recently launched Tecno R7 proves Tecno is gradually becoming brand with recognition.
Most of the flaws we highlighted earlier were carefully corrected and for the first time, the much awaited OTA feature became a reality.
Alot of pundits have said several negative things about Tecno but with the change of company’s philosophy which puts users above self, a lot more people could change their ideas about the China based company who dramatically played a vital role in fostering the transition of Nigeria from a feature phone nation to a smartphone nation.
Are you guilty of having fallen for any of these myths? If you are, then it’s high time you snapped out of it and crank up yourself to go get a Tecno phone. What do you think?