September 25, 2023

Phonup expands territory in Chennai

Chennai, June 2018: Phonup (, a joint venture between Francorp and Phonup Italy (, announcesits expansionin Tamil Nadu with their first outlet in Chennai today at Rahamath Commercial City. The store will be a ‘One-Stop-Destination’ for all mobile phone solutions. Customers can avail new and certified pre-owned smart phones from leading brands such as, Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Xiaomi, OnePlus, Motorola, Oppo, Vivo etc under one roof at Phonup.

The life cycle extension of device comprises of environmental friendliness in terms of emissions and energy essential for discarding. Phonup is committed to boost the endurablilty for both the assortment and re-use with its comprehensive 40+ quality checks prior to customer’s display. The company offers umbrella solutions for mid and high-end mobile handsets across Pan India. Moreover, every single smartphone furnished from Phonup comes with 12 months of warranty. Customers can avail the doorstep services for their mobile’s express repair.

“We are very happy to extend Phonup now in Chennai. India is a huge landing ground of unorganized market of 70 million refurbished smart phones with a year-on-year 35 per cent growth for mobile users. Mobile subscriptions are anticipated to hit 1.4 billion by 2021. Rapidly it’s growing in Tamil Nadu, and Phonup is offering 12 Months Warranty, Accessories and Special Packages to check health of your phones. Phonup is also offering handsets exchange and finance facility to its customers from Phonup stores. The statistics show the wireless teledensity in India has reached 90%. The number of smartphone users in India is projected to reach 340 million and could reach almost 468 million by 2021. We continue to provide pre-owned smart phones and mobile express repair services to our customers here in Chennai,” said Sanjeev Arora, COO, Phonup India.

“We are very happy to be a part of Phonup’s extension store launch in Chennai. There are about 650 million mobile phone users in India, and just over 300 million of them have a smartphone. Everybody is looking at India as a huge landing ground for the smartphone innovation and also as a next big step in that part of the world. The smartphone industry in India is a growing market with around 36 percent of all Indian mobile users expected to own a smartphone by 2018. Phonup is presently on a quick expansion mode across India via the franchisemodel. Franchisees can opt to have a Unit, Kiosk or Multi Brand Franchise;” – said Gaurav Marya, Chairman, Franchise India.

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