Homtom want you to learn Chinese while you try to win free phones


Continuing the trend of offbeat marketing tactics from Chinese OEMs is Homtom, with their latest giveaway antic. ‘Giveaway’ means that they’re giving away free phones; but there’s more.

Apparently Homtom want their fans and giveaway participants to learn Chinese while they’re at trying to win the phones.

The renders will tell you more about the former; about the giveaway, there are a total of six phones to be won.

Homtom are basically celebrating the season and the fact that they’ve gone past 12,000 Facebook fans. The six phones being given away include:

  • One HT6
  • Two HT5
  • Three HT7

There are some steps you’ll need to carry out to be eligible for the giveaway. You can find these over at the Homtom Facebook page.

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Other interesting marketing activity we saw earlier today came from Homtom compatriot UMi, who are asking their fans to define their next smartphone, the UMi Apollo.

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4 Comments

  1. balcobomber25
    December 21, 2015

    Way too much work to win a mediocre phone…

    • Cpaun
      December 21, 2015

      I agree but I always wanted to learn Chinese, so this could be an opportunity 🙂

  2. MaxPower
    December 21, 2015

    total of 6 cheap phones.
    Andi gave away more and way better phones
    without asking anything crazy.
    just saying.

  3. Adrian
    December 22, 2015

    i just received my HomTom HT6 and im pretty impressed,nice quality for 133 dollars and my batery is still at 82% after 3-4 days of easy use(it has 6250mah)…unfortunetly i was dumb and didnt realise it doesent have 3g at 850mhz wich i need on at&t in usa..so i guess ill used it just as a navigation phone haha