ZTE is the newest smartphone manufacturer to enter the gaming market in Indonesia. Photo: ZTE
JAKARTA – All statistics show how big the gaming market in Indonesia is. However, not many manufacturers have had success with their gaming phones in Indonesia. Starting from Black Shark to Asus ROG Phone. Well, ZTE wants to change this with the Redmagic 8S Pro gaming cellphone and nubia Neo 5G.
The presence of these two gaming phones is a promising momentum amidst the growing gaming phone market in Indonesia, triggered by the popularity of e-sports. According to the Digital 2023: Indonesia report, 90 percent of Internet users play mobile gaming on smartphones.
Internet users in Indonesia alone are reported to reach 212.9 million or 77 percent of the total population. The presence of these gamers makes the game market in Indonesia so promising. Statista reports that total game market revenue in Indonesia will reach USD 759.50 million in 2022.
It is predicted that this revenue will grow 7.66 percent per year and reach USD 1,161 million in 2027.
That, which made ZTE announce a strategic partnership with Bigetron. Bigetron itself is an e-sports team that has won more than 150 national titles and 2 world titles for the PUBGM World Championship in 2019 and PUBG Mobile World League: West in 2020.
“Redmagic 8S Pro and nubia Neo 5G bring new and different gaming features. So that it can meet the expectations of gaming enthusiasts,” said Liu Wenlong, Sales Director, ZTE Indonesia.
If the Redmagic 8S Pro provides a smooth gaming experience with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Leading Version support, the nubia Neo 5G is positioned as an entry level gaming cellphone.