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4 Big Smartphone Brands Using TikTok Marketing [Case Studies]

4 Big Smartphone Brands Using TikTok Marketing [Case Studies]

Get inspired by how these big smartphone Southeast Asian brands use TikTok marketing to promote their latest products. Below are some of TikTok marketing case studies you can learn from.

TikTok Marketing Case Studies from Big Smartphone Brands

  • Xiaomi Malaysia (@xiaomimy)
  • Honor Malaysia (@honormalaysia)
  • Realme Philippines (@realmeph)
  • Vivo Philippines (@vivo_philippines)

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Xiaomi Malaysia (@xiaomimy)

Chinese electronics company Xiaomi has become popular around the world for its affordable yet high-quality smartphones. Owing to its global success, the brand continues to dominate the market with persistent marketing activations.

One of its efforts includes TikTok marketing, whereby they set up verified TikTok official accounts for each selected country. For instance, Xiaomi Malaysia is one of its many TikTok accounts in SEA besides Indonesia and Vietnam.

So, let’s take a quick look at some of Xiaomi Malaysia’s most viewed TikTok videos to date.

@xiaomimyAll-New Redmi Note 9S. Limited Units from 7th April.

♬ Redmi Note 9S – Xiaomi

@xiaomimyThis is the power of POCO F2 Pro! ##PowerfullyCool ##POCOF2Pro ##smartphone ##gaming

♬ original sound – XiaomiMy🇲🇾

@xiaomimyLearn how to frame like a pro with ##RedmiNote8Pro ! ##64mpmemangshiok ##64mpmemangclear ##xiaomimy

♬ original sound – XiaomiMy🇲🇾

Honor Malaysia (@honormalaysia)

Another Chinese smartphone brand Honor, owned by Huawei Technologies, is a cost-effective and mid-range smartphone. It has released plenty of phone series over the past years, with Honor 20 as its most sought-after model.

As the brand targets the younger generation, Honor strengthened its presence on TikTok. For example, Honor Malaysia uses TikTok marketing to campaign its newest technology.

@honormalaysiaStill don’t know how to shoot light painting yet? Let’s show you how to shoot on ##honor9xlite. ##tiktok ##tiktokmalaysia ##lightpainting ##photography

♬ original sound – HONOR Malaysia

Likewise, in February 2020, its global account made use of a branded hashtag challenge. As a result, it earned them a huge engagement. So far, the hashtag #WatchMyMagic gained 5.7 billion worldwide views since its launch.

In case you missed it, here’s Honor Malaysia’s hashtag challenge video post.

@honormalaysiaJoin the ##WatchMyMagic challenge, show us your best move to win the latest HONOR product! ##ad

♬ Bells – Dr.Ethan

Realme Philippines (@realmeph)

Also a Chinese brand, Realme first appeared as a sub-brand of Oppo in 2010. Later on, it was established as an independent brand in 2018.

Since then, it continued to expand globally with successful penetrations in 20 markets. This includes China, India, Southeast Asia, and Europe.

Related content: Realme Malaysia ties up with Lazada for first Super Brand Day event 2019

Realme Philippines only launched its first product in the market last year. However, it remains to make a name in the market through e-commerce and TikTok marketing.

To this point, here are some of Realme Philippines’ most-watched TikTok marketing videos.

@realmephShop for your realme products. Available nationwide.

♬ original sound – realme Philippines

@realmephGet your realme 6 now. Available on Shopee.

♬ original sound – realme Philippines

Vivo Philippines (@vivo_philippines)

Vivo is yet another Chinese smartphone brand owned by BBK Electronics – the same company that owns Oppo, Realme, and OnePlus.

It first expanded its international market reach back in 2014 with the Thailand marketplace. Vivo then launched to seven other Southeast Asian markets. This particularly includes India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Vivo Philippines, for instance, took on a solid TikTok marketing strategy with a verified TikTok official account.

@vivo_philippinesIgnite Your Night with vivo V19’s 32MP Dual Front Camera & Super Night Selfie feature.

♬ original sound – vivo_philippines

Furthermore, Vivo Philippines also recently partnered with trending Filipino celebrities to endorse the Vivo V19 series launch.

@vivo_philippinesHi vivo fam! Like this video if you are excited about our upcoming V19 launch on Jun 13, Saturday! ##vivoph ##vivoV19 ##vivoV19Neo

♬ original sound – vivo_philippines

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