Mobilink Partners with Nokia to Launch Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620 in Pakistan
After the launch of new Pro postpaid plans for business customers, Mobilink has now partnered with Nokia to bring latest Lumia devices to Pakistan.
The launch event, named “Switch to Lumia”, was held in Karachi yesterday, during which Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and Lumia 620 were officially unveiled in the country.
With the latest range of Lumia Windows 8 devices, Nokia Pakistan is all set to lead the change for the Windows Phone ecosystem with its Lumia differentiators.
Speaking on the launch, Alessandro Lamanna, vice-president marketing – IMEA (India, Middle East, Africa) at Nokia said,
“We are focused on redefining the future of smart devices and continue to invest towards delivering truly compelling experiences to consumers across price points. With the launch of Lumia Windows Phone 8 range, we aim to usher an era of unique innovations in the smart phone market.
The announcement today is yet another giant leap in the remarkable progress we have made against our strategy announced in February 2011.”
At the launch of Nokia Lumia 920, 820 and 620 Mr. Arif Shafique, Country General Manager, Nokia Pakistan (3L) and Mr. Alessandro Lamanna, Vice-President Marketing, Nokia IMEA (2L) are seen along with Mr. Salman Siddiqui, Country Lead – Channel Sales, Microsoft Pakistan (L) and Mr. Arsalan Zia Qureshi, Head of Corporate Sales (South), Mobilink (R).
He further added, “We are working with partners across the board to take the Lumia experience to more and more consumers faster. The roll out of not two, but three devices marks not just our intent and agility, but also reflects our commitment to our consumers in Pakistan. With a range of accessories and partnerships to bring wireless charging outside the home, we are also boosting wireless charging into the mainstream. All this innovation adds up to one thing – it’s Time to Switch to Lumia!”
Commenting on the occasion, Salman Siddiqui, country lead – Channel Sales, Microsoft Pakistan said,
“With Windows Phone 8 we created a new way to think about smartphones, one that puts people at the center.
With the same look and feel, the same technology core and cloud service, Windows Phone is built to work seamlessly with Windows 8, you can learn it once and use it everywhere. From Tablet to PC to phone, it is all there for you whenever and however you want it.
Nokia has done a phenomenal work to bring Windows Phone to life with truly stunning hardware, there is a phone for everyone, these phones are colorful, different and diverse.”
At the occasion, Arsalan Zia Qureshi, head of corporate sales (South), Mobilink, added,
“Mobilink continues to remain at the forefront of bringing the latest in cellular technology to our customers. The launch of the Lumia series together with Mobilink adds to the long range of Nokia handsets that our customers have been able to reliably purchase from Mobilink’s selected business centers.
Mobilink’s partnership with Nokia ensures that our customers have access to the latest cellular technology at competitive prices and bundled with the most attractive offers.”
Mobilink will be the exclusive telecom partner for these Lumia devices, and it is said that both the companies will keep venturing together in the future as well.
Lumia Smartphones Prices in Pakistan:
- Nokia Lumia 620 for Rs. 24,800/
- Nokia Lumia 820 for Rs. 44,000/
- Nokia Lumia 920 for Rs. 62,000/
Exclusive Offer for Mobilink Customers:
Mobilink subscribers will also get a wireless charger (worth Rs. 5,000) with every purchase of the Lumia from Mobilink’s Business Centres. Moreover, customers will be given one month of free mobile internet on their Lumia Devices.
Mobilink said that it will promote Lumia devices to employees of Mobilink on a subsidized rate at instalments.
All Nokia Lumia devices will be available from February 15th, 2013, at selected Mobilink customer care service centres.