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Nokia Partners Etihad and Etisalat on Lumia 1020 Pre-order Promotion


Nokia Partners Etihad and Etisalat on Lumia 1020 Pre-order Promotion


Global phone manufacturer, Nokia, in partnership with Etihad Airways and Etisalat Nigeria, has announced a pre-order promo for its latest Windows smartphone, the Nokia Lumia 1020 which will be available in Nigeria as from October 2013.

The pre-order promotion announced at the TEDxLagos conference will hold from October 1 to 15.

Chris Brown, Nokia West Africa, General Manager, said the pre-order promo will give customers the opportunity to purchase the devices online at before it finally arrives in Nigeria in October.

Brown added that all customers who pre-order and pay for the device from Etisalat’s website will be entitled to special discounts on airfares to several destinations on Etihad Airways.

Describing the device, Chris explained that, “The Lumia 1020 is an improved version of the Nokia 808 smartphone launched in 2012.

The Nokia Lumia 1020, running on windows 8 operating system is the ultimate camera phone. It boasts a whopping 41-megapixel camera sensor combined with a Xenon flash, focus assist light and Nokia’s Pro Cam app, which makes it the most advanced and powerful camera Smartphone.

The device is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 4.5-inch 1280×768 (334 ppi) AMOLED display, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage and a 2000MAh non-removable battery. It also supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and support for 4G LTE networks”.

We are creating better smartphones that allow both lifestyles as well as business consumers capture important moments in pictures with our Pureview technology. To enable our customers have seamless experiences while using this device, we have partnered with Etisalat Nigeria to enable our consumers can leverage their great 3.75G network services.

Director of Business Segments at Etisalat Nigeria, Lucas Dada, said: “With the growing demand for Smartphones in Nigeria, we decided to collaborate with Global phone manufacturer, Nokia and United Arab Emirates flag carrier, Etihad Airways in a first of its kind strategic partnership.

These organisations share our vision of developing and growing the Nigerian market as well as offering customers best value for every kobo they spend.

To this end; our partnership with Nokia for the launch of the Lumia 1020 Smartphone bundled with our easyflex5000 2 for 1 offer is yet another evidence of our commitment to revolutionize the broadband space.

Customers who purchase the Nokia Lumia 1020 Smartphone will enjoy the easyflex 5,000 with the buy 2 and get 1 free offer which will give them N37, 500 airtime to use for voice, data and SMS to any network upon a recharge of N10, 000.

To purchase the easyflex 5,000 bundle, the customer should get an Etisalat line, recharge with N5,000 and dial *344*5000#. Customers will receive a third bundle free once the second purchase of easyflex 5,000 has been made within 30 days.

In just 4 years of operations, Etisalat Nigeria has become a major industry player with a growing subscriber base of over fifteen (15) million in a highly competitive market.

Its portfolio of voice and data-centric products include – easy starter, easycliq, easybusiness, and easyblaze; all tailor-made to meet the needs of its customers.

Etisalat Nigeria is happy with our partnership with Nokia and Etihad Airways in bringing this unique product to Nigerians and we look forward to a more rewarding relationship with them to bring more offerings to our customers.

Asuquo Eton founded, now one of the most visited TV, music, tech and features website, in 2011. He is also a social media analyst, media and entertainment consultant.

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