• Monday, May 20, 2024
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Nokia expands Lumia range with competitive price points

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Determined to meet the growing demand for smartphones devices, Nokia, a leader in mobile communication technology, in strategic partnership with Microsoft and Airtel Nigeria has expanded its range of Lumia devices with the introduction of the Windows 8 powered 520 and 720 phones. These sleek devices, according to the smartphone maker, come at very competitive price points so as to cater to the needs of customers at the bottom of the pyramid.

The Lumia 520 and 720 will be sold at the rate of N28,000 and N49,000 respectively. It will be available at Airtel stores, Nokia stores,retail outlets nationwide. Chris Brown, the General Manager Nokia West Africa, speaking at the launch of Lumia 520 and720 said that the Lumia 520 and 720 are awesome devices with invaluable features and qualitative applications.

“Lumia 520 and 720 devices feature a high end camera experience bringing fun and colourful experience to new consumers, long life span battery, free global map for navigation, window 8 experience, super sensitive screen with high speed performance and amongst other features”, he added. The Nokia Lumia 520 is available in Cyan, Yellow, White, Black and Red colours. “With the exclusive combination of carl zeiss lens with Nokia’s largest f1.9 aperture, the Nokia Lumia720 delivers sharp, clear pictures with or without the sunlight. Its HD-quality 1.3 megapixel wide angle lens brings Nokia’s best front facing camera performance, and is perfect for taking group portraits with friends or making video calls with Skype”, the Nokia GM noted.

With powerful hardware and Nokia digital camera lenses including cinemagraph, Smart Shoot and Glam Me, the Nokia Lumia 720 makes it easy to capture and share stunning pictures. An optional wireless charging shell delivers further innovation .Our valued customers will have access to 8GB mass memory and expandable 64GB memory slot for both the Lumia 520 and 720, it will allow users to store even more content created and collected”, Chris explained. Lending his view, Mark Ihimoyan, consumer channels, group director, Microsoft Corporation expressed confidence that the partnership with Nokia will continue to build the Windows Phone ecosystem and, available exclusively for these two exclusive devices.

The Lumia 520 and 720 is strongly built on the Microsoft operating system which gives room for automatic synchronization of all the Microsoft applications. We have worked on the industry standard security which entails users to automatically back up their lost data and files via window.com. Users can easily wipe away tangible details, files, or data from their devices when lost. African users will have access to qualitative applications known as the “Apps 4Afrika” collection within the Apps Highlight in the Windows Phone Store, bringing even more locally relevant content.

 

JUSTICE GODFREY