Nokia has introduced the latest in the Lumia series, the Nokia Lumia 1020, into the Nigerian market, through a partnership with Etisalat.
The device runs on the Windows 8 operating system, and Christopher Brown, general manager of Nokia West Africa, said the product is based on Nokia’s level of innovation and years of research in imaging technology.
“We are creating better smartphones that allow lifestyle as well as business consumers to capture important moments in pictures with our Pureview technology,” he said.
He said Nokia partnered with Etisalat to “provide customers with seamless experiences while using the device so they can enjoy fantastic bonuses on the network and get airtime of up to NGN37,000 (Us$232.80) when they recharge NGN10,000 (US$62.90) on the easyflex 5000 2-for-1 offer”.
Charles Ogunwuyi, director of retail sales at Etisalat Nigeria, said the network shares similar values with Nokia.
“Etisalat’s partnership with Nokia for the launch of the Lumia 1020 is a result of shared values by both organisations. Our mission is to provide Nigeria with super-fast internet service compliments Nokia’s goal of building great mobile products that enable people worldwide to enjoy more of what life has to offer,” Ogunwuyi said.
The Lumia 1020 is powered by a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, has a 4.5-inch 1280×768 (334 ppi) AMOLED display, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage and a 2000MAh non-removable battery. The device supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC and 4G LTE networks.