Nokia announces Oman arrival of Lumia Windows Phone 8
- Oman: Sunday, December 30 - 2012 at 09:43
- PRESS RELEASE
Nokia Middle East has announced that the new Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820, the world's most innovative smartphone range, are now available in Oman through Omantel outlets. The Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, including Arabic language capabilities and the latest advances in Nokia PureView imaging innovation.
The Nokia Lumia 820 comes in red, white and black.
Both phones will be available at Omantel outlets in the country.
"We are delighted to offer the first Windows Phone 8 innovative smartphones from Nokia to our customers. This is yet another step from Omantel to ensure that our customers are not only enjoying innovative services but also the most advanced smartphones in the world," said Saleem Ahmed Abdullatiff General Manager of Marketing at Omantel Consumer Business Unit.
"We have launched a pre-order campaign end of last month to enable our customers to be the first to own these stunning devices where the first 100 buyers are provided with free Nokia Luna Bluetooth Headset and a Fatboy Wireless Charging Pillow. Moreover, Lumia smartphones come with free mobile broadband for six months of up to 1 GB per month," Saleem Abdullatiff added.
"Nokia is currently embarking on a journey of executing its winning smartphone strategy by delivering the latest Lumia range with Arabic language support in Oman. Following the significant demand for the international version of the Lumia range, we are confident the new Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 will be a milestone for the company as a whole," said Vithesh Reddy, General Manager, Nokia Lower Gulf.
"After seeing the enthusiastic response to the incredible innovation in the Nokia Lumia 920 and Nokia Lumia 820, we're eager for people to start experiencing the phones for themselves. We are focusing our efforts on working with partners like Omantel who recognize the value of that innovation, and who are committed to helping Lumia and the Windows Phone platform breakthrough in Oman," added Reddy.
PureView Technology - blurred and low-lit mobile photography becomes history
The flagship Nokia Lumia 920 uses is able to take in five times more light than competing smartphones without using flash, making it possible to capture clear, bright pictures and video indoors and at night.
City Lens - new navigation experiences - the start of a new augmented reality experience
The Nokia Lumia 920 also comes with Nokia City Lens, the latest addition to the Nokia location suite. By pointing the camera at a city street, City Lens overlays information about restaurants, shops, hotels and more on the surfaces of buildings, for the most intuitive way to explore surroundings.
Powered by Windows Phone 8
Windows Phone 8 provides a more personal smartphone experience, with a start screen that can be more easily rearranged to reflect individual priorities and new animated Live Tiles for real-time updates on the things that matter most. The ability to sync content between Windows Phone 8 smartphones.
Nokia also announced a range of wireless charging accessories at the launch. The Fatboy® Recharge Pillow provides a fun way to recharge, while JBL introduced the JBL PowerUp Wireless Charging Speaker for Nokia, a wireless charging docking station with high quality audio in retro styling.
The Nokia Lumia 920 also comes with Nokia's largest ever battery (2000mAh) and, for the first time, built-in wireless charging for an easy, convenient way to get more out of every day.
The Nokia Lumia 820
The Nokia Lumia 820 is a stylish, mid-range smartphone that delivers high-end performance in a compact package. While the Nokia Lumia 820 has the same uni-body look and feel as the high-end Lumia smartphones, it comes with an exchangeable shell design. Exchangeable shells not only make it possible to select from a range of colors, but also to add wireless charging. Beneath the shell is room to insert a micro SD memory card.
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