Nokia X in partnership with Telenor Goes on Sale in Pakistan

Nokia X offers a better-designed way to enjoy a world of apps

Karachi: Nokia Pakistan announced today that Nokia X part of the new Nokia X family of affordable smartphones that run Android™ apps, has begun selling in Pakistan. The new device is the perfect introduction to a world of Android apps, coupled with signature Nokia experiences, and the most popular Microsoft services, as well as free internet for 6 months from Telenor – Pakistan’s leading cellular provider.

The Nokia X features Nokia’s renowned quality and design, with a fresh, tile-based user interface inspired by our Lumia family. It comes with Fastlane, a screen which lets people switch between their favorite apps more smoothly. People can access curated, quality-tested apps from Nokia Store, more than a dozen third-party app stores and by side loading. All devices are also pre-loaded with a variety of very popular third-party apps and games.

“We believe that our new offering will resonate with consumers around the country and set a great precedent for the level of quality that can be achieved in the fast-growing, affordable smartphone segment” said Arif Shafique, Country General Manager, Nokia Pakistan & Afghanistan.
Omer Bin Tariq, Director Internet & Devices at Telenor Pakistan, added: “Telenor believes in empowering societies through communication technology, and our 6 months’ free internet offer with the Nokia X is aimed at extending the real benefits of internet to consumers in Pakistan. Telenor has further cemented its position as the leader in the internet area, and this co-launch is yet another step towards building a strong partnership between Telenor and Nokia”.
Nokia X is a beautifully crafted smartphone with Nokia’s signature design approach and bold, bright colors like bright green, bright red, cyan, yellow, black and white. At only 10.4mm thin, the slim, durable mono-body design sports a 4” scratch-proof display and capacitive touch screen along with a 3MP camera. The device runs on the Nokia X Software Platform and is powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual Core Processor and 512MB RAM. It has a 4GB built-in memory and 32GB expandable memory. Nokia X also offers access to popular Microsoft services, including Skype, One Drive, etc. Customers will also benefit from Telenor’s free internet for 6 months on purchase of the Nokia X from anywhere in Pakistan.