LAHORE – March 18, 2016: Enriching its portfolio of powerful 3G-enabled handsets, Telenor Pakistan in collaboration with Samsung has exclusively launched the highly anticipated Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones. As a Telenor-exclusive first-come first-served offer, any customer who buys S7 or S7 Edge on cash from Telenor gets a free Gear VR. The deal also features exclusive Telenor prepaid and postpaid bundle offers for Samsung users.
The smartphones can be purchased at any Telenor Sales & Service Center across the country for a price of PKR 79,000 and PKR 89,000 for Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge respectively. Some of the phones’ key features include 5.1/5.5 inches super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, dual-core 2.15 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo CPU, and 32/64 GB internal memory that’s expandable up to 200 GB through microSD card.
Expressing his views on partnership, Irfan Wahab Khan, Deputy CEO and CMO, Telenor Pakistan, said: “Our twofold strategy for larger digital inclusion in Pakistan comprises developing device ecosystem and bringing innovative digital products/services to our customers. Our collaboration with Samsung to exclusively launch Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge in Pakistan serves both parts of our strategy as the new handsets make our device portfolio richer while delivering the best user experience through exclusive prepaid and postpaid bundle offers that are a part of the deal.”
Also commenting on the partnership, Jae Hwan Lee, President Samsung Electronics Pakistan, said: “Being the world’s leading innovators in mobile technology, we at Samsung realize that the true power of our state-of-the-art handsets cannot be harnessed unless paired with a rich operator service. This partnership with Telenor Pakistan, as it comes with a free Gear VR and exclusive bundle offers, will deliver exactly what these smartphones are meant for, and leave users with an exhilarating experience.”
Telenor Pakistan, as part of its mission to ensure digital inclusion of the masses, has been developing a powerful digital ecosystem in the country that comprises a diverse device portfolio, and innovative services/solutions designed around evolving customer needs. With over 6.7 million 3G subscribers, Telenor Pakistan is the country’s second largest 3G operator offering diversified solutions for connectivity. Telenor Pakistan has also taken huge initiatives aimed at making its digital ecosystem touch every aspect of life. Some examples include: Telenor Apps – store with thousands of apps and games; Pocket TV – live TV feeds on mobile phone; Telenor Companion – kids’ wearable in the IoT domain; Comoyo – an OTT app with localized content; and Capture to save/share pictures and cherish moments.
About Telenor Pakistan
Telenor Pakistan is a provider of high quality telecommunication services in Pakistan since 2005. It has over 35 million subscribers, over 3,000 employees and a nationwide network. Telenor also holds a majority share in Tameer Micro Finance Bank Limited. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to operations in Asia. For more information, please visit: www.telenor.com.pk
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
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