Nokia Lumia 800 to Drop on Globe, Pre-Orders Now Available

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Published on April 10, 2012 with No Comments

 

Nokia’s first Windows Phone was announced earlier this year to much fan-fare. The Finnish mobile phone maker also announced that the phone will ship worldwide this year. Well, Globe Telecom in partnership with Nokia, announced that the local mobile carrier will be the exclusive carrier for the Lumia 800. Subscribers can avail of the Windows Phone smartphone for PhP1,500 a month including unlimited data.

The Nokia Lumia 800 sports a 3.7″ AMOLED Clear Black display protected by Corning Gorilla Glass, 16GB of storage with an additional 5GB of Cloud storage through SkyDrive. It also sports an 8MP, auto-focus rear-facing camera that is capable of recording 720p videos. The Nokia Lumia 800 will come in Cyan and Black.

Pre-orders are already available through Globe’s site and the smartphone should be available on April 16.

Press Release:

Globe Telecom announced that it is the exclusive Philippine carrier of Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia’s latest smartphone device that runs on the Windows platform, featuring Internet Explorer 9, free maps and voice-guided navigation services, and free image and file storage.

Globe subscribers can avail of the Nokia Lumia 800 for only P1,499* a month, complete with unlimited mobile browsing and the most affordable call and text freebies that are changeable monthly**. With Globe My Super Plan Unli Surf Combo, the country’s only customizable unlimited data plan, Globe provides users with uninterrupted surfing, their gadget of choice, monthly load, and freebies all in one subscription. The Nokia Lumia 800 is also offered at minimum cash-out for lower plans.

Nokia Lumia 800 is part of Nokia’s latest portfolio of smartphones, boasting a 16GB memory + 5GB in SkyDrive, 3.7 AMOLED clear black display, 8MP auto-focus camera with HD video recording, Corning Gorilla glass screen and Carl Zeiss lens, and comes in Cyan and Black colors.

“We are very happy to have partnered once again with Globe in distributing our latest innovation, the Nokia Lumia 800, in thePhilippines. The stunningly social Nokia Lumia 800 brings content to life with its head-turning design, Nokia’s best social and internet experience, and familiar Nokia elements such as leading imaging capabilities and new signature experiences,” said Dharmesh Goshalia, General Manager and Head of Sales for Nokia Philippines.

Martha Sazon, Head for Globe Postpaid, added, “We thank Nokia for making us the exclusive carrier of Nokia Lumia 800 in the country. This latest smartphone is best paired with our customizable My Super Plan UnliSurf Combo Plans, which provide users with unlimited and worry-free mobile browsing, call and text freebies plus boosters to boot. And with the Globe Guarantee, subscribers are assured they will never experience bill shock ever again because they will never pay more than P999 as long as they are registered to any of our data plans. On top of that, we guarantee 24/7 access to all our customer service channels and after-sales support for the devices. Truly, Globe and Nokia allow customers to create their own postpaid plan to pair with the most advanced smartphone devices, the way they want.”

Pre-orders begin on March 26, 2012 via www.globe.com.ph/nokialumia. New subscribers can call the Globe Sales Hotline via toll-free number (02) 730-1010 or visit www.globe.com.ph/nokialumia to place their orders. For Platinum subscribers, they can get in touch with their Relationship Managers for reservations. Regular selling in Globe Stores nationwide and pre-order deliveries will start April 16, 2012.

* With Globe UnliSurf Combo Plan 999, cashout of P12,000 a month via 0% 24-months installment payment with a credit card.

**Also includes 1 freebie from any of the following: free 10 mins calls and 200 texts to Globe/TM, free 5 mins calls and 25 texts to other networks, free 20 mins international calls and 10 international texts to 10 destinations, and free unli call and text to 1 Globe/TM number.