Smart opens Windows phones to more Filipinos

03 Apr

Nokia Lumia 610

Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) has beefed up its portfolio of smartphone offerings by introducing the country’s broadest line of Nokia handsets using the Microsoft Windows “Mango” operating system.

First in the line-up is the Nokia Lumia 710, now available for pre-order via Smart has also announced that they will be offering soon the even more affordable Nokia Lumia 610 and the premium Nokia Lumia 900 smartphones.

“We’re giving Filipinos the full-range of choices. Whether entry-level, mid-range or high-end, our portfolio of Windows-powered Nokia phones enable our subscribers to get the right device at the right price and enjoy it with the country’s most powerful cellular network,” said Smart Broadband Internet and Data Services Head Gio Bacareza.

Nokia Lumia 900

Dharmesh Goshalia, General Manager and Head of Sales of Nokia Philippines has this to say about the Smart proposition to consumers: “We like the fact that Smart is encouraging Filipinos to ‘live more’ and we believe they can with the Nokia Lumia 710. The purposely built, no-nonsense smartphone is designed for instant social and image sharing and the best browsing experience with IE9. The Windows Phone experience on a Lumia device can be amazing for those willing to try it out.”

Smart introduced the Windows Phone 7 OS in the country by offering the HTC Mozart in 2010.

Nokia Lumia 710

Pre order the Nokia Lumia 710 today
The Nokia Lumia 710 is offered in the Philippines exclusively by Smart. It is available at an amortized and discounted price of only P450 a month for 24 months, with a limited edition Plan 1000.

With 500 all-network texts, 500 minutes of calls to Smart and Talk ‘N Text, and 1GB of mobile data, the limited edition Plan 1000 is Smart’s best smartphone plan ever. It is the perfect match to the Lumia 710 which boasts of High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) 3G connectivity of up to 3.6Mbps and Windows’ fastest mobile browser yet, Internet Explorer 9.

“That’s just P10,800 for a full-fledged Windows phone,” said Bacareza. “Plus, with the limited edition Plan 1000 the first ‘Lumia-naries’ in the country can maximize the capabilities of this wonderful phone,” he added.

What’s more, the large 3.7-inch high resolution display makes it easy to type and read SMS messages on a full touchscreen and its battery which can also last for up to 8 hours (talktime) on a single charge enables users to make calls to their hearts’ content.

For those looking for a more affordable alternative, the Nokia Lumia 610 a capable 800MHz processor and 8GBs of internal memory which is perfect for storing videos and photos from its 5 megapixel camera that can shoot 720p HD videos.

And last but not the least, the Nokia Lumia 900 is the best Windows phone any Microsoft fan boy could ask for especially with its 1.4GHz processor, 4.3-inch AMOLED multi-touchscreen and High Speed Packet Access Plus (HSPA+) connectivity.

For more information on Smart’s postpaid plans and other handset offers, go to or visit the Smart Wireless Center nearest you.

INFOCHAT: Smart opens Windows phones to more Filipinos

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Posted by on April 3, 2012 in Nokia, Smart Communications


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