Nokia Phil Boss Meets Cebu Media for Lumia Phones Launching

(Updated/Live blogged earlier) Oh my Gosh! We met him finally–Dharmesh Goshalia, GM & Head of sales at Nokia Phils visits Cebu today for the first time since 1997 to meet members of the Cebu media and bloggers at a lunch event.


Dharmesh Goshalia, General Manager & Head of Sales at Nokia Phils.

Gosh, as he’s fondly called at Nokia Phil has just been appointed to his recent post after serving in Cyprus and other assignments abroad. He is accompanied today by Nikka Abes, Corporate Communications Manager at Nokia Phil. in introducing the Lumia phone series to the Cebuanos.

Nikka Abes demonstrates the Nokia Lumia 900

Nikka Abes, Corporate Communications Manager, Nokia Phil elaborates the best features of the Nokia Lumia phone series.

The Nokia Lumia phone series can be compared to the Galaxy series of Samsung and Xperia series of Sony Mobile which each model is designed to suit the needs of any individual. All Lumia models are still in a single core engine and sporting the Windows Mobile operating system (Windows 7.5 Mango). Of course, it has the Microsoft Office programs and the SkyDrive storage.

Best Features of the Lumia series

  • Best Social Experience— all the social networks are combined in one hub. You can immediately go to the social network account (Facebook, etc.) of your friend from the contact list by just swiping to the side while viewing the contact number.
  • Smart Email & Office— it has Mobile Office, Email and Cloud Power
  • Super Fast Web browsing— enjoy the battery smooth experience and lightning fast experience in web browsing
  • Amazing Picture— all Lumia models have the tested Carl Zeiss optics lens and 5Mp – 8Mp cameras
  • Amazing Games & Relevant Apps— 80,000 apps, not so many but relevant mobile applications

Nokia Lumia 900 vs. Lumia 800

Nokia Lumia 900

*latest and to be released in June 2012
*4.3 inch AMOLED ClearBlack display
*quick connection
*real-time updates to social network
*SRP: P27,990

Nokia Lumia 800

*3.7 inch AMOLED ClearBlack display
*1.4Ghz processor
*Carl Zeiss optics
*One-click sharing to social networks
*SRP: P23,500

Nokia Lumia 710

*3.7 inch ClearBlack display
*1.4Ghz processor
*swappable covers and changeable homescreen colors
*SRP: exclusive to Smart Postpaid  data plan 1000

Nokia Lumia 610

*entry unit @ SRP: P10,980
*instant access to social networks

Tourist guide Ka Bino tries the MS Office program of Nokia Lumia 800 which was shown by Nokia executives to the audience.

With MIcrosoft Office programs, productivity anywhere and anytime is in the hands of the Nokia Lumia phone users.

Nikka Abes also shared some stats of Nokia as to its sales worldwide from among the 6-billion mobile subscriptions around the globe:

  • 1.3-billion Nokia users now
  • 13 Nokia sold per second
  • 850,000 points of sale (POS)

Goshalia, however, has not able to give the data on Nokia’s claim the Philippines is still a “Nokia Country” due to the Finnish phone popularity among Filipino mobile phone users. But he and Abes referred the media to existing studies conducted by other independent groups for the mobile usage in the Philippines.
On the question of durability of Lumia phones, Goshalia referred to the hammer test video of the Lumia 900 below which i showed to him prior the program proper today.


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