Ufone Brings Nokia N8 to Pakistan with 25 % Discounted Price

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Ufone has come up with this amazing offer for its customers, to pre-order Nokia N8. Ufone is claiming that its customers will get 25 percent discount on Nokia N8’s price as compared to usual market rates.

We can’t call it subsidy, as Handset doesn’t come under any contract or obligation, however, one can term it discount offered exclusively for Ufone customers.

Ufone is accepting pre-orders through its website or designated service centers in seven cities of Pakistan.

We don’t have arrival date of Nokia N8 yet, but we know that Nokia N8’s first device left the factory yesterday.

Price:

  • After discount, Ufone will offer Nokia N8 at Rs. 41,900
  • Handset won’t be network locked, we have confirmed with our sources in Ufone

Where to place Order:

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Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK


  • Israr

    :)
    Good Going Ufone…..
    Keep it UP !

  • Munnu

    Waoooo.. CHaaa gya a bae Ufone. Gr8 Gr8 Gr8 OFFER.

  • usama khalid

    O Cha Gaey hain Ufone waaley Cheetay…,,,… :)

  • symphony

    Nice offer by Ufone… U Rulez

  • imi

    hats off to ufone…

  • Rafay

    Which company will cover the warranty.. Ufone????

    • admin

      nokia

      • Rafay

        Ohh nokia I2 just pre-ordered mine.

  • Great offer by ufone other companies should offer like this.

  • iPhone

    It seems Nokia and Ufone are collaborating in Pakistan for bringing Good Services for the Pakistani cellular Subscribers

    • Ahmed

      It can be true if it is Nokia only, and not Nokia-Ufone.

  • Rafay

    Got some more details from service centre @ Clifton KHI.

    They are saying that deposit:rs5000 and book u r order and within a month you will get your cell phone.

  • abubakar shafi

    first time em impresd wid ufone

  • Ahmed

    They will purchase in bulk so bulk discounts, will get 5000 from thousands of custoemrs. After a month price will not be the same as it is today.

    I fear customers who will go for this offer will find these handsets in the same price after a month in Market.

  • Malik

    ufone its called solid offer

  • pappu

    Well, the phone is going to cost almost the same after a month or so.
    It is just that ufone is taking orders for a thing of future. This is how futures trade market works.
    At the moment, 500 Euros = 59 311.3566 Pakistan rupees. Within a month or two, it is going to fall to around 360 Euros. Example is Xpress Music 5800. This is the age of Android phones and Nokia can’t sustain such a huge asking price.

    • Salo

      very rite ….android would vanish the whole market..even Iphone…

      • Ahmed

        Nokia whatever comes with having Symbian in its phone shouldn’t ask for more than 30k for a phone in Pakistani market. Otherwise they should stick to java phones, and should not name their symbian phones a smart phone anymore (atleast after iphone and Andriod) , no offense to Nokia.

        Ufone should first tell where money goes after loading a card (immediately after that) and how call drops and worst call quality only on their network ?

        • Rameez Kakakhel

          1- A Camera of that quality will cost you around 12-15K, keep that in mind. Most of them don’t have HDMI-Out and USB-on-the-go (none have this one.)
          .
          2- Symbian isn’t a shit OS. It’s a great one, the UI is lagging behind. You haven’t tested S^3 so don’t speculate that it’s not upto the mark.
          .
          3- Android is good for those companies who can’t make their own software (HTC, ZTE, etc). Nokia using android is like saying ‘Apple using Windows 7 and ditching Mac OSX’.
          .
          4- Nokia partnering with Intel has it’s own Linux based Mobile Os (MeeGO) in the making. A Real Linux OS, Not Like Android which runs in a VM (if you don’t know android is linux based).
          .
          5- If nokia made it right, IF They Did OK! No one is going to stop them than…

          • Rameez Kakakhel

            @Ahmad:
            What is a Java Phone…??

          • Don’t your points 2 and 4 contradict each other? If Symbian’s good enough, then why do we have Meego?

            By the way, Android apps run under the VM; Android itself is Linux, too. And even then, you can use the Android NDK for performance critical parts of your Android apps. NDK code is written in C/C++.

            • R420R

              @Faried Nawaz: All the high end top of the line Nokia smart phones will use MeeGo. Everything else (mid to low end) will run on Symbian.

            • Rameez Kakakhel

              Nopes.. MeeGo will form the basis for their Next High-end Smart phones, while Symbian will exist for low end handsets or desirable smart phones. Currently it’s their new offer.
              .
              MeeGo Apps don’t run under a VM, it gives you true multitasking not ‘state saving’ (i know users don’t give a sh*t abt it). AND I didn’t say Android isn’t Linux.. It just doesn’t give that open feeling that comes with linux, pureness.
              .
              What do you think about Qt? The New Qt Platform… Developers test say they like it :)

              • I’ll wait until I see Meego work on phones outside dev environments.

                “Developers test say they like it :)”

                That doesn’t mean much. You’ll find developers who’ll like just about anything. Look at yourself — you like Meego, but it’s likely that you’ve never even touched a Meego device.

                • Rameez Kakakhel

                  Oh My Gosh! How could you forget about the N900..? It gives the sense, MeeGo is Maemo+Moblin…
                  .
                  “I’ll wait until I see Meego work on phones outside dev environments.”
                  Now this sounds natural… People coming up and shouting about devices this and that should actually shut up – wait – see – Accept/Reject.
                  .
                  “You’ll find developers who’ll like just about anything.”
                  And you will find that will hate just about anything… :)
                  (I am not a cell phone software developer but I hate ObectiveC’s Syntax :p)

                  • This came up a few days ago. Nokia doesn’t seem to want to support Meego on the N900. See, for example, the paragraph above the video here: http://conversations.nokia.com/2010/05/25/nokia-n900-software-update-release-1-2

                    “(I am not a cell phone software developer but I hate ObectiveC’s Syntax :p)”

                    That’s your loss. There are things Interface Builder and Project Builder could do in 1989 are Linux dev environments still cannot do today. The gap has only widened since Apple bought NeXT and rewrote PB as Xcode.

                    • Rameez Kakakhel

                      Doesn’t matter.. To run MeeGo or others on N900 all you need is drivers, thats all.. same as the PC Market.. You know, this phone is not like others… Nokia is not like ‘others’ who at one point didn’t even allow third party apps to use VGA out on their tablets.. ;) Imagine a smartphone with a camera and no video recording… hahaha! what a joke :p
                      As it is open source (and there are lots of lots of linux developers) so either Nokia will bring the drivers or help the community do so. Problem Solved…
                      Have a Look Here: http://talk.maemo.org/showthread.php?t=45213

                      “”That’s your loss. There are things Interface Builder and Project Builder could do in 1989 are Linux dev environments still cannot do today.””
                      .
                      I am not into this stuff much so can’t weigh your argument on the technical side but If they can’t doesn’t mean they lag, this is I am very sure of… :)

                    • ahsan

                      actually that’s a very old post . pr 1.3 is coming “very soon” and will allow dual boot of meego and maemo on the n900 = )

            • ahsan

              symbian is good enough for a “smart phone” nokia just wants to win the competition by being the first to introduce a “mobile computer” aka meego [ the n900 wasn’t a mainstream device] to market

        • R420R

          What is your definition of ‘smart phone’? And you call iPhone a smart phone? Phone which lacks more than eighty basic features?

          • Rameez Kakakhel

            Ah, nice to see someone who can actually ‘see’, not just a blind iFan…

          • Bilal

            Nokia is actually going to use windows OS. and now its gonna be much better in GPU, resolution. which are wp7 requirments.
            N8’s GPU power is same as iphone. if u readed some technical specs thn iphone needs 1Ghz processor to run its OS and NFS shift game while N8 can do it with only 680 Mhz.
            Iphone’s OS is too heavy, thts y it uses 1Ghz and 512 ram.
            Symbian is not the Nokia made OS. its another finis company. now with the N8, u can use yur data frm flash disk or any usb disk on yur phone.
            u can use free navigation to go any where.
            u can use mice + keyboard + HDMI = computer experience. bluetooth for file transfer. video call over 3G network to any phone.
            even Iphone 4 lacks that all

            if u ever used a S60^3 thn judge which is better.

  • Qaiser Rana

    Ufone is penetrating in Pakistan left right and center and they are spending millions of rupees every month alone on Marketing. This new launch of N8 is a great step by Ufone i must say. HATS off to Ufone Marketing Team.. Its all about U

  • Subsidy, not subsidiary.

  • Jawad Zubair Shaikh (J.s)

    Asalam U Alaikum
    Nice Offer
    Your Brother
    Jawad Zubair Shaikh (J.s)
    Sialkot

  • Haris

    chhalaanGay sab asay maar rahay hain jesay ufone free main de raha hai ..

  • Good to see :)

  • Woho really good news my eyes are twinkling it is 4900rs or 41900 hehehehe

    iphone is better nokia nokia kion kartay hain log shayad is liyay kay sirf nokia ka he pata hai

    • R420R

      > iphone is better nokia nokia kion kartay hain log shayad is liyay kay sirf nokia ka he pata hai

      ^ Back that up with facts or GTFO.

    • Rameez Kakakhel

      A phone with some static icons, kids games, voice changing apps and Jailbroken to work according to your needs.. is better? Oh Pricey too… Yeah, better for Kids though..
      .
      Iphone Iphone kyun kartay hon, lagta hai sirf isi ka pata hai…

    • ahsan

      LOL you iphonetards or fandroids need to STFU ,i am not going to repeat myself as to how symbian is way better than both ios and android. and with meego a nokia phone would practically be a full freakin computer. you would know if you had ever used the n900 . n900 wasnt a mainstream phone it was meant for geeks like me to show us the power of linux on a nokia phone :P just wait for meego it will blow you away ^.^

  • azeem

    very good ufone….thumbs up…
    great offer

  • Saad

    Ufone isn’t publicizing it as giving a 25% discount they’re just advertising it as with discounted mobile internet. I’m Confused, though i’ve pre-ordered mine on the website :S

  • Zuhayb H. Shah

    In 2-3 months this will be available at 40K aprrox. because Nokia is going to launch its S-series with symbian^4 & c-7 which is similar to N8 but only difference is that its 8MP. c7 will be available at Rs.33k-35k

    Enjoy Nokia :)

  • nokiamania

    ufone is asking for RS.5000/- deposit or down-payment which is adjusted in the RS. 42,000 cost of the Nokia N8 i.e. u pay ufone RS.5000 as downpayment & RS.37,000 when your phone arrives.

    BUT! the Nokia N8 is available in open market for RS.42000 as well.

    Only difference is Ufone is also giving 6-month discounted Internet package as well.

    • Rafay

      can u tell me from where it is available. i want one cant wait for 15 to 24 working days.

  • Irfan

    nice offer

  • Irfan

    ok

  • Salman Zafar

    Any news when its arriving, when ufone will receive shipment. I am anxiously waiting for mine……

  • me

    yarooo sirf yah btao ste kay sath mil kya raha ha baki se to kmallll ka abi laylo faiday main raho gay

  • NOMI

    yaaar ufone walon ne n8 ki booking band ker di hai main ne pindi se pata kia tha aur islamabad se b kia yeh ab dubara shroo kerain gay ya ni

  • umair

    ufone to banday ki expectation se zayda hi achi offer dete hain yaar

  • zaheer shah

    this is nice offer but he was true.

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  • Gacho867

    N8 Price in market is Rs./36,900 …so ufone offering N8 with additional 25 %….plz google its price

  • Shehzad

    Sumsung price 12000

  • naveed

    Dear Sir,
    Agar kiston par layna ho tu………..

  • Ab!

    Market mein N8 ki price 36 thousands hy kon bewkoof 42 ka le ga

  • Abbas

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