Locally made first Walton flagship smart phone was unveiled
STAFF REPORTER –
Some noted speakers at a programme termed Walton as a pride in Bangladesh. Now, Walton products are available in many countries of the world. Walton made an example of awesome success for Bangladesh.
They made the remarks at the unveiling ceremony of the first ‘Made in Bangladesh’ labelled flagship smart phone of Walton at its Corporate Headquarter in the capital on Wednesday last.
Tying up a marketing collaboration with the country’s leading telecom service provider Grameen Phone (GP), Walton opened the pre-booking option for its newly produced flagship smart phone ‘Primo X5.’ The interested buyers can make a pre-order in the outlets of both the companies.
At the event, Grameen Phone offered that their subscribers will enjoy free 6GB internet on the purchase of Primo X5.
Along with GP, Walton also offered a gift vouchers worth of Tk 3,000 and some other benefits.
Addressing the event, GP’s Deputy CEO Yasir Azman said that he witnessed the presence of Walton in every corner of the country.
“I am lucky to visit various sorts of factories in abroad. But, I was impressed on Walton Walton Hi-Tech Park while I visited there last month. It was beyond my imagination that there is a giant IoT devices and electronics appliances manufacturing unit like Walton in Bangladesh. Walton’s factory is more advanced and bigger than those overseas factory, which I visited,” he said.
“Walton is our pride in Bangladesh,” he noted.
GP’s Head of Device Sarder Showkat Ali said, today will be a historical day in Bangladesh as Primo X5 like flagship smart phone is generally produced by the overseas brand. But, Bangladeshi brand Walton is now manufacturing and marketing international standard and high-configured flagship smart phones.
Along with the GP’s official, Walton Group’s Directors SM Ashraful Alam, SM Mahbubul Alam and Tahmina Afrose Tanna, Walton Digi-Tech Industries Limited Managing Director SM Monjurul Alam and Head of Walton Cellular Phone S M Rejoan Alam unveiled the flagship smartphone.
Priced at only 24,999 BDT, the Primo X5 is opened for pre-order. Customers can pre-book the handset depositing only 2,500 BDT from all Walton Plaza, brand outlets, Grameenphone sales channel My GP and online shop Wowbox and will get gift vouchers worth of 3,000 BDT by which they can purchase products from Walton outlets. In addition, Grameenphone subscribers who will buy and insert their SIM card on the handset will immediately get 6 GB data free. They can also buy additional 4 GB internet at 99 BDT only for maximum 30 times in next 3 months.
Customers will enjoy instant replacement warranty for 30 days along with 1.5-year service warranty for the pre-bookers which they can avail from home.
The premium metal frame designed smartphone features a 5.99-inch full-view IPS display with the screen regulations of 2160X1080 pixels. It sports 64-bit 2GHz Octa-Core processor, Mali-G-71 GPU, 6 GB LPDDR4X RAM, 64 GB internal storage with expandable memory up to 256 GB. The Blue color handset features 13 and 5 mega pixel dual rear cameras along with another 16 MP front camera with LED flash on both sides. Operated by Android 8.1 Oreo, it sports 3450 mAh battery for whole day power back-up. The 8.4mm thin dual SIM 4G network supported smartphone has face unlock, fingerprint scanner, OTG, separate SD card slot features.