We’ve had a bit more information about the free Xbox 360 deal we spotted yesterday. Orange customers who upgrade to the new Nokia Lumia 800 on the network will get a 4GB Xbox 360 provided you choose an 18 or 24 month deal.
The full details are below. It goes on sale on November 16th.
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Orange Announces Availability of the Nokia Lumia 800 as well as an exclusive Xbox 360 offer for upgrading customers
· Orange to offer the Nokia Lumia 800 handset across all its direct retail channels from the 16th November – with pre-registration available immediately at www.orange.co.uk/nokia800 and through Orange shops
· Upgrading Orange pay monthly mobile customers who choose the Nokia Lumia 800 on 18 or 24 month price plans will receive a free 4Gb Xbox 360 – while stocks last
· Orange mobile customers also benefit from having the broadest network coverage in Britain, meaning they can call, text and access the internet in more places than ever before
London, UK: 27th October, 2011 – Orange today announced it will launch the Nokia Lumia 800 through Orange shops, Orange telesales, and the Orange online shop from the 16th November. For those wishing to pre-register for the device, they can do so immediately at www.orange.co.uk/nokia800, or at their local Orange shop, with eligible upgrading Orange customers able to receive a free 4Gb Xbox 360 – whilst stocks last.
Orange, the lead operator for Windows Phone in the UK, will offer the Nokia Lumia 800, which features the Windows Mango operating system – in stylish matt black. Sleek, smooth and sturdy, the handset comes with a one piece polycarbonate body, and a curved 3.7” AMOLED capacitive touchscreen which brings content to life via 16 million colours and a WVGA 800×480 resolution.
Designed for those that want an instant social experience, the Nokia Lumia 800 also combines Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin feeds, chat and SMS into one conversation, and utilises Internet Explorer 9 and a 1.4 GHZ processor to offer a lightening fast performance. It also features a 8MP camera with Carl Zeiss lens and LED flash, A-GPS, and Bluetooth 2.1.
The Nokia Lumia 800 on Orange will feature quick link access to the following applications, which will be integrated into the phone’s panoramic tile home screen:
Orange Wednesdays: 2-4-1 cinema ticket app – allowing you to read reviews, watch trailers as well as redeem 2-4-1 vouchers all from your handset
Your Orange: to help you keep up-to-date and manage your Orange account – access help articles and get the latest info on your Magic Numbers
Orange Daily: Bringing you a selection of at-a-glance news, sport and weather content as well as extras such as Wikipedia
For those looking for additional applications, it’s never been easier to browse and add apps thanks to the integration of Orange applications in the Windows Phone Marketplace. ‘Orange Selects’ creates a ‘shop within a shop’ that provides a single location to access the best applications from Orange and selected publishers. In addition, any Windows Phone Marketplace purchases for single items of £15 or less can be securely charged directly to the customer’s Orange phone bill via a unique integrated billing experience – providing a quick and secure transaction with no need for credit cards.
Orange customers will also receive Magic Numbers, providing inclusive, unlimited calls to their favourite Orange mobile numbers, as well as benefit from access to T-Mobile’s signal too – meaning they can call and text in more places across the UK. They will also shortly benefit from receiving faster internet and data speeds in more places as a result of the 3G big switch on too.
Pippa Dunn, Chief Marketing Officer, Orange UK said: “It’s exciting to see Nokia and Microsoft join forces on what has to be one of the most anticipated launches of 2011. The Lumia 800 really is a stylish new phone that comes packed with a variety of innovative features as well as the unique Windows interface, making it even easier for users to keep in touch when on the move. Combined with all the great benefits you get from only being on Orange, like Orange Wednesdays and Magic Numbers – we strongly believe the Lumia 800 will prove popular with customers in the run up to Christmas”.
The Nokia Lumia 800 will be free to Orange customers who take out a £36 per month, 24 month Panther plan. The package includes 600 any network call minutes, unlimited texts, a 1Gb data bundle (which can be used for either mobile internet browsing or tethering), email allowance, unlimited wi-fi hot-spot access at over 200,000 locations and the choice of two swappables. In exciting news for UK gamers, upgrading Orange pay monthly mobile customers on a 12, 18 or 24 month plan, who choose the Nokia Lumia 800 from one of Orange’s direct retail channels on a 18 or 24 month price plan – will receive a free 4Gb Xbox 360 whilest stocks last.
For more information on Nokia Lumia 800 from Orange, and for full details on pricing and upgrades – please visit www.orange.co.uk/nokia800