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Bank Alfalah Partners with Yayvo.com for E-Commerce Payments & Reward Redemption

Bank Alfalah Partners with Yayvo.com for E-Commerce Payments & Reward Redemption

Bank Alfalah and Yayvo.com signed a Memorandum of Understanding, allowing Bank Alfalah customers to conveniently purchase items from one of Pakistan’s biggest e-commerce stores, further enhancing the scope of e-commerce and digital payments in the country. Yayvo.com will integrate Bank Alfalah’s payment gateway and power Bank Alfalah’s Orbit Mall for the bank’s loyalty customers, account and card holders.  Under this agreement, Bank Alfalah customers will be also able to redeem Orbit reward points and also use Bank Alfalah Accounts and Credit Cards on the revamped Orbit Mall. In addition to providing ease of payment and quick delivery, this will greatly enhance the range of items customers can purchase with their reward points and other payment instruments, as well as opening up many more avenues of collaboration in the future. Speaking at the signing ceremony, Nauman Ansari (CEO, Bank Alfalah) said, “This partnership highlights how both organisations have effectively capitalized on their strengths, increasing the range of choices that customers have. With Bank Alfalah’s payment gateway integrated into Yayvo’s e-commerce space, customers now have access to thousands of products which can be purchased via easy e-payment options.” A. Mannan (President & CEO, TCS Holdings) said, “Yayvo.com is one of Pakistan’s fastest growing ecommerce companies which is utilising TCS’s delivery expertise and reach to make our customers live easy, simple and convenient for all their purchasing needs. Our partnership with Bank Alfalah will mark an important step in making online purchasing a trusted and secure option for all...

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HUAWEI Mate 10 Series Launched in Pakistan

HUAWEI Mate 10 Series Launched in Pakistan

HUAWEI has introduced its HUAWEI Mate 10 Series in Pakistan – thereby heralding a Superphone era in the country. The new HUAWEI Mate 10 lite, HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are a gamechanger in smartphone innovation and photography. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating new Leica Dual-Camera technology. The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro go beyond smart with its AI application ecosystem. Powered by the Kirin 970 System-on-a-Chip (SoC) processor, it has an 8-core CPU, a next-gen 12-core GPU, and a dedicated Neural Processing Unit (NPU) to power AI computing tasks. Not only does it make the smartphone intelligent with personalized AI applications, but delivers a faster, stronger and seamless smartphone experience to users. It also features a Leica SUMMILUX-H dual camera with f/1.6 aperture, combining 12MP RGB sensor and a 20MP Monochrome sensor. An intelligent AI helps recognize objects and adjusts the settings accordingly to take the best image. The HUAWEI Mate 10 lite is the world’s first quad-camera smartphone with a 5.9” FullView display. Both the rear and front cameras have high resolution 16 and 13-megapixels sensors respectively, paired with a secondary two-megapixel camera each. Both dual-lens cameras feature hardware-level bokeh effect for crisper, cleaner and more artistic photos and improved performance in low-light situations. With such topline features, it was only fitting to have renowned personalities associated with the brand. For HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, avant-garde photographer – Tapu Javeri has been roped in as he embodies the photographic prowess that is synonymous with the device. For HUAWEI Mate 10 lite, Urwa Hocane is the perfect mate for she loves taking stunning selfies of herself – something that the device is aptly designed for. Speaking at the launch event, Mr. Blueking, General Manager, Huawei Consumer Business Group Pakistan said: “With the launch of HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, we are initiating an era of intelligent smartphones in Pakistan. These devices are trendsetters in the industry through their innovation, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and remarkable photographic capabilities. The AI in HUAWEI Mate 10 Series enhances user experience, provides valuable services and improves product performance. Whereas, the four cameras on HUAWEI Mate 10 lite redefine photography as we know it, and take spectacular photos.” The HUAWEI Mate 10 lite is available in Graphite Black, Prestige Gold and Aurora Black for PKR 29,999/- while people can get their hands on the HUAWEI Mate 10 for PKR 69,999/- in Black and Mocha Brown. The Mate 10 Pro comes in Midnight Blue and Mocha Brown for PKR...

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Telenor empowering Pakistan with its fastest 4G rollout ‘Jo Har Pakistani Chahay’ celebrating individuality through digital empowerment

Telenor empowering Pakistan with its fastest 4G rollout  ‘Jo Har Pakistani Chahay’ celebrating individuality through digital empowerment

Pakistan’s leading digital services provider, Telenor Pakistan, has unveiled its rejuvenated brand philosophy ‘Jo Har Pakistani Chahay’ along with forthcoming 4G expansion plans signifying its relentless focus on delivering on the evolving customer needs while ensuring enhanced 4G experience and accessibility in Pakistan. The unveiling took place at Telenor Pakistan’s headquarters in Islamabad where the company’s top management briefed the media about the renewed brand mantra and how it will be supplemented by the imminent 4G expansion strategy. “Telenor Pakistan works tirelessly towards accomplishing its vison of ‘empowering societies’ through various digital and financial initiatives that are designed around the ever changing customer needs,” said Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO Telenor Pakistan while talking to the media. “Customer is at the heart of everything we do at Telenor and our new brand philosophy ‘Jo Har Pakistani Chahay’ portrays that very commitment where we make the product and service adapt to customer lifestyle rather than the other way around. We have also planned heavy investment to further enhance our 4G/LTE footprint in Pakistan and plan to convert more than 70% of our network to 4G by adding a site every hour,” he added. “We are really excited to unveil Telenor Pakistan’s rekindled brand philosophy ‘Jo Har Pakistani Chahay’, which enables us to connect with our customers to answer their call of “Jo Mein Chahoon” in our journey towards becoming their favorite lifestyle partner.” said Bilal Kazmi Chief Marketing Officer Telenor Pakistan. “’With the power of data, every Pakistani has the opportunity to be the best versions of themselves ‘Jo Har Pakistani Chahay’ celebrates this individuality.  It was time for us to step away from the race of the biggest and the best in Pakistan but rather empower every customer, every Pakistani.” he added. Also commenting on the development, Khurrum Ashfaque, Chief Technology Officer Telenor Pakistan, said, “Today, as we renew our brand mission in continuation of our efforts to empower our customers, we are set to expand the 4G/LTE footprint in Pakistan. We will also initiate building towards a 4.5G network rollout to cater to the ever growing needs of our customers and bring them the benefits of digital technology. Along with being the first telco in Pakistan to have cloud computing services, we also have a high efficiency spectrum utilizing all four 4 bands.” Since Telenor Pakistan’s 4G license acquisition in June 2016, it has rolled out over 3,000 LTE sites across 110+ cities in Pakistan. Karachi alone has received 600+ LTE sites with special arrangements – such as spectrum reframing and dual band usage – made for enhanced user experience of the city’s LTE customers. Recently, Telenor Pakistan received substantial investment from Telenor Group...

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Pre-book the HUAWEI Mate 10 & Mate 10 lite and Win Surprise Gift Hampers

Pre-book the HUAWEI Mate 10 & Mate 10 lite and Win Surprise Gift Hampers

HUAWEI – the global technology-leading company in telecommunications will be taking pre-booking orders for its latest innovative device – the HUAWEI Mate 10 and Mate 10 lite. The pre-booking starts from 26th October – 5th November and can be done at all HUAWEI brand outlets. The customers will also get surprise HUAWEI gift boxes with their pre-booked devices. HUAWEI Mate 10 is truly a combination of attractive hardware, enriched with the most advanced software Artificial Intelligence (AI). The HUAWEI Mate 10 can be plugged into any screen using a USB-C to HDMI cable which turns this revolutionary device into a mobile workstation. HUAWEI Mate 10 is equipped with the latest powerful Kirin 970 chipset, backed up by 6GB RAM and 128GB storage for the Pro, and 4GB RAM and 64GB for the standard version. The HUAWEI Mate 10 features a Leica-branded dual camera, combining 12MP RGB sensor and 20MP Monochrome sensor with an f/1.6 aperture. Moreover, HUAWEI has added an intelligent AI to the mix. So now, the HUAWEI Mate 10 will recognize what kind of picture is being taken and adjust the setting accordingly to get the best image. The HUAWEI Mate 10 lite is the world’s first quad-camera smartphone and a 5.9” FullView display. Both the rear and front cameras have high resolution sensors 16 and 13-megapixels respectively, paired with a secondary two-megapixel camera each. The selfie cameras capture stunning photos with a two-person bokeh effect, and benefit from a toning flash. It is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 chipset with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The Country Head of HUAWEI Pakistan, Blueking stated: “HUAWEI is aware of the fact that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to propel the intelligent development of smart devices to the next level. Instead of passively responding to user needs, the AI in the HUAWEI Mate 10 will sense our mood and environment, and proactively offer new ways for us to interact with the world around us through targeted services. With HUAWEI Mate 10 lite, people can obtain a wonderful 5.9” FullView experience and take spectacular photos and selfies with various fun modes with 4-cameras.” A special surprise gift box will also be given out on the pre-orders containing exciting goodies such as a power bank, car charger, and a selfie stick. The gift boxes shall be given out on first-come, first-order basis. HUAWEI is rapidly emerging as an innovative industry leader within the electronics and telecommunications arena, aiming to deliver exceptional services to the rapidly expanding segment of smartphone users in Pakistan, who seek powerful global...

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Huawei Unveils the HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro

Huawei Unveils the HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro

Disruptive innovation often begins with bold dreams. During IFA Berlin, Huawei Consumer Business Group introduced its first AI mobile chipset, the Kirin 970. Today in Munich, Huawei announced the HUAWEI Mate 10 Series, which will open the door to new AI mobile applications. The HUAWEI Mate 10, HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro, and Porsche Design HUAWEI Mate 10 are breakthrough AI devices that combine innovative hardware, the Kirin 970 chipset and EMUI 8.0. The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series continues its legacy of superior product performance and long-lasting battery life, while integrating New Leica Dual Camera technology. “As we enter the age of intelligence, AI is no longer a virtual concept but something that intertwines with our daily life. AI can enhance user experience, provide valuable services and improve product performance,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series introduces the first mobile AI-specific Neural Network Processing Unit, launching a new era of intelligent smartphones.” Key features include: Kirin 970, the world’s first AI processor for smartphones with a dedicated Neural Network Processing Unit (NPU); A 3D Glass Body featuring a barely-there-bezel, HUAWEI FullView Display and HDR10 supported technology for intensely vivid and brighter colors; TÜV Fast-Charge Safety Certified HUAWEI SuperCharge and 4000 mAh battery with AI-powered Battery Management; New Leica Dual Camera with SUMMILUX-H lenses, with both featuring an aperture of f/1.6, and intelligent photography including AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition and AI-powered Bokeh Effect; An all-new, simplified EMUI 8.0 based on Android™ 8.0. A New, Mobile AI Computing Architecture for Intelligent Mobile Experiences The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro are the first devices powered by the new Kirin 970 processor and deliver AI enhancements for a faster, more customized mobile experience. The Kirin 970 is built using an advanced TSMC 10nm semiconductor manufacturing process, and features an octa-core ARM Cortex CPU, a first-to-market Mali-G72 12-core GPU and the first NPU designed specifically for a mobile device. The Kirin 970 also has a new dual ISP for AI-powered intelligent photography. The specialized NPU, combined with Huawei’s innovative HiAI mobile computing platform, means the Kirin 970 delivers 25x better performance and 50x greater energy efficiency for AI-related tasks, compared to four Cortex-A73 cores.¹ The HUAWEI Mate 10 Series is also the world’s fastest smartphone supporting super-fast LTE connectivity and download speeds. The device comes with the world’s first dual 4G SIM support and dual VoLTE connections. By combining individual and collective intelligence for on-device AI, the new HUAWEI Mate Series delivers real-time responses to users, including AI-powered Real-Time Scene and Object Recognition and an AI Accelerated Translator. Kirin 970 is an open, mobile AI computing platform for...

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