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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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TECNO Mobile Unveils the 6GB, Dual Camera PHANTOM 8

TECNO Mobile Unveils the 6GB, Dual Camera PHANTOM 8

TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under TRANSSION HOLDINGS, has launched its newest addition, the Phantom 8 in Middle East and Africa region. The regional launch took place in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai in the presence of 200 guests. Representatives of United Mobile, the sole distributor of TECNO Mobile throughout Pakistan, Urdu Point and ProPakistani, the Digital Media Partners of TECNO Mobile also participated in this star studded event. The newly launched Android operated Phantom 8 features a revolutionary camera, attractive design and high-speed experience. According to Google’s Consumer Barometer, in the UAE and KSA, 73% and 70% of smart phone users access their mobiles to takes photos or videos. Phantom 8 caters to this local demand with its state-of-the-art dual camera, that has the power to achieve 10 times super zoom and auto refocus. “The MEA region is very dynamic and one that appreciates intelligent innovation coupled with aesthetically pleasing design. The all-new Phantom 8 embraces the region’s requirements and is more powerful than ever in both speed and photo quality”, said Arif Chowdhury, Vice President of TRANSSION HOLDINGS. “We are pleased to continue our successful journey in the Middle East and Africa to bring about an enhanced mobile experience to those in the region,” he concluded. TECNO Mobile is the pioneer phone brand aiming to create an entertainment ecosystem tailor-made based on the needs and habits of young consumers across markets on an Android platform. This customisation differs for each market and target audience. TECNO Mobile’s Phantom 8 comes with a front facing camera at 20 megapixels alongside a smart dual selfie flash. Moreover, the double front ring flash ensures taking photos even in a low light environment. With 150 minutes of talk time with only 10 minutes of battery charge, it’s priced at 1399 AED. Phantom 8’s diamond style design comes with a 3D Lighting, unibody metal edge and a 2.5 D Drip Screen-curved battery cover. It also possesses a 6 GB RAM plus 2.6 GHz CPU ultra-fast experience that supports 4G+ and download speed up to 300Mbps. The new Phantom8 is compatible with Micro SIM or Nano SIM Card and supports up to 2TB (Terra Bytes) TF (Trans Flash) Card, and it holds 4 modules, 20 bands and covers more than 200 countries and zones. For more information about TECNO Mobile, please visit:...

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Moto e4 Plus – A Budget phone with awesome battery life!

Moto e4 Plus – A Budget phone with awesome battery life!

Motorola has had its share of ups and downs down the years, but there is no arguing the top quality smartphones they have come up with the Motorola G series was a great entry smartphone range for the price, then they came up with their Turbo and Maxx smartphones which packed with great hardware, Most recently they ventured into the modular phone domain with the Moto Z line up. They were one of the two major OEM’s (other was LG) who took the brave step to get into this category. After Lenovo acquired Motorola, they have come back to Pakistan and have brought with them a few contenders for the mid range category namely the Moto M and the Moto E series. One of them is the Moto E4 Plus, which comes with a massive 5000 mAh battery. The Moto E4 Plus has a big 5.5 inch (1280×720) HD IPS LCD Display which is wrapped around a metal body. The display even though only 720p is good enough and you will enjoy watching videos on YouTube or play games on it. Plus with the resolution being lower it consumes less energy as well, which means more battery life. It is water repellent too which is a great plus considering you would like to take your phone with you to the toilet. On the flip side the display does not get too bright, so outdoor visibility in bright sunlight gets a bit difficult. Just below the display lies the fingerprint scanner, which doubles as a home button as well if required. Otherwise there are on display navigation keys. The fingerprint scanner is quick and was able to recognize my fingers 85% of the time, it became a bit tricky when my fingers were sweaty, otherwise it performed quite well. The best part about the fingerprint scanner is that, not only you can unlock your device, but lock back the device too. This is a great feature especially for people who don’t like to keep pressing the power button. While we are on the hardware part of things the Moto E4 Plus comes with great and I mean great speakers. Coupled with the Dolby Atmos software built in, it provides loud and crisp sound. To, check out the power of the speakers check out its video on our YouTube channel. Under the hood lies a 1.3 GHz Cortex A-53 Quad-core MediaTek processor which is not the most powerful processor around, but it will run all of your everyday apps. Though, if you are into heavy gaming, then you might feel a slight lag while playing graphic intensive game. Thanks to the 3GB RAM, the lag wasn’t...

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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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Mi Pakistan is back with a 48 Hours Online Sale!

Mi Pakistan is back with a 48 Hours Online Sale!

Mi Pakistan is on its way to the next ’48 Hours Online sale’ on 25th and 26th  September, After setting an unparalleled record for holding a flat 50% flash sale in June 2017. Mi fans responded enthusiastically to the previous flat-50 flash sale, and the company was successfully able to wrap up its stock in a couple of hours. Xiaomi is a Chinese mobile company which has become increasingly popular in Pakistan over a very short period of time. The upcoming sale is offering up to 25% discount on Eco products as well as widely loved Mi mobiles, and many bundle offers to boot. Xiaomi, being the only mobile network with an official e-commerce business, is setting a benchmark that other local mobile companies may aim for in the near future. The concept of a flash sale or an online sale has not been initiated by any mobile company in the past, and Xiaomi is definitely planning to win the hearts of Pakistanis by setting these milestones. Since the official launch of Xiaomi in Pakistan by Smartlink technologies, the company has only moved from one success to another and that has only been possible because of the appreciation of its fans. Xiaomi doesn’t just provide official warranties on mobile phones, but also facilitates customers with a three month warranty on Eco products which is again a ground-breaking concept for mobile brands. The quality of Mi products is greatly appreciated across the region, and that there is high demand for their products is clear from the fact that the company has launched a vast portfolio of their products in August and is planning to bring many variants in the forthcoming days. Mark your calendars for the 25th and 26th of September, and get ready to experience the innovative and first-rate products of Xiaomi. We hope that Mi Pakistan will continue its tradition of value-added customer care and satisfaction by introducing flash sales, an exclusive and official online e-commerce network, and efficient and responsive customer support to give its fans an exclusive online shopping...

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TECNO Mobile Launches an Advanced Camera Technology Smartphone in Pakistan – The TECNO WX4 Pro

TECNO Mobile Launches an Advanced Camera Technology Smartphone in Pakistan – The TECNO WX4 Pro

TECNO Mobile has recently launched TECNO WX4 Pro; the most awaited and mid-range smartphone equipped with advanced technology. After the magnificent launch of TECNO Camon CX and CX Air, an advanced technology smartphone like WX4 Pro is a smart move from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer who is relatively a new comer in the Pakistani market. The first thing that the customers will notice about the WX4 Pro is its aesthetics. A beautifully crafted full-metal body and a stylish design will grab your attention right from the start. The smartphone has a 2.5D curved cover and a large5.0-inch high definition display. With a thickness of just 4.5mm, the phone has a snug fit in your hand and surprisingly is very comfortable for one-handed operations. TECNO has redefined mobile phone photography with its advanced technology and the WX4 Pro inherits some of the best camera features that users of Camon series are already enjoying. The WX4 Pro offers an 8MP front camera with a dual flash option (an LED flash and a screen flash).With a 120° wide-angle lens supported by the amazing “Low-Light” enhanced photography technology, the WX4 Pro produces ‘Grand-selfies’ that are sharp, bright and vivid. However, the camera offers even more – the built-in smart filters and special effects offer a wide range of enhancements to make your selfies look as good as professional photographs. The main camera is even better. The 8MP rear camera supports a 120uf flash and a wide range of filters to add special effects to your photographs. The powerful flash and TECNO’s advance camera technology brings even the minute details to life. The quality of photography available on the WX4 Pro alone makes this smartphone an ideal companion of any travel enthusiast with a passion for photography. However, this smartphone is not just all looks. Underneath the hood, there is a powerful Octa-Core, 1.3GHz processor with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM. These specs offer smooth operations and effortless multitasking. The WX4 Pro has dual micro SIM-card slots and an independent slot for micro-SD to expand the storage space up to 32GB. To ensure secure access, the device offers an efficient fingerprint scanner that supports multiple functions such as security unlock and camera operations. The smartphone also has a super powerful sound system allowing users to enjoy quality music that is 30% louder compared to other phones. The gorgeous high-definition screen and super volume will let the WX4 Pro users enjoy an almost cinematic movie experience and a 2,800mAh Li-Polymer battery will ensure that the phone will not run out of juice. The battery offers smart power-saving technology and fast charging that cuts charging time to 1 hour, offering non-stop...

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