Phones 4u today announces that a series of Windows Phone launch events, together with Microsoft, will take place in three key Phones 4u stores this week – Market Street in Manchester, Merry Hill Shopping Centre near Birmingham and the Metro Centre in Gateshead. The events will celebrate the arrival of the widest range of new Windows Phone handsets at Phones 4u, and offer customers hands on time with the new Windows Phone devices. Experts from Microsoft, Nokia and HTC will showcase the new mobile phone range and allow customers to engage with them to ensure they get the most from the latest Windows Phone handsets and operating system.
There will be an array of refreshments on offer during each of the events and a prize draw will be carried out at each Phones 4u store offering customers the chance to win great prizes that include Xbox consoles and new Windows Phone handsets. On top of this, customers will be given goody bags to take home, filled with Windows Phone merchandise and tasty treats.
Exact event times and locations for the events on the 22nd November are as follows:
3pm – 6pm Manchester: 72 Market Street, Manchester, M1 1PN
6pm – 9pm Birmingham: Unit L27-L28 Merry Hill Centre, Brierley Hill, West Midlands, DY5 1QX
6pm – 9pm Gateshead: Unit 4, Russell Way, 85 Metro Centre, Gateshead, NE11 9YZ
The Windows Phone 8 range being offered at Phones 4u includes six smartphone and colour exclusives.
In addition to the compelling variety of Windows Phone smartphones on offer, Phones 4u has been chosen by Windows Phone as its retail partner on its stand at this year’s Gadget Show Live event taking place from 30th November to 2nd December 2012. Phones 4u personnel – experts on all things mobile and Windows Phone – will be on hand on the stand to showcase the latest Windows Phone smartphones in the range, discuss tariffs and sell Windows Phones to consumers who are ready to purchase on the day.
Scott Hooton, Chief Commercial Officer at Phones 4u comments: “We’re delighted to be announcing our exclusive and extensive Windows Phone range of smartphones to our customers. We know from the fact that we have sold more Windows Phones in the UK than anyone else that our customers are strong advocates of the operating system and we are committed to providing them with unparalleled expert advice on the high-street and online for Windows Phone 8 as Microsoft launch the next generation of Windows Phone.”
Leila Martine, Director Windows Phone, Microsoft Ltd said: “Phones 4u has been a Windows Phone partner from the very start as it realised there was a real market opportunity for Windows Phone. An opportunity which lies with all the people who were looking for something fresh and different in their smartphone. Phones 4u continue to offer the broadest range of Windows Phones, which makes it a great place to pop in and pick one up.”