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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Buyers seek deals on newly launched smartphones

the first day of gitex shopper spring edition recorded strong turnout despite the fact that it was a working day and people seen coming out of the venue loaded with shopping bags.

the first day response is beyond expectations and most of the customers looking for deals on newly launched smartphones such as samsung galaxy s5 the htc one m8 and the lenovo vibe z top exhibitors told khaleej times.

shaikh mansour bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum visiting the gitex shopper spring at dwtc on the first day of the event on wednesday. — kt photo by shihab

the trend is not new as smartphone category always ranked top during gitex shopper but this time specially because of the new launches which had happened earlier this month they added.

gitex shopper spring 2014 was inaugurated by mansour bin mohammed bin rashid al maktoum. the region’s biggest consumer it and electronics retail show runs until april 26 at the dubai international convention and exhibition centre.

excited visitors packed shaikh saeed halls 1 2 and 3 on the first day of the show taking advantage of exceptional deals offered by top global brands and regional power retailers’ on the latest tvs smart phones tablets and digital cameras as well as household appliances gadgets games and entertainment accessories.

visitors also enjoyed the fun festival atmosphere that included millions of dirhams worth of prizes being won in promotions raffles and giveaways including a limited edition honda accord to be won every day of the show.

“our exhibitors have put together an unbeatable range of products and special offers and visitors to the show will not be disappointed” said trixie lohmirmand senior vice-president dubai world trade centre (dwtc) organiser of gitex shopper spring.

gitex shopper spring 2014 has attracted the biggest names in technology including acer dell e-city emax hp jacky’s electronics jumbo electronics lenovo lg max electronics nestle nokia one mobile plug-ins samsung (platinum sponsor) sharaf dg and toshiba.

“we see this year’s gitex shopper spring as being the year of the smartphone. with major launches happening from samsung with the galaxy s5 htc with the one m8 nokia with the android-based x-series devices and lenovo with the new vibe x/z we expect customers to be spoilt for choice. we expect to sell more smartphones in the four-day event than we will for the next two months combined” said ashish panjabi coo of jacky’s electronics.

jumbo electronics the uae’s leading it telecom and consumer electronics retailer and distributor is offering a variety of competitive offers and promotions featuring the latest products in the market at the gitex shopper.

“we have a number of new and innovative technologies that are turning heads at gitex this time around. our offers have been designed to offer shoppers the best-value deals on some of the most awaited products launched since the start of the year” said nadeem khanzadah head – retail jumbo electronics.

“in keeping with our long-standing legacy of bringing the best gitex deals to our loyal shoppers jumbo has on offer a variety of promotions across hot product categories such as smartphones tablets laptops dslr cameras and televisions” khanzadah said.

emax chief executive officer neelesh bhatnagar said that its very positive mood today at the gitex. he advised people don’t wait till last day as stocks might finish at the show.

— abdulbasit?khaleejtimes.com


 


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