• Thursday, Jan 17, 2019
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Diverse products, big offers draw crowds to smartphone expo

  • Published at 01:06 am January 12th, 2019
Smartphone and Tab Expo
Samsung store employees show customers features of Smartphones at the Smartphone and Tab Expo (STE)-2019 in Dhaka's Bangabandhu International Conference Centre Dhaka Tribune

A total of nine mobile brands- Samsung, Tecno, WE, Huawei, Nokia, Vivo, iPhone, Motorola, Intel along with various mobile accessories brands and organizations are taking part in the exhibition

Massive numbers of smartphone and tablet PC models with big offers are drawing the crowds to Techshohor Smartphone and Tab Expo (STE)-2019 at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre in Dhaka. 

The three-day event which was organized for the 11th time by event management firm Expo Maker to provide gadget lovers with the opportunity to see the latest editions of smartphones and tablet computers from various brands, will end on Saturday.

A total of nine mobile brands- Samsung, Tecno, WE, Huawei, Nokia, Vivo, iPhone, Motorola, Intel along with various mobile accessories brands and organizations are taking part in the exhibition. 

The fair will be open for everyone from 10am to 8pm. Entry price for the fair is Tk20.

Display and Offer 

Organizers said on the occasion of the fair, visitors bought smart devices and accessories at special discounts with different gifts.

Newly arrived and latest model of smartphones are available in the fair with 5-18% discount. Latest model Nokia 8.1 is available in the fair with payment of six months installment facilities. 

Besides this, Huawei Y9 2019 also available in the fair with special discounts. It also provides up to 40% discount in their smartphones and tab with other accessories.

Asif Mahmud, from the training department of Huawei said, this year we are getting huge responses from our customers as compared to last year.

On the other hand, Smasung is offering up to 40% discounts in their products. “Every latest model is available in the fair as visitors can visit and also buy their favorite one from the expo”, said Noyon Hossain, salesman of Samsung. 

In the Motorola pavilion, four models ranging from Tk12,000 - Tk24,000 are available. Though there are no discounts, customers are getting special gifts with every product. 

Saiful Islam Bhuiyan, training manager of VIVO, said they are selling their products at the same prices as in the local market, but were also offering Tk100 to 100% cash back.

Apple’s iPhone buyers are getting Tk1,000 to Tk15,000 discount offer on different models. 

Tokir Ahmed,territory sales manager of iPhone, said: “Our sales are going well but this year we are not getting as much response as the previous year.”

Sazia Akter, a buyer who came from Mohammadpur, said she bought a Samsung J8 mobile phone at 25% discount.

Sajib Ahmed from Mirpur said: “I knew from my friends that there are special discounts in the fair and I am here to avail those offers. Otherwise, the products are same.”

Students over eighteen years of age have an offer from Samsung for a 9% discount.