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Jumia announces Mobile Week Megathon with Huawei, Archos, Infinix, xTouch, Wiko, Lenovo & Samsung

Jumia Egypt is collaborating with major mobile handset brands for the biggest online sale event in the country from May 31st to June 6th. Jumia Mobile Week will offer unprecedented discounts on Thousands of mobile phones every day during that period, giving Egyptian consumers unique opportunities to access the best deals on Huawei, Archos, Infinix, XTouch and Wiko.

Hesham SafwatJumia will dedicate each day to a specific brand and customers can expect discounts of up to 50% off.  “No other retailer, online or offline, has ever offered customers in Egypt the incredible offers Jumia will launch to customers, as we have developed exclusive deals directly with some of the world’s biggest names in mobiles,” said Hesham Safwat, Managing Director of Jumia Egypt.

The Mobile Megathon on Jumia is expected to significantly increase transactions on mobile purchases prior to the Ramadan season, building competitive advantage in the industry. “We are expecting to sell over 50,000  on smartphones during that week, which will create some serious competition in the race to bring more phones to more customers at unbeatable prices,” added Safwat

From May 31st to 6th, as one the gold partners, XTOUCH will launch a brand new smartphone, X4 during the Jumia Mobile Week.

“Over the past few years, many feature phone owners in Egypt have been upgrading to smartphones. However, high quality smartphones still remain inaccessible to many. XTOUCH hopes to tap into this market by providing high quality innovative products at an affordable price,” Mr. Farhad Khan said, XTOUCH’s General Manager.

“We are proud to be one of the market leaders in Egypt in making smartphones more accessible,” said Charles Gong, Infinix country manager. “The Jumia Mobile Week is really very exciting because the market will witness an impressive surge in mobile sales, and all mobile makers will compete for best prices, best features and for being the mobile of choice for Egyptians.”

Alex Lin, President of Huawei Device Northern Africa, said “Huawei is a strong believer in the power of e-commerce, and this is highly evident in “Honor” brand, which Huawei dedicates exclusively for online sales, with the help of experts like Jumia”.

In line with the trend, Jumia aims to capitalize on mobile users by providing the users of the Jumia mobile app with the offers nine hours prior to them being available on the website. Customers can download the Jumia Mobile Application for both Android and iOS to avail of the best Jumia Mobile Week deals as of 5:00am on Sunday May 31st.

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