Photos: LIME Jamaica iPhone 4 Launch and hAPPy Hour

LIME has launched the iPhone 4 in Jamaica and the other Caribbean Markets it operates in. The super sleek and stylish smartphone from Apple which features such as video calling, HD video recording and a gorgeous retina display is one of the most popular phones in the world. LIME becomes the second mobile operator in Jamaica to offer the iPhone 4 and as of today is reflected on Apple’s website as an official carrier in Jamaica. Interested in getting an iPhone on LIME’s 3G network? Check out the pricing details for the iPhone 4 in Jamaica.

lime logo took a peak into one of LIME’s hAPPy Hour events at their Half Way Tree road branch location that coincided with the launch of the iPhone – Photos below for your viewing pleasure as well as a press release after the jump.

LIME is now the second local mobile network provider to offer the iPhone
Dancehall Superstar Elephant Man showing off his iPhone to the kids
hAPPy Hour is a play on the words "App Hour"
A decent crowd was at LIME's Halfway Tree Road (Carlton Cres) branch
LIME's iPhone specialist were kept busy with questions for potential customers
Garfield Sinclair - Managing Director of LIME was present
A Geezam drone hijacked a Samsung Galaxy tab that was on display
Even the hard to find white iPhone 4 was present
David Shaw - Chief Executive Officer of LIME

Press Release

Telecommunications leaders LIME, today celebrated the launch of the iPhone 4 –‘the most innovative phone in the world’ by inviting customers to share in a special in-store event dubbed ‘hAPPy Hour’.

During the LIME ‘hAPPy Hour’ owners of LIME BlackBerrys, Androids and other smart phones were familiarised with a variety of software applications that can enable to them to get more utility out of their handsets.

“We are delighted offer some of the most sought after wireless devices in the world including the iPhone 4,” says LIME’s Regional Vice President, Marketing & Corporate Communications, Grace Silvera.

“Many persons are not aware of the immense capability that their phones and other data devices have to make their everyday lives easier. This activity is designed to build awareness around the multiplicity of ‘Apps’ and other add-ons available”, Silvera added.

A special introduction to the iPhone 4, which features Apple’s stunning Retina display; the highest resolution display ever built into a phone, was also delivered by a team of ‘iPhone 4’ experts in each store.

LIME also staged similar events in its Cayman and Barbados markets, where the iPhone 4 was also launched.

Visitors to the Knutsford Boulevard, Half Way Tree Road (Carlton) and Fairview (Montego Bay) LIME flagship stores were treated to champagne, special cocktails and free ‘app’ downloads while they mingled with popular entertainer Denyque, Ishawna, Timberlee , Prodigal Son and other members of the LIME All-star celebrity cast.

“Customers were very pleased with the hAPPy Hour activity and there was high interest in the iPhone 4 and the other smart phones that we have available” says LIME Head of Retail, Simone Sanguinetti-Mullings.

“Persons were equally impressed that we are offering the handset free of cost on some of the plans that we have available” she added.

Currently, there are thousands of applications for smart phones which cover numerous areas including music, religion, academics, gaming and more.

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  • Kurt

    LIME a try come good. Is this gonna give them a special bump and a niche in the market. Why I never hear bout the ‘freeness’ in advance. Are the prices good in your opinion – relative to what u get in quality consistency etc?

    Is LIME doing enough to hype itself and its products

    • Kelroy

      personally the prices and/or packages could be better. I’m not an iPhone kind of guy but as a techie I am happy to see more smartphone choices to potential customers and this is good for the overall industry

  • sajclarke

    What apps were given for free? Were they only free apps for those who purchased the iPhone? Were free apps available for other phones ie Blackberrys?

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