Sony Mobile South Africa hosted a few media to the official launch of their new Xperia Care Centre at Vodaworld in Midrand, Johannesburg. In addition, Sony also demoed a few of their prototype devices featured at this year’s MWC.
The Xperia Care Centre is the first one of its kind in the country, and Sony aims to provide an easy customer engagement of repairing their existing Xperia smartphones, or trading in for an upgrade. In addition, the Xperia Care Centre also provides customers with a hands-on experience of a number of Sony products and accessories, including the PS4 and PS VR.
Sony Mobile offers its customers free on-site software repairs while you wait. The team of also stated their aim to fulfil hardware repairs in a turnaround time of 3 days.
Sony Mobile’s new trade-In initiative allows you the opportunity to trade-in your old and used Sony Mobile device for great discounts on your next Sony smart accessory or Xperia device purchase which means you will keep up to date with the latest and greatest Sony technology. For example, trade in your 2-year-old Xperia Z5 and get up to R2,500.00 off the purchase of the awesome Xperia XZ. There is no limit to the number of devices you can trade in, so you can bring in all your used devices, get great value and have the peace of mind that all the old devices are recycled in a responsible and environmentally friendly manner.
Christian Haghofer, Sony Mobile South Africa Country Manager commented, ‘We are so excited to be able to offer our customers this service. Should our customers want technical information, want to bring certain details about our products to our attention or simply require support, we are pleased to be able to offer this opportunity to our customers in the easiest, hassle free and quickest way possible.”
Centre Management of Vodacom World, Riona Singh had the following to say, “We are delighted to partner with Sony and welcome their Store relaunch as a differentiator to their brand that encompasses both the Sales and After Sales elements giving the Sony Customer, the ultimate experience.”
Head to Vodacom World in April and take advantage of some great deals: upgrade to a Xperia XZ for R449.00 per month and receive a set of Sony XB Headphones or the XA Ultra for R299.00 per month or get the Xperia XA for R199.00 per month and receive a Bluetooth water bottle.