The Rock gets a free Nokia Lumia 1020 before it launches, directly from Nokia

The Rock gets a free Nokia Lumia 1020 before it launches, directly from Nokia
A Tweet from Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson reveals that the former University of Miami Hurricane gridiron star turned wrestler turned actor is now the proud owner of the Nokia Lumia 1020. You might ask yourself how that is possible since the phone won't ship from AT&T until Tuesday. It turns out that Nokia made a personal delivery of the phone right to the gymwhere the star was working out.

Yes, if you are rich and famous, the handset manufacturers fawn all over you and are more than happy to send you their latest flagship model for free. Last October, prior to the launch of the Nokia Lumia 920, actress Jessica Alba received the phone from Nokia and was quickly photographed with the new model. That type of publicity is priceless and explains why people like Dwayne Johnson are personally presented with a handset that has yet to be launched.

source: @TheRock via WPCentral

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Lumia 1020
  • Display 4.5" 768 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP / 1.2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB
  • Battery 2000 mAh(13.3h 3G talk time)



1. wendygarett unregistered

with the upcoming Nokia phablet, you don't need a dumbell anymore Dwayne :)

24. nobelset

Posts: 270; Member since: Oct 17, 2012

Is he gonna camwhore with this?

48. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

wait so where does it mention Lumia 1020?

56. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

when rock gonna cook something he will take photo from his Nokia Lumia 1020.

58. TheRequiem

Posts: 245; Member since: Mar 23, 2012

How about give a phone to someone who actually needs one? The corporate world annoys me. If Nokia gave out even phone someone in need, I would respect them... but when I see "The Rock" flashing a phone (like he cant afford to buy all of them) to improve their falling "image", it makes me annoyed at them and Nokia's image suddenly diminishes even more.

59. verty

Posts: 132; Member since: May 07, 2012

This is lame thinking. Work be famous if you want free. I am really upset when people think like this. I conclude you are just jealous........

63. grapeseed87

Posts: 123; Member since: Mar 13, 2013

He doesn't seem jealous? What are you saying? He is just asking Nokia to give away phones to those who really need it. That makes total sense. They don't have to give away exclusive ones. But they can totally give away the Asha or low end Lumia's to those who need it.

2. ajac09

Posts: 1482; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

and this proves how lame Nokia is.

3. wendygarett unregistered

Funny, if the rock choose galaxy s4, active mini and zoom, you will definitely has a different tones on it :)

8. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012


10. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

lmaoo! Indeed :)

28. Cyberchum

Posts: 1066; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Hell! yeah, the English is very wrong but then, there's every possibility that he/she is not a native English speaker so why get on his/her skin? Translator fails, they're not wholly dependable so I say suck it.

32. lhtbinh1909

Posts: 94; Member since: Apr 02, 2013

yeah but at least you and me can understand him, or her :)

47. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

i take this is your main language yet you cannot understand what wandy had to say. RIP Mr.Reader you need brain to understand not everyone is native english speaker dumbooo

19. BartSimpson

Posts: 8; Member since: May 14, 2013


4. EXkurogane

Posts: 863; Member since: Mar 07, 2013

I sense some jelly there.

5. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

Lame? Because Nokia didn't give you a Lumia 1020 for free? And you're jelly about it?

20. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

LOL your such a Nokia fanboy...

22. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

If I'm a Nokia fanboy, I won't be using the Sony Xperia Z right now. Go check my profile first before calling me a Nokia fanboy.

23. vandroid

Posts: 405; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

He's very jelly

26. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

You don't have to have a Nokia to be a Nokia fanboy, you could give in a cave in Antarctica but have WiFi but no phone but still love Nokia....

50. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

xperia droid is unlike you open to all different new phones he supports all, so he ain't no fanboy

61. verty

Posts: 132; Member since: May 07, 2012

What is wrong with being a nokia fanboy! Pleaseeeeeez! Make no excuses man. Or do we call you a Sony

29. Cyberchum

Posts: 1066; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

If he actually is then what? you're worse than a fanboy.

31. x_maly_x

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 01, 2013

fanboy is your father....

46. papss unregistered

Lol your so spiteful. Who cares if he is a Nokia fanboy? Like that's a negative or something. Not everyone likes my space, deal with it

16. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

this is a new technique if already Rejected by customers, better give it for free :D

17. SleepingOz unregistered

Chill dude. This is just a marketing trick, that's all.

45. papss unregistered

No it proves how lame you are... Don't comment if you don't have anything to add.

6. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

Memo To Nokia Corporation: Microsoft Corporation Is Bluffing

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