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 inches
    1280 x 768 pixels
  • Camera 41 MP (Single camera)
    1.2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8.1

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63 Comments

62. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

If u smell but the Rock is cooking with Lumia 1020...

60. stulla

Posts: 101; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

remember how nokia paid nicki minaj to perform at the launch of the lumia 900...she then tweeted about it on her blackberry....waste of money

55. rodneyej1

Posts: 3576; Member since: Jul 06, 2013

Hating on Nokia, and WP?... You can't be confident at all in your platform because you would be content and wish the best for others... If you hate you are no doubt insecure... Period, point blankÔŁĽ

54. ryq24

Posts: 876; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Where's the phone in the picture?

49. .KRATOS.

Posts: 444; Member since: Mar 15, 2013

CAN YOU SMELLLLLLLLLLLLLL WHAT THE ROCK IS COOKING.

53. CivicSi89

Posts: 349; Member since: Jul 23, 2011

No......

44. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

With the 1020 being vaunted for it's camera capabilities... you'd think they would have taken the opppurtunity to use it to capture the picture. And if they did... well... :-/

40. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

"Execs"... is that what they're calling them nowadays?

38. phyxius

Posts: 11; Member since: May 10, 2013

You may be known as the people's champion, but not the people's choice for phone selection

41. Cyberchum

Posts: 1142; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Your opinion Bro, entirely your opinion.

42. Cyberchum

Posts: 1142; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Your opinion Bro, entirely your opinion.

36. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Do you smell what the Nokia is cooking?

35. lonewolf2873

Posts: 40; Member since: Nov 21, 2012

To the people whining : Its all about publicity. High profile stars are comped loads of various items. I'd bet big money people that you don't see cause they're behind the scenes don't get those benefits. Dwayne Johnson is enormous and I applaud Nokia for having the wherewithal to choose him. Its a smart move for Nokia.

34. stulla

Posts: 101; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

why gve phones to people who can afford them & why all competitions to win phones don't extend out to the caribbean,south america etc????..nokia thinks USA IS THE WORLD

39. Cyberchum

Posts: 1142; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

If I get you right, one shouldn't pay to his AD aired huh. Nokia here is kinda paying him because he's (potentially) gonna help them get more sells. Common sense, About promos, they're simply targeting large markets which you would do were you to be in their shoes.

43. Cyberchum

Posts: 1142; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

^^^^^^^ GET

33. Damo579

Posts: 268; Member since: May 18, 2013

Why all the hatred here? corporations give famous people free products all the time it's another way to advertise. People think if famous people use a product it must be good and cool. You think apple or Samsung never did this before....

30. Cyberchum

Posts: 1142; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

Some people are really hurting and they see it fit to come here to spew BS.

25. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

Finally..... the Rock has switched to Lumia!!!

27. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

Yes because the shed load of money they gave him didn't influence his decision any.....

51. microsoftnokiawin

Posts: 1268; Member since: Mar 30, 2012

but you know Jay Z got an s4 because he loves

52. papss unregistered

Exactly.., how is that terrible app. Doing for SS? From what I hear it was a cheaply done app that doesn't work well.

37. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Now the Rock can shove his old iPhone down john cena throat.

57. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

John Cena: it's not even funny dude.

21. WHoyton1

Posts: 1635; Member since: Feb 21, 2013

He doesn't look like the budding photographer I have to say.....

18. Lyngdoh

Posts: 319; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

All the giganti wrestlers needs Xperia Z Ultra. E.g. The great Khali.

12. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Know your role jabroni lol

7. Captain_Doug

Posts: 1037; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

The Rock does not hover hand.

9. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Hover hand is for the weak. The Rock embraces all ladies.

6. SakuroAkino

Posts: 141; Member since: Jul 12, 2013

Memo To Nokia Corporation: Microsoft Corporation Is Bluffing

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