FNB SA, Acer partner to woo clients

First National Bank (FNB) has included a Windows PC Laptop as part of their Tablet and Smartphone offer. Along with an array of smartphones and tablets, FNB will include the Acer Windows PC Laptops and Ultrabooks to the range of products that are available at a reduced price – with 24 months to pay and zero additional fees, interest or charges

First National Bank (FNB) has included a Windows PC Laptop as part of their Tablet and Smartphone offer. (Image: Acer)

New and existing FNB Gold or Platinum Cheque Account clients as well as FNB Private Clients will be able to purchase any of the following Acer products: The Aspire S3 Ultrabook with Core i5 processor, The Timeline M3 Ultra and the Value Series V3 Laptop. Each of the products offered have different price points thus ensuring that it is available to a large and targeted audience.

“At Acer we will continue to aim at bringing mobility to consumers in an easy and convenient way,” says Celeste Gibbens, Acer Africa Marketing Manager. “We are delighted to partner with an innovative bank such as FNB on this project.”

The Acer S3 Aspire was the first Ultrabook to be revealed in October 2011 and Acer has continued to exceed each benchmark combining the essential features of the smartphone and tablet PC, such as fast startup and Internet connectivity, with long battery life and convenience.

“Mobility is a key component for FNB and being able to provide our clients with a product that is not only ultra-convenient but offers portable accessibility wherever and whenever” says Ilse Smuts, Head of Marketing at FNB’s Core Banking Solutions.

Clients can order their new PC Laptop by visiting fnb.co.za or by SMSing “pc” to 32812 (standard network rates apply). In line with the existing tablet and smartphone offer, customers will have the opportunity to acquire the Acer PC Laptops and repay it over 24 months at a reduced rate and with zero additional interest, fees or charges payable. The monthly payment is added to the customer’s monthly account charge.

Staff Writer