First PC laptop available through FNB online

For the first time First National Bank (FNB) will have a PC Laptop available as part of their online purchase offering. Along with an array of smartphones and tablets, FNB will include the Acer PC Laptops and Ultrabooks to their clients.

Existing and new FNB Gold or Platinum Cheque Account clients or FNB Private Clients will be able to purchase any of the following Acer products: The Aspire S3Ultrabook with Core i7 processor, The Aspire M3 Ultrabook and the Aspire 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 2012 and Acer has continued to exceed each benchmark combining the combining essential features of the smartphone and tablet PC, such as fast startup and Internet connectivity, with long battery life and convenience.

Clients can order their new PC Laptop by visiting or by SMSing “laptop” to 32812 (standard network rates apply). The contracted courier will deliver the new iPads directly to the addresses supplied by clients.

“We are excited to be part of the national launch of the new iPad. Our key goal is to give our customers the very latest tablets and smartphones to help them with electronic banking on the go and, we believe they offer a great lifestyle enhancement to our customers. This latest generation tablet from Apple is a most welcome addition to our range of tablets and smartphones.

In line with the existing tablet and smartphone offer, customers will have the opportunity to acquire a new iPad 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,” added Terblanche.

Clients who previously ordered and received another tablet or smartphone via the FNB offer can elect to pay off that product, should they wish to order the new iPad.

A new 24 month repayment term will kick in. Customers who are still keen to buy an iPad, but who would like cheaper monthly payments, can still order the iPad 2.

FNB’s further offers to customers also include up to 2GB free ADSL data per month, discounted 3G data, free calls and SMSs between FNB App users, eBucks, Fuel and Airtime Rewards with up to 15% reward back on the value of spend, free SLOW Lounge access and unlimited electronic transactions.

FNB remains the only bank with a Banking App designed for safe banking on a smartphone or a tablet.

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