iPhone, the revolutionary phone launched by Apple in 2007 is coming to Nigeria officially! After making billions of dollars from the phone around the world, Apple now sees Nigeria as a viable market for the esteemed product.
For the past couple of months we have been sniffing around for a possibility of the phone being made available in Nigeria. We got an insider scoop from a reliable source, and we can confirm it! YES! The phone is expected to be available for sale on multiple networks. Between now and first quarter of 2011, you should expect the buzz to begin!
Before now, iPhones were previously available in:
- Centre Afrique
- Côte d’Ivoire
- Guinée Equatoriale
- South Africa
What took them so long to come to Nigeria?
Some key questions:
- Can the iPhone battle the Blackberry craze in the country?
- How will its entry into the market impact (the expected) growing impact of Android in Nigeria
- What does this mean for Nokia N8?
About Sheriff Shittu
Sheriff Shittu is a web developer, strategist and industry analyst. As a web developer, some of his applications are currently running in top universities across Nigeria. He is Founder of Nigeria’s first automated web ranking platform, webtrendsng.com.