Nigerian phone retailer, Slot Systems Limited in partnership with Matrix Certified Pre-Owned Nigeria Limited, has unveiled a trade-in program to enable customers trade-in their old phones for brand new ones.
The Managing Director of Slot, Mr. Nnamdi Ezeigbo, who disclosed that customers who want to be part of the program can walk into any of the Slot’s stores with their old phones by paying the price difference and exchange the old device with either Blackberry, iphone, Samsung and Nokia.
The initiative, which seeks to fulfill customer’s desire to own state-of-the-art phones at affordable prices, is tagged, ‘Slot Trade-in’ and is available in 50 Slot stores across the nation.
In order to avoid the possibility of customers bringing in stolen phones for trade-in revealed that a new website www.stolenphone.org has been launched to provide platform for consumers to register every lost device.
“This process is very simple: just register the model of the device, IMEI number and your phone number. This website makes it easy for our Staff to check if the device is stolen or not before proceeding with the process of Trade-in which means that if you buy a phone from Slot , you are sure of the source”.
Managing Director of Matrix, Pastor Dimeji Matesun, said that with the ‘Slot Trade-in’, the value of a phone could be used in exchange for another phone, thereby giving customers real value for their money. He further revealed that the traded phones received from this program would be sold by Matrix through its used phone retail stores across Nigeria.
The initiative allow customers to exchange their old phones in any of the Slot’s shops irrespective of where the product was purchased including their competitor’s shops.