By Prince Osuagwu
THE long awaited iPhone 6 smartphone from Apple, may come into the country on the stables of one of Nigeria’s telecom operators, Etisalat Nigeria. This is as it has just announced a trade-in offer that will allow Etisalat customers exchange their iPhone 5s devices for the yet to be released iPhone 6.
The offer is a follow up on its recent official launch of the iPhone 5s with 12-month warranty. The iPhone 5s was unveiled at its recently launched Gold Series Etisalat Experience Centre at Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The Director, Retail Sales at Etisalat Nigeria, Charles Ogunwuyi, had at the event, described the partnership between Etisalat and Apple as a demonstration of the company’s commitment to providing customers with world class telecommunication services.
Although Apple has not revealed the official specs and features of its next flagship smartphone, there are indications that the iPhone 6 will come with amazing features such as larger and stronger screen display, more powerful 64-bit A8 processor, Adreno 330 GPU, iOS 8 and fingerprint sensor.
Apart from these, the device is also rumored to pack other useful features such as heart rate monitor, barometer and air pressure sensors. iPhone 6 is expected to be released in September .
According to Ogunwuyi, “Our partnership with Apple is a match of two innovative giants. It acknowledges our sustained investment in network infrastructure and capacity to ensure consistent quality of service. There is no doubt that the iPhone 5s will be at its best while running on the Etisalat network.”
A delighted Ogunwuyi highlighted that Apple chose to partner with Etisalat Nigeria in acknowledgement of the quality of its network and service offerings that would optimise user experience on the iPhone 5s.