The price of iPhone 7 in Nigeria is presently ranging between N345,000 and N425,000. The fluctuating price of the September-born smartphone is not unconnected to the unstable Dollar exchange rate in the country, while the wide gap in the price range of iPhone 7 will be explained below.
By now, everyone knows that the price of iPhones and other smartphones in Nigeria are often determined by the exchange rate of the US Dollar. Going by the October ending rate, a dollar in the market was exchanged for about N475. With the iPhone 7 standing at the price of about $800, depending on the spec, the naira equivalent is as quoted above. The given price range also resonates with what we presently have on Jumia.
So, what exactly makes iPhone 7’s price that high? Let’s take a look at a summary of the smartphone’s specifications.
Just as you know, when a product is Apple’s, it’s got some style. iPhone 7 comes in multiple shades for your aesthetic satisfaction. Whether you want it Black, Jet Black, Silver, Gold, or Rose Gold, the 138g smartphone is polished to maintain – or even exceed – the beauty and styles of its predecessors.
A lot has gone into the physical design of iPhone 7: from Apple’s grudge with the 3mm headphone jack – or what could have cause them to remove it in the new lightning port headphones? – to the solid state super-capacitated home button, and the dust and waterproof features, the phone might actually get more plus than minus from its users.
iPhone 7 comes loaded with a 7MP front camera and a whooping 12MP rear camera; the phone’s camera system is totally new. From Apple’s claim, iPhone 7’s camera system has an f/1.8 aperture, a new optical image stabilization feature, and a hexa-element lens for better capturing in the dark. The price for iPhone 7 could find some support here.
With a 326 ppi (750 x 1334 pixels) display, iPhone 7’s has the brightest display within the iPhone series so far. The 4.7 inches screen surely has something to offer.
iPhone 7 is built on iOS 10.1, with an Apple A10 Fusion chipset and a Quad-core CPU; this spec actually makes iPhone 7 the most powerful iPhone ever in terms of speed.
In the world of Apple, a smartphone with a 1960mAh Lithium-ion battery is a big deal. Some other products may beat this, but a 14hour 3G talk-time and 10 days standby time is definitely not a joke.
Apple’s iPhone 7 runs on GSM/EDGE, UMTS/HSPA+, DC-HSDPA, and CDMA EV-DO Rev. A networks; The Advanced Calling 1.0 feature can be brought to live in iPhone 7 for a simultaneous voice and Data usage. The smartphone comes with a nano SIM card slot.
The varying price range of iPhone 7 has its secret in the memory. Apple has provided you with options, but also without option. What do I mean? You have the option to choose from the 32, 128 and 256GB internal memory iPhone 7s, depending on the size of your pocket; but, you don’t have the option of expanding the phone’s memory as there is no external memory slot in iPhone 7.
If you’ve got an iPhone 7, you can share your experience so far in the comment section below.