Smartphone market kicks off 2024 with 20 million unit increase in global shipments

Business a.m. The first quarter of 2024 witnessed an unprecedented surge in global smartphone shipments, signaling the enduring relevance and adaptability of these portable devices. According to, worldwide smartphone shipments soared by e 20 million units year-over-year, hitting a total of 289.4 million units in Q1 2024. The significant growth was largely attributed to […]

Smartphones, accessories markets impressive as laptop, desktop remain sluggish


Sale of smartphones and accessories at the computer village market, Lagos, for the week ended 22 September recorded impressive returns, while laptops and desktops market continue to remain flat. According to market dealers who spoke to business a.m., sales volume on accessories such as headset, Bluetooth speakers, chargers, and pouch were huge. Similarly, smartphones such as iPhones […]

Airtel offers double data on Infinix, Tecno & Itel smartphones


Airtel Nigeria, the India controlled mobile phone operator, has entered into a strategic partnership with original equipment manufacturers (OEM), Infinix, Tecno and itel smartphones brand that would enable customers purchasing a new Infinix, Tecno or itel smartphone to enjoy the exclusive Airtel ‘Double Data Offer’ for a six-month period. The Airtel ‘Double Data Offer’ allows […]

Samsung Electronics unveils Galaxy Note 9 in Lagos

Samsung Electronics

World leading smartphone maker, Samsung Electronics Friday unveiled the Galaxy Note 9, a Bluetooth enabled S Pen device in Lagos. The premium device, which is Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone is packed with hefty 4,000mAh battery that would last at least for 24 hours irrespective of how it’s been used, is now available for immediate purchase […]