Core Group Africa has announce the official launch of the iPad Air in Nigeria. Featuring a stunning 9.7-inch retina display in a new thinner and lighter design, the iPad Air is precision-engineered to weigh just less than 500 grams which makes it 20 per cent thinner and 28 per cent lighter than the fourth generation iPad. iPad Air will be available from 13 December from all Apple Authorised Resellers for the starting price of N99,000.
"We are delighted to announce the official availability of iPad Air in Nigeria. iPad Air is unbelievably thin and light and we encourage customers to visit their nearest Apple Authorised Reseller to purchase or experience this life-changing product," Core Group Africa's Director, Rutger-Jan van Spaandonk, said.
Core Group Africa has appointed Apple Authorised Resellers to sell iPad Air to ensure the product is available through official channel partners. This means that customers will have peace of mind that if repair issues arise during the warranty term, their product will be repaired or replaced by an Apple Authorised Repair Centre and that they will have access to the required level of support that is mandatory for Apple Authorised Resellers. A full list of Apple Authorised Resellers selling iPad Air is available from www.isocietynigeria.com.
iPad Air Wi-Fi models will be available in Nigeria in silver or space grey for a Recommended Retail Price of N99 000 for the 16GB model, N119 000 for the 32GB model, N139 000 for the 64GB model and N159 000 for the 128GB model. Additionally, iPad Air with Wi-Fi + Cellular will be available in silver and space grey for the Recommended Retail Price of 122 000 Naira for the 16GB model, 141 000 Naira for the 32GB model, 160 000 Naira for the 64GB model and 180 000 Naira for the 128GB model.
Customers that purchase iPad Air, will qualify for free productivity and creativity apps. Apple have made iWork (Keynote, Pages and Numbers) and iLife (Garageband, iPhoto and iMove) free with the purchase of any new iPad. This means that customers will be able to do amazing things with presentations, documents, spreadsheets, photos, videos and music-all for free. Furthermore, iPad Air owners will have access to the world's number 1 app and music store through iTunes. The iTunes Store gives customers access to over 475 000 iPad apps, millions of songs and thousands of movies to personalise their iPad according to their lifestyle.
"We are thrilled to make this unbelievable product available and ensure that Nigerians can purchase with the confidence that they purchased through official distribution channels. We want customers to have the best iPad experience possible and be able to take advantage of the benefits of purchasing from an Apple Authorised Reseller," Van Spaandonk, said.