If you can’t come to Slot, Slot will come to you. The favorite cellphone-shopping destination of Lagos residents now has an online store, which brings you all leading mobile brands in an electronic catalogue and a variety of range to choose from. The Nigeria based retailer announced the launch of its online store and mobile app at the Civic center, Victoria Island in Lagos. The owner of Slot says that this will bring the entire physical store to the hand-held device of the user leading to hassle free shopping experience. ‘This was awaited and needed. Users can enquire thousands time, avail discounts and compare specifications before buying a device. Shopping has been made smart by this initiative as this brings the 50 stores across the country to the fingertips of users’ he added.
Nnamdi Ezeigbo, Group Managing Director, Slot systems Limited, describes the vision of the company as to bridge the information gap in the global information technology giving emphasis to the Nigerian market. The company will target this gap by providing up to date stats about phone sales, specifications, prices and comparisons on web to the users, he said. This will spread awareness among the buyers enabling them to buy the right device.
The online shopping store will bring the following features to its users:
- Hot deals: This section will bring you the latest and the greatest deals on electronic gadgets. This might not give wide options to choose from but trust me you will love this section.
- Mobile phones: All the brands under one hood. All the specifications, device comparisons, user reviews and user ratings let you buy the right device.
- Extra services: The site also offers some other valuable service like device trade in, warranty schemes, finance schemes and screen insurance. Users who have purchased a device from the store can avail these add on services to protect and value their devices further. The trade-in is beneficial for the users who are looking for an upgrade. Just hand over your old phone and get the best price in the market for it. Finance schemes lets the users buy with full freedom and interest. Screen insurance is a great service as generally a screen replacement is very expensive. But why to worry? Slot has solutions for it.
- Online chat: The online store has added a feature to chat with a Slot representative. This representative would attend your queries and guide you through. This has brought ease of use as numerous queries can be asked and resolved sitting at home.
The mobile app is currently available on the Google play store and can be downloaded here. It has various features to intrigue the users like:
- On screen notifications that brings you the latest deals. On sliding or tapping the notification, it takes you the required link where you can check the details and place an order.
- Gifts for the first 1000 app downloaders.
- User account and cart features.
Slot is a great initiative in a growing country like Nigeria where 38% of the Internet users are active ones. The company currently holds 48% of the mobile sale market and is certainly expected to grow more. Have you made a first purchase yet? Let Digitallagos know by commenting below and stay tuned for technology review.
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