AfriOne Limited will launch its new Nigerian-made smartphones on Friday. This targets the availability of the first Nigerian-made smartphones for sale in Nigerian stores.
AfriOne’s headquarters is located in Lagos and the assembly plant will be inaugurated by Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, together with him is AfriOne’s CEO and founder, Sahir Berry, Contec Global’s Roheen Berry, Hemang Kapur (AfriOne co-founder) and Lekan Akinjide (CCO).
“We model products that utilize cutting-edge technology, reflect a modern, sleek design and integrate the latest and arguably necessary financial technology such as mobile health, mobile education and mobile banking – all with the goal of facilitating connectivity among Nigerians and the rest of the world” Sahir Berry said.
“AfriOne aims to democratise technology, by offering affordable innovations through our product offerings and removing barriers for large scale adoption of advanced technologies in Nigeria – hence our motto AfriOne – one for everyone” Hemang Kapur said.
AfriOne has 500 employees who works at its top-of-the-line product and testing facilities. The company has a capacity to make 300,000 products per month on its world-class production facility in Lagos, Nigeria.
“We offer a wide range of feature-rich and technologically loaded product lines from dual sim mobile phones to educational tablet PCs and even android smart watches,” Hemang Kapur stated.
Besides the production of contemporary ICT devices and accessories, AfriOne is committed to corporate social responsibility (CSR). The corporation enables education and training program and motivates businessman in Nigeria, remembering it as a means of contributing to the national economic growth.