Apple was established in 1996 and since then it has become one of the leading companies in the world. Since its first product, Apple 1, the company that was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak has prevailed in the industry. Thereafter, despite the ups and downs, it has managed to become one of the most valuable companies in the world. In October 2020, Apple launched the iPhone 12 in a virtual event and now the iPhone 13 has been released. This article covers the price of the iPhone 13 Pro max in Nigeria, and how much you can get it for on Jumia.
History of the iPhone
At the Mac Word convention in 2007 held in San Francisco, Apple launched its first iPhone. The debut phone had come without the plastic keyboard that was very common among mobile phones and the time. The iPhone was 3 in 1, a widescreen iPod, a mobile phone, and an internet communication device. The phone had a 2 megapixel back camera and measured a 3.5 inch diagonal multitouch screen of high resolution with 165 pixels per inch. The phone with a 4 GB was priced at $499 and the one with the 8 GB was priced at $599.
The next phone was the iPhone 3G. It was named 3G because Apple wanted to highlight the 3G technology in the new iPhone. At Apple’s worldwide developer’s conference, on the 9th of June 2008, Steve Jobs introduced the new iPhone 3G. They kept the price bar low and accelerated the internet speed with 3G. Unlike the first iPhone, the software enabled the iPhone 3G to run a lot of third-party applications. The phone was introduced with more storage at a lesser price. It cost $199 for the 8 GB storage and $299 for the 16 GB storage.
Next came the iPhone 3Gs. This was two times faster than the iPhone 3G. On June 8th, 2009, at the same conference, Apple debuted the third entry on the iPhone lineup. New features were added to it, including a longer battery, 3 megapixels of an autofocus camera, and hands-free voice control. You could get this at $99 for 8GB, $199 for 16GB, and then $299 for the 32GB.
On the 7th of June 2010, Apple launched iPhone 4. The phone featured Facetime and a retina display, which enabled video calls and a high-resolution display. The iPhone 4 also had a 5 megapixel camera, and for the first time, the iPhone brought a front camera with 0.3 megapixels. Also came in a glass and stainless steel thin body, making it the thinnest mobile phone at the time. The 16GB model was priced at $199 and the 32GB model at $299.
The iPhone 4s was launched on the 4th of October 2011. It featured a 1080p full HD video recording and the virtual assistant Siri. The 16GB model was priced at $199, the 32GB at $299, and the 64GB at $399.
The next iPhone focused on changing its design. The iPhone 5 launched with a 4-inch diagonal screen, having 326 pixels per inch on the 12th of September 2012. The iPhone 5 was the thinnest smartphone with 7.6 millimeters anodized aluminum body. The camera was upgraded to 8 megapixels covered with a sapphire and crystal lens. The 16Gb model was priced at $199, the 32GB at $299, and the 64GB at $399.
This was the first time Apple launched two iPhones of the same size. The iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c. The iPhone 5s was the successor of the iPhone 5 while the iPhone 5c was to provide users an affordable phone. On September 16th, 2013 the iPhone 5s and 5C were launched. The iPhone 5s includes true tone flash in an 8 megapixels camera and the feature of touch ID fingerprint integrated into its Home button. This allowed the user to unlock their phone through a simple touch. iPhone 5C had a 4 inch retina display. The iPhone 5s was $199 for the 32GB phone and the iPhone 5C was priced at $99 for the 16 GB phone.
Era of iPhones
In 2014, Apple unveiled two iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. This time they had different sizes. The iPhone 6 had a 4.7 inches screen and the 6 Plus had a 5.5 inches screen. The iPhone 6 was priced at $199 for the 16GB, $299 for the 64GB, and $399 for the 128GB, while the 6 Plus was priced at $299 for the 16GB, the 64GB at $399, and the 128GB at $499.
On September 9th, 2015, Apple unveiled the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. They both had a transformative new camera approach – Live Photos. They were made available in gold, silver, space gray, and rose gold. Apple authorized 24 monthly payment plans starting at $27 and $31 respectively.
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, came with the new iOS 10. iOS 10 brought a new update to messages that provided animated ways to message your contacts. The 7 Plus has a dual-camera and optical zoom. They were priced starting at $649 and $769 respectively.
The iPhone 8and 8 Plus, was launched on September 12th, 2017. The 8 Plus featured dual 12-megapixel cameras and brought portrait mode with portrait lighting. It added dramatic effects to the iPhone. They were both priced starting at $699 for the 64GB and 256GB models.
Apple launched its first phone with an OLED screen, the iPhone X. The iPhone X came in three colors, silver and space grey, and is priced starting at $999 for the 64GB and the 256GB models.
Apple released a 5.8inch iPhone XS and a 6.5 inch iPhone XS Max. They both come with water resistance. They both come in three models, 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB. The starting price is $999 and $1099.
The iPhone XR was launched with the breakthrough technology of XS. It was launched in many colors – black, white, yellow, coral, blue, and red finishing. It was available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB starting at $749.
In 2019, Apple revealed its iPhone 11 which came in six different colors. It uses iOS 13 that comes with the dark mode feature and a maps experience. It is available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB starting at $699.
The iPhone 11 Pro introduced a 5.8 inches super retina XDR display with three 12 megapixel HDR camera lenses. For an immersive experience, the iPhone 11 Pro max is made with a custom-designed OLED. The difference between the two is their sizes with a starting price of $999 and $1099 respectively, for the three models – 64GB, 256GB, and 512GB.
Apple introduced the iPhone 12 model with a high speed of 5G in iOS 14.1. The phone display is 1170 by 2532 pixels, whereas iPhone 12 mini comes up at 1080 by 2340 pixels. The iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini are available in 64GB, 128GB, and 256GB with a starting price of $799 and $699 respectively.
iPhone 12 Pro model features a new design with edge to edge super retina XDR display. iPhone 12 Pro and 112 pro max come with four stainless steel finishes. They are available in 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB starting at $999 and $1099.
iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro max were both launched in September 2021. They come in four finishes – gold, sierra blue, silver, and graphite. They come with the biggest advancement in the camera system. They are available in 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1 TB of built-in storage. They are available with a starting price of $999 and $1099 respectively.
How much is the iPhone 13 Pro max in Nigeria?
The iPhone 13 Pro max is out in Nigeria. You can get it for about NGN1,250,000 for the 256GB model. On Jumia, you will get this phone at discounted prices. Here is the link to shop for the iPhone 13 Pro Max on Jumia. https://www.jumia.com.ng/mlp-iphone-13-pro-max/