Jumia Megathon: Tech Blogger Round Table

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Written By Larious

Larious is the Executive Editor of LowkeyTech. He is a tech enthusiast and a content writer. 





Last Updated on December 6, 2020 by Larious

Jumia organized a Tech Blogger Roundtable event on the 14th of May 2015  with top mobile phones brands in the country. The jumia megathon event with top tech bloggers having a round table interaction with top mobile phone brands its actually the first of its kind in Nigeria.The event is the greatest assemblage of experts in the Nigerian mobile market. Top Tech Blogger attendees included Muyiwa – TechCabal, Wale – Geek.ng, Olabode – JustNaira, Muyiwa – Techpoint, Elvis – BestMobs, Ige – Ebimablog, Taslim – OgbongeBlog, Ejura – ConnectNigeria, Abiodun – Tech360Ng, Adewale – TechCityNg, Oscar – Oscarmini, Elroy – MobilityArena, Babanature – OneNaijaBlog, Tobi – MissTechy, Kelvin – AndroidNigeria, Sanusi –TechSuplex, Emmanuel – MyTechPortal, Aroloye – LowkeyTech, Ayoola – StevenBergy and Olatunde – BusinessCabal.

Below is a snapshot of top tech bloggers present at the event:

The event, anchored by Bertille Guitton, Head of Communication Jumia, The passion for mobile phones and technology was very evident in the room right from the opening address made by Jonathan Doerr, Managing Director Jumia Nigeria, to the engaging, enlightening and excellent conversation that ensued. The bloggers had the representatives of the mobile brands (Samsung, LG, Innjoo, Infinix, Tecno and Lenovo) on their toes as they questioned them on topics which spanned from operating system updates, priorities, affordability, expectations and more.

The names of the brand representatives includes:
  • Anish Mathew – Product Manager of Samsung
  • Ajiboye Oluwaseun Isreal – Trade Sales Manager Infinix Mobility
  • Bolade Oyekanmi – Marketing Manager of Lenovo
  • Chidi Okonkwo – Deputy Manager Tecno
  • Robert Liang – MD Innjoo
  • Kabiru Kajogbola – Channel Manager LG.


The jumia week megathon team:

Recapping the flow of events, a very insightful mobile phone infographic was revealed, reflected on, reviewed and then ultimately well received. Some facts derived included the fact that battery life was the number priority phone users considered while buying a phone and a Powerbank was also the most important mobile phone accessory.

81It was also highlighted that Nigeria was one of the most important mobile markets in the world as phone manufacturers have proceeded to make mobile phones specifically for the everyday Nigerian. Evidence to back up this fact includes the 4000mah battery of the Infinix Hot Note, the music centric Tecno boom J7 with over 2000 preloaded foreign and Nigerian songs, select Samsung phone models which come preinstalled with over 15,000 local and international ebooks to boost literacy, LG being the first to produce dual sim phones for Nigerians, Innjoo’s affordable price policy and Lenovo’s focus, both hardware and software wise, to continuously enhance the battery life of their phone models.

Below are snapshots at the jumia week megathon event:

25 27 Camille Marotta, the Marketing Manager of Infinix also stated, ‘’This event was a great initiative from the Jumia team.  I think it brings for everybody a better understanding of Nigerian market and lets attendees know more about manufacturer purposes and future actions. I believe that it has been a great success and that in the near future more gathering will be welcome’’.

 The Tech Blogger roundtable discussion certainly offers a befitting start to the countdown to the Jumia Mobile Week Megathon! For one week and one week only, Jumia brings you deals of a lifetime from the world’s hottest brands! Download the Jumia App and get access to deals hours before everyone else. On the 1st of June, you better be ready, you better be fast and get the phone you have always wanted with the Jumia Mobile Week Megathon

It was an awesome event i actually met various top tech bloggers who were just awesome, we all talked and gisted just like one big family 😀

Jumia Rocks 😀


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