Top 10 Android phones in Nigeria in 2017

Top 10 Android phones in Nigeria in 2017

If you are looking for an upgrade from your old push-button phone, or trying to choose a present for a friend, family member or significant other, look no further. In this article, we will review the best Android phones in Nigeria and their price. The phones are listed in no particular order.

Samsung Galaxy S8

Samsung S8 front and back

It’s no secret that Samsung has some of the best and most innovative smartphones in the world. Their products are always of high quality, they look stunning and the technological characteristics are off the charts. The newest model, S8 (as well as S8 Edge) is no different in this regard. For about ₦300,000-330,000 you can get this state-of-the-art smartphone that embodies everything that is so great about Samsung phones.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,8 inches, 2960 x 1440 pixels

★ OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)

★ Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

★ Camera: 12 MP (secondary 8 MP)

★ Battery: 3000 mAh (non-removable)

★ Price ~₦300,000

OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 3T font and back

The company that produces this phone is considered a dark horse on the smartphone market. One of the latest models, 3T, has trampled the competition with incredible specs and significantly lower price. So if you are considering buying a new mobile phone, definitely check out this model.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,5 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels

★ OS: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), which could be upgraded to 7.1.1 (Nougat)

★ Memory: 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM

★ Camera: 16 MP (secondary 16 MP)

★ Battery: 3400 mAh (non-removable)

★ Price ~₦220,000

Huawei Mate 9 Pro

Huawei Mate 9 Pro front and back

This model has been called ‘the best Android phone of 2016’ by many tech gurus. Like its ‘siblings’ from the Mate series, it is equipped with a lightning-speed processor, long-lasting battery, innovative security measures and beautiful external (and internal) design. This mobile phone will be a great fit for a businessperson that needs to stay up to date with the latest news and trends.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,5 inches, 2560 x 1440 pixels

★ OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)

★ Memory: 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM

★ Camera: 20 MP+12 MP (secondary 8 MP)

★ Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

★ Price ~₦350,000

Tecno Phantom 6

Tecno Phantom 6 front back and side

Tecno has been one of the top mobile phone manufacturers in Nigeria, and its 2016 flagman model Phantom 6 did not disappoint either. If you don’t feel like spending way too much on a smartphone, Tecno Phantom 6 would be the perfect fit, as it keeps up with the front-runners among Android phones in Nigeria, while being perfectly affordable.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,5 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels

★ OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

★ Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

★ Camera: 13 MP+5 MP (secondary 8 MP)

★ Battery: 2700 mAh (non-removable)

★ Price ~₦90,000

Infinix Zero 4 Plus

Infinix Zero 4 Plus front and back

Even though Infinix could be considered a rather new addition to the market of mobile phones in Nigeria, they have shown that good Android phones can be affordable. With just ₦100,000, you can get the whole world at your fingertips.

Specs:

★ Display: 6 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels

★ OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), which could be upgraded to 7.0 (Nougat)

★ Memory: 32 GB, 4 GB RAM

★ Camera: 20,7 MP (secondary 13 MP)

★ Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

★ Price ~₦100,000

GIONEE Marathon M5 Plus

GIONEE Marathon M5 Plus front and back

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Considering that this model came out at the end of 2015, it still remains among the best android phones in Nigeria. It's wonderful build, curved metal lines and affordability are the three things that come to mind when we hear the name Gionee. But the best attribute is its battery, which will allow hours upon hours of telephone calls and music playback.

Specs:

★ Display: 6 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels

★ OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)

★ Memory: 64 GB, 3 GB RAM

★ Camera: 13 MP (secondary 5 MP)

★ Battery: 5020 mAh (non-removable)

★ Price ~₦100,000

LG G5

LG G5 front and back

LG has always been a well-respected company and even though lately it has been overshadowed by newer aspiring brands, it has found it's way to the top with its G5 model. Bright display, dual main cameras, impressive speed — the list goes on and on. This mobile phone would be great for people that are interested in getting the most out of their phones, as it is also known for its modular capabilities.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,3 inches, 2560 x 1440 pixels

★ OS: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), which could be upgraded to 7.0 (Nougat)

★ Memory: 32 GB, 4 GB RAM

★ Camera: 16 MP +8 MP (secondary 8 MP)

★ Battery: 2800 mAh (removable)

★ Price ~₦170,000

Oukitel K 6000 Pro

Oukitel K 6000 Pro front and back

We have mentioned some of the best android phones in Nigeria, but most of them are relatively expensive and not everyone can afford them. This is where Oukitel K 6000 Pro makes its entrance. Being significantly cheaper than the rest of the mobile phones on this list, it has very impressive characteristics and an outstanding battery life.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,5 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels

★ OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

★ Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

★ Camera: 13 MP (secondary 5 MP)

★ Battery: 6000 mAh (removable)

★ Price ~₦50,000

Xiaomi (Mi) Redmi Note 4

Xiaomi (Mi) Redmi Note 4 front, back and side

Xiaomi has proven time and time again that it is a force to be reckoned with. The company provides different types of mobile phones and gadgets, but Redmi Note 4 definitely deserves a place on this list. Even though it is less popular among users in Nigeria, it has a wonderful custom UI with hundreds of themes to choose from, sleek design and a fast processor.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,5 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels

★ OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

★ Memory: 32 GB, 2/3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM

★ Camera: 13 MP (secondary 5 MP)

★ Battery: 4100 mAh (removable)

★ Price ~₦120,000

ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini

ZTE Nubia Z17 Mini front, back and side

And last, but definitely not least - the beautiful ZTE Nubia. The main feature that differentiates this mobile phone from the others is its smaller screen, which is more convenient for users with smaller hands. The overall stunning design catches the eye and the dual cameras will help you capture the most beautiful shots.

Specs:

★ Display: 5,2 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels

★ OS: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)

★ Memory: 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM

★ Camera: 13 MP+13 MP (secondary 16 MP)

★ Battery: 2950 mAh (removable)

★ Price ~₦170,000

Best Android Phone

Android phones

After listing all the different types of mobile phones and some careful consideration, our top pick has to be Infinix Zero 4 Plus. Of course, depending on what you are looking for, you might disagree, but this mobile phone offers the best functionality at its given price, showing that the best Android phone does not have to be the most expensive. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Try it out yourself!

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