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10 Best Phones You Can Buy in Nigeria (January 2018)

Looking for the best phone in January 2018? Then you have a difficult task at hand, as the competition in this price range is steadily growing in Nigeria and now you are getting many great quality smartphones with excellent features for every type of users at this price. Every phone has some pros and cons or a specialty for certain type of users, finding the best smartphone in Nigeria according to your needs is a tough job. So, to help you out in buying your next smartphone, we have written the list of 10 Best Phones in Nigeria.

This list includes the rankings of the best mobiles in Nigeria. The list includes short reviews for all the phones and suggests readers, which phone will be suitable for which types of buyers/requirements. We also suggest the alternatives at the same price and also recommend our readers to increase their budget a little if better deals are available at little higher prices. We update this list every month and it is serving as the perfect solution for buyers in Nigeria to understand what all options they have got and what will be the best choice for them.

So relax! Choosing the best mobile under 20000 Rs. will be very easy for you now. If you still have any question, feel free to ask it in the comments section at the end.

 

Tecno Phantom 8 (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

The Tecno Phantom 8 has a screen display of 5.7 inch FHD and dual back cameras (13MP + 12MP) add new elements to your photo gallery and 20MP Selfie shooter ensures you always look picture-perfect even at night. Tecno Phantom 8  has a powerful design backed by architecture that delivers optimum performance, making life easier and smarter, the Tecno Phantom 8 smartphone looks, feels and works better than its predecessors.

Tecno Phantom 8 5.7-Inch FHD (6GB,64GB ROM) 12MP + 13MP + 20MP, Android 7 Nougat 4G Smartphone

Tecno Phantom 8 5.7-Inch FHD (6GB,64GB ROM) 12MP + 13MP + 20MP, Android 7 Nougat 4G Smartphone

Tecno Phantom 8 has a memory of 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM (Supports 2TB Micro SD Card) and the processor is 2.6GHz Octa-core with sn operating system of  Android 7.0 Nougat

Key Features
  • Screen: 5.7-Inch FHD
  • Memory: 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM (Supports 2TB Micro SD Card)
  • CPU: 2.6GHz Octa-core
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Camera: 12MP + 13MP Rear, 20MP Front
  • Battery: 3500mAh

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 125,000

 

Infinix Zero 5 (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Infinix Zero 5 (6GB, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Infinix Zero 5 (6GB, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Infinix Zero 5 smartphone was launched in November 2017. The phone comes with a 5.98-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. Infinix Zero 5 price in Nigeria starts from N 100,999.

The Infinix Zero 5 is powered by 2.6GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor and it comes with 6GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Infinix Zero 5 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Infinix Zero 5 runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 4350mAh non removable battery.

The Infinix Zero 5 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Key Features

  • Network: 2G / 3G / 4G
  • Display: 5.98 inches, IPS LCD Touchscreen display — (1080 x 1920 pixels)
  • Software: Android v7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: 2.6GHz Octa-core CPU (MediaTek Helio P25)
  • Memory: 6GB RAM | 64/128GB ROM
  • Cameras: Front — 16 MP (LED Flash) | Rear — Dual Camera Setup (12 MP + 13 MP), 2X Optical Zoom, 10X Digital Zoom, OIS, dual LED flash
  • Battery: 4350 mAh

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 105,000

 

Nokia 8 (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Nokia 8 (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Nokia 8 (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Nokia 8 smartphone was launched in August 2017. The phone comes with a 5.30-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 554 pixels per inch. Nokia 8 price in Nigeria starts from N 132,000.

The Nokia 8 is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Nokia 8 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 13-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Nokia 8 runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3090mAh non removable battery. It measures 151.50 x 73.70 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 160.00 grams.

The Nokia 8 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer.

Key Features
  • 5.3 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • Octa-core (4×2.5 GHz Kryo & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Dual 13 MP, f/2.0, laser & phase detection autofocus, Carl Zeiss optics, OIS, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Battery: 3090mAh non removable battery

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 135,000

 

Google Pixel 2 (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Google Pixel 2 (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Google Pixel 2 (6GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Google Pixel 2 smartphone was launched in November 2017. The phone comes with a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. Google Pixel 2 price in Nigeria starts from N129,999.

The Google Pixel 2 is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Google Pixel 2 packs a 12.2-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Google Pixel 2 runs Android 8.0.0 and is powered by a 2700mAh non removable battery. It measures 145.70 x 69.70 x 7.80 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 143.00 grams.

The Google Pixel 2 is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer.

Key Features
  • 5.0 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Gorilla Glass 5 protection.
  • Android 8.0, Gorilla 5 protection glass.
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • Octa-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo)
  • 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • 12.2 MP, f/1.8, OIS, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED flash
  • Battery: 2,700mAh battery non-removable Li-Ion

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 135,000

 

 

Motorola Moto Z (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Motorola Moto Z (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Motorola Moto Z (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Motorola Moto Z smartphone was launched in June 2016. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels at a PPI of 535 pixels per inch. Motorola Moto Z price in Nigeria starts from N 129,999.

The Motorola Moto Z is powered by 1.8GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2000GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Motorola Moto Z packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Motorola Moto Z runs Android 6.0.1 and is powered by a 2600mAh non removable battery. It measures 153.30 x 75.30 x 5.19 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 136.00 grams.

The Motorola Moto Z is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Key Features
  • Display: 5.5 inch 2K(2560 x 1440 pixels),Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Screen, 540ppi
  • CPU: Snapdragon 820 Quad Core 1.8GHz, GPU: Adreno 530
  • Storage: 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM
  • Dual Nano SIM card dual standby(2 Nano SIM Card or 1 Nano and 1 microSD Card)
  • Cameras: front 5.0MP + rear 13.0MP
  • Support 4G/Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n,2.4GHz/5GHz,Bluetooth 4.1, GPS + GLONAS
  • Battery: 2600mAh non removable battery.

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 125,000

 

 

Samsung Galaxy S8 (4GB RAM,64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy S8 (4GB,64GB RAM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy S8 (4GB,64GB RAM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone was launched in March 2017. The phone comes with a 5.80-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2960 pixels at a PPI of 570 pixels per inch. Samsung Galaxy S8 price in Nigeria starts from N 253,900.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is powered by 1.9GHz octa-core Samsung Exynos 8895 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S8 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 148.90 x 68.10 x 8.00 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 155.00 grams.

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a single SIM (GSM) . Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 225,000

 

Huawei P10 Plus (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Huawei P10 Plus (4GB,64GB RAM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Huawei P10 Plus (4GB,64GB RAM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Huawei Mate 10 Pro smartphone was launched in October 2017. The phone comes with a 6.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels at a PPI of 402 pixels per inch.

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is powered by 1.8GHz octa-core Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that cannot be expanded. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Mate 10 Pro packs a 20-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 8-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro runs Android 8.0 and is powered by a 4000mAh non removable battery. It measures 154.20 x 74.50 x 7.90 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 178.00 grams.

The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) . Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, Infrared, USB OTG, Headphones, 3G and 4G. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Gyroscope and Barometer.

Key Features
  • Brand Name: Huawei
  • Model: P10 plus
  • Language: Russian,Italian,German,French,Spanish,Polish,Portuguese,English
  • RAM ROM Type: 6+256G, 6+128G, 6+64G
  • Color: golden, black, white
  • Battery Capacity(mAh): 4000mAh

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 225,000

 

Motorola Moto X4 (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Motorola Moto X4 (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Motorola Moto X4 (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Motorola Moto X4 smartphone was launched in November 2017. The phone comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 424 pixels per inch. Motorola Moto X4 price in Nigeria starts from N 111,999.

The Motorola Moto X4 is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 2000.048GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Motorola Moto X4 packs a 12-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Motorola Moto X4 runs Android 7.1.1 and is powered by a 3000mAh non removable battery. It measures 148.35 x 73.40 x 7.99 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 163.00 grams.

The Motorola Moto X4 is a single SIM (GSM) smartphone that accepts a Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, Headphones, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Key Features
  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 630 processor
  • 64GB, 4GB RAM, microSD
  • 5.2″ LTPS IPS LCD display 1920×1080, 424ppi
  • 12MP + 8MP Rear Camera
  • 16MP + 4MP Front Camera
  • WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4 GHz + 5 GHz, WiFi hotspot
  • Battery: 3000mAh non removable battery

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 125,000

 

 

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro smartphone was launched in January 2017. The phone comes with a 5.70-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro price in Nigeria starts from N 124,514.

The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is powered by 2.2GHz Octa-core processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro packs a 16-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro runs Android 6.0 and is powered by a 3300mAh non removable battery. It measures 156.50 x 77.20 x 7.00 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 172.00 grams.

The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM + CDMA) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, NFC, USB OTG, Headphones, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Key Features
  • Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
  • Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • Octa-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A53
  • 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • 16 MP, f/1.9, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
  • Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 3300mAh non removable battery

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 125,000

 

 

Gionee A1 (4GB RAM, 32GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee A1 (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee A1 (4GB RAM, 64GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee A1 smartphone was launched in February 2017. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels. Gionee A1 price in Nigeria starts from N 112,149.

The Gionee A1 is powered by 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 MT6755 processor and it comes with 4GB of RAM. The phone packs 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Gionee A1 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Gionee A1 runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 4010mAh non removable battery. It measures 154.50 x 76.50 x 8.30 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 183.00 grams.

The Gionee A1 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Key Features
  • Screen: 5.5-inch (1920*1080)
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 32GB ROM (Supports 256GB Micro SD Card)
  • CPU: 2.0GHz Octa-core
  • Operating System: Android Nougat 7.0/Amigo
  • Camera: 13MP Rear, 16MP Front
  • Battery: 4010mAh

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 95,000

 

 

Gionee X1s (3GB RAM, 16GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee X1s (3GB RAM, 16GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee X1s (3GB RAM, 16GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee X1s smartphone was launched in September 2017. The phone comes with a 5.20-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. Gionee X1s price in India starts from Rs. 10,599.

The Gionee X1s is powered by 1.5GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Gionee X1s packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 16-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Gionee X1s runs Android 7.0 and is powered by a 4000mAh non removable battery. It measures 150.40 x 73.50 x 8.80 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 166.00 grams.

The Gionee X1s is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Micro-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 65,000

 

Gionee S6 (3GB RAM, 32GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee S6 (3GB RAM, 16GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee S6 (3GB RAM, 32GB ROM) Specs & Price in Nigeria

Gionee S6 smartphone was launched in November 2015. The phone comes with a 5.50-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels. Gionee S6 price in India starts from Rs. 13,499.

The Gionee S6 is powered by 1.3GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6753T processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the Gionee S6 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Gionee S6 runs Android 5.1 and is powered by a 3150mAh non removable battery. It measures 151.90 x 74.60 x 6.90 (height x width x thickness) and weigh 145.00 grams.

The Gionee S6 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Micro-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.

Click here to Buy from Jumia Nigeria at ₦ 75,000

 

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