The year has been an adventurous and interesting one for smartphone lovers in Nigeria and the world in general, some of these smartphone listed here below were launched in 2016 and some even made their way into the best list for 2017, perhaps before the 1st quarter of new releases are made. Which means we will surely update in this article.
Moving on, with a flurry of devices being released in short intervals from major smartphone makers we’ve rounded up a list of the top 10 of the best smartphones in Nigeria that were released this year 2017 as said earlier, you will get an update version of the list. You could consider the list as a guide if you are planning on buying quality smartphones in Nigeria.
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- Gionee Marathon M5 Series: Lite, Plus and Enjoy
- Gionee Marathon M5 Mini
- G-Power (Y6 Pro)
- Infinix Zero 3
- Infinix Hot 3
- Tecno Camon C8
- Tecno Boom J8
- Tecno L8 & L8 Plus
- Tecno W4
- Tecno Camon C9
10. Marathon M5 Series: Lite, Plus & Enjoy
Gionee Marathon M5 Plus has a larger 6-inch AMOLED display with 3GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory. The device is powered by the same MediaTek processor, albeit with eight processing cores. It possesses a 13MP rear camera with LED flash and 5MP camera, and a massive 5,020 mAh battery. The device costs between N75,000 – N80,000 in Nigeria.
The Gionee Marathon M5 Enjoy was released alongside the other two, and sits between them in terms of specs and price. The device has a 5.5-inch HD display with 3GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. It is powered by the same processor as the M5 Lite and has a 5,000mAh battery. It possesses a 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera, and offers 4G network connectivity. It costs between N60,000 – N70,000 in Nigeria.
9. Gionee Marathon M5 Mini
The M5 Mini sports a 5-inch display, with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal memory. It’s powered by a Mediatek MT6580 quad-core processor with 1.3GHz processing speed. It possesses an 8MP rear camera with LED flash and a 5MP front camera, with a 4,000mAh Battery. The device costs around 30,000 in Nigeria.
8. Huawei G Power (Y6 Pro)
“The Huawei G-Power smartphone features some really attractive capabilities and nice appearance. Huawei G-Power (Y6 Pro) is will be an affordable smartphone features a 5 inches IPS screen display.” Click Here To Read More
7. Infinix Zero 3
“Infinix Zero 3 is the phone that the Infinix Mobility team had exerted much energy to come up with looking at the new premium features and price, it’s quite more expensive than their other models they released.” => Click Here To Read More Specs
6. Infinix Hot 3
“Once again, Infinix Hot 3 is going to be a budget smartphone like its predecessors ( the first Hot and Hot 2 ) this means Hot 3 will be affordable and easy for potential users to purchase the device especially in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya.” Click Here To Read More
5. Tecno Boom J8
4. Tecno Camon C8
However, some people were not satisfied with the 1GB RAM, which prompted Tecno Mobile to release the Tecno L8 Plus some weeks after, with the main difference being the 2GB RAM in the L8 Plus. The Tecno L8 is being sold for N30,000 while the L8 Plus goes for N32,000 in Nigeria.
1. Tecno Camon C9
There you have it. The list above should serve as a guide for you if you’re looking to get the most value for your money in the Nigerian smartphone market. The year is not over yet, so we expect to see more spectacular devices being rolled out of the coffers of smartphone-manufacturing companies as the year rolls by.
What do you think of these devices? Are they worth being on the list of the Top 10 Smartphones in Nigeria? Let me know by commenting.