What are the best selling phones in Nigeria?

Looking to buy a new phone? Find out which ones are the most popular in Nigeria now.

Mobile phones have become extremely popular in Nigeria. Nowadays this country is ranked the 10th among the top world users of such devices. But which brands are the most popular and widespread? Let’s find it out.

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Famous cell phone brands in Nigeria

Nigeria has the fastest growing mobile market in whole Africa. Besides, smartphones have become a symbol of social status and class. Today lots of world manufacturers are trying to present their devices on Nigerian market. The most widespread brands include the following:

  • InnJoo,
  • Samsung,
  • Infinix.
  • BlackBerry,
  • Tecno.

Each of the manufacturers is so eager to become the most usable and popular, that they keep creating and producing new gadgets every day. Besides, the prices have become more and more competitive as well.

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As for the current statistics, nowadays there are more than 140 million Internet subscribers (and this, mobile users) in the country. According to the reports, by the end of 2015, the brand, which is on top today, is Infinix Mobility. The models of the most famous phones are Infinix Hot and Infinix Hot Note.

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Best selling devices in Nigeria 

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There exist plenty of various brands and varieties of mobile phones in Nigeria. Let’s consider the most popular ones with their features and opportunities they offer:




Operation system




Hot x507

  • 1.3GHz quadcore processor,
  • RAM: 1GB,
  • Camera: 5MP, 2MP (front),
  • 5 inch display

Android OS 4.4.2

Good processor allows you browsing while using any other apps. You can open plenty of pages, and it won’t make any troubles or lags.



Hot Note x551

  • 1.4Ghz octacore processor,
  • RAM:1/2GB,
  • Camera: 8MP, 2MP (front),
  • 5.5 inch HD display.

Android 4.4.2 KitKat  with SELinux

It isn’t only the thinnest and lightest gadget. It is capable of scanning apps you download from the Internet. Battery capacity is also impressive (it can operate for 2 days). Processing speed is beyond comparison because of the powerful processor. So, you can browse and use as many apps as you like.




  • dual-core processor,
  • physical QWERTY keyboard,
  • 3,1-inch touch display,
  • Supports 4G mobile hotspots,
  • Camera: 8MP, 2MP (front).
  • BlackBerry OS,
  • Android OS

The main benefits of the device are very fast browser and ability to support 4G. Take all the advantages of Internet access.



Galaxy S4

  • 1.6Ghz octacore processor,
  • 5 inch HD display,
  • RAM: 2GB,
  • Camera: 13MP, 2MP (front).

Android OS

This powerful device will provide you with uninterrupted Internet access. You can browse and use your favorite applications at the same time.



Zero X506

  • 1.4GHz octacore processor,
  • 5 inch HD IPS screen,
  • Camera: 13MP, 2MP (front),
  • 2G,3G,4G network support,
  • RAM: 1/2GB.

Android 4.4 KitKat

It is perfect for Internet users. It supports all types of networks. It allows you to stay connected anywhere and to enjoy wonderful and fast browsing.



Galaxy S5

  • 1.9Ghz quadcore processor,
  • 5,1 inch HD display,
  • RAM: 2GB,
  • Camera: 16MP, 2MP (front).

Android OS

This is a good device, which allows taking quality photos. Besides, processor is good enough to provide fast browsing and apps processing.




  • 1.5GHz hexa-core processor,
  • Camera: 13MP, 5MP (front),
  • 5,5 inch display,
  • RAM: 2GB.

Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean

It attracts the users with its elegant design. Besides, the processor is powerful enough. It cannot provide you with 4G, but supports 2G and 3G networks.




  • 1.5 GHz dual-core processor,
  • 4,2 inch touch display,
  • Camera: 8MP, 2MP (front),
  • RAM: 2GB.

BlackBerry 10 OS

It is able to offer very fast Internet connection. Improved battery life will allow you to use it much longer.



Phantom Z

  • 2.0GHz octacore processor,
  • Camera: 13MP, 8MP (front),
  • 5,2 inch HD screen,
  • RAM: 2GB.

Android 4.4.2 KitKat

The key things are its high speed and wonderful performance. You will never have any problems with connection or application. Besides, its camera has auto-focus, which helps to take outstanding pictures.




  • 1.4GHz octacore processor,
  • 5 inch IPS display,
  • RAM: 2GB,
  • 2G, 3G network,
  • Camera: 13MP, 5MP (front).

Android 4.4.2 KitKat

This device will make you enjoy wonderful graphics. Play 3D games and use many apps at the same time. It will allow you enjoying vivid multi-media entertainment in full HD glory.


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Now you know which brands and models have the most of popularity. Compare their features and opportunities and select one suitable for you. Prices are different and everyone can find an appropriate and not very expensive device. All you need is to understand what your requirements are.


Realizing the desire mobile phone to buy, many, primarily look to the reputation of the manufacturer of the device, as well us well-known principle according to which a trustworthy manufacturer with good reputation, will never allow themselves to release low-quality products. A large element of truth in such reasoning, there is, and therefore we would like to draw your attention to one of such manufacturers whose name is well known today even to young children.

Not prolonging the suspense, let us write you a recommendation Samsung mobile phones to buy, and here's why. Besides the fact that it is the high quality of the Assembly, the main advantage of these devices is that they are constantly being improved. This means that Samsung mobile phones are equipped with the most often advanced and original functions, which are evidence of use for their creation of the most modern technologies.

In addition, the marked device is distinguished by reasonable prices, in comparison with many competitors, excellent performance and, of course, the excellent communication quality.

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