Best Android Phones in Nigeria 2017

Choosing the best Android phone in 2017 can prove to be a daunting task. Smartphone companies are churning out new Phones with new technology everyday that keep users dazzled and wanting more. From high hardware performance to increased software capability, greater speed to just more aesthetically pleasing features, android phones are getting more popular and appealing. 

To help you pick the right Android phone, we have compiled a list of the best Android Phones  with great features in 2017 you can get easily get in Nigeria.

  1. SAMSUNG GALAXY S8

samsung galaxy s8 price in Nigeria

Samsung galaxy s8 is the top Android phone on our list and the world right now. It is sleek with an almost bezel-less display (with ~83.6% screen-to-body ratio), the screen takes almost all the room on the display.

Its performance is top-notch with high speed owing to its 2.3GHz quad + 1.7GHz quad 64-bit processor. The Samsung galaxy s8 features a new iris scanner for locking and unlocking your phone with your eyes.

It however has a high price point and the battery life would not last beyond a day.

Specifications

  • Screen Size: 8 inches (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels (~570 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 12 MP Primary Camera, 8 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery, Up to 20 h (3G) Talktime
  • Price Range in Nigeria:  220,000 –  240,000

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2. HTC U11

HTC U11 price in Nigeria

Get the best Sound experience with the  HTC 10’s successor, the HTC U11. A device with a simple design but with a liquid glass surface on the rear panel that makes it shiny and eye-catching.

It comes with a new feature – “Edge sense” which allows you to launch specific apps by squeezing the edges. The Performance and speed of the U11 is note worthy and its camera is one of the best on this list. Its 12 MP camera lets you take beautiful images and its quad-HD LCD display makes for great video quality.

The absence of a 3.5mm headphone jack is a minus some users might not overlook, the need to use a Bluetooth or a compatible adapter is an extra device not very one is willing to carry along all the time .

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 5 inches (~71.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 9 x 75.9 x 7.9 mm (6.06 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM. microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 12 MP Primary, 16 MP Secondary
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery, Up to 336 h (3G) Talktime
  • 5mm jack: NO
  • Price range in Nigeria:  253,999 –  270,000

Buy it now on Jumia

 

 

3. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus

samsung galaxy s8 plus price in Nigeria

The size of the S8 Plus is the one distinguishing characteristic setting it apart from its Samsung Galaxy 8 sibling. With a 6.2 inch display, this feature of the device makes it appealing for some users and a con for others. It however, still offers the great features of the Samsung galaxy 8 we all love.

It has the same awesome 12 MP camera, powerful processor, great display and iris scanner for locking/unlocking your device.

 

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 6.2 inches (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2960 pixels (~529 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm (6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Exynos 8895 Octa – EMEA
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM. microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 12 MP Primary, 8 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
  • Price Range in Nigeria:  270,000 –  300,000

Buy it now on Jumia

 

4. ONE PLUS 5

 

The OnePlus 5 offers great value for the price. It has a matte but smooth appearance and offers one of the best software experiences around.

This device packs power in performance and a vibrant AMOLED 5.5″ 1080p display. It has a 16 and 20 MP dual rear camera.

Its Dash charge feature charges your device in about an hour. You also have the choice between 6 or 8GB RAM, and 64 or 128GB of internal storage.

The lack of a microSD slot for expanding memory can be a con for some people and it is not water-resistant.

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 5 inches (~73.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 2 x 74.1 x 7.3 mm (6.07 x 2.92 x 0.29 in)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • Memory: 64 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 8 GB RAM. No memory card slot
  • Camera: Dual 16 and 20 MP rear cameras, 16 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
  • Price Range in Nigeria:  190,000 –  240,000

Buy it now on Jumia

For lower Priced Android Phones  >>>  Best Android Phones in Nigeria under ₦100K

 

5. LG G6 

LG G6 Price in Nigeria

The LG G6 is a highly functional smartphones with all the necessary features for an optimal and satisfactory user experience.

Featuring a 5.7 inch Quad HD LCD screen and 13MP dual rear cameras, this Smartphone is great for images and video. It has a dust and water resistance rating of IP68 which means it can be submerged in up to 1.5m of water for about 30 minutes and not be damaged. 

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 7 inches (~78.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2880 pixels (~564 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm (5.86 x 2.83 x 0.31 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
  • Memory: 32/64/128 GB, 4 GB RAM. microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 13 MP Primary, 5 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
  • Price Range in Nigeria: ₦ 195,000 –  242,799

Buy it now on Jumia

6. Sony Xperia XZ Premium

sony Xperia XZ Premium price in Nigeria

The XZ Premium’s winning features are its 4K display and slow motion capture. Coupled with its front-facing dual speakers, it is a great android phone for watching videos and offers a satisfying gaming experience.

Powered by Snapdragon 835 and a 4 GB RAM, it has ample storage, a 19 MP Rear Camera, long lasting battery for and a water resistance rating of IP68 which is higher than the iPhone 7’s IP67 rating.

The plastic edges take the shine out of this smartphone, making it appear less “Premium” than it should be.

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 46 inches (~68.4% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 3840 x 2160 pixels (~807 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 156 x 77 x 7.9 mm (6.14 x 3.03 x 0.31 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) – G8141
    Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) – G8142
  • Operating System: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 19 Primary Camera, 13 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3230 mAh battery
  • Price Range in Nigeria:  230,000 –  240,000

Buy it now on Jumia

 

7. Huawei P10 Plus

Huawei P10 Plus Price in Nigeria

 

Huawei gave special attention to the aesthetics of the P10 Plus; looking a bit like the iPhone7, it is sleek, thin and looks good.

It features 128GB of internal storage with microSD slot for expandable storage if 128GB is not storage enough. Its 5.7inch display and quad HD resolution makes the display excellent. The dual rear camera is great and the front facing camera features a new wide mode to take selfies that can accommodate more people.

On the negative side, it is not water resistant and it easily get smudgy and scratches quickly as the device lacks the basic oleophobic coating for protection that almost all phones have.

 

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 5 inches (~71.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels (~540 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 5 x 74.2 x 7 mm (6.04 x 2.92 x 0.28 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 960
  • Memory: 64 GB, 4 GB RAM (L09) or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM (L29), microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 20 MP Primary Camera, 8 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3750 mAh battery
  • Price Range in Nigeria: ₦ 252,900 –  291,826

Buy it now on Jumia

 

8. Lenovo P2

 

The Lenovo P2 is an excellent pocket friendly android phone.

The selling point of this device is its  5100 mAh battery, almost twice the capacity of all the android phones on this list, you can easily go two days on a full charge with this phone.

It runs on Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 7.0. Its display is great and its performance is good for the price.

Due to the larger size of the long lasting battery, this Phone is the heaviest on the list.

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 5 inches (~71.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 153 x 76 x 8.3 mm (6.02 x 2.99 x 0.33 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow) , upgradable to 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625
  • Memory: 32 GB, 3/4 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 13 Primary Camera, 5 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 5100 mAh battery, Up to 79 h (3G) Talktime
  • Price Range in Nigeria:  103,508 –  136,570

Buy it now on Jumia

 

See >>> Cheap Android Phones in Nigeria under ₦ 50K

 

9. Moto Z Play

moto Z Play Price in Nigeria

The Moto Z Play is a unique android phone designed to be the perfect modular Smartphone.

The most distinguishable feature of the Z play is its innovative magnetic clip-on accessories which makes it highly customizable. Your Z Play can have a new camera with 10x optical zoom, a projector or with new speaker system, become a mini boom box with the help of these magnets.

It is a relatively thin phone without the accessories attached. It has a longer battery life and a headphone jack. You can charge via USB-Type C.

It is however, not the most durable of phones and its all round performance and speed could be better.

 

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 5 inches (~70.1% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 2 x 76.2 x 6 mm (6.15 x 3.00 x 0.24 in)
  • SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Operating System: Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8953-Pro Snapdragon 626
  • Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM, microSD, up to 256 GB
  • Camera: 12 Primary Camera, 5 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery, Up to 30 h (3G) Talktime
  • Price Range in Nigeria: ₦217,780 – ₦230,500

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10. GOOGLE PIXEL XL

This smartphone from the Tech giant did not disappoint. The Google Pixel XL has one of the best cameras on the market right now, rivaling the cameras of the iPhone7 and samsung galaxy s7; it can take stunning pictures and selfies even in low light.

Its performance is smooth, powered by Snapdragon 821 CPU, 4GB RAM and running on Android 7.1 (Nougat). The new AI assistant competes fairly with iPhone’s siri and it has long lasting batteries and fast charging.

It’s lack of expansible storage can be deal breaker, also dust and water resistance rating is just IP53, it is not as water-proof as the rest on the list.

 

Specifications:

  • Screen Size: 5 inches (~71.2% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
  • Dimensions: 7 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm (6.09 x 2.98 x 0.33 in)
  • SIM: Nano-SIM
  • Operating System: Android 7.1 (Nougat)
  • Processor: Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
  • Memory: 32/128 GB, 4 GB RAM. No memory card slot
  • Camera: 3 Primary Camera, 8 MP Front Camera
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3450 mAh battery, Up to 32 h (3G) Talktime

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