Best Android Phones in Nigeria {Top 12} Price, Specs

If you are looking for the best smart phones in the market now that runs on Android operating system, you are in the right place.

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There are a lot of smartphones being released everyday and each and everyone one of them has it’s focus in the smartphone market.

Some has flagship specifications, midrange specifications as well as entry level specifications.

There are some which are made for the flagships but later got disappointed, same applies to the midrange and entry level devices.

The purpose of this post is to let you know those phones which stood their ground for it’s segment without disappointing, otherwise referred to as best phones.

Best Android Phones in Nigeria 2020

  • Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro
  • Nokia 7.2
  • Xiaomi Mi 10
  • OnePlus 8 Pro
  • Google Pixel 4 XL
  • LG G8X ThinQ
  • Oppo Reno 3
  • Xiaomi Redmi 8A
  • Samsung Galaxy A41
  • Infinix S5 Pro
  • Tecno Camon 15 Premier
  • Samsung Galaxy S20 & S20 Plus

1.) Xiaomi Redmi Note 9 Pro (N88,000)

The Redmi Note 9 Pro is a good smartphone released by Xiaomi in March this year.

It is a good device for those who want good quality pictures, fast processor and a clean display at a starting price of 88,000 Naira.

If you are looking for a decent smartphone at a starting price of 76 to 88,000 Naira, the Redmi Note 9 Pro wouldn’t disappoint you.

  • IPS LCD Display; 6.67inches 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
  • MIUI 11 based Android 10 Q
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM7125 Snapdragon 720G (8 nm)
  • 4-giga byte RAM /6-giga byte RAM
  • 64-giga byte /128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • Quad rear cameras of 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 16-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Side Mounted)
  • Fast Charging 18W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 5,020mAh battery

2.) Nokia 7.2 (N120,000)

Nokia 7.2 is an Android One device and because of that, it has gotten Android 10 update.

This is a good smartphone too but it cost much though, it is offering the same specs as the Redmi Note 8 but we all know that Nokia smartphones are pricy.

It is a very good smartphone to get regardless of the price.

  • IPS LCD Display; 6.3inches 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~400 ppi density)
  • Android 9.0 (Pie), upgradable to Android 10.0; Android One
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM660 Snapdragon 660 (14 nm)
  • 4-giga byte RAM /6-giga byte RAM
  • 64-giga byte / 64-giga byte /128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
  • Triple rear cameras of 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 20-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • Standard Charging 10W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 3,500mAh battery

3.) Xiaomi Mi 10 (N244,000)

A lot of users has been pleasing the Mi 10 recently.

This smartphone was launched in February this year and it comes with a good specifications such as a Super AMOLED display, Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7nm+) chipset and a 108-mega pixels quad rear cameras.

Based on several reviews, the smartphone appears to be great, it has a strong battery, sharp cameras, brilliant Super AMOLED display and a fast processor.

  • Super AMOLED Display; 6.67inches 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19:5:9 ratio (~386 ppi density)
  • Android 10.0; MIUI 11
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
  • 8-giga byte RAM /8-giga byte RAM /12-giga byte RAM
  • 128-giga byte /256-giga byte /256-giga byte Built-in Storage. Not expandable with a Memory Card.
  • Quad rear cameras of 108 MP + 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 20-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • 5G Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
  • Fast Charging 30W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,780mAh battery

4.) OnePlus 8 Pro (N329,000)

Still on the flagship segment, the Oneplus 8 Pro is a good device.

It comes with a punch hole cut-out for the selfie camera with a sharp display and a little bezels and chin.

The smartphone uses a Fluid AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate and HDR 10+ technology.

It also comes with a good design with a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 on the front.

  • Fluid AMOLED Display; 6.78inches 1440 x 3120 pixels, 19:5:9 ratio (~507 ppi density)
  • OxygenOS 10.0 based on Android 10
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865 (7 nm+)
  • 8-giga byte RAM /12-giga byte RAM
  • 128-giga byte /256-giga byte Built-in Storage. Not expandable with a Memory Card
  • Quad rear cameras of 48 MP + 8 MP + 48 MP + 5 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 16-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
  • Fast Charging 30W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,510mAh battery

5.) Google Pixel 4 XL (N425,000)

If you are familiar with Google Pixel devices, you would know that they put much emphasis on camera and thereby bringing out a device with an amazing camera performance.

DxOMark, a group of company known for testing smartphones cameras has ranked Pixel 4 XL highest in it’s released era.

No only do they perform very in camera, their design are also eye catching with a fast chipset.

  • P-OLED Display; 6.3inches 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~537 ppi density)
  • Android 10
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
  • 6-giga byte RAM /6-giga byte RAM
  • 64-giga byte /128-giga byte Built-in Storage. Not expandable with a Memory Card
  • Dual rear cameras of 12.2 MP + 16 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 8-mega pixels + TOF sensor.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (No fingerprint sensor)
  • Fast Charging 18W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 3,700mAh battery

6.) LG G8X ThinQ (N125,000)

The G8X ThinQ by LG is another smartphone that has gotten so many positive reviews on YouTube.

It comes with a sharp display that pops out great colours, we are not surprised because it is an OLED display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels.

The smartphone also spot an IP68 dust/water resistant.

  • OLED Display; 6.4inches 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19:5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)
  • LG UX 9.0 based on Android 9 Pie
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SM8150 Snapdragon 855 (7 nm)
  • 6-giga byte RAM
  • 128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
  • Dual rear cameras of 12 MP + 13 MP
  • Front or selfie camera of 32-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
  • Fast Charging 21W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4000mAh battery

7.) Oppo Reno 3 (N177,000)

The Reno 3 smartphone is the first device Oppo released in the Reno series for 2020.

It is among one of the best Oppo smartphones and Android phones as well.

There is a waterdrop notch cut-out overhead for the selfie camera and the back is made from glass and an aluminium frame.

  • AMOLED Display; 6.4inches 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)
  • Android 10.0; ColorOS 7
  • Octa-core Mediatek MT6779 Helio P90 (12 nm)
  • 8-giga byte RAM
  • 128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 256GB Memory Card
  • Quad rear cameras of 48 MP + 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 44-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
  • Fast Charging 30W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,025mAh battery

8.) Xiaomi Redmi 8A (N42,000)

Coming to the budget category, the Redmi 8A is no doubt the best budget smartphone you can buy today.

It comes with the necessary features that you do want in a budget smartphone.

The device was officially announced on September 2019 last year and ever since then, it has been selling like hot cake because of it’s awesomeness.

  • IPS LCD Display; 6.22inches 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
  • MIUI 11 based Android 9 Pie
  • Octa-core Qualcomm SDM439 Snapdragon 439 (12 nm)
  • 2-giga byte RAM /3-giga byte RAM /4-giga byte RAM
  • 32-giga byte /32-giga byte /64-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
  • Single rear camera of 12 MP
  • Front or selfie camera of 8-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (No)
  • Fast Charging 18W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 5,000mAh battery

9.) Samsung Galaxy A41 (N126,000)

The Samsung Galaxy A41 was launched in March this year and it is another midrange smartphone that is really good.

It comes with a unique design in Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush Silver and Prism Crush Blue colours.

The smartphone also comes with a lot of 4G bands support with a 3,500mAh battery capacity to keep you along.

  • Super AMOLED Display; 6.1inches 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~431 ppi density)
  • Android 10.0; One UI 2
  • Octa-core Mediatek MT6768 Helio P65 (12 nm)
  • 4-giga byte RAM
  • 64-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
  • Triple rear cameras of 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 25-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
  • Fast Charging 15W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 3,500mAh battery

10.) Infinix S5 Pro (N62,000)

The Infinix S5 Pro is a pretty good device to get.

It was launched in Nigeria two weeks ago and it comes with a pop up mechanism selfie camera and a 48-mega pixels rear camera.

This is the first device from Infinix to come with such.

  • IPS LCD Display; 6.53inches 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19:5:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)
  • XOS 6.0 Dolphin based Android 10
  • Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
  • 4-giga byte RAM /6-giga byte RAM
  • 64-giga byte /128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
  • Triple rear cameras of 48 MP + 2 MP + 0.3MP
  • Motorized pop-up front or selfie camera of 16-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • Fast Charging (No)
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,000mAh battery

11.) Tecno Camon 15 Premier (N95,000)

The Camon 15 Premier is the first Tecno device with a 64-meg pixels rear camera with a pop up selfie camera.

If you want a solid and detailed photography, the Camon 15 Premier is here to help.

The smartphone was also launched two weeks ago in Nigeria.

It costs 95,000 Naira to get one.

  • IPS LCD Display; 6.6inches 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19:5:9 ratio (~390 ppi density)
  • HIOS 6.0 based Android 10
  • Octa-core Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)
  • 6-giga byte RAM
  • 128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
  • Quad rear cameras of 64 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP.
  • Motorized pop-up front or selfie camera of 32-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Rear Mounted)
  • Fast Charging ( No )
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,000mAh battery

12.) Samsung Galaxy S20 & S20 Plus (N258,000 Naira & N284,000 Naira)

The Samsung Galaxy S20 and the S20 Plus are another great Android phones you can get in terms of flagship.

They were launched in February this year and they only differ in the display and battery.

The Galaxy S20 comes with a 6.2inch display size while the Galaxy S20 Plus comes with a 6.7inch display size.

Coming to the battery, the Galaxy S20 has a 4,000mAh battery while the S20 Plus has a 4,500mAh battery. That’s pretty much the differences between them.

S20 Specs

  • Dynamic AMOLED Display; 6.2inches 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~563 ppi density)
  • Android 10.0; One UI 2
  • Octa-core Exynos 990 (7 nm+)
  • 8-giga byte RAM
  • 128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
  • Triple rear cameras of 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 10-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
  • Fast Charging 25W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,000mAh battery

S20 Plus Specs

  • Dynamic AMOLED Display; 6.7inches 1440 x 3200 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~525 ppi density)
  • Android 10.0; One UI 2
  • Octa-core Exynos 990 (7 nm+)
  • 8-giga byte RAM
  • 128-giga byte Built-in Storage up to 512GB Memory Card
  • Quad rear cameras of 12 MP + 64 MP + 12 MP + 0.3 MP.
  • Front or selfie camera of 10-mega pixels.
  • 4G LTE Network
  • Fingerprint Scanner (Under display)
  • Fast Charging 25W
  • Non-Removable Li-Ion 4,500mAh battery

Final Note

That’s it about the best smart phones running on android right now. If you have any questions, you can leave them in the comments below.

Kindly note that all the devices mentioned here are currently on Jumia, except the Infinix S5 Pro and the Camon 15 Premier because they are just launched newly.

They will be on Jumia probably a week after you saw this post or a bit longer.

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