Top 10 Best Smartphones Released in Nigeria in 2016, which one to buy

Top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016In this post, I will talk about the top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016. Mobile phones brand like Tecno, Apple, Samsung, Huawei,  Infinix, LG, Lenovo, Innjoo, Gionee unleashed their most powerful devices in 2016.

Top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016

I will review the top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016 to help guide your choice of phones to buy in Nigeria. Smartphones like the iPhone 7 and 7 plus, Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, Tecno phantom 6 and 6 Plus,  LG V20, Infinix Zero 4 and Zero 4 plus, Innjoo 3, Gionee M6 and 6 Plus,  Huawei P9 plus are no doubt the most powerful phones from these companies. I will start from the most powerful to the least-specced and the prices of these smartphones will also be reviewed here. But Like I said earlier,  I will only list the top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016 out of many of themJoin me as I unleash the Top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016.
iPhone 7 and 7 Plus
It’s no longer new than Apple iPhone 7 and 7 plus are the most powerful smartphones around now, Below are the specs and features of Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 plus
1. iPhone 7 Plus: The iPhone 7 PLus is rated the most powerful smartphone in the market currently. it is powered a beastly Apple A10 Fusion chipset paired with 3GB of RAM. It is number one on the top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016.
Iphone 7 plus

iPhone 7 plus Specifications  and Features

iPhone 7 Plus
Size158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3 mm (6.23 x 3.07 x 0.29 in)
Weight6.63 ounces (188 grams)
Screen5.5-inch Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen
Resolution1,920 x 1,080 pixels (401 ppi)
OSiOS 10
Storage32, 128, 256GB
MicroSD card slotNo
NFC supportYes
ProcessorA10 Fusion 64-bit architecture, M10 motion coprocessor
RAM3GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
CameraDual 12MP rear, 7MP front
Video4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorTouch ID
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
Water resistantYes, IP67 rated
BatteryUp to 13 hours of internet use on LTE
Color offeringsGold, rose gold, silver, black, jet black
PriceN470,000-N510,000

     2. iPhone 7

 iphone 7

iPhone 7  Price and specifications

iPhone 7
Size 138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm (5.44 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Weight4.87 ounces (138 grams)
Screen4.7-inch Retina HD LED-backlit widescreen
Resolution1,334 x 750 pixels (326 ppi)
OSiOS 10
Storage32, 128, 256GB
MicroSD card slotNo
NFC supportYes
ProcessorA10 Fusion 64-bit architecture, M10 motion coprocessor
RAM2GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera12MP rear, 7MP front
Video4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorTouch ID
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
Water resistantYes, IP67 rated
BatteryUp to 12 hours of internet use on LTE
Color offeringsGold, rose gold, silver, black, jet black
PriceN370,000-N450,000
 


Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

The Samsung S7 and S7 Edge are Samsung’s Flagship phones for 2016 and they are one of the best smartphones released in 2016. The S7 and S7 edge are the best smartphones you can buy when it comes to camera and great display. They are fitted with 2K resolution doubling that of Iphone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Below are the specs of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.

3. Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Price and Specifications

Samsung s7 Edge
Size150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
Weight157g
Screen5.5 inch with super Amoled display
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels (~534 ppi pixel density)
OSAndroid 6.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz U
Storage32GB/64GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/
Exynos 8890/ Andro 530/ Mali T880
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera12 MP, f/1.7 rear and 9MP front with phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Video4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorFront mounted
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Water resistantYes, IP68 rated
Battery3600mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN316,000

4. Samsung Galaxy S7

top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 Price and Specifications

Samsung s7 
Size142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm
Weight152g
Screen5.1-inch with super Amoled display
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels (~577 PPI pixel density)
OSAndroid 6.1 Marshmallow with TouchWiz U
Storage32GB/64GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
ProcessorExynos 8890 octa-core with Mali T880
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera12 MP, f/1.7 rear and 9MP front with phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Video4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorFront mounted
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Water resistantYes, IP68 rated
Battery3000mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN280,000

5. LG V20

top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016

LG V20 is the best device till date from LG and it runs out of the box,  Android 7.0, making it the first Android 7.0 Nougat in Nigeria. LG V20 was launched in September 2016 and it has a  5.70-inch IPS display with a resolution of 1440 pixels by 2560 pixels. It’s  number 5 on the list of top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016. Below are the specs and price of LG V20 in Nigeria.

LG V20 Price and Specifications

LG V20
Size159.70 x 78.10 x 7.60 mm
Weight174g
Screen5.7-inch display
Resolution1440 x 2560 pixels
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Storage32GB/64GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 with Adreno 530 GPU
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera16 MP + 8MP rear and 5MP front with phase detection autofocus, OIS, LED flash
Video4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorYes at the back
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Water resistantNo
Battery3200mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN316,000


Huawei P9 and P9 Plus

6. Huawei P9 Plus

top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016

Huawei P9 Plus
Size152.3 x 75.3 x 7 mm
Weight162g
Screen5.5-inch display
Resolution1080 * 1920 pixels
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with Emotion Ui 4.1
Storage64GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
ProcessorHisilicon Kirin 955 with Mali-880 GPU
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
CameraDual back 12 MP with Leica optics and 8MP front
Video4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorYes at the back
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Water resistantNo
Battery3400mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN280,000

7. Huawei P9

Huawei P9
Size145 x 70.9 x 7 mm
Weight144g
Screen5.2-inch display
Resolution1080x 1920 pixels
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with Emotion UI 4.1
Storage64GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
ProcessorHisilicon Kirin 955 with Mali-880 GPU
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
CameraDual back 12 MP with Leica optics and 8MP front
Video4K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorYes at the back
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Water resistantNo
Battery3000mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN210, 000


8. Tecno phantom 6 Plus

Tecno Phantom 6 plus price

 

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is the most powerful smartphone from Tecno till date. Tecno introduced two variants of its Phantom 6 flagship last year, the Phantom 6 and the Phantom 6 Plus but only the pro version could make the list of the top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016. The Tecno Phantom 6 Plus has a powerful MediaTek Helio X20 deca-core chip paired with 4GB of RAM  and 64GB of internal storage. Below are the full specs and price of Tecno Phantom 6 Plus.

Tecno phantom 6 Plus
Size159.70 x 78.10 x 7.60 mm
Weight174g
Screen6.0-inch display
Resolution1080 x1920 pixels
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with  HiOS
Storage64GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
Processor2.1 GHz MediaTek  Helio X2o with Mali-T880 GPU
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera21MP camera with 4X Sharper Zoom and f/2.0 lens and Laser Focus, 8MP front Camera
Video2K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorYes at the back
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor
Water resistantNo
Battery4050mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN139,000


9. Infinix Zero 4 Plus

top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016

 

Infinix Mobility just like its close rival, Tecno mobile launched the Infinix Zero 4 and the Zero 4 Plus. The Infinix Zero 4 Plus is powered by a Deca-core MediaTek processor, the Helio X20. The same Processor found on the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus. It has 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. The base version, the Zero 4 has a-not-too powerful processor and therefore, could not make the list of the top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016.

Infinix Zero 4 Plus
Size159.70 x 78.10 x 7.60 mm
Weight174g
Screen5.9-inch display
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Storage32GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
Processor2.1 GHz MediaTek  Helio X2o with Mali-T880 GPU
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera21.7 MP with OIS, Dual LED flash
Video2K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorYes at the back
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Water resistantNo
Battery4000mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN129,000

10. Gionee M6 Plus

 

Gionee M6 Plus
Size160.5 x 80.6 x 8.2 mm
Weight174g
Screen6.0-inch display
Resolution1080 x 19200 pixels
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow with
Storage64GB
MicroSD card slotyes up to 256GB
NFC supportYes
ProcessorMediatek MT6755 Helio P10 with Mali-T860 GPU
RAM4GB
Connectivity4G LTE, GSM, CDMA, HSPA+, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi
Camera16 MP Back camera and 8MP front with phase detection autofocus,
Video2K at 30fps, 1080p at 30 or 60fps
BluetoothYes, version 4.2
Fingerprint sensorYes at the back
Other sensorsBarometer, 3-axis gyro, accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Water resistantNo
Battery6020mAh
Color offeringsGold, silver, black,
PriceN150, 000

Above are the top 10 best smartphones released in Nigeria 2016.  It is a very detailed article that will guide your choice of smartphones to buy, especially, those looking for very good smartphones to buy in 2017. 

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