Here I will be reviewing the 10 best iPhones and their prices in Nigeria. iPhones have dominated the smartphone market for years since the first release in 2007, with Apple devices taking the premium spot in the market. Over the years we have witnessed spurts of innovation in terms of specs, screen size, design and functionality in these devices, which keep die-hard iPhone fans and competitors on their toes.
So whether you’ve made the decision to purchase an iPhone as an upgrade to an existing one or you are making the remarkable crossover from Android, we have compiled a list of 10 best iPhones and their prices in Nigeria to help guide your decision making.
10 Best iPhones and their Prices
Top on our list is Apple’s new flagship phone – the incredible iPhone X. Released to mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, this elegantly designed edge-to-edge top-to-bottom Super Retina Display phone is hands down the best iPhone till date. Although it is awfully expensive, millions of iPhone fans have already got their hands on it. The iPhone X ranks top on my list of 10 best iPhones you can get now and is a beauty to behold.
This device delivers the highest resolution and pixel density ever introduced in an iPhone, supporting HDR, wide colour, 3D touch and True Tone. With no Home button, a swipe up at the bottom of the screen brings up the Home screen and a Tap to Wake feature brings up notifications. Also excluded is the fingerprint sensor “Touch ID” which is replaced with Face ID, a new facial recognition system that uses the selfie camera to map out the users face and unlock the phone.
iPhone X Quick Specs:
Weight: 174g | Dimensions: 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 5.8-inch | Resolution: 1125 x 2436 | CPU: A11 Bionic | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 64/256GB | Battery: 2,716mAh | Rear camera: 12MP+12MP | Front camera: 7MP
Where to buy iPhone X in Nigeria: The device costs around N360, 000- N400, 000 in Nigeria
iPhone 8 Plus
The iPhone 8 Plus scores great points in performance, display and camera quality, however same cannot be said about its design compared to the iPhone X and other Android devices in the market. But looking at the specs and features, the iPhone 8 Plus is #2 on the list of the 10 best iPhones out there. The iPhone 8 Plus’ 1080p IPS LCD screen is supported by the innovative True Tone technology which alters the colour temperature of the display to match the environment the phone is in.
This device is powered by the A11 Bionic, Apple’s fastest processor yet, accompanied by 3GB RAM and 256GB inbuilt storage. The iPhone runs iOS 11and adds a new Control Center, improved Siri with a more human-like voice, AR support and more. With a rebuilt camera sensor and a new image signal processor, the dual rear cameras consistently deliver spectacular images.
iPhone 8 Plus Quick Specs
Weight: 202g | Dimensions: 158.4 x 78.1 x 7.5mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 1920 | CPU: A11 Bionic | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 64/256GB | Battery: 2,691mAh | Rear camera: 12MP+12MP | Front camera: 7MP
Where to buy in iPhone 8 Plus Nigeria: You can get this device in online store from N315,000- N370, 000.
Playing it safe with design and maintaining a predictable performance is the iPhone 8. Sporting an almost exact design to the iPhone 7, its large bezels, small screen and glass back bring nothing particularly new to the table. The major upgrades to this device is the addition of True Tone, an innovative feature which alters the display to suit the environment the device is placed in, making the display more comfortable on the eyes’; and the ability to support Dolby Vision and HDR10 formats with allows you to play HDR videos with great clarity on the device.
The most notable upgrade is in the camera, with a lot of improvement on the video quality and capabilities. The iPhone 8 is able to shoot 4K videos at 24fps, 30fps and 60fps, a feat unmatched by any other phone. This gives the video clip a smoother finish and is great for shooting motion, such as sports. Debuted on this phone, are the wireless charging and fast charging features making it one of the 10 best iPhones released last year.
iPhone 8 Quick Specs:
Weight: 148g | Dimensions: 138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 4.7-inch | Resolution: 750 x 1334 | CPU: A11 Bionic Hexa-core | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 64/256GB | Battery: 1,960mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 7MP
Where to buy iPhone 8 in Nigeria: iPhone 8 is available for purchase online in Nigeria at a price range of N275,000- N390, 000
iPhone 7 Plus
When the iPhone 7 Plus first launched in 2018, it was the best iPhone ever made and is still one of the 10 best iPhones around. Although larger than the iPhone X, it has a smaller 5.5-inch screen with a 1080p display. An improvement from the iPhone 6S Plus and iPhone 7, this device comes with better battery life and faster processing speed.
Much like its predecessor, the iPhone 7 Plus has a water-resistant design that protects your phone against accidental water damage. Great features on this device include the impressive dual lens camera delivering stunning images with both 12MP lenses. An improved optical zoom as well as the bokeh mode to blur the background while retaining focus on the foreground of the photo.
iPhone 7 Plus Quick Specs:
Weight: 188g | Dimensions: 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1080 x 1920 | CPU: A10 Fusion | RAM: 3GB | Storage: 32/128/256GB | Battery: 2,900mAh | Rear camera: 12MP+12MP | Front camera: 7MP
Where to buy iPhone 7 Plus in Nigeria: You can get this great device on Jumia at a price range of N250,000-N300,000.
Impressive all around, the iPhone SE (Special Edition) is one of the cheapest iPhones on the market. This upper mid-range 4-inch phone, although sporting old screen technology, delivers great performance and advanced camera capabilities on a compact device.
The most remarkable feature of this device is the design. It comes with an identical chassis to the iPhone 5 and 5s at a cheaper price tag. The 4-inch device is designed to sit perfectly in the palm and to be easily operated by one hand. It also comes with great camera features such as Focus Pixels for clearer and faster autofocus, an improved two-tone flash and Live Photos which displays a short video with every photo taken. Just as powerful as the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, this device runs on A9 chip, the M9 co-processor and 2GB RAM.
iPhone SE Quick Specs:
Weight: 113g | Dimensions: 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 4.0-inch | Resolution: 1136 x 640 | CPU: Apple A9 | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 16/64GB | Battery: 1,624mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 1.2MP
Where to buy iPhone SE in Nigeria: It is available on Jumia at a price range of N140,000-180,000
iPhone 6 Plus
Apple’s first phablet, the iPhone 6 Plus is great for getting work done as well as gaming and watching videos. It comes with an impressive Full HD display on a 5.5-inch screen, with screen resolution just as sharp as the iPhone 8.
The iPhone 6 Plus is designed with matte aluminium and has slightly rounder curved edges for a better and more comfortable palm fit.
The Home button below the display features the Touch ID sensor, which unlocks the phone quickly with a fingerprint scan. The iPhone 6 Plus features an 8MP rear-mounted camera with optical image stabilization as well as video stabilization. This device runs fast on an A8 processor and stays up for a whopping 13hours during medium use.
iPhone 6 Plus Quick Specs:
Weight: 172g | Dimensions: 158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Apple A8 | RAM: 1GB | Storage: 16/64/128GB | Battery: 2,915mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 1.2MP
Where to buy iPhone 6 Plus in Nigeria: iPhone 6 Plus costs around N170, 000-200,000 in Nigeria.
iPhone 6S Plus
The iPhone 6S Plus is more or less an iPhone 6S but with a larger and more vibrant screen. Another great phablet from Apple, it comes with the ground-breaking innovative feature- 3D Touch. The 3D Touch uses the pressure sensitive display and more refined Taptic Engine, thereby providing three levels of pressure sensitivity to the user interface, which means that the harder you press on an icon on the screen more options appear.
Another addition is the transformed spacebar, which on pressing it hard it transforms to a touchpad that can be used to control the cursor. This device has seen improvements in its connectivity as such Wi-Fi is faster and more reliable and it also comes with 4G. For security, the iPhone 6S Plus comes with Touch ID, the fingerprint scanner built into the home button. The battery life on the iPhone 6S Plus is also great with a single charge delivering over six hours of screen-on time and capable of lasting a full day on medium to heavy usage.
iPhone 6S Plus Quick Specs:
Weight: 192g | Dimensions: 158.2 x 77.9 x 7.3mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 1920 x 1080 | CPU: Apple A9 | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 16/64/128GB | Battery: 2,750mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 5MP
Where to buy iPhone 6S Pluss in Nigeria: iPhone 6S Plus costs around N195, 000 – N259,000
The iPhone 5S has a premium two-tone metal and glass finish, which gives it a luxurious look at a cheaper rate. Its impressive 1.3GHz processor with 1GB of RAM makes this device fast and reliable. With this, apps load instantly and gaming is a delight with a more photorealistic view.
The camera on the iPhone 5S is great, especially in low lit conditions. It’s faster shutter speed allows for burst/multiple shots by holding down the camera button. It also allows for 4k video recording and a slow-motion mode that can be used to create a slow-motion effect after shooting a video. Battery life on the iPhone5S is also commendable as it delivers 10 hours of uptime with heavy usage.
iPhone 5S Quick Specs:
Weight: 112g | Dimensions: 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 4.0-inch | Resolution: 1136 x 640 | CPU: Apple A7 | RAM: 1GB | Storage: 16/32/64GB | Battery: 1,560mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 1.2MP
Where to buy iPhone 5S in Nigeria: The device cost around N120, 000- N160, 000 and you can get it on Jumia.
The smaller and cheaper version of the iPhone 7 Plus, is the iPhone 7- the first iPhone without the headphone jack. Users are however compensated with a pair of Lightening Earpods and a smaller adapter that connects wired headphones into the charging port.
The iPhone 7 packs an A10 Fusion core processor which handles multitasking heavy tasks at incredible speeds. Major upgrades on this device are noticed on iMessage, which now comes with more features with inspiration drawn from all your favourite social media apps – Snapchat, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. Also apparent is the great low light performance and less blurry shots delivered on the iPhone 7 due to its new six-optic lens, OIS, wider f/1.8 aperture and brighter flash.
iPhone 7 Quick Specs:
Weight: 138g | Dimensions: 138.8 x 67.1 x 7.1mm | OS: iOS 10 | Screen size: 4.7-inch | Resolution: 1334 x 750 | CPU: Apple A10 | RAM: 2GB | Storage: 32/128/256GB | Battery: 1,960mAh | Rear camera: 12MP | Front camera: 7MP
Where to buy iPhone 7 in Nigeria: It costs around N241,000 – N290,000
The iPhone 6 was a game changer for Apple in terms of design. It came with more curved and extremely thin chassis and a change from metal and glass to an all-metal design. Although sporting a larger screen size than its predecessor the 5S, there was no improvement in the screen resolution.
The iPhone 6, however, is more powerful than the iPhone 5S with an A8 chipset and 1GB of Ram pushing I through multiple tasks. The A8 is a 64-bit chip that delivers faster graphics and processing speeds. The 8MP rear camera on the iPhone 6 features a dual LED flash and HDR with an incredible 1080p HD video recording. It also comes with Focus Pixels and True Tone flash that delivers crisp and lifelike images.
iPhone 6 Quick Specs:
Weight: 129g | Dimensions: 138.1 x 67 x 6.9mm | OS: iOS 11 | Screen size: 4.7-inch | Resolution: 1334 x 750 | CPU: Apple A8 | RAM: 1GB | Storage: 16/64/128GB | Battery: 1,810mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera: 1.2MP
Where to buy iPhone 6 in Nigeria: This device costs around N155,000 – N200,000 in an online store.