The kind of phone you use shows the socio-economic class you belong to, or that’s what Nigeria – and the world at large – believes. So, here are the 10 most expensive phones in Nigeria.
10. Samsung Galaxy S9 [
N 194,000 ]
The Galaxy S9 is truly a masterpiece device from Samsung. It looks very same to the Galaxy S8, but its rear features are not the same. The fingerprint scanner is now under the rear camera, which will be very easy to reach without looking at the back. The device houses a 12MP single rear camera and 8MP selfie shooter. In the performance side of things, it is powered by either a Snapdragon 845 or the Exynos 9810 chip from Samsung with Octa-core processor.
9. OnePlus 6T [
N 220,000 ]
The Oneplus 6T is the best device from OnePlus to date. The device sports a glass body, both front and back with an aluminum frame all around. The notch on the OnePlus 6T has also been trimmed down to a water drop style notch which houses the camera as opposed to the somewhere boxed/rectangular notch found on the OnePlus 6 device. The device has a massive 6.41-inch Optic AMOLED display, a 19:9 aspect ratio and a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 which made it possible for it to make an 85.6 screen to Body ratio.
8. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus [
N 224,000 ]
The Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus was the first phone from Samsung’s Galaxy S series to sport a dual rear camera. It has a bigger 6GB of RAM, bigger screen and a much power battery among other features. Without further ado, meet the Galaxy S9 Plus. it is made completely from Aluminium Alloy and covered exquisitely with Corning Gorilla Glass. It is IP68 certified offering dust and water resistant and providing durability and assurance.
7. Huawei P20 Pro [
N 260,000 ]
Huawei P20 Pro is a one of a kind device, it is the world’s first smartphone with three rear cameras. The three rear cameras magically exude at the rear with class and style. The symmetrical aesthetics of the three rear cameras is simply breathtaking. The device is powered by the HiSilicon Kirin 970 from Huawei. An 8-core of processor that reaches a speed of 2.4 GHz for fast overall performance. Furthermore, it has a 64-bit CPU architecture, 10nm process technology and, Mali-G72 MP12 GPU graphics processor.
6. Oppo Find X [
N 290,000 ]
The Oppo Find X is really an attractive smartphone with a sleek design, its curved sides and edges are really impressive. It has a glossy back which reflects light beautifully. It houses the Snapdragon 845 chip, making it flagship worthy and a very powerful smartphone. You don’t need to look for the cameras, just open the camera app and a slider will pop up from the top, the slider houses the selfie camera, dual rear cameras and LED flash
5. Samsung Galaxy Note 9 [
N 260,000 ]
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is Samsung latest and current installment in the note line and although it costs less than the ones above, coming in within the N250,000 to N300,000 price point, it still has a lot to show. The 6.4-Inch device comes in two variants; A Snapdragon 845 model and an Exynos 9810 Octa Model. Configurations available are 6GB/128GB and 8GB/512GB with a space for a microSD card of up to 512GB. It has a dual 12MP + 12MP rear camera, 7MP selfie camera, and a massive 4,000mAh battery, with fast charging of course.
4. iPhone X [
N 299,000 ]
iPhone X is was Apple’s flagship last year but still costs more than some newer flagship devices from other smartphone makers. The iPhone X still costs about N300,000 to N400,000 depending on the storage options you go for. The device uses Apple’s A11 Bionic which is a 6-core processor clocked at 2.39GHz. It runs iOS 11.1 out of the box but is upgradeable to iOS 12.1. The rear cameras consist of a 12MP wide-angle camera and another 12MP telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom. A 7MP selfie camera takes care of selfies. 2,716mAh powers this device with fast charging and support for wireless charging.
3. Huawei Mate 20 Pro [
N 350,000 ]
Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the more advanced Huawei Mate 20 and successor to the Huawei Mate 10 Pro. It sports a 6.39-inch 1440p AMOLED Notched display with a Corning Gorilla Glass on top for screen protection. Inside the device is a Kirin 970 Chipset with an octa-core processor clocked at 2.6GHz with Mali-G76 MP10 GPU. Powering this device is massive 4,200mAh battery with 40W fast charging, wireless charging and reverse wireless charging. It also has a total of four cameras; 40MP + 20MP + 8MP at the back and a 24MP sensor at the front for selfies.
2. iPhone XS [
N 350,000 ]
iPhone Xs costs slightly less than the iPhone Xs Max above and has almost the same features. The screen size here is smaller at 5.8-inches but still Super AMOLED and scratch resistant. It is also water and dust resistant. Same Apple A12 Bionic is here as well as the same camera setup. However, the battery was reduced to a 2658mAh battery which also comes with fast charging and wireless charging as well just like the iPhone Xs Max.
1. iPhone Xs Max [
N 400,000 ]
Topping the list here is one of and also the biggest out of the current and newest generation trio of iPhones; iPhone Xs Max. The iPhone Xs Max has a starting price of about N400,000 for the based version with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of Internal storage. However, more storage means more money which brings the 256GB and 512GB up to N450,000 and N550,000
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