Smartphone has become the order of the day in Nigeria as more and more people adapt the smartphone life. As a result of this, more phone brand are making their way in to the Nigerian smartphone market.
The number of smartphone users in Nigeria reached 30% a year ago and the forecast by Statista.com showed that the number will continue to rise.
As the number continue to rise, the number of smartphones and smartphone brands in the country will ultimately continue to rise.
As a matter of fact, a Chinese smartphone corporation – Transsion Holding – that has three smartphone brands in Nigeria was said to have produced 79 million smartphones in one year and they have the capacity of producing a whopping 300,000 smartphones every day.
These days, it is hard to estimate the number of smartphone brands in Nigeria. A quick tour in the phone market and you will find numerous phones from numerous phone brands.
Despite the huge number of phone makers in the country, there are those that have far number of users. Which means they have lions share when it comes to smartphone penetration in Nigeria and we will be looking at the top 6 of them.
Top 6 Most Popular Smartphone Brands in Nigeria
#1. Infinix Mobility
Without doubt Infinix is the most popular phone brand in Nigeria. Infinix has an aggressive way of marketing their smartphones.
Infinix Mobility entered the country in 2013 and the smartphone that brought them to lime light was Infinix Hot 2 – the smartphone that was popularly known as the hottest one. Since then Infinix has continued to grow and evolve. Their latest innovation was the addition of a stylus pen known as Xpen in one of their latest smartphones: Infinix Note 4.
Infinix has smartphone for almost everybody, whether you are shopping for an affordable phone with decent specs or you are shopping for premium phone, they have you covered.
#2. Tecno Mobile
Number 2 on the list is Tecno Mobile.
Tecno was able to win the heart of many by offering low priced smartphones in the country when almost all smartphone in the country then were of high prices. Many can’t afford a smartphone then, but Tecno turned that around by offering low priced Android smartphones. Since then, the company has continued to gain popularity.
Samsung is known as the premium brand in the country. Samsung is quite popular in most countries as well.
Samsung phones are highly priced and they are perceived as being of high grade. Samsung has also won their place in the heart of many in the country with their premium devices, especially amongst the well-to-do in the country.
Gionee is popular for building smartphones with high battery capacity and given the condition of light in Nigeria, you can understand why they are popular amongst smartphone users in the country.
One of their most popular smartphones being Gionee M5 which has a whopping 6020 mAh battery. The fact that the battery capacity of the device was more than most of the power banks available at that time made the phone grow rapidly in popularity.
InnJoo which stands for Internet Journey is one of the most popular phone brands in Nigeria.
InnJoo is popular for building low priced smartphones with great specs. This can be seen in their recent launches which feature Android Nougat.
The last but not the least on the list is Itel.
If you are looking for affordable Android smartphones from a brand you can trust then you should check out Itel phones.
Itel has a wide range of affordable Android smartphones just like Tecno use to have back then. Itel is making it easy for anyone to get hold of a smartphone irrespective of your budget.
These are the phone brands we found to be most popular among smartphone users in the country.
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