Top 10 Most Trending Mobile Phones in Nigeria in 2014
Mobile phone users decide on the best device to own by checking out what’s trending in the market. If you are wondering how I arrived at the top 10 most trending mobile phones in Nigeria in 2014, I didn’t do the ranking. Google, the world’s largest search engine analyzed and collated billions of search data to arrive at this result.
Google tracks the most trending subjects and objects in any field and makes the result accessible through Google Trend. That’s how I came about this ranking of mobile phones with the most interest in Nigeria in 2014. See the list below in ascending order of popularity.
iPhone 5S is Apple’s flagship smart phone boasting of the new iOS 7 OS, faster processors, better cameras, and the innovative fingerprint scanner feature Touch ID. According to Apple, the iPhone 5S is twice as fast as the iPhone 5 with graphics 5 times faster. Apple iPhone 5S Price in Nigeria ranges from 105,000 to 160,000 Naira depending on the built in storage and your location in the country.
Tecno Phantom Z (a.k.a Tecno A7) is Tecno’s flagship smartphone and the best phone by the Chinese company by far. It is the first smartphone by Tecno to run Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). With a 2.0GHz octa-core processor and a 5.2-inch screen with full HD resolution, the Tecno Phantom Z is built for speed and performance. Tecno Phantom Z Price in Nigeria ranges from N53,700 to N65,000 depending on your location in the country.
BlackBerry Z3 is one of the best value smartphone from BlackBerry. It features a large 5-inch display and runs smoothly on BlackBerry 10.2.1 with 1.5GB of RAM. With Z3, you can now download Android apps directly without requiring a computer. BlackBerry Z3 also has one of the best battery life. BlackBerry Z3 price in Nigeria ranges from 36,200 to 45,000 naira depending on your location.
Tecno P5 is a low cost Android Dual-SIM Smartphone. It is more or less like an upgrade of the Tecno D5 with faster 3G internet, more recent Android 4.2, and better battery life. Tecno P5 features a 4.0-inch Touch Display and a 5 megapixels camera. Tecno P5 price in Nigeria ranges from N13,900 to N18,500 depending on your location.
Nokia XL is the top member of Nokia’s line of Android based smartphones. It features a 5-inch Display and a 5 megapixels camera. Nokia XL supports Dual-SIM and comes with impressive battery life. Plus Skype, OneDrive, BBM (coming later), and Here Maps. Nokia XL Price in Nigeria range from N26,500 to N30,000.
Tecno R7 is a 5.5-inch phablet, the second from Tecno after the Tecno D7. However, compared to the D7, it offer a much better experience with four times more RAM and a 6-core MediaTek processor. The screen of the Tecno R7 also packs more pixels, giving it a more brilliant view. Tecno R7 Price in Nigeria ranges from N42,500 to N45,000.
Samsung Galaxy S5 is Sammy’s new flagship smartphone and successor to the Galaxy S4. It is not as ground breaking as anticipated, but still comes with enough new features to entice consumers. The Samsung Galaxy S5 features a fingerprint reader for unlocking and authenticating PayPal payments. It also features a larger display, a better camera, Nano SIM, is dust and water proof and incorporates heart rate and fitness tracking. Samsung Galaxy S5 price in Nigeria ranges from N110,000 to N120,000.
Infinix Zero X506 is the 2014 flagship phone from Infinix. It is the first smartphone from Infinix to sport Android 4.4 (KitKat) and is powered by a superfast 1.4GHz octa-core processor. Infinix Zero is a beauty with a 5-inch HD IPS screen and a brilliant glass on metal finish. Infinix Zero Price in Nigeria ranges from N25,900 to N35,000.
Nokia X is the base model of Nokia’s line of Android based smartphones. It runs Nokia’s forked version of Android based on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and also called Nokia X OS. Nokia X features a Windows Phone like UI and drops Google’s services for services from Nokia and Microsoft. Nokia X Price in Nigeria ranges from N19,500 to N23,000.
iPhone 6 offers a larger retina display and a new sleek design. With a 4.7-inch display it is larger than the iPhone 5S. It also comes with a new processor that boosts performance and NFC with a new mobile payment service. Apple sold over 10 million units of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in the first week of pre-order. iPhone 6 price in Nigeria ranges from 158,000 to 250,000 Naira depending on the built-in storage.
There you have the Top 10 Most Trending Mobile Phones in Nigeria in 2014.