Best Android smartphones in Nigeria to buy right now (June 2022)

Our top picks for the best android phones include Samsung, Tecno, Xiaomi, Infinix, and Oppo, which have been consistent when it comes to putting out top-notch smartphones.

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It's 2022 and the choice of phones available before now can not be compared to what is in circulation at the moment because there is a constant reinvention. Choosing an Apple iPhone device for purchase is much easier as they are from the same source with just slight differences to improve their products — However, The same can't be said of the Android devices; there are varieties ranging from their manufacturing brands, specifications, and an important determinant factor which is the pricing.

Smartphones are 'lifesavers' but that's only applicable if you get the right one for your need. It's even tougher when you have no idea about the phone's specifications to help you choose right.

See Also: the best phones to buy under ₦200,000 right now

However, allroundreview is here to bridge that gap as we bring to you the best android smartphones that are budget-friendly, reliable, and concurrent.

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Samsung Galaxy A73

Samsung Galaxy A73
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Samsung Galaxy A73 5G is our top pick on the best android phones in Nigeria. It is one of the Samsung's mid-range smartphones that seem to be at the epoch of the A-series. It's an upgrade from its predecessor; the Samsung A72 and also boasts of being the first A series to feature a 108mp (OIS) main camera.

Specifications

  • Design/Build: 6.7 inches, IP67 dust and water-resistant. Gray, mint, and white colours are available.
  • Display: 1080p Puper AMOLED plus display, 120Hz refresh rate with optical fingerprint scanner
  • Software: Android 12/One UI 4.1
  • Memory: 6GB RAM/128GB ROM (all expandable)
  • Chipset: 6NM Snapdragon 778G and Adreno 642L GPU
  • Camera: 108mp main (OIS), 12mp ultra-wide, 5mp depth, and 32mp selfie camera
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 25W fast charging.

The Good

  • Great camera quality.
  • Quality OS and Chipset.

The ugly

  • No headphone jack.
  • It's overpriced.
  • Charger not included

Samsung Galaxy A53 5g

Samsung Galaxy A53 5g
Samsung Galaxy A53

The Samsung Galaxy A53 5G is arguably the best android phone of the samsung A series midrange device lineup and when compared to other smartphones in this category, it has an exclusive feature that sets it apart from others with it redesigned chipset which bump up the performance when compared to it predesessor.

Specifications

  • Design/build: Hybrid Simcard/microSD slot at the bottom, Gorilla Glass 5 screen protection, IP67 water and dust resistance with an optical under display fingerprint reader.
  • Display: Infinity-O (punch hole design) super AMOLED display with a refresh rate of 120Hz and a 2400x1080p resolution/800 nits of brightness.
  • Chipset: Samsung Exynos 1280 SoC
  • Software: Android 12/One UI 4.1
  • Battery: 5000mAh and 25watt fast charging
  • Memory: 6GB RAM/128GB ROM expandable to 1TB
  • Camera: 64mp (OIS) main,12mp ultra-wide, 5mp depth sensor, 5mp macro lens, and 32mp selfie camera

The Good

  • Good performance
  • Optical Under display fingerprint scanner

The ugly

  • No 3.5mm earphone jack
  • No charger included in the package.

Redmi Note11 pro

Redmi Note11 pro
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It would interest you to know that the Redmi Note 11 pro comes in two variants; the China variant and the global variant. Of course, there are greater advantages to the Chinese version. However, the global version has got alluring qualities that asserts it as one of the best android phones in Nigeria. From its build, chipset, and of course the "Liquid cooling battery technology" to support the chipset.

Specifications

  • Design/build: Dual nano sim card, iPhone-inspired shape and a sim slot at the bottom, and a corning gorilla glass 5 protection.
  • Display: 1080p AMOLED display, 120Hz refresh rate.
  • Memory: 6GB RAM/64GB ROM or 8GB RAM/128GB ROM
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G96
  • Software: Android 11/MIUI 13
  • Battery: 5000mAh and 67watts turbocharging
  • Camera: 108mp main/8mp ultra-wide/2mp depth sensor/2mp macro cam and 76mp selfie cam.

The Good

  • Fast charging.
  • Liquid cooking battery technology.
  • Not too expensive

The ugly

  • Randomly decrease phone brightness.
  • Has a better China version.

Poco M4 pro

Poco M4 pro
Rare Poco M4 pro

Like other phones on the list, the Poco M4 pro proves itself as one of the best android phones by bringing a unique quality as an advantage. It is the first from the M series to launch an OLED display. It is easily the best choice when looking for a lightweight device and 5G connectivity is not part of the check list.

Specifications

  • Design/build: weighs 180g, a gloss body feature, and an IP53 water and dust resistance with a gorilla glass 3 protection.
  • Display: 6.43" AMOLED display, 1080p of 4HD resolution, and a 90Hz refresh rate.
  • Memory: 6GB RAM/64GB ROM, 6GB/8GB RAM/128GB ROM, 8GB RAM/256GB ROM.
  • Battery: 5000mAh/33watts charging
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G96
  • Software: Android 11/MIUI 13
  • Camera: 64mp main lens, 8mp ultra-wide, 2mp macro lens and 16mp selfie camera

The Good

  • Great display quality.
  • Strong battery life.

The ugly

  • No Android 12 update yet

Tecno Camon 18 Premier

Tecno Camon 18 Premier

Tecno Camon 18 premier is a solid improvement when compared to several other Tecno products, there's smooth scrolling thanks to the increased refresh rate, an 8mp periscope telephoto cam, and a new feature that lets you view notifications when you scroll down from the top left screen and scrolling from the top right screen displays the control center, we believe it's a feature that could come in handy. And somewhat, this feature sets it apart as one of the best android phones in circulation.

Specifications

  • Design/build: Glass rear, AGC dragon trail glass protection.
  • Display: 6.7" AMOLED display at 1080p resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G96
  • Software: Android 11/Hios 8.0
  • Battery: 4750mAh/33w charging
  • Memory: 8GB RAM/256GB ROM
  • Camera: 64mp main,12mp ultra-wide, 8mp telephoto, and 32mp selfie camera

The Good

  • Improved camera quality.
  • Good build quality.
  • Solid performance.

The ugly

  • It can't play HDR: 10, Dolby and HLD contents.
  • Too expensive.

Infinix Note 12 vip

Infinix Note 12 vip

You can't talk about the best android phones and ignore their battery capacity. If you have ever wondered what it feels like to have your phone fully charged as soon as possible, worry no more! The Infinix note 12 Vip is one hyper-charging phone that charges from 0-100% in 17-21 mins. This is a feature an average person would love, and it also has dual battery cells. Moreover, its build gives it a bonus advantage.

Specifications

  • Design/build: weighs 198g, glossy camera area with matte finish body, it's and can stand on its own.
  • Display: 6.7" 1080p AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate.
  • Software: Android 12/XOS 10.6
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G96
  • Memory: 8GB+5GBRAM/128GB ROM
  • Battery: 4500mAh and 120w fast charging
  • Camera: 108mp main, 13mp ultra-wide, 2mp depth, and 16mp selfie camera

The Good

  • Perfect display.
  • Hyper charging.
  • Good design.

The ugly

  • Inconsistent front camera quality.
  • It is overpriced.
  • No regular software update

Oppo A96

Oppo A96

The Oppo A96 is a smartphone that gives the required feature in a device and sits well with its pricing. A notable feature of the phone is its battery life and strong build that helps it withstand drops of about 1metre high. According to Oppo, it has survived thousands of drop tests.

Specifications

  • Design/build: weighs 194g, has a plastic ware and frame with a glass front. IP5x dust-proof and IP4x water-resistant.
  • Display: 1080p full HD display and a refresh rate of 90Hz.
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 680(5nm)
  • Software: Android 11/Colour Os 11.1
  • Memory: 8GB+5GB RAM/256GB ROM
  • Battery: 5000mAh/33w superior charging
  • Camera: 50mp main/2mp depth/16mp selfie cam.

The Good

  • Durable and can withstand falls.
  • Strong battery life.

The ugly

  • No AMOLED display.
  • No gorilla glass screen protection

Conclusion

Overall, anyone looking to buy a smartphone that would be durable, satisfactory, and convenient should consider one from our list of the best android phones in Nigeria, as they're amongst the best currently. Did we miss any of your top picks or do you have different options? Let us know in the comments and chat about them.