We are still in the euphoria of the advent of 4G phones in Nigeria, yet there are 5G phones already in circulation in Nigeria. Apple, for instance, has been offering a lot of 5G ready devices in 2021. So, it is best you get a smartphone that can connect to 5G with amazing internet speed. Imagine having a smartphone that could offer any Nigerian the speediest of downloads. For some 5G phone brands, price is a huge factor in the acquisition. At least to acquire a 5G phone in Nigeria, you need to have at least ₦513,000 naira in your wallet.
In the course of this article, we would be delving into the best 5G phones that you can get in Nigeria.
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What are the Best 5G phones in Nigeria?
After testing all of the new Apple’s new 5G phones as well as the new Galaxy phone models, we have come to the assertion that iPhone 12 pro max is the best 5G phone in Nigeria.
It boasts of a super-sized screen, long battery life and all-important 5G support. We also approve of the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 pro as they also have 5G support and cost less than iPhone 12 Pro max. Did you know that Apple also managed to include the 5G support in iPhone 12 mini?
If your preference is a 5G phone that falls into the Android category, then, you should consider Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra as the best 5G phone in the Android category.
If you are looking for the best camera phones with 5G support, you would be looking at Google Pixel 4a, OnePlus Nord N10 and TCL 10 UW.
The Best 5G Phones that you can Buy in Nigeria right now
#1. iPhone 12 Pro Max
This model of iPhone model has the best 5G support you can get in a smartphone. It boasts of an A14 Bionic processor that gives the phone its speed in operation. You can never hear of an iPhone 12 pro max that froze. This 5G Apple smartphone supports both the Airtel, MTN and Glo Network.
As a plus, you can save a lot of data with the iPhone pro max smart saving feature. On the iPhone 12 pro max device, you can also toggle between 5G and 4G network mode.
There are other ways that the iPhone 12 pro max has been impressing its customers. The iPhone 12 pro max has an impressive 6.7 inch OLED display that can be used for video streaming. This Apple smartphone has no sd card slot and large internal disk space as compensation.
#2. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra
Second, on our list is the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra. It has a processor called Snapdragon 888, weighs just 8 ounces and has huge battery life.
This device is the first to feature Qualcomm’s new snapdragon system-on-chip in Nigeria. The Samsung Galaxy S21 has extensive support for 5G in Nigeria. The smartphone supports MTN, Airtel and Glo for the 5G integration. The 5G phone also has an S pen support alongside a 60Hz refresh rate.
#3. iPhone 12 Pro
This is one of the less expensive phones of the Apple product category. It has an extensive 5G support, a good camera, a long battery life and an A14 Bionic chip processor that makes it faster than a lot of other phones.
According to a report by Apple, they squeezed in more 5G brands into its latest iPhone models like the iPhone 12 pro than other phone models out there. The iPhone 12 Pro is a good option for those looking for a budget-friendly phone that has 5G support in Nigeria. so, no matter the network most carriers like MTN and GLO have built-in Nigeria, your iPhone 12 pro can work with 5G.
The only con of this phone is that its speedy network sacrifices its battery life.
As a plus to the features of the iPhone 12 pro, it has a gorgeous 6.1 inch OLED screen, three rear cameras and an augmented LiDAR sensor. It also has an extensive charging feature that was recently introduced by apple- MagSafe charging.
#4. OnePlus 9 Pro
There are two very interesting features that can affect the battery life of any smartphone in the Nigerian market. These are; 5G network connectivity and a 120Hz refresh rate. However, after Tomsguide.com tested the OnePlus9 pro and its 4500 mAh battery the phone lasted for more than 9 hours even with its high screen refresh rate turned on. The phone and its 5G connectivity also go in line with popular network carriers in Nigeria such as MTN, Airtel and GLO.
When you want to charge your OnePlus 9 Pro, it gives room for speedy recharging both with a wired and wireless connection. It also has Snapdragon 888 chipset like the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphone.
The price of the Oneplus pro 9 on Jumia is ₦325,000. It can also be purchased from other shop outlets in Nigeria such as Shoprite and Kara.
#5. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G
The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is one of the best smartphones in the Nigerian market today. It boasts a dynamic AMOLED display that is 6.9inch in size. Imagine the awesome viewing experience that you would enjoy with this. The memory size of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is 12 GB RAM with an Exynos 990 processor. It uses the same chipset that you can find in the Galaxy Note 20.
Here is a plus to all these interesting smartphone features;
- A unique fingerprint sensor that is both under display and ultrasonic
- An accelerometer
- A barometer
- A unique Samsung Dex functionality that supports a desktop experience.
- Fast charging ability with both the wired and wireless connection.
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