Nigeria is one of the most advanced countries in Africa, currently over 200 million people living in the country, and 172 million own at least one smartphone and have access to the internet, as the moment of writing this article, Nigerians own at least 400 smartphones both old and new ones.

There are over 50 smartphones brands in Nigeria both those who lanuch their products in Nigeria and those brand who don’t launch but ship their products to Nigeria either direct or indirect. iPhone, Nokia, Tecno, Infinx, Itel and Samsung are the most popular smartphone brand in Nigeria over the years and still the major player in Nigeria as at 2021.

Over the years Nigerians have uses numerous smartphones, but these are the most popular and most used smartphones in Nigeria.


Most Used Smartphone In Nigeria



iPhone 11

Apple is the father of all smartphones brand because they are the one that first introduce the device before others do.

iPhone 11 is the most used smartphone in Nigeria, it trend in Nigeria the same year it was launched in the United States, Nigerian celebrities and other individuals that have the money started ordering for iPhone 11. One of the major specifications in this popular iPhone model is the special design in camera.

Infinix Note 8

Infinix Note 8 was launched on 15, October 2020, it run Android 10 and it package with 5200 mAh battery, it comes with amazing specifications that makes one of the popular and the best smartphone currently.

It is the choice of millions of Nigerians because of the incredible features that is not common among other phones.


BlackBerry 8330 “Curve”

BlackBerry is one of the most popular smartphone brands in Nigeria over the years, although, BlackBerry is not popular currently.

BlackBerry 8330 “Curve” is one of the most popular smartphone and it among the first smartphone in Nigeria, millions of Nigerians save to buy this incredible smartphone because it is very expensive during that moment.

Other popular model of BlackBerry in Nigeria are;
BlackBerry 8520 “Curve”
BlackBerry 9700 “Bold”
BlackBerry 8530 “Curve”
BlackBerry 9630 “Tour” and more.

Tecno Camon 16

Tecno Camon 16 one of the latest product of the most popular smartphone brand in Nigeria, Tecno. Tecno Camon 16 is the best choice for anyone that want to do more with their smartphone, new features and ungraded specifications makes it this popular device different from other smartphones in Nigeria currently.

Now, Tecno Camon 16 is the most popular smartphone in the Nigeria as at 2021, you need to invest your money in this smartphone, so that you can know why it is the choice of everyone.

Nokia 3310

Although, it is not a smartphone, but the list of most used phone in Nigeria is not complete without mentioning, this popular model of Nokia.

It is the first phone of millions of Nigerians because Nokia is one of the technology companies that dominate the country, immediately phone was introduced in Nigeria.

Nokia 2700c
Nokia 3110c
Nokia N72
Nokia 2330c
Nokia X2
Nokia C1
Nokia C3 and more are popular of smartphones from Nokia even before Apple and Android phones was introduced in Nigeria.