If you are looking for premium performance at competitive prices, mid range smart phones are always a great choice. Here are some of the best mid range smart phones in Nigeria for 2014. So, if you can’t afford the flagships, these smartphones should be next in your radar.
Note that mid range smart phones are never as good as flagship smartphones. They always come with tradeoffs, but overall they are good value for money. Below is a run down of the best mid range smart phones in Nigeria for 2014. This is an ongoing list and will be updated throughout till the end of the year.
Nokia Lumia 830 is one of the best mid range smart phones in Nigeria. It features a metal frame that gives it a premium look and feel with a brilliant 5.0-inch HD screen and a 10 megapixels PureView camera.
Nokia Lumia 830 runs Windows Phone 8.1 on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. It offers a sleek design and supports wireless charging. Price: 70,000 to 80,000 Naira.
Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is one of the best mid range Android phones in Nigeria. It features a large screen, fast processors, generous on-board RAM, and a big battery. All these combines to make it one of the best mid range smart phones in Nigeria.
Now for the specifics, the Galaxy Grand 2 sports a 5.25-inch display and an 8 megapixels camera. It runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), but promises Android 4.4 (KitKat). It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1.5GB of RAM and 8GB built-in storage. Price range: 45,500 to 55,000 NGN.
Sony Xperia M2 offers a quality build and a brilliant display and camera. Like the Galaxy Grand 2, it runs on Android 4.3 (Jelly Bean), but is upgradeable to Android 4.4.2 (KitKat). It sports a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM.
Sony Xperia M2 is available in single-SIM and dual-SIM. Price range: 44,000 to 55,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 730 is the best dual-SIM member of the Microsoft Lumia line. It offers a sleek and stylish design and offers a brilliant 4.7-inch AMOLED display.
Nokia Lumia 730 runs Windows Phone 8.1 on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. Microsoft is pushing it as a great phone for taking selfies and making videocalls with its 5 megapixels wide angle front camera. It also features a 6.7 megapixels rear camera. Price range: 45,000 to 55,000 NGN.
HTC One Mini 2 is arguably the best mid-range smart phone in Nigeria. It is surely the best looking with its beautiful Aluminium body that gives it a premium look and feel. It features a brilliant 4.5-inch screen and a 13 megapixels camera.
HTC One Mini 2 comes with Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box and is one of the only mid-range with reports of a possible Android 5.0 (Lollipop) upgrade. It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and 16GB built-in storage. HTC One Mini 2 Price in Nigeria ranges from 71,000 to 85,000 Naira.
Tecno Phantom Z is the best smart phone from Tecno and one of the best mid-range smart phones in Nigeria. Looking at the specs, it offers a rich lineup of features with a 2.0GHz octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16 megapixels camera, 32GB built-in storage, and a 5.2-inch full HD display.
Tecno Phantom Z runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) and features better battery life than most Tecno phones. Price range: 53,700 to 65,000 NGN.
LG L90 is one of the best value mid-range phones in Nigeria. It offers mid-range performance at entry level pricing. LG L90 runs Android 4.4.2 on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB built-in storage.
It features a 4.7-inch display and an 8 megapixels camera. LG L90 Price in Nigeria ranges from 34,500 to 45,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 1320 is one of the best mid range phablets in Nigeria. Its large 6-inch display makes it great for browsing the web and watching movies. The display features Clearblack which ensures better viewing experience outdoors.
Nokia Lumia 1320 runs Windows Phone 8 on a 1.7GHz dual-core processor with 1GB RAM and is upgradeable to Windows Phone 8.1. Nokia Lumia 1320 price in Nigeria ranges from 47,500 to 55,000 Naira.
HTC Desire 816 is another great mid range phablet. It offers an awesome design and a brilliant 5.5-inch display. It runs Android 4.4.2 on a 1.6GHz quad-core processor with 1.5GB RAM and 8GB built-in memory. Like the HTC One Mini 2, the Desire 816 is reported to be likely to get an Android 5.0 (Lollipop) update.
HTC Desire 816 price in Nigeria ranges from 55,000 to 65,000 NGN.
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