The most expensive phones in Nigeria are not known to be the most durable. This is because they come with very fragile and expensive parts. About half of these phones are worth more than the average salary of most Nigerians and can only be afforded by the rich and very few in the upper middle class.
The camera quality and memory of a phone are the major factors that influence the price of a phone. This is the reason two phones may have different prices even if they are similar models.
Without further ado, here are the most expensive phones in Nigeria
iPhone 7 plus
The iPhone 7plus is an upgraded version of the iPhone 7. It is apple’s latest mobile release so far. The price of the iPhone 7 plus ranges from N292, 220-N386, 220. Its price increase comes with an increase in the memory space.
This phone has a lot of features in common with its predecessor the iPhone 7. Some of this features are its resistance to dust and water, and the absence of a head phone jack.
The iPhone 7plus stands out from the iPhone 7 because of its stronger battery power, its bigger display and the presence of two 12 MP back cameras.
BlackBerry Porche 3
This phone is a perfect blend of power and luxury. Sold for a price of N370, 000, the blackberry porche 3 is one of the most expensive phones in Nigeria. This phone was released in September, 2014 and is the perfect phone for blackberry lovers. Well, that is if you can afford to get one. In addition to a very sensitive touch screen, the blackberry porche 3 come with a qwerty keypad.
This phone comes with a lot of features that although cannot be said to offer real value for money but are quite beneficial. They include; a 2100 Mah battery which affords its user a talk time of up to 14 hours and a music play time of up to 45 hour, a back camera of 8MP, an internal memory of 64GB, a RAM of 2GB and a face detection system.
Owning an iPhone 7 in Nigeria can be said to be a show of class. It is one of the most expensive phones in Nigeria and cannot be afforded by lots of Nigerians. The price tag attached to the iPhone 7 has made it almost a device to die for.
The iPhone 7 was introduced to the Nigerian market in September 2016. At the time of its release, its price ranged from N246, 620-N360, 220. This variance in price is as a result of memory size. This good looking phone is not just the most expensive in Nigeria, it is also very prestigious.
In addition to the social class users of the iPhone 7 enjoy, there are a lot other features that make them get value for their money. Some of them are;
It is water resistant for 30 minutes in a 1 meter deep pool of water
It is dust resistant
Comes with an active noise cancellation system
A 12 MP camera.
The iPhone 6s doubles as the third most expensive iPhone and the fourth most expensive phone in Nigeria. It was launched on the 9th of September, 2015 and is an upgraded from the iPhone 6. There are three different prices for the iPhone 6s. For phones with 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB, a buyer of the iPhone 6 s will have to part with N246, 322, N284, 620 and N322, 620 and 360,220 respectively.
Some of the features of the iPhone 6s are;
1810 mAh Li-ion Battery
A 3D touch which is sensitive to pressure
Built-in- storage which could be 16 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB
5mp front camera and 12 MP back camera
A glass protected touchscreen.
The iPhone 6 is considered to be the best device apple has come up with in terms of its size. It is neither too big nor too small. This phone is a break from the apple norm of producing phones with sharp angles and flat looking edges. The iPhone 6, although bigger than previous phones manufactured by apple is still considerably light for its size.
The iPhone 6 features an 8 MP rear camera, a 1.2 MP front camera, an 1810mAh , 1GB RAM, Internal storage space of 16GB, a screen resolution of 750x 1334 pixels and a 4.70 inch screen size.
At a price of N155, 000 to N250, 000, the iPhone 6 is one of the most expensive phone in Nigeria.
For some reasons best known to Blackberry, this phone features an android OS. Its operating system is android 5.0. It also features a qwerty keyboard in addition to being protected by corning Gorilla Glass. It can be gotten for N250, 000.
Some other features of this phone are
3GB RAM, internal space of 32 GB, and memory card space of up to 200mb
Rear camera of 18MP and front camera of 2MP
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge
The Samsung Galaxy S6 is Samsung’s most expensive mobile device available in the Nigerian phone market. This 132g phone comes with a 5.0 android version and is impressively smart.
Its price ranges from N150, 000 to N190, 000. The difference in price is dependent on its storage size. The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge comes with the following features
A non-removable battery of 2600 mAh
A rear camera of 16MP and a front camera of 5MP
A 3GB RAM and an internal memory of either 64GB, 32GB or 128GB
HTC One M9
The HTC One M9 was released in March, 2015. It is a metallic and very durable phone. As a result of its metal casing, this phone is perhaps the most durable phone on this list.
The following are the features of the HTCONEM9;
An Android 5.0 operating system
A slot for a memory card of up to 256GB, a 3GB RAM and an internal memory of 32GB
A 20Mp rear camera and a 4mp front camera
A non-removable 2840 mAh battery
This metal protected phone can be gotten for N165, 000
Samsung Galaxy S6
This phone can be called the predecessor of Samsung Galaxy s6 edge. It is an android device is quite affordable when compared to more expensive phones like the Blackberry porche an iPhone 7 and iPhone 7plus.
Its features include
A rear camera of 16mp and a front camera of 5mp
A 2550mAh Li-Ion battery
An internal space of 33 GB, 64 GB and 128 GB and a 3GB RAM
With N150, 000, you can get yourself a beautiful Samsung Galaxy S6.
This is the third most expensive blackberry available to Nigerians. It is a mixture of a polycarbonate and metallic body. In addition to a touch screen, the blackberry Passport comes with a qwerty keypad.
It has the following features
3GB RAM, 32GB internal memory
A back camera of 13MP and a front camera of 2MP
A non-removable Li-Ion battery.
A brand new Blackberry Passport is worth N145, 000
The phones listed in this article might be the most expensive in Nigeria, there are however more expensive phones not available in the Nigerian market. If you can afford any of this expensive phones, getting one for yourself will not be a bad idea.