The Best Cheap 4G Phones in Nigeria 2020 – With LTE Support

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In this article today I will list out some of the cheap 4G phones you can get in Nigeria. The 4G band has brought about quicker internet service in Nigeria.

I will list out phones that fall within the bracket of 45,000 down to 25,000 naira in this article. The ability to find an affordable cheap 4G phones in Nigeria is usually a problem, some people think only Samsung and iPhone offer the best 4G smartphones.

All the smartphones that will be listed in this article offer nothing but great a 4G experience as well as durability. Most of the devices that will be listed will be from Tecno, Infinix, and Samsung mobile as well.

The 4G phones keep getting affordable as time goes by and in 2020 we expect even cheaper 4G phones in Nigeria. We’ve seen affordable 4G phones with up to 4GB of Ram and 32GB storage in 2020.

But one thing to always consider before buying any 4G phone in Nigeria is to check out the 4G bands your network provider offer. There are certain phones that don’t support all 4G bands available in Nigeria.

What is 4G Network

4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone communication standards. It is the successor to the 3G band it provides ultra-broadband internet access for mobile devices. The high data transfer rate makes 4G LTE networks suitable for use in USB wireless modems for laptops and even home internet access.

4G works much in the same way as 3G, simply faster. Using high-speed download and upload packets, 4G allows you to access broadband style speeds whilst away from your Wi-Fi. Users can often access speeds of up to 21Mb on the go, but this is, however, affected by location and the cell towers broadcasting the service.

List Of Cheap 4G Phones In Nigeria In 2020

Samsung Galaxy A10s

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We have the Samsung Galaxy A10s at the top of the list of cheap 4G phone in nigeria. This Smartphone is an upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy A10.

It is a superb device with 2GB of Ram and 32GB of storage. It is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 which runs smoothly with android 9.

One of the added advantages of this Smartphone is the OneUI which is clean and free from too much bloatware. It comes with 4000mAh battery and also supports fast charging


Tecno Camon 12 Air

I easily recommend this particular Smartphone to anyone that asks me for a budget phone. It is also powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 but this phone comes with 3GB of Ram And 32GB storage.

The Tecno Camon 12 Air runs on android 9 and HiOs 5.5. it also comes with an AMOLED display and a dot in the camera that gives you an all-screen experience.


Infinix S5 lite

The infinix S5 Lite comes with a 6.6 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen display that houses a 16MP dot in-display camera on top of the screen.

It also comes with the MTK Helio P22 as CPU it runs on Android 9 and XOS5.5. There are two variants one with 3GB ram and 32GB storage and the other with 4GB Ram and 64GB storage.

The memory can be expanded with up to 256GB with an external sd card. It also has a 4000mAh battery capacity.

Tecno Spark 4


The Tecno Spark 4 was launched in September 2019 and it has a 6.52 IPS LCD capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 720×1600.

It has the MediaTek Helio A22 chipset with android 9 as the OS.the Smartphone also has a 4000 mAh battery. No doubt the Tecno Spark 4 is one of the cheapest 4G phones in Nigeria.

Infinix Hot 8

This is one of the cheapest 4G phones available in Nigeria. It comes with a large 6.6inch IPS LCD display that has a resolution of 720 pixels.

The device runs on Android 9 and it is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 which guarantees smooth performance. Infinix Hot 8 comes with a 5000mAh battery capacity which is one of the most important features of the phone considering its price. 4g works perfectly fine on the device.

It comes with either 3/4GB of ram which should get the job done.

Xiaomi Redmi 8

Another phone that offers great value for money if you are in search of a perfect budget phone then the Xiaomi Redmi 8 is for you.

It has a very sleek design and powerful battery the 6.22 inch IPS LCD display has a 720p resolution with 87% screen to body ratio. The phone is powered by the Snapdragon 439 processor and runs on Android 9 Pie alongside MIU 9.

It also has a whopping 5000mAh battery capable of lasting for a whole day the device also comes with 18W fast charging. This phone is available in various retail outlets across the country.

Gionee M11

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This list won’t be complete if I don’t mention the Gionee M11 it was launched in January 2020 and it has amazing features and it is one of the cheap 4G phones in Nigeria.

It has a 6.3-inch FHD+ display with 1080p resolution the entire phone is wrapped with a combination of plastic and glass.

The Device also comes with the Mediatek Helio P22 chipset with android 9 and Gionee Smart UI as an operating system. It has fast charging available to power the 4000mAh battery it ships with.

Nokia 4.2

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Another amazing Nokia device running on android 9 pie (android one) giving you the original android experience. This device makes the list of cheap 4G phones in Nigeria which you can get from anywhere.

It ships with a 3000mAh battery don’t be afraid as battery optimization is very great on this device. The phone is currently sold at a giveaway price on Jumia.

It has a 5.71inch IPS LCD display panel the matte finish on the rear end is makes the phone awesome. The Nokia 4.2 is cheap and the 4G LTE broadband runs efficiently on the smartphone.

Huawei Y6 Prime 2019

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This is another great option from Huawei it is a 4G LTE device that supports the various broadband available in Nigeria.

The Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 comes with a 6.09 inch IPS LCD display that has a 720p resolution.

It works with android 9 and it is powered by the Mediatek Helio A22. The 3020mAh battery runs perfectly as it will juice you up with power for more than 10hrs of heavy usage.

Umidigi A5 Pro

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The Umidigi A5 Pro is another great cheap 4G phone in Nigeria available in Nigeria through major Online shopping platforms.

The breathing crystal is my favorite color option it has a 6.3inch FHD+ display. The price of the phone is quite outstanding considering its features.

It runs on Android 9 Pie with minimal bloatware from UMIDIGI. It comes with a 4150mAh battery and a 10W fast charging ability. Performance is great as it has 4GB Ram and 32GB storage.

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List of 4G LTE Broad Bands In Nigeria

There are different network service providers in Nigeria and there are different 4G LTE bands in Nigeria and each network has its own 4G Band.

Network 4G LTE Bands Frequencies
Glo 28 700Mhz
9mobile 3 1800Mhz
Airtel 3 1800Mhz
MTN 7 and 20  2600Mhz and 800Mhz
Spectranet 40 2300Mhz
Smile 20 800Mhz
Inter C 20 800Mhz
Swift 40 2300Mhz
BitFlux 40 2300Mhz


This is all the available 4G LTE broadband in Nigeria at the moment. As we know Globalcom has very unique broadband that does not support most phones and this is why the Glo 4G Band won’t work on most old phones because they do not support band 28.


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