This year we witnessed the launch of the 5G network by one of the leading network providers in Nigeria. Promises of unlimited data, seamless streaming, high-definition gaming and more have not been exactly met. But it is early days yet, so we believe that there is still a chance to turn things around.

Nonetheless, there is no crime in trying the available 5G network. Also, as it is the end of the year, we can look forward to 2023 being a clearer year for the 5G network. However, the use of 5G is not only the function of the network provider. For you to use the 5G network, your device has to be 5G enabled. So, in case you are stuck on what phones you need to get in order to use the 5G network, we have a list for you:

1. Realme8 5G:

Get your hand on this device before 2023, it is one of the most affordable smartphones available for 5G. it comes with android 11OS, 6.5 inches LCD display and a 7005G chipset with other features you might want to check out.

2. Redmi note 10:

This device is powered by a 5000mAh battery that comes with a 48MP main rear camera. It is powered by a MediaTek MT6833 with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB or 128GB UFS2.2 storage.

3. Samsung Galaxy M33 5G

Beyond the 5G connection, this phone comes with a Octa-core processor and 6G of RAM that can allow for heavy multi-tasking or gaming great for gamers on the go.

4. Nokia X10: Get the job with this superfast device with a full HD screen and a 48MP quad camera with ZEISS Optics essentially, it will capture all that’s important to you.

5. Nokia X20:

This device has a dual-sight multi-cam mode. It comes with 3 years of software and security updates. Whatever you have to share with a faster network and device this 5g enabled device can keep up.

6. Infinix Zero 5G

Don’t overlook the propensity of this device to keep up with other 5G enabled devices with its 48MP main camera, a dual colour temperature flash and more.

7. Techno Pova 5G Specs:

This is the pioneering 5G device from Techno. It has a 6000mAh battery built-in capacity and a brilliant feature display camera; a must-try.

8. PocoM3 Pro 5G:

If you like to capture content on your mobile, this is one device you should try with its 1080 x 2400 pixels. As it is 5G enabled you can also upload contents as fast as you capture them.

9. Samsung Galaxy A31:

Marketed as affordable to 5G users looking to get the best for a lower price. It has a large 6.4-inch Infinity-U Display for edge-to-edge screen viewing. You stream all day with its vivid FHD+ Super AMOLED.

10. Samsung Galaxy A22 5G

Released in 2021, this phone which is part of the A-Series is also some of the most affordable 5G phones available. It is an Android 11 phone able to work up to Android 13 capacity with a 64GB/128GB storage.


This list would not be complete without including the iPhone. Only iPhones 12 and up are 5G enabled but they can be more expensive than android phones so be sure to keep that in mind before opting for one. Your choice of phone will also be dependent on your personal preferences and phone use.

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