Top 5 online Platforms to buy Phones in Nigeria

Smartphones have now become very common among Nigerians. And as millions of people buy smartphones around the country every year, they are always on the lookout for the best deals and of course, reliable retailers.

There are a lot of online Smartphone retailers around the country with different deals, prices etc. But if you have shopped for gadgets from online stores, you can attest to the fact that a lot of these online platforms do not deliver the outstanding phone-buying experience you expect.

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However, there are other online platforms that deliver outstanding Smartphone buying experience. In this article, we will look at some of the best and the deals they offer.


Founded by Nnamdi Ezeigbo, Slot systems technology is a popular retail company (online & offline) for affordable and durable phones, computers, and other gadgets. Smartphones available on Slot includes brands like Nokia, Samsung, Apple, Huawei, HTC, Lenovo, LG, Tecno, Fero, Xiaomi, Asus, Obi, Infinix Wiko, Itel and many more. Slot offers 7 days after purchase warranty. The warranty does not cover liquid or physical damage, phone scratch, and phone accessories. Phones with faults can be swapped within 7 days of purchase. There is also a “pay-on-delivery” option for purchase done online.

Slot mobile phone price list for July 2019


Founded in 2012, Jumia is arguably the largest online retail store in Nigeria, with large collections of groceries fashion items, electronics and mobile phones. Just like Slot, it offers product warranty, pay on delivery, and a good return policy. Phone brands available on the platform includes Apple, Samsung, Tecno, Infinix, and many more.

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KARA is another leading online gadget retail store In Nigeria where you can buy phones, tablets, accessories, laptops, power inverters, generators and other office and household electronics.

Orders made on Kara takes between 2 to 5 days to deliver anywhere around the country. They showcase good quality products from reputable global brands such as Samsung, Haier Thermocool, LG, Apple, Nokia, Fireman etc. Kara accepts cash on delivery and same day delivery for products to be delivered within Lagos. Orders outside Lagos can take up to 5 days to deliver.

Jiji is an online marketplace in Nigeria that provides millions of buyers and sellers the avenue to meet and exchange goods and services. Unlike the platforms discussed above, Jiji allows people to buy and sell already used phones on its platform. It is very common to find smartphones at a very cheap price on the platform.

The downside of this, however, is that, although cheap, devices sold on this platform do not come with warranty – people are always at risk of buying fake or faulty devices.


Konga, founded by Sim Shagaya in 2012, is one of the largest e-commerce platforms in Nigeria. It displays products in fashion, food, home and office electronics and mobile devices.

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There are loads of phone brands on Konga you can choose from, they include: Samsung, Huawei, Apple, Nokia, Tecno, Infinix and lots more. They are very affordable, come with warranty and accept cash on delivery.

There it is, the best platforms to buy smartphones in Nigeria. When you’re ready to buy a new phone, visit some of these platforms, compare price, deal, promos and  other offers before deciding on the platform to buy from.

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