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Most popular phones in 2016

2016 witnessed the launch of improved smart phones. These phones were improved upon to meet the urge of phone users, especially youths and businessmen. There was enhancement in the processor’s speed, camera quality, security, networks and battery capacity.

However, some of these phones were regarded exorbitant as users couldn’t purchase them because of the harsh economic situation. Most users went for the phones that were cost effective and efficient. ENCOMIUM Weekly presents the most popular phones for the year 2016 including their specs and features.


BLACKBERRY Q10 (N48,000)

This phone is very common and easily seen almost everywhere one goes. The phone comes with a 8MP camera, runs on a 2GB RAM with a 2100MAG battery capacity. It has a micro SD of up to 64GB and an internal memory of 16GB and 2GB RAM.



This phone caught the eye of many after it was released. It has a 5.5 inches screen size, internal memory of 16GB and a micro SD of up to 32GB. It has a android 5.0 lollipop and 1.3GHz as its processor. The camera is exceptional with a 13 MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. It’s battery capacity s 3000mAh.


INFINIX HOT 3 (N89,000)

Also known as PlayHot, has 5.5 inches HD display, a 16GB internal storage which is expandable to 32GB, 1GB pr 2GB RAM. It has a processor of 1.3 GHz, supports 2G, 3G networks, has 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. It’s battery capacity is 3000mAh Li-po battery.



Samsung 19500 Galaxy S4 came with a 5.0 inches screen size, 2GB RAM, a micro SD f up to 64GB and internal storage of 16GB/32GB/64GB RAM. It has a 13MP rear camera and 2MP front camera. It’s battery capacity is 2600mAh.


APPLE iPHONE 5 (N170,0000

This smart phone comes with a 4.0 inches with ios7 upgradable to ios 10.2. It has no card slot but has an internal storage of 16GB/32GB/64GB with a 1GB RAM. It has a 8MP rear camera and 1.2MP front camera. It has a non-removable Li-po 1500mAh battery.


TECHNO BOOM J8 (46,0000

It comes with 5.5 inches screen size, has an internal memory of 16GB and a micro SD of 128GB. It supports 2G, 3G and 4G (LTE) networks and runs on 2GB RAM and Os of android 5.1 Lollipop with processor of 1.3GHz. It has a 13MP rear camera and 5MP front camera with 3000mAh Li-po battery.


Other popular phones for 2016 were Infinix Hot 4, Samsung Galaxy S7, Gionee Marathon M5 and Tecno Phantom 6.


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