Top 7 Best iPhone X Alternatives

- December 12, 2017

It's been long since I did a detailed list of smartphones for specific reasons on this blog but this new iPhone X has forced me to do so (lol). The truth is that I really don't like iPhone X because of its price as it is said to cost about 545k on Jumia you can read about it here.

So in this post, I have compiled a detailed article of the best iPhone X alternatives you can get in the smartphone market today.

1. Samsung Galaxy S8+

No doubt Samsung Galaxy S8 is truly a dream come true for smartphone giants - Samsung, they launched the S8 and S8+ some time in April 2017 and most smartphone enthusiasts are really impressed with this device. Some key specs are written below.
  • 6.2-inch AMOLED Infinity Display
  • Snapdragon 835 processor
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • 64 GB Inbuilt storage
  • 4 GB of  RAM
  • 3000 mAh battery (up 11 hours of battery life) and lots more.

2. OnePlus 5T

When I first saw this device online I was like WOW...WOW...WOW. Smartphone manufacturers are really making waves nowadays and OnePlus is no exception to that. The OnePlus 5T is an amazing device with loads and loads of specs much better than the iPhone plus it can be gotten at a lower price. This device should be sold around 172,000 Nigerian Naira in various online shops. Some key specs are listed below:

  • 6.01 inches AMOLED screen
  • Android 7.1.1 (Nougat)
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • 128 GB or 64 GB 
  • 8 GB RAM or 6 GB RAM
  • 3300 mAh battery

3. LG V30/V30+

LG has also come up with a top-notch smartphone that I love so much because it has all the specs can you can expect from an Android device and even more. The LG V30 comes with some of the best new specs and features and the finishing touch of the device is very cool. Some key specs are listed below: It's a Superstar Smartphone
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset
  • 128 GB(V30+) or 64 GB(V30)
  • 4 GB RAM (Both)
  • Android 7.1.2 (Nougat)
  • Li-Po 3300 mAh battery
  • 6.0 inches display

 4. Essential Phone

Maybe one cool stuff you love about iPhone X its completely bezel-less display then you can simply opt-in for this device. It was created by the founder of Android - Andy Rubin and his team. You can actually get this device here in Nigeria for about 165,000 Nigerian Naira but we are not completely sure of its availability for Nigerians. So let's look at some of the key specs below:
  • 5.71 inches, 85.4 cm2 (~84.9% screen-to-body ratio) 
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) and plan for Android 8.0 (Oreo) Updates 
  • Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 chipset 
  • 128 GB Inbuilt storage 
  • 4 GB RAM 
  • Li-Ion 3040 mAh battery

5. HTC U11

HTC has also made a come back to the smartphone market, this time with mind-blowing designs and their latest release - HTC U11. This new device has also gotten all premium specs you are desiring. So let's look at some key specs of this iPhone X alternative.
  • 5.5 inches Super LCD5 capacitive touchscreen
  • 128 GB or 64 GB
  • 6 GB RAM  or 4 GB RAM
  • 3000 mAh battery
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) and plan for Android 8.0 (Oreo) Updates

6. Moto G5S Plus

Moto G5S Plus is obviously one of the best low-budget android devices in the market right now. This G5S cost about 108,000 Nigerian Naira and you get to enjoy a very nice design, speed, and dual camera too. Key specs of  Moto G5S Plus below.

  • 5.5 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Android 7.1 (Nougat) with plans for Android 8.0 (Oreo) Updates
  • 64 GB + 4 GB RAM or 32 GB + 3 GB RAM
  • 3000 mAh battery

7. iPhone 7 Plus

Maybe you are stuck on iOS, then this is for you. iPhone 7 goes for 197,000 Nigerian Naira and if you are willing to add 36,000 Naira then you can get the iPhone 7 Plus and it comes with a bigger screen and a dual camera.

So guys if you enjoyed the list or you felt that they are other devices I should add, please do so by dropping your comments via the comment section I'll be glad 😊.