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Where To Buy UK Used Phones In Nigeria

Exploring how to find UK used phones in Nigeria at common places such as ikeja, computer village, and Lagos. While also giving some insight on finding them at exclusive sites like OLX and Jiji.

With the economy breakdown having just concluded in Nigeria from the previous year, buying a decent and new phone straight off the market is becoming more and more improbable. The prices are skyrocketing with no sight on stopping. Thus, a high demand for UK used smartphones (and more specifically used phones from the London area) has come about in Nigeria.

In this day and age most people can’t function in their day to day lives without a smart phone, so it’s important that external factors don’t get in the way of your options.

Spending so much money on a smartphone, only to then pay the same rates month after month, is becoming the least valuable option. So, in order to afford a relatively nice smartphone for a reasonable price and a barely used body has become increasingly enticing. So, in this article, we will be laying out the price ranges and purchase locations to get an innovative used UK smartphone in Nigeria.

Used phones tend to be fully functional and offer all the same features, but because they are not brand new you can get them for a really good price. Even used iPhones, Samsung and other major brands can be bought for half the price if you opt for a used rather than a new model.

There are of course a few things you need to watch out for to make sure you are getting a good deal for your money. Be wary of anyone who tries to sell you a phone online without offering multiple photo’s as proof that the phone is as advertised. A lot of second hand phones are in good condition, but some sellers may sell badly scratched phones, phones which don’t work, phones with broken screens or phones which are advertised as a certain brand but are actually just generic phones which may not offer the same features.

Avoid any seller who uses pictures which look like they may have been copied from a website. If in doubt you should ask to see some recent photos of the phone and ask that the seller sends you images of the phone from multiple angles. To make sure you know exactly what you are getting it may be an idea to purchase the second hand phone in person.

It is also a good idea to make sure that if the phone you receive does turn out to be faulty you are able to return it. Many sellers may not mention this in their product description, so if you are buying online send the seller a message beforehand asking about their returns policy.

Lastly, it’s a good idea to remember that popular brands don’t necessarily generate the best phones. The iPhone is an iconic brand that many people all over the world swear by, but a lot of other people also complain about bad battery life and overheating, lack of space, poor camera and sometimes even slow performance. Some phones may not have the impressive brand behind them, but they actually offer better features for the same or often less money. Rather than be sucked in by brands alone make sure you check the specs to make sure you are getting a good deal.

Finding a phone and Knowing their prices

To understand the right rate for a UK used smartphone, you have to understand how the prices are properly formulated. On average, UK used smartphones sell for 30% less than original rate after being used in a 6-month period; and phones used for a year or longer tend to sell for half the original sticker price (50%) and sometimes more.

Determining the actual price of the phone based on long-term use does not always apply at every retailer; however, as a buyer, it is a nice spec to look it. This allows you to know what you are getting into and get more bang for your buck. The older the phone, the less you should pay. This is because there is a higher possibility for internal wear and tear and damage. You wouldn’t want to spend a ton of money on a 2-year-old used phone and then I die on you in a year from internal damage.

It’s important to remember that technology does change and you don’t want to be stuck with an archaic dinosaur, but you’ll find that a lot of smart phones which were released a couple of years ago are still fully functional. Rather than go for the iPhone 7, for example, why not try the iPhone 5s? Go back a generation or two for the same features and a much better price.

Whilst prices will fluctuate and change depending on how recently that particular phone was released most sellers should sell for around the same price because anything that is too expensive won’t sell and anything that’s too cheap won’t make as good a profit.

Looking for places to purchase UK used phones throughout the Nigerian area

There are a variety of places to purchase used UK/London smartphones, but here is our recommended listing:

Physical Shops:

    • Computer Village
    • Ikeja
    • Op shops / thrift stores
    • Technology/Phone resell shops around your area

Online Shops:

    • Jiji
    • OLX
    • Efritin

Overview of Phone, Price based on Model and Brand

Here is a chart, listing the most looked for brands and models of smartphones. Each listing features a price range from lowest to highest. This way you can estimate how much you should pay for your used UK smartphone.

Speculating Prices of finding a UK used Blackberry Phone in the Nigerian area:

  • the Blackberry Curve 7 can be found with a price ranging from #7,000 (lowest) to #7,000 (highest)
  • the Blackberry Torch 2 can be found with a price ranging from #8,000 (lowest) to #10,000 (highest)
  • the Blackberry Z3 can be found with a price ranging from #10,000 (lowest) to #12,000 (highest)
  • the Blackberry Z10 can be found with a price ranging from #11,500 (lowest) to #17,000 (highest)
  • the Blackberry Z30 can be found with a price ranging from #18,000 (lowest) to #35,000 (highest)
  • the Blackberry Bold 5 can be found with a price ranging from #10,000 (lowest) to #15,000 (highest)
  • the Blackberry Q10 can be found with a price ranging from #15,000 (lowest) to #25,500 (highest)
  • the Blackberry Priv can be found with a price ranging from #150,000 (lowest) to #205,000 (highest)

Speculating Prices of finding a UK used Samsung Phone in the Nigerian area:

  • the Samsung Galaxy J7 can be found with a price ranging from #35,000 (lowest) to #57,000 (highest)
  • the Samsung Galaxy 7 can be found with a price ranging from #25,000 (lowest) to #35,000 (highest)
  • the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 can be found with a price ranging from #135,000 (lowest) to #165,000 (highest)
  • the Samsung Galaxy S6 can be found with a price ranging from #130,000 (lowest) to #165,000 (highest)
  • the Samsung Galaxy S7 can be found with a price ranging from #185,000 (lowest) to #208,500 (highest)

Speculating Prices of finding a UK used Tecno Phone in the Nigerian area:

  • the Tecno Camon C8 can be found with a price ranging from #20,000 (lowest) to #25,000 (highest)
  • the Tecno Camon C9 can be found with a price ranging from #32,000 (lowest) to #37,000 (highest)
  • the Tecno Winpad 10 can be found with a price ranging from #38,000 (lowest) to #45,000 (highest)
  • the Tecno W3 can be found with a price ranging from #15,000 (lowest) to #19,000 (highest)
  • the Tecno Phantom 5 can be found with a price ranging from #48,000 (lowest) to #62,000 (highest)
  • the Tecno Boom J8 can be found with a price ranging from #28,000 (lowest) to #35,000 (highest)

Speculating Prices of finding a UK used Infinix Phone in the Nigerian area:

  • the Infinix Hot can be found with a price ranging from #10,000 (lowest) to #17,000 (highest)
  • the Infinix Hot 2 can be found with a price ranging from #13,000 (lowest) to #17,000 (highest)
  • the Infinix Zero 2 can be found with a price ranging from #20,000 (lowest) to #23,000 (highest)
  • the Infiniz Zero 3 can be found with a price ranging from #35,000 (lowest) to #48,000 (highest)
  • the Infinix Note 2 can be found with a price ranging from #22,000 (lowest) to #37,000 (highest)
  • the Infinix Note 3 can be found with a price ranging from #38,000 (lowest) to #43,000 (highest)

Speculating Prices of finding a UK used iPhone Phone in the Nigerian area:

  • the iPhone 4 can be found with a price ranging from #10,000 (lowest) to #15,000 (highest)
  • the iPhone 5 can be found with a price ranging from #35,000 (lowest) to #38,000 (highest)
  • the iPhone 5c can be found with a price ranging from #35,000 (lowest) to #38,000 (highest)
  • the iPhone 6 can be found with a price ranging from #120,000 (lowest) to #160,000 (highest)
  • the iPhone 6s plus can be found with a price ranging from #150,000 (lowest) to #220,000 (highest)

Closing Thoughts

Hopefully this article helped you chart out which phones to look out for, where to buy them, and at what rate you can expect to purchase them at. Check the local retailers mentioned earlier, as well as, the websites listed above to get yourself started with a new UK/London used smartphone today!

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