Glo Nigeria’s 4G runs on a rare LTE band. In other words, many 4G phones will not connect to Glo 4G network. Here is a list of Glo 4G compatible smartphones.

List of verified Glo 4G compatible smartphones

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Glo Nigeria’s 4G runs on a rare LTE band. In other words, many 4G phones will not connect to Glo 4G network. Here is a list of Glo 4G compatible smartphones.

So Glo Nigeria has launched their 4G network. The data plan tariffs are absolutely cheap if they are usable and reliable at your end. The problem is that we are told that Glo’s 4G network runs on a frequency band that is not supported by many affordable devices in the Nigerian market. The band 28(700). In other words, lots of 4G smartphones in the market will not connect to Glo 4G network.

Glo 4G compatible smartphones

Glo 4G compatible smartphones

As usual, we did the leg work for you and came up with a list of 4G smartphones that support Glo’s LTE Band 28(700). Yes; MobilityArena To The Rescue!

The 4G compatible smartphones listed below are all officially available in Nigeria, so you should be able to get your hands on them without much fuss. Have a look:

  1. Infinix Zero 4 Plus
  2. Alcatel Pop 4
  3. Alcatel Pop 4S
  4. LG G3 model D855
  5. LG G4
  6. Lumia 950
  7. HTC One A9s
  8. HTC 10
  9. HTC One S9
  10. HTC Desire 10 Pro
  11. Apple iPhone SE
  12. Apple iPhone 7
  13. Apple iPhone 7 Plus
  14. Sony Xperia XZ
  15. Oppo F1s
  16. Samsung Galaxy S7
  17. Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
  18. Google Nexus 6P
  19. ZTE Axon 7
  20. Essential Phone PH-1
  21. TECNO Camon CX
  22. Nokia 2
  23. TECNO Phantom 8
  24. Samsung Galaxy Note9
  25. Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
  26. Nokia 6 2018
  27. Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
  28. Apple iPhone X
  29. Infinix Zero 5 / Zero 5 Pro
  30. Redmi Go (updated 2019)
  31. Nokia 4.2 (updated 2019)
  32. OPPO F11 Pro (updated 2019)
  33. Infinix Hot 6X (updated 2019)

TECNO Camon CX Review top display

This list of Glo 4G compatible smartphones is not exhaustive. As time passes by, new phone models will be launched and the devices listed above fade into history. We will keep updating the list as much as we can. However, here are a few pointers to help you find up-to-date Glo 4G compatible smartphones year after year.

As a rule, Glo 4G compatible smartphones will be found more among premium smartphones. Alcatel is one of the few smartphone makers that produces budget phones that support Glo 4G.

Use MobilityArena search to find Glo 4G compatible smartphones: click on THIS LINK to search MobilityArena’s database for smartphones that support Glo’s 4G band. We keep adding the latest phones to our database, so this search will always present you with up-to-date models.

Try A Glo 4G Compatible MiFi Wireless Hotspot

If the smartphone you have does not work with Glo 4G, a way around it is to buy a 4G mifi that is Glo 4G compatible. Glo sells a locked, branded one, but you can also buy unlocked mifis in the market. Here is a list of Portable Hotspot Mifi devices that work with Glo 4G.

Huawei E5573s-606 4g mifi device

Getting a Mifi means that you can use Glo 4G without worrying whether or not your smartphone supports the service. You can switch phones as you want without a care.

If you know any other Glo 4G compatible smartphones that are not listed above, do share in the comments section below and we will add them to the list.

Other 4G LTE Resources

Do not forget that we have other resources that provide you with useful information about using 4G LTE on your mobile devices. Here are a few:

Feel free to also use the search button at the top of any page on MobilityArena to find any information that you need.


  1. Please who knows how to unlock smile mifi or if it’s unlockable at all? The Franklin 702 model that is

  2. I did my own leg work as well. Here’s my list:

    Official [source:]
    * Alcatel Idol 4S
    * Alcatel Pop 4S
    * Alcatel Pop 4 Plus
    * iPhone 6
    * iPhone 6S
    * iPhone 6 Plus
    * iPhone 7
    * iPhone 7S
    * Huawei P9 Plus
    * Microsoft Lumia 950
    * Microsoft Lumia 950 XL
    * Blackberry Priv
    * Samsung Galaxy S7
    * Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
    * HTC One M9+

    Others [source:]
    * ZTE Axon 7
    * ZTE Blade V7

    * Huawei P9 (single SIM – EVA-L09)
    * Huawei P9 Lite (VNS-L22, VNS-L23)
    * Huawei P8 (single SIM – GRA-L09)
    * Huawei Mate 8 (single SIM – NXT-L09)
    * Huawei Mate 7
    * Huawei Mate S (dual SIM – CRR-L09)
    * Huawei Nova (dual SIM – CAN-L02, L03)

    * Google Nexus 6P (global version)
    * Google Nexus 5X (global version)
    * Google Nexus 6 (XT1100)
    * Google Pixel
    * Google Pixel XL

    * LG G5 (H850 – Europe version)
    * LG G5 Dual (H860N)
    * LG G4 (H815 – EMEA version)

    * Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Special Edition (Snapdragon processor, 3GB RAM)

    * Samsung Galaxy Note 5 (N920I, N920G)
    * Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (N920U,N920G)
    * Samsung Galaxy A5 2016 (A510M, A510Y)
    * Samsung Galaxy A7 2016 (A710M, A710Y)

    * HTC 10
    * HTC 10 Lifestyle
    * HTC One A9s
    * HTC One A9 (Asia /EMEA version)
    * HTC One E9+
    * HTC One M9s
    * HTC One M9 (EMEA version)
    * HTC One ME
    * HTC One S9
    * HTC One X9
    * HTC Desire 10 Pro
    * HTC Desire 10 Lifestyle
    * HTC Desire 825
    * HTC Desire 628

    * Motorola Moto X Play
    * Motorola Moto X Force
    * Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 – Europe)
    * Motorola Moto G4 (XT1622)
    * Motorola Moto G4 Plus (XT1644 – Europe)
    * Motorola Moto G Turbo

    * Sony Xperia Z5
    * Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
    * Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
    * Sony Xperia Z3+
    * Sony Xperia Z3 (D6653)
    * Sony Xperia Z3 Compact (D5833)
    * Sony Xperia X
    * Sony Xperia X Performance
    * Sony Xperia X Compact
    * Sony Xperia XZ
    * Sony Xperia XA (F3113, F3115)
    * Sony Xperia XA Ultra (F3213, F3215, F3216)
    * Sony Xperia M5 (E5606, E5653)
    * Sony Xperia M4 Aqua (E2306, E2353)
    * Sony Xperia E5 (F3313)
    * Sony Xperia C5 Ultra
    * Sony Xperia C4 (E5353)

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