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
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:
- Infinix Zero 4 Plus
- Alcatel Pop 4
- Alcatel Pop 4S
- LG G3 model D855
- LG G4
- Lumia 950
- HTC One A9s
- HTC 10
- HTC One S9
- HTC Desire 10 Pro
- Apple iPhone SE
- Apple iPhone 7
- Apple iPhone 7 Plus
- Sony Xperia XZ
- Oppo F1s
- Samsung Galaxy S7
- Samsung Galaxy S7 edge
- Google Nexus 6P
- ZTE Axon 7
- Essential Phone PH-1
- TECNO Camon CX
- Nokia 2
- TECNO Phantom 8
- Samsung Galaxy Note9
- Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus
- Nokia 6 2018
- Apple iPhone 8 / 8 Plus
- Apple iPhone X
- Infinix Zero 5 / Zero 5 Pro
- Redmi Go (updated 2019)
- Nokia 4.2 (updated 2019)
- OPPO F11 Pro (updated 2019)
- Infinix Hot 6X (updated 2019)
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.
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:
- How to subscribe to a Glo 4G data plan
- Eight 4G LTE smartphones you can buy now for less than NGN50,000
- 4G LTE Networks In Nigeria
- 4G LTE compatibility: before you buy that 4G smartphone
Feel free to also use the search button at the top of any page on MobilityArena to find any information that you need.
Founder of MobilityArena. Yomi’s journey in mobile started in 2001. Besides obsessing over mobile phones, he also started creating WAP sites (early mobile-friendly websites created with WML). He began writing about phones in 2004 and has been at it since then. He has owned over 200 devices, from Symbian, Palm, PocketPC/Windows Mobile, BlackBerry/BB10, webOS, Windows Phone, Firefox, Ubuntu Touch, to Android, iOS, and KaiOS operating systems.