Top Ten Cheapest Smartphones in Kenya

This is a list of the cheapest smartphones in Kenya.

According to statistics, Kenya is the top smartphone user in E. Africa. In this digital age, nobody wants to fall behind. However, Possessing a smartphone with good features and an affordable price is more important than just owning any smartphone.

Typically a good smartphone should at least have the following

Key features :
Display: Good
RAM: Good
Internal Storage: Good
Front Camera: Good
Back Camera: Good
Processor: Good
Connectivity: Good
OS: Fast and Efficient
Battery Capacity: Last Long

Here is a list of the cheapest smartphones in Kenya that you can purchase on a budget and get to enjoy the digital experience.

Top Ten Cheapest Smartphones in Kenya

1. Huawei y5 prime(2018)

Top on our list of cheapest smartphones in Kenya is Huawei y5 prime(2018)

If you want a phone with enough storage space for your music, films, images, and other media, you can purchase one between Ksh. 8,500 and 10,000. The characteristics of this phone are ideal for you.

The phone comes with:
Display : 5.4 inch
Front Camera : 5 megapixel
Rear Camera:13 megapixel
Resolution: 720×1440 pixels
OS : Android 8.1 Oreo
Battery Capacity :3020mAh
Connectivity : Dual Sim,2G,3G,4G.

2. Infinix Hot 7

The newest Infinix phone was just released this year. It is available in two versions, one running Android 8.1 Oreo and the other Android Go. Additionally, it boasts a full HD screen display and a quad-core processor that operates at a speed of 1.3GHz. The cost is between Ksh. 9,000 and Ksh. 13,000.

Key Features : Display: 6.2 Inch
Internal Storage : 16GB/32GB
Front Camera :8 Megapixels
Rear Camera : 13 Megapixels
Processor : Mediatek MT6580P
Connectivity : Dual Sim, 2G, 3G,Wi-Fi
OS : Android 8.1(Go edition)
Battery Capacity: 4000mAh

You might also want to look into the Infinix Smart 2, whose pricing recently fell to about Ksh. 8,000–10,000. It has the same features but a 3500mAh battery instead.

3. Lenovo A5

This device was released in June 2018. It is one of a kind since it’s the only device with relatively high specs that come at a lower price than most devices. The price ranges from Ksh.8,000- 12,000.

For picture lovers, this is the right device for you if you are not planning on spending much on a new device.

Display: 5.45 Inch
Internal Storage : 16GB/32GB,MicroSD upto 256GB
Front Camera :8 Megapixels
Rear Camera : 13 Megapixels
Processor : Quad-Core 1.5GHz Mediatek MT6739
Connectivity : Dual nano Sim, 2G, 3G,Wi-Fi
OS : Android 8.1 Oreo
Battery Capacity: 4000mAh

4. Tecno W3

A MALI GPU for graphical processing, a unique feature of this early-2017 phone, ensures fluid gameplay and fast frame rates. It offers 4G LTE connectivity and Android 6.0 operating system, both of which promote quick download speeds. The cost of the device is below 8,000 Kenyan Shillings.

Key features :
Display: 5.0 Inch
Internal Storage : 8GB,MicroSD upto 32GB
Front Camera :2 Megapixels
Rear Camera : 5 Megapixels
Processor : Quad-Core 1.3GHz Mediatek
Connectivity : Dual Sim standby, 2G, 3G,4G LTE, and Wi-Fi
OS : Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Battery Capacity:2500mAh