It’s the age of smartphones, and most people have one. But with so many options out there, it can be hard to know which device will best suit your needs. Some people are looking for a phone that has all the latest features while others want something basic but affordable- no matter what you’re looking for, we’ve got you covered!
If you have a tight budget, but still want to enjoy the benefits of owning an Android phone, there are plenty of brands ranging from Techno, Samsung, Infinix, Nokia, Ulefone and the list goes on.
This article will introduce you to eight of the cheapest and best phone brands available in Kenya. We have combed through hundreds of phones to pick out some that have a great price and amazing features while being worth the money. The devices that we have highlighted here are highly rated on Jumia, which means they are popular phones whose quality is trusted by customers.
8 best cheap phones in Kenya
- Tecno POP 2F
Tecno is a brand that needs no introduction since it has been a favorite of Kenyan mobile phone users for many years. The Pop 2F costs about Kshs 7,000 and comes with a sturdy design that ensures durability even when dropped. It comes with an impressive battery power of 2400mAh which can last up to 14 hours of talk time. This makes it perfect for users who are looking for something that can last the whole day without charging.
It is powered by Android 8.1 Oreo which means you are guaranteed smooth multi-tasking, quick booting time, and low battery consumption when in idle mode.
The price of this phone ranges from Ksh 6,500 to Ksh 7,900.
- Infinix Smart HD 2021
The Infinix smart HD 2021 is an upgrade of the 2016 model, making it more appealing to users who are looking for faster speeds. It comes with Android 10 Go edition which means you get to use the latest Google services on this device. This phone has ample space available since it comes with 32GB internal memory and 2GB of RAM for a smooth and uninterrupted performance.
Infinix Smart HD 2021
Infinix Smart HD 2021 Specifications:
For a phone that is low priced, it competes really well when it comes to its Camera. Its main lens comes in 8 megapixels while its front lens comes in 5 megapixels AI lens with LED Flash.
You can enjoy listening to music thanks to its DTS Surround Sound technology speakers.
The price of this phone ranges from Ksh 8,500 to Ksh 9,900.
- Nokia C10
The Nokia c10 is a budget phone that comes with a 6.5 inch HD+ LCD screen that produces crisp images. This device has an internal storage of 32GB which can be expanded up to 256 GB using a microSD card. It has a 5MP front camera sensor for quality photos and a 13 MP rear camera sensor which takes excellent pictures even in low lighting conditions.
Nokia C10 Specifications:
The Nokia c10 also supports Android 11 Go edition which makes it extremely fast and efficient.
The price of this phone ranges from Ksh 7,000 to Ksh 9,000.
- Techno pop 5
I have been using my Techno pop 5 for a few days now and it has been great so far. The display is really nice, the camera is ok but could be better. The battery life is long-lasting as I used it all week without needing to charge it.
The Operating system, HiOS based on Android™ 10(Go edition) lets you run multiple applications at the same time with ease and never slows down or lags.
The Price of the phone ranges from Ksh 7,000 to Ksh 9,000.