Cheap Android Phones in Nigeria 2016

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Are you are looking for an android smartphone that is affordable and still provides comparable features to what you’ll find on the high-end devices, then you’ve come to the right place. Here is a list of the best cheap android phones in 2016.

This list is divided into two categories. Category 1 features smartphones under ₦20,000 while category 2 is for smartphones under ₦30,000.

Note: This list will be constantly updated as more devices hit the market.

This list was updated in July 2016.

Best Android Smartphones under ₦20,000

#1      Innjoo Halo

innjoo halo

The Innjoo Halo has a plastic back texture and  features a 5-inch display, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, 5MP rear camera with LED flash and a 2MP front camera. The 3200mAh Li-Po battery of the phone promises 300 hours standby time. It is driven by a quad-core processor that boast of a clock speed of 1.3GHz and runs the InnUI of top of Android 5.1 Lollipop.

Key specs of Innjoo Halo

  • 5-inch IPS display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 3200mAh battery
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Innjoo Halo

Jumia.com.ng : from ₦17,599  buy_now_from_jumia

Konga.com: from ₦20,500  Buy now from Konga

 

 #2      Xtouch E1

Xtouch E1

The Xtouch E1 is budget smartphone from Xtouch, a subsidiary of Innjoo. It has a 5-inch display, 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, 8GM ROM, 5MP rear snapper, 2MP front camera and a decent 3200mAh battery.

Key specs of Xtouch E1

  • 5-inch display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.2GHz quad-core processor
  • 3200mAh battery
  • 5MP Rear Camera
  • 2MP Front Camera
  • IGB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Xtouch E1

Konga.com : from ₦19,900  Buy now from Konga

Jumia.com.ng : from ₦20,520  buy_now_from_jumia

 

 #3      Gionee P5 Mini

Gionee P5 mini

With a simple and elegant design, the Gionee P5 mini would appeal to those looking for a budget smartphone. The phone runs on Android 5.0 Lollipop and comes in 3 colors ─ white, blue and black. It has a 5MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash and a 2MP selfie camera. One thing you may not like about this phone is the skimpy 1800mAh battery.

Key specs of Gionee P5 Mini

  • 5-inch display
  • Android 5.0 Lollipop
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 1800mAh battery
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • IGB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Gionee P5 Mini

Konga.com : from ₦19,000  Buy now from Konga

Jumia.com.ng : from ₦20,550  buy_now_from_jumia

 

 #4      Innjoo Note E

Innjoo Note E

The  Innjoo Note E comes with basic features. It has a 5.5-ich display, 1GB OF RAM and  8GB of internal storage. It sports a decent 8MP camera at the back and a 2MP selfie camera. It is powered by a quad-core processor which runs at a speed of 1.3GHz.

Key specs of Innjoo Note E

  • 5.5-inch IPS display
  • Android 4.4.2 KitKat
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 2500mAh battery
  • 8MP Rear Camera
  • 2MP Front Camera
  • IGB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Innjoo Note E

Konga.com : from ₦19,950  Buy now from Konga

Jumia.com.ng : from ₦20,600  buy_now_from_jumia

 

 #5      Mi-Tribe A500

Mi-Tribe A500

Mi-tribe A500 is a mid-range smartphone from the African mobile brand ─ Mi-Fone, in partnership with Konga. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 2GB RAM and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It comes in a plastic body and has a 5-inch display. It also ships with a decent 5MP rear camera and a 2MP camera for selfies. It has dual-SIM capabilities (1 Mini, 1Micro) and 8GB of internal storage for your files, photos and videos.

Key specs of Mi-Tribe A500

  • 5-inch display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 2600mAh battery
  • 8MP Rear Camera
  • 2MP Front Camera
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Mi-Tribe A500

Konga.com : from ₦19,900  Buy now from Konga

 

Best Android Smartphones under ₦30,000

#1      Infinix Hot 3

Infinix Hot 3

Infinix Hot 3 is the successor to the Infinix Hot 2 with the Android one Seal. It has a plastic body and comes in 3 color variants. The Infinix Hot 3 sports an 8MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera with soft flash. The camera has some nice features like voice recognition. You should be able to take a shot by saying “cheese” or “capture”. The 3000mAh battery promises 20 hours of talk time, 9 hours of browsing and 33 hours of music. With the XUI skin, you can expect optimized power consumption for long-lasting standby time. It’s available in 1GB and 2GB versions ─ but only the 1GB version seems to be available in Nigeria at the moment.

UPDATE: The 2GB version is now available in Nigeria.

Key specs of Infinix Hot 3(X554)

  • 5-inch display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 3000mAh battery
  • 8MP Rear Camera
  • 2MP Front Camera
  • 1/2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Infinix Hot 3

Konga.com : from ₦26,500 Buy now from Konga

 

 #2      Innjoo Max 2

Innjoo Max 2

With a sleek design, the Innjoo Max 2 features a 5-inch IPS display made of drangontrail glass which provides top-level hardness, scratch resistance and high light transparency.  It runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with the InnUI built-in. It has a 4000mAh battery with rapid charge technology to speed up charging time. It’s available in four colors ─ champagne gold, titanium grey, milk white and rose pink. Also on board is a 13MP rear camera with f/2.o aperture and double flashes and an 8MP front camera.

Key specs of Innjoo Max 2

  • 5-inch IPS display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 4000mAh battery
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 8MP front camera
  • IGB RAM
  • 16GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Innjoo Max 2

Jumia.com.ng : from ₦25,400  buy_now_from_jumia

Konga.com.ng : from ₦27,500  Buy now from Konga

 

 #3      Tecno L5

Tecno L5

One reason you would the L5 is its huge 5000mAh battery. It has a 4.5-inch display and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. Other features on the phone are similar to what you would find on most entry level smartphones.

Key specs of Tecno L5

  • 4.5-inch IPS display
  • Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 5000mAh battery
  • 5MP rear camera
  • 2MP front camera
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB Internal Storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Tecno L5

Jumia.com.ng : from ₦22,350  buy_now_from_jumia

Konga.com : from ₦22,500  Buy now from Konga

 

#4      Wiko Slide 2

wiko-slide2

Wiko Slide 2 is a pocket-friendly smartphone with interesting features. It has a leather-effect finish enhanced with a metallic frame. It packs a 5.5-inch HD display which allows optimized readability in sunlight. It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 64GB via microSD. It is powered by a 1.4GHz octa-core processor and features a 13MP rear camera and 5MP selfie camera. It is equipped with a 2820mAh battery to keep your device running for longer hours.

Key specs of Wiko Slide 2

  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.4GHz octa-core processor
  • 2820mAh battery
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 2GB RAM
  • 8/16GB internal storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Wiko Slide 2

Jumia.com.ng : from ₦29,190  buy_now_from_jumia

Konga.com : from ₦29,190  Buy now from Konga

 

#5      Xtouch X4 Plus

Xtouch X4 Plus

With the 5.5-inch HD display of the X4 Plus, gaming, reading and videos are brighter and clever than ever. The device boast of a 13MP camera and 5MP selfie camera.  It packs a 3000mAh juicer and is available in 3 colours. It is powered by a 1.3Ghz MTK quad-core processor and runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat.

Key specs of Xtouch X4 Plus

  • 5.5-inch HD display
  • Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • 1.4GHz quad-core processor
  • 3000mAh battery
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Xtouch X4 Plus

Konga.com : from ₦22,000  Buy now from Konga

 

#6      Innjoo Fire 2
Innjoo Fire 2

Innjoo Fire 2 is an enhanced version of the Innjoo Fire smartphone. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. It has a 5-inch display, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of onboard storage. It packs in a 2800mAh battery and comes with 4G LTE support.

Key specs of Innjoo Fire 2

  • 5-inch HD display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • 1.3GHz quad-core processor
  • 2800mAh battery
  • 13MP rear camera
  • 5MP front camera
  • 1GB RAM
  • 8GB internal storage
  • Dual-SIM

Where to buy Innjoo Fire 2

Konga.com : from ₦28,500  Buy now from Konga

 

 

Image credit: theodysseyonline

 

Disclaimer: The prices quoted in this article are the current prices of the devices on the merchant websites linked to and could change at any time.

 

Ukeme likes to keep things simple and believes that tech doesn’t really have to be complicated. She is also a web designer and loves to learn new things.

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