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List of phones in Kenya that are pocket-friendly

Phones that are really affordable and amazing....

About phones that are not too expensive

A good phone that can play music, take good selfies for social media and have a good internet connection is more than enough for the average Kenyan.

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Here are some of the best phones which are not too expensive.

1. Nokia 3

The phone retails at a price of Sh13,200 and can handle all the basic apps easily. With this Nokia, you will be able to browse the web, use social media apps without hanging because of its 2 GB RAM. It comes with a storage capacity of 16GB and a microSD that has a potential to contain 128GB.

Nokia 3 comes with Google’s stock Android OS therefore the custom UI drags it down.

Although performance specifications are not mind blowing, it is a very good optimized smartphones in Kenya.


It has a 5 inch screen and an Operating system of Android 7.0 Nougat upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo.

2. InnJoo Fire 2 LTE

It has a 4G capability so as to enable a person enjoy fast internet speeds. The phone is premium and comes with a screen size of 5 inches to enable seamless browsing.

The phone is premium and has a sizeable screen of 5 inches to enable easy browsing.

Though the phone has no fingerprint scanner, it has a dual sim capability.


3. Infinix Hot 4 Pro

The Infinix Hot 4 comes with a 5.5 inch screen and an Operating System of Android v6.0 Marshmallow. It has a 2GB RAM and storage of 16GB (microSD up to 128GB on a dedicated slot).

It also has a selfie camera of 5MP and a back Camera of 13MP. The Infinix phone has a network capacity of 2G, 3G and 4G.

The non-removable 4000mAh battery gives the phone a reliable usability. The phone goes for Sh11,499.

4. Wiko Slide 2


The French smartphone has a splendid leather-effect finish and classy colour called Night Blue.

The outstanding display is in High Definition (HD) and allows for optimization therefore easing readability in sunlight or in excessively lit places.

SLIDE2 has a 1.4 GHz Octa-Core processor and a 16GB ROM that is expandable to 64 GB via micro SD and a 2GB RAM. With Kes10,000 you can acquire the phone.

5. Galaxy Grand Prime Plus

South Korean phone maker Samsung made the Grand Prime with a RAM of 1.5 GB and an internal storage of 8 GB. The ROM can be expanded to 256 GB via microSD.


The Prime has an 8MP back camera and a front 5MP camera. On top of that you have a 5.0 inch screen and an Operating System of Android v6.0 Marshmallow.

The 2600mAh battery is removable. The Prime retails for Kes10,700-11,200.

6. Huawei Y3 2017

When you buy a Huawei Y3 you will be able to enjoy fast internet browsing because it can handle 2G, 3G and 4G networks.

It also has a default internal storage of 8GB which is expandable to 128 GB via microSD. The microSD has a dedicated slot. It also has a RAM of 1 GB.


It has a standard 5.0 inch screen and comes with Android v6.0 Marshmallow OS.

You can buy the Huawei Y3 for Kes7,809-8,600 in local Kenyan stores.

7. X-TIGI Vision6

It has a 6 inch screen which helps in effective visibility. The X-TIGI’s processor is a 1.3 GHz Quad-core.

The phone has a whooping battery capacity of 4100mAh so it can last for a long time without exhausting its charge.


It also has a ROM of 16 GB which is expandable to 32 GB. The phone retails for Kes10,999 in Kenya.

This XTIGI comes with a free Virtual Reality (VR) box

8. TECNO Camon C7

It is a dual SIM smartphone that is 4G enabled. The Chinese-made phone has an internal storage of 16 GB and a RAM of 2GB.

The Camon C7 has a 5 inch screen and runs android version 6.0 out of the box and supports internal memory expansion up to 128 GB.


It also has a 2500mAh battery capacity. You will have to part with Kes11,999 in order to get the phone.

9. Tecno W5

This is an amazing affordable gadget that will give you a cool 16 GB internal memory that is expandable to 64 GB. It has a RAM of 2GB.

When you buy the phone you will be able to take cool selfies with its front 5MP camera but it also has a back camera of 13MP.

As a measure of security, Tecno has incorporated a fingerprint reader.


The screen is 5.5 inches and has an OS of Android v6.0.1 Marshmallow. It retails for Kes12,000 in Kenya.


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