Cheapest Smartphones in Kenya and Their Prices in 2021

Cheapest Smartphones in Kenya and Their Prices in 2021

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Technological innovations are moving so fast. And the need for smartphones is rising every day in Kenya. The new trend on social keeps people attracted to social media to follow the new stories. Access to the internet is today simple and easy compared to the old days when purchasing a phone was a sign of wealth.

Only politicians or any other person at the top rank was able to purchase a phone. When shopping for a smartphone however it is essential to note that not all smartphones are affordable. Most often a lot of people usually fall into the trap of purchasing fake smartphones that are at least subsidized when it comes to their prices. However, with the following guide, we will help you choose the cheapest smartphones in Kenya that are still of great quality. Below are ten quality smartphones you will be able to find with a budget of less than Ksh.10,000.

Wiko Lenny 4 Plus

Tecno Spark K7 with 1GB RAM

Infinix Hot 5 Lite

Infinix Hot 5 The

Huawei Y3 2017

Huawei Y3 II Tecno WX4

X-TIGI D1 Tecno WX3 Pro

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime

Tecno Y3S

Huawei Y3 2017  

The Huawei Y3 2017 phone is among the latest smartphones in Kenya. It was introduced in 2017, this is an economical smartphone that targets the youth markets and as much has all the features young people or generation would love in a phone. In addition to this, the Y3 has modest software and hardware compared to most smartphones in its budget range.

The following are the key features you should expect to find in this phone. Android v6.0 Marshmallow operating systems, Mediatek MT6737М, Quad-core 1.1 GHz processor, 1GB RAM, 8MP main camera and a 2MP selfie camera, an 8GB internal storage and a 2200mAh long lasting battery.

The price ranges between KS 7000 – 10000 depending with the institution.


If there is one particular phone that took the smartphone market by storm it’s the X-TIGI D1. This phone comes with all the features you will ever want in a smartphone at an affordable cost. With a display of 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels screen resolution you can do unlimited things using this phone including browsing and watching a movie. It's Android V6.0 Marshmallow operating system with a 1.3GHz quad-core, Mediatek Chipset processor will be able to handle any task you throw at it. If you want a smartphone for taking photos X-TIGI D1 is what you need. Its 13 MP back camera allows you to take clear and professional photographs while its 5MP front camera is good with selfies. In addition to this, it’s important that this phone supports both 2G and 3G networks and has a long-lasting battery of 5800m storage.

Wiko Lenny 4 Plus

Wiko Lenny 4 Plus falls under the category of new smartphones in the Kenyan market. Released in November 2017, this smartphone is performing well. Other than its cost-effective prices this smartphone is loved thanks to its amazing features.

Wiko Lenny 4 Plus runs an Android 7.0 Nougat operating system has dual sim card slots which are both micro sims, is amazingly portable with a thickness of 9.35 mm and a weight of 169 grams. When it comes to looks, this smartphone is beautiful and comes in 4 colors; Gold, pink, green, and gray.

Infinix Hot 5

The Infinix Hot 5 is relatively new on the market with its launch date being August 28th, 2017. Being an upgrade of the Infinix Hot 4, this phone borrows quite a lot of features from its predecessor both in terms of design and specs.

However, the Infinix Hot 5 is still much more superior to the Infinix Hot 4. Some of the notable features of this phone are a 5.5 inches screen, an Android v7.0 Nougat operating system, a Quad-core 1.3GHz processor, 2GB RAM, supports 2G,3G, 4G networks, comes with a Fingerprint scanner and a 16GB internal storage to name but a few.