Smartphones are currently like the way of life today, and everybody needs one of them devices. The need to stay up to par with latest news and happenings around the world, and keep in touch with friends and family via our social platforms have made a smartphone the most desired of tech offerings. There are a ton of smart devices being rolled out on the daily, while some are budget friendly, others are meant for the top guns and business execs.
We’ll be looking at the ‘BEST’ 5 smartphones in Nigeria today under 15,000 Naira and links to buy online to make shopping easier and snappier!.
In this growing world of technological advancement, everyone should own a smartphone, even your 12 year-old child. This article suggests the best budget devices you can get in Nigeria. The devices in question are from ‘trusted brands’ and cost between ₦9,000 and ₦14,999.
Top 5 best smartphones under ₦15,000 Naira
Please note that the prices cited herein are currently the retail prices in the referenced seller store, but are subject to change on the merchant websites with time
Alcatel Onetouch Pixi3 (4) Dual
Alcatel has been in the mobile manufacturing industry for quite sometime to give them the trust they sure deserve. The Alcatel Onetouch Pixi3 (4) is a 4.0″ device with a quad-core CPU, a 512MB RAM and 4GB of internal storage all bundled into this 9,900Naira smartphone. It runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat and features dual cameras – 3 Megapixels on the rear and a 1.3 Megapixels for selfies. To power it up, there’s 1400mAh battery on-board. Fast speed 3G support as well. The device is currently selling fast on Jumia.
Wiko the Euro based OEM has so far entered Nigeria’s market and is doing quite well for itself. Coming with a price of 12,300 naira, Wiko Fizz is made to be pocket friendly while still offering pretty fair specs. The device like most devices it price features a 4.0″ touch screen. It’s android based, running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean. The Wiko Fizz also has a great camera at 5.0 MP on the rear with an LED flash light tagging along as well.
The front is adorned by a 1.3 MP selfie snapper. The Wiko Fizz is a dual-core device and has a 512MB RAM and 4GB Internal Memory, expandable to 32GB with a microSD Card. There are such connectivity options as USB, Bluetooth, WiFi and hotspot support as well.
One of my favorite brands, and one of my favorite budget device, the Huawei Y3 has come under our review radar where we talked about it extensively. The Huawei Y3 is a budget friendly 4.0″ smartphone with a MTK 6582M quad-core CPU , Android 4.4 kitkat, dual cameras (5.0MP and LED flash as it main shooter and an ultra clear 2.0MP selfie shooter). The device is powered by a 1730 mAh battery. Supports WiFi, Hotspot, 3G HSPA, bluetooth and a host of other goodies hidden within. The Huawei Y3 is priced at 12,300 Naira.
Microsoft Lumia 430
The only Windows phone on deck, the Microsoft Lumia 430 is a pretty fascinating device. As small as this 4″ WVGA (800 x 480) TrueColor LCD Transmissive Screen smartphone is, it packs a 1GB of RAM, and an inbuilt of 8GB. The device memory is however expandable to up to a whooping 128GB! This little beauty runs on Microsoft Lumia Denim update (Windows 8.1 Lumia Denim). The Lumia 430 runs on a Dual-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 chipset clocked at 1.2GHz on each core, and has a 1500mAh battery to power up. Best of all, the Lumia 430 is priced at just 14,450 Naira.
Now this is on a different ball game with the rest up above. The Karbonn S6 features 5.0-inch Full HD Display, 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage. There’s a hefty 8MP camera as it’s main shooter and a 2MP camera in front. The S6 also runs Android 4.2 JellyBean OS and houses a Quad Core cpu clocked at 1.2 GHz on each core. The device is priced at just 13,600 Naira on Jumia.
Normally, this should round off the list after all it’s a list of 5. However, I couldn’t resist chirping in the latest affordable device from Dubia based coy…
Innjoo Halo has been extensively covered in our review. The device offers affordability on a golden platter. The Halo features a 5″ screen display, a Quad Core CPU, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory. Runs on Android 4.4 Kitkat OS, which is upgrade-able to Android 5.1 Lollipop. Dual cameras present 5MP Back camera with flash, 2MP Front camera and a 4,000mAh battery.
So, what do you think of this list? Got a device which you feel should be among the listed but is not present? Let us know in the comment form below.