Online shopping has made things quite easier as one can order anything from the comfort of his bedroom and have the products delivered almost the same day. But in a country like ours, after buying sometimes, it takes weeks for us to get the products using standard shipping. Those of us outside Lagos feels it most.
Jumia is arguably the biggest online marketplace in Nigeria, and as such, they sometimes offer discounts like free shipping on some products. The free shipping falls under the JumiaExpress logo (uses DHL) and guarantee’s speedy delivery (meaning you can get your product within 3-5 days if you are outside Lagos.
Below are some smartphones below N56,500 with free shipping you can get on Jumia. Free shipping can be removed from the products at any time though, and only devices with Android 7 and above are considered
Umidigi is synonymous with budget smartphones as the company is widely known for cloning high-end devices. The Umidigi One is also one of such devices, and I am glad it made the list.
The design feels premium; there is a large notch at the top which houses the powerful 16MP selfie camera, the device has a slim bezel at the bottom, and the back is adorned with dual 12 MP + 5 MP rear camera sensors with Dual-LED flash and Auto Focus.
While other devices are trying to offer us the 18:9 aspect ratio, Umidigi took things a notch higher with 19:9 aspect ratio bundled in a 6 inch device giving us 1520 x 720 pixel IPS LCD HD+ display.
The device offers a massive LPDDRX 4GB RAM with 32GB storage space. If you want more storage space you will have to sacrifice the sim two slot for a memory expansion card. For a budget device, you get the Helio P23 Octaore Processor clocked at 2.0GHz and Power GT71 MP2 dual core GPU clocked at 700MHZ. Smooth.
There is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor and an inbuilt 3550 mAh battery with fast charge. You wouldn’t want to miss the facial recognition feature and wireless charge also. The Umidigi one runs on Android 8.1
Price starting at ₦55,990 Click Here To Buy
Gionee S11 Lite
The Gionee S11 Lite is a 5.7 inch device nicely built to be attractive, offering the HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio full view and immersive wide angle viewing. While keeping the top and bottom bezels, the device manages to be slim.
At the front of the device, you get 16 Megapixel Front Camera for your selfies and the back of the device houses 13MP and 2MP dual sensors with LED-tone flash and auto focus. The camera is capable of recording full HD clips at 30 frames per second. There is also a fingerprint sensor for security.
The Gionee S11 board houses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octacore Cortex-A53 processor clocked at 1,4GHz, and also Qualcomm Adreno 505 GPU. For multi-tasking and memory hungry apps, the 4GB RAM is up to the task while onboard storage memory is 32GB, expandable to 128GB using a memory card by sacrificing SIM 2 slot.
Also, the 4G device runs Android 7.1 on Amigo 5.0, Gionee’s own skin optimized for the phone, the device has dedicated game mode to make it easier to dedicate resources to games while you are having fun. Powering the device is a non removable 2,970 mAh LiPo battery
Prices start at ₦49,990. Click Here To Buy
REDMI 5 Plus
Xiaomi’s Redmi 5 Plus (also called Redmi Note 5) is an excellent device for anyone who wants to get a nice feel of what a snapdragon device feels like for a low price.
The device has a 6 inch Full HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio, making split screen feature, gaming or viewing of movies great. The device boasts Adreno 506 GPU and Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor clocked at 2.0 GHz which provides nice speed.
For multi-tasking, you get a 3GB RAM to keep things going smooth and also 32GB of storage space to hold your apps. The dual sim device has 4G connectivity, but you will have to sacrifice sim two slot if you need more memory.
For the OS, your get Android 7.1.2 Nougat bundled under the MIUI skin and upgradeable to Android 8.1 Oreo
The selfie camera sensor is 5 MP, and can shoot 1080p video @ 30 frames per second. The rear camera is a single 12 MP shooter with dual LED dual tone flash capable of shooting 4K videos at 30 frames per second.
The device also has a fingerprint sensor mounted at the back, and the battery is house removable LiPo battery rated at 4000 mAh which can support about 13 hours of video playback.
Price starting at ₦52990. Click Here To Buy
Elephone P8 3D
Elephone has long been known to make elegant devices, and the P8 series is a testament. The P8 3D as its name suggests is capable of showing 3D display.
The P8 has metallic build, and the front is protected by Dragontrail glass and curved 2.5D screen. 5.5 inch device comes with Full HD display with 3D functionality, its main focus/selling point.
The 4G device has a fast 4GB RAM for multi-tasking and memory hungry and powerful apps so your device shouldn’t lag. Also, there is the MediaTek MT6570 Octa-core processor running at a speed of 1.5GHz and supported by ARM Mali-T820 GPU.
The device also has 64Gb storage space for apps and files and in case it is not enough, you can expand the memory using a microSD card up to 128GB (uses sim two slot)
The P8 has dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera with dual LED flash and the front bezel houses a 16MP shooter. The P8 runs Android 7.0 from the box, and it is powered by a non-removeable 4,050 mAh battery. It also has a fingerprint sensor for security
Price starts at ₦42546. Click Here To Buy
Vernee M6 smartphone is a slim 5.7 inch metallic beauty made to offer speed and nice storage options to phone lovers. The device has a little bit of bezels that somehow contributes to its beauty alongside its curved edges.
The top bezel houses an 8 MP camera for selfies, and the backshooter sensor is 16MP with flash. A 2.5D glass adorns and protects the 5.7-inch IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1440 x 720 resolution (offers 18:9 aspect ratio) from scratches
A MediaTek MT6570C 64 bit octa-core chipset clocked at 1.5GHz is the brain of the phone while the graphics processing unit is powered by ARM Mali-T860 MP2 chipset.
4GB of RAM space that reaches a speed of 667MHz is in charge of multi tasking and enough to satiate memory hungry apps while there is 64 GB of onboard storage space for saving files. The memory is expandable up to 128 GB via the use of a microSD card
The device runs on VOS based on Android 7.0 Nougat, and a fingerprint sensor at the back for security. The M6 is powered by a 3300 mAh non removable LiPo battery
Prices start at ₦52,329. Click Here To Buy
Oukitel smartphones are known to feature large batteries, and the K8 is not an exception when it comes to that aspect. The 6 inch device is FHD+ and has a resolution on 1080 x 2160 pixels offering 18:9 aspect ratio.
The front shooter is 5MP while the back camera is a dual 13 Mp sensor + 2MP sensor with a powerful dual LED flash with auto focus. Beneath the dual camera seats the fingerprint sensor.
Like some of the devices above, the K8 uses a MediaTek MT6750T octacore processor with 1.5GHz maximum clock speed alongside a dual core ARM Mali-T860 MP2 graphics processor.
The K8 also has 4GB of RAM space for multitasking and also 64GB built in storage space that is expandable up to 256 GB using a memory card.
Powering the device is a 5000 mAh non removeable battery and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and also offers facial recognition technology and also fast charge technology.
Pricing starts at ₦55600. Click Here to Buy
The Sugar C11 smartphone tends to offer much sweetness as it is packed well. It offers a nice 5.7 inches display, the resolution is 1440 x 720 pixels protected by a 2.5D glass and has a nice curved body.
In the camera department, we have ourselves a 20 Megapixels + 8 Megapixels with Face Recognition, 120 Degree Wide Angle Lens #2 selfie Camera to capture happy moments and the back camera sensors are 16 Megapixels + 8 Megapixels dual camera and flash.
Aside from the camera, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 64 bit octa core processor that clocks at 1.4GHz manages speed and Adreno 506 GPU chip manages graphical needs.
The C11 also has a massive 4GB of RAM space to bump things up and also 64 GB of storage space that is expandable via the use of a memory card.
Other feature includes the 3000 mAh battery, Android Nougat 7.1 running under the Sugar OS3.3 skin and also a fingerprint sensor.
Price starts at ₦55999. Click here to buy
The Bluboo S1 is one of the few devices with a very nice and unique design. The device offers so much screen with no top bezels, and the bottom bezels houses the fingerprint sensor and selfie camera.
The device has a 5.5 inch display, boasts Full HD and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
Bluboo takes things a little higher with the processor speed as the Mediatek Helio P25 oocta-core chipset on the phone is clocked at 2.5GHz, and the graphics processing is powered by a dual core ARM Mali-T880 MP2, 900 MHz
Keeping things smooth and handling multi-tasking on the S1 is 4GB of RAM space and for storage, you get 64GB of on-board storage space which can be expanded to 128 GB.
There is also a fingerprint sensor, and the smartphone runs on Android 7.0, and a 3500 mAh battery keeps the phone up
Prices start at ₦37,079. Click Here To Buy
Oukitel k6000 plus
The Ouhitel K6000 Plus is a 4G smartphone featuring a nice display and a high capacity battery.
The curved-edge design on the phone is cool and nice though the only drawback is that not everyone wants their fingerprint scanner at the front of their device.
The devices have 5.5 inch IPS Display with 1080 x 1920 display resolution offering a 16:9 aspect ratio and all is protected by a 2.5D glass
The k6000 plus has a MediaTek MT6750 octacore processor chipset clocked at 1.5GHz and also a quad core ARM Mali -t860 GPU that reaches a speed of 680MHz.
There is also 4GB of RAM space to keep things riding smooth and 64GB storage space for apps. Oukitel k6000 plus runs on Android 7 and has 6080 mAh battery.
Prices start at ₦51600. Click Here To Buy
PS: All Prices were correct as at the time of typing 6:14 AM, 23/10/2018 and are subject to change by Jumia.
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