Affordable is something that is quality and cheap.
Water is Cheap.
A Water Flask or canister is affordable.
Let’s apply this same analogy to phones.
The Nokia 3310 might seem cheap, but not dirt cheap. In fact, no phone in Nigeria can be regarded as cheap given the situation of the country.
But if you look at the dollar equivalent of your phone, you would realize that they are dirt cheap considering you can buy a phone for as low as $5 – $10 in Nigeria.
Hold on a bit.. this article is not about the exchange rate, you can visit aboki fx for that.
So, let’s go back to the question of which phones are the most affordable phones in Nigeria currently even when the exchange rate is considered.
In this piece we’ve compiled a list of quality but the most affordable phones under the following price range;
Here are some of the top 5 most affordable phones of 2018;
The most affordable phones under the 20k price range
1. iTel A15
This phone is budget-friendly and has some features which are more than it’s money’s worth. The phone which belongs to Itel A family series was launched alongside the A32F and P32 budget-friendly smartphones.
Below are the features and specifications;
|Display||5.0 Inches / 640 x 480 pixel|
|OS||Android 8.1, Oreo (Go Edition)|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Quad Core Cortex A53|
|Storage||8 GB / Expandable by up to 32 GB|
|Camera||(5 MP), Front (2 MP)|
|Battery||2050 mAh Li-Ion|
The most affordable phones under the 30k range;
2. Tecno F2 Lite
This is one of the cheapest but latest phone in the market today.
The Tecno F2 Lite is a budget-friendly. It costs around 25,00 – 35,000. The F2 LTE is an upgraded version of the TECNO F2 released this year.
Here are the specs of the Tecno F2 Lite which was released just last year.
|Display||5-inch FWVGA IPS capacitive touchscreen, 854 x 480 pixels|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo with 1GB RAM|
|Processor||Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek|
|Storage||8GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 32GB|
|Camera||5MP rear camera and 5MP front camera|
|Battery||2400mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery|
|Price||₦28,000 – 29,000|
This Samsung phone belongs to the Samsung Galaxy family and was released in 2016. It was designed to follow the Samsung Galaxy Grand released in 2015. This is the oldest on this list
Specs of the Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus
- 5.0-inch PLS TFT Display, 540 x 960 pixels (220ppi)
- 1.4GHz quad-core Mediatek MT6737T CPU with 1.5GB RAM
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
- 8GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
- 8MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE (up to 150 Mbps download)
- 2600 mAh Removable Battery
4. Infinix Hot 5
Infinix Hot 5 is the latest phone by Infinix Mobility in the Hot series. It was designed to succeed the Infinix Hot 4, and It has quite a few features that make it better than the other phones in the Infinix Hot series.
And the phone costs less than 40,000
Specs of the Infinix Hot 5
|OS||Android 7.0 (Nougat), XOS 2.2|
|Storage||16GB ROM with support for memory card up to 32GB|
|Camera||8MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera|
|Battery||4000mAh with fast charging|
|Price||₦36,500 – 60,000|
The most affordable phones under the 50k range;
5. TECNO Camon CX Air
This phone is slim and sleek. The TECNO Camon CX air which was released is one of the top quality phones on the best affordable phones list
And what’s more… This phone is affordable and cost less than 50,000.
Specs for the TECNO Camon CX Air;
|OS||Android Nougat 7.0|
|Storage||16GB ROM + 2GB RAM|
|Camera||13MP front + 13MP back|
But here’s the thing, instead of 48,000, you can get the Camon CX for much lesser