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Best Phones Below 5000

There are a lot of cheap phones in Kenya. Unfortunately, not all of them are built from decent quality hardware. That is why you need to be careful when you are shopping for budget phones below 5000.  Many Chinese brands ventured into the Kenyan market last year.  We will obviously see more companies targeting the low-end market launch new low-cost phones in Kenya in 2019.

Best phones below 5000 in Kenya

Competition for the budget market is a good thing for consumers. This is because today, you can buy a cheap phone below 5K in Kenya with a good quality display, decent storage, and long battery life. This guide aims to help you avoid smartphones under 5000 with shoddy build quality and laughable displays. Although these phones can’t perform like their more expensive counterparts, they can serve all your basic needs.  Some of them have intriguing features.

Here are the cheapest phones in Kenya (under KSh. 5000) that you can buy on 14th July 2019.

Phones Below 5k Prices In Kenya 2019Key SpecsPrice
Cubot J35.0", 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM, Single 8MP camera, 2000mAh batteryKSh 6,000
X-TIGI V155.0", 1GB RAM, 16GB ROM, Single 5MP camera, 2000mAh batteryKSh 5,000
Ulefone S75.0", 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Dual 8MP + 5MP camera, 2500mAh batteryKSh 5,000
Oukitel C105.0", 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Single 2MP camera, 2000mAh batteryKSh 4,000
X-TIGI V84.0", 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Single 2MP camera, 2000mAh batteryKSh 4,000
Zee Z105.0", 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Single 5MP camera, 2200mAh batteryKSh 4,000
Homtom HT165.0", 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Single 8MP camera, 3000mAh batteryKSh 6,700
X-TIGI V54.0", 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Single 2MP camera, 1500mAh batteryKSh 3,500
iBRIT Alpha Plus5.0", 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM, Single 8MP camera, 2000mAh batteryKSh 5,000
iTel 69104.0", 8MB RAM, 8MB ROM, Single 3MP camera, 1900mAh batteryKSh 2,500

Cubot J3

Cubot J3
  • DISPLAY: 5.0 inches, 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (215ppi density)
  • OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo); Android Go
  • CHIPSET: Mediatek MT6580
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 16GB, MicroSD up to 64GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 8MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 5MP, FF
  • SENSORS: Face ID, accelerometer, proximity
  • BATTERY: 2000mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, Blue, Gray
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X-TIGI V15

X-TIGI V15
  • DISPLAY: 5.0 inches, 480 x 854 pixels, 18:9 ratio (210ppi density)
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • CHIPSET: Mediatek MT6580
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 16GB, MicroSD up to 32GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 5MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 2MP, FF
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity
  • BATTERY: 2000mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, Gold
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Ulefone S7

Ulefone S7
  • DISPLAY: 5.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • CHIPSET: Mediatek MT6580A
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 8GB, MicroSD up to 128GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Dual: 8MP, f/2.0 + 5MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 2MP, f/2.6, LED flash
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity
  • BATTERY: 2500mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, Gold, Blue, Green, Red
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Oukitel C10

Oukitel C10
  • DISPLAY: 5.0 inches, 480 x 854 pixels, 18:9 aspect
  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • CHIPSET: Mediatek MT6580A
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 8GB, MicroSD up to 32GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 2MP, AF, LED flash
  • Front: Single: 0.3MP, LED flash
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity.
  • BATTERY: 2000mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink, Gray
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X-TIGI V8

X-TIGI V8
  • DISPLAY: 4.0 inches, 480 x 800 pixels
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • CHIPSET: Mediatek MT6580A
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 8GB, MicroSD up to 32GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 2MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 2MP, LED flash
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity.
  • BATTERY: 2000mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, Blue
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Zee Z10

Zee Z10
  • DISPLAY: 5.0 inches, 480 x 854 pixels (196ppi density)
  • OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo)
  • CHIPSET: Mediatek MT6580A
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.2GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP1
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 8GB, MicroSD up to 32GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 5MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 2MP, LED flash
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity.
  • BATTERY: 2350mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black
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Homtom HT16

Homtom HT16
  • DISPLAY: 5.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels (196ppi density)
  • OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • CHIPSET: Mediatek MT6580
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 8GB, MicroSD up to 64GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 8MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 5MP
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity.
  • BATTERY: 3000mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, White, Blue
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X-TIGI V5

X-TIGI V5
  • DISPLAY: 4.0 inches, 480 x 800 pixels
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo); Android Go
  • CHIPSET: MediaTek MT6580
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 8GB, MicroSD up to 32GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 2MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 0.3MP
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity
  • BATTERY: 1500mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, Blue, Gray
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iBRIT Alpha Plus

iBRIT Alpha Plus
  • DISPLAY: 5.0 inches, 480 x 854 pixels
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • CHIPSET: MediaTek MT6580
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • GPU: Mali-400
  • RAM: 1GB
  • STORAGE: 8GB, MicroSD up to 32GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 8MP, AF, LED flash
    Front: Single: 5MP
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity.
  • BATTERY: 2000mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black
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iTel 6910

iTel 6910
  • DISPLAY: 4.0 inches, 480 x 300 pixels
  • OS: Android
  • CHIPSET: MediaTek
  • CPU: 1.1GHz  Quad-Core
  • GPU: Mali
  • RAM: 8MB
  • STORAGE: 8MB, MicroSD up to 16GB – dedicated slot
  • CAMERAS: Back: Single: 3MP, AF, LED flash
  • Front: Single: 1.3MP
  • SENSORS: Accelerometer, proximity.
  • BATTERY: 1900mAh battery, removable
  • COLORS: Black, Blue, White
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Tonny has been interested in phones and mobile phone technology for as long as he can remember. He loves everything smart – smartwatches, smartphones, smart TVs, etc. He can tell you which phones were released last month, which ones will be released next month and the best phone you can buy at KSH. 20,000. Tony also loves cars and traveling. Reach him via tonny@naiventures.com.