Searching for the best phones in Kenya below 15K?
For many of us, it would really be nice to own one of the flagships released in 2019, the likes of Samsung Galaxy S10, and maybe switch to Huawei P30 Pro next month. However, tough times force us to look for cheaper phones. Well, you may also be looking for the best smartphones in Kenya under 15,000 simply because you are one of those people who don’t like spending a lot of money on phones.
The good news is that there are so many good phones that can handle almost everything you throw at them that you can purchase with 15,000 shillings or less. As Samsung, Tecno, Infinix, Huawei, Nokia, and others fight to capture the attention of budget shoppers in Kenya, we are seeing more and more amazing cheap phones getting into the market.
NOTE: Manufacturers cut some features to achieve a low price. You are not going to find the features that you will find in phones that are two times or three times more expensive. However, some phones under 15K have very impressive features. Those are the phones you are going to discover here. They have great displays, ample storage space, attractive bodies and can handle the usual everyday tasks without lagging.
All phones recommended here have the following in common:
- They support 4G
- Have HD displays
- 32GB storage space
- Runs on Android 8.0 Oreo and above.
This piece is meant to help you get value for money – find the phone that suits you best. If you are willing to spend 15K to get a new phone, here are the best that you should consider:
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Samsung Galaxy M10
6.3-inch, 720 x 1520 p | Exynos 7872 | 3GB RAM | 32GB Storage | Dual 13 MP + 5 MP back camera | Single 5 MP front camera |3400mAh battery
Galaxy M10 has a massive 6.3-inch display with a tiny notch (Samsung calls it infinity U display). Other outstanding features of this smartphone that make it stand out from other cheap phones is its dual rear camera with a 13 MP and 5 MP lens, 3 GB of RAM and 32 GB on about storage. A 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM variant is available at a lower price. Check carefully with the merchants to make sure you are buying the right Samsung M10 variant.
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Huawei Y6 Pro 2019
6.09-inch, 720 x 1560 p | MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 | 3GB RAM | 32GB Storage | Single 13 MP back camera | Single 8 MP front camera | 3020mAh battery
The Y6 Pro 2019 was released shortly after the Y7 Prime 2019. Features that make this smartphone stand out from the rest include its attractive design, 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage.
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Infinix Hot S4
6.2-inch, 720 x 1500 p |Mediatek Helio P22 | 3GB RAM | 32GB Storage | Triple 13 MP + 8 MP + 2 MP back camera | Single 32 MP front camera | 4000mAh battery
The Hot S4 is the only phone on this list that comes with a triple-lens camera. This smartphone has a triple-lens camera at the back with a 13 MP lens, 8 MP lens and a 2 MP lens. It also stands out because of its 32 MP front-facing shooter. It is no doubt one of the best smartphones to buy if camera quality is top on the list of features that you consider important. Other highlights of the Infinix S4 include 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage space and the huge 4000mAH battery.
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Tecno Spark 3 Pro
6.2-inch, 720 x 1500 p | Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 | 2GB RAM | 32GB Storage | Dual 13 MP + 2 MP back camera | Single 8 MP front camera | 3500mAh battery
In the recent past, Tecno is facing stiff competition from Samsung, Huawei, Nokia, and other manufacturers. Last year, our list of best phones below KSh. 15000 was dominated by Tecno phones. However, things have changed in 2019.
That aside, the Spark 3 is one of the best affordable phones you can buy in Kenya. Top features that should make you purchase it include its dual-lens back camera, 32GB storage space, and its attractive design.
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Samsung Galaxy J4 Plus
6.0-inch, 720 x 1480 p | Snapdragon 425 | 2GB RAM | 32GB Storage | Single 13 MP back camera | Single 5 MP front camera | 3300mAh battery
The J4 Plus is an upgrade of the Galaxy J4, one of the most popular cheap Samsung phones released in 2018. Well, its features may not make it stand out on this list, but it is a pretty solid choice for anyone looking for a good device under 15K.
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Tecno Camon 11
6.2-inch, 720 x 1500 p | MediaTek Helio A22 | 3GB RAM | 32GB Storage | Dual 13 MP + 2 MP back camera | Single 16 MP front camera | 3750mAh battery
Features that make the Camon 11 stand out include its dual-lens primary camera, single 16 selfies camera, 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage space. The Camon 11 also has a stylish look.
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Xiaomi Redmi 6
5.45-inch, 720 x 1440 p | MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22| 3GB RAM | 32GB Storage | Dual 12 MP + 5 MP back camera | Single 5 MP front camera | 3000mAh battery
Redmi 6 is older than most phones on this list but I felt it deserves a spot because of its features and price. It is the phone with the smallest display, but it has 3GB of RAM, 32GB onboard storage space and a dual-lens back camera.
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