We all are aware of the global economic crises rocking almost every nation today, so considering some very affordable smartphone wont actually hurt your pocket much unlike going for those over costly phones that can take 3-months of your total salary. in these article, we will consider a list of 10 top affordable smartphone in Nigeria.
the rapid increase in the number of low budget smartphones currently in
the market today, making a choice of smartphone has become a more
difficult task. But that not withstanding, check out the comprehensive
list of 10 best affordable smartphones in Nigeria today.
Top 10 Affordable Smartphones In Nigeria
1. Infinix Hot 2 X510
Android 5.1.1 | Screen size: 5-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1080 | Memory:
1GB/2GB | Storage: 16GB | Battery:2,200mAh | Rear camera: 8MP | Front
camera: 2MP | Price:
Over the last few years,
Infinix has bombarded the android market with lots of highly affordable
smartphones with reasonable spec sheets, no surprise they’re the first
in our list. The Infinix hot 2 came as the first android one smartphone
in Nigeria and as an improved version of the initial infinix hot, It is
availabe in different colours ranging from Blue, Red, Gold, White and
Black with an irresistible sleek body design.
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The Hot 2 X510
comes in two variant; 1GB RAM and 2GB RAM with both having an internal
memory of 16GB which can be further extended to 32GB with a Micro SD
card. It sports a 5-inch screen with a resolution of 720 by 1080 and
having a PPI of 294 Pixels per square inch. Infinix Hot 2 is powered by a
1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU, MediaTek MT6582 chipset and also houses
a Mali-400MP2 GPU. Its 2200MAh Battery allows you enjoy music, videos
and games on top of your calls and regular apps. The Android Lollipop
battery saver feature will also give you an extra 90 minute before
2. Gionee Marathon M3 Mini
Android 5.1 | Screen size: 4.5-inch | Resolution: 480 x 800 | Memory:
1GB | Storage: 8GB | Battery: 4,000mAh |Rear camera: 5MP | Front camera:
2MP | Price:
The gionee m3 mini is a smaller
version of the official Gionee M3, It showcases a 4.5- inch screen that
has a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels with 218 PPI.
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The M3 Mini
possesses a 1GB of RAM and a 8GB worth of internal storage which will
serve great purposes for storage sake. It can be further extended to
32GB with a micro SD card if more storage space is needed.
Gionee M3 mini hosts a quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU, MediaTek MT6736M
chipset, Mali-T760 GPU. Its CPU runs at 1 GHz, which is just average for
a smartphone processor.
The M3 mini features a 5 megapixel rear (primary) shutter, Its 2 megapixel front shutter is a perfect match for selfie lovers.
In terms of battery capacity, it houses a 4,000 mAh of battery juice, an impressive battery capacity for a mid-range phone.
3. Innjoo Max 2 Plus
Android 5.1 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1280 | Memory:
1GB | Storage: 16GB | Battery: 4,600mAh |Rear camera: 13MP | Front
camera: 8MP | Price: N23,500 ($117)
Innjoo was introduced into
the Nigerian market in mid 2015, the company became well known in
Nigeria after the highly anticipated launch of the Innjoo fire in
collaboration with Jumia NG and MTN Nigeria. They have done quite well
in making good android and windows smartphones with great features
affordable in Nigeria today.
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Coming with a price tag of N23,500
$(117), the Innjoo Max 2 plus which was launched alongside The Max 2 and
Innjoo 2 is a nice smartphone one can own in Nigeria today with having
to break the banks.
The Max 2 Plus shows off similar chic border
design as the Max 2, It crams in a large 5.5-inch diagonal display
offering ample screen estate for content viewing and gaming.
touchscreen also has an HD resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels with 267 PPI.
At the back, you will find a 13-megapixel shooter with double flash,
while an 8-megapixel selfie snapper can be seen on the front of the
The Max 2 Plus is driven by a quad-core processor that runs
along at speed of up to 1.3 GHz. The chip is paired with a manageable 1
GB of RAM and a suiting 16GB internal storage system, it also has
microSD slot which hold up to 128GB of more storage if needed.
packs a humongous 4600mAh battery that should deliver enough power to
get you running for hours without needing to hook up the phone to a
4. Microsoft Lumia 540
Windows 8.1 | Screen size: 5-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1280 | Memory:
1GB | Storage: 8GB | Battery: 2,200mAh |Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera:
5MP | Price: N28,000 ($140)
The Microsoft Lumia 540 comes armed with
many intriguing features such as; Smart Dual SIM which makes it
possible to easily enable call forwarding and call waiting between SIMs.
It displays with a 5.00-inch touchscreen that has a resolution of 720
pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 294 pixels per inch.
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SIM based Lumia 540 is powered by 1.2GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon
200 processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM. The phone packs 8GB of
internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. In
the camera section, the Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM holds a
8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter
The Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM runs Windows Phone
8.1 and is powered by a 2200mAh removable battery. It measures 144.00 x
73.69 x 9.37 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 152.00 grams.
options for the lumia 540 includes Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, it
runs on Windows Phone 8.1 operating system with Lumia Denim update which
offers an affordable means of enjoying the Windows 10 through upgrade.
5. Infinix Zero X506
Android 4.4.2 | Screen size: 5-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1280 | Memory:
1GB/2GB | Storage: 8GB/16GB |Battery: 1,920mAh | Rear camera: 13MP |
Front camera: 2MP | Price: N22,000 ($110)
The Infinix Zero X506
is a dual sim based smartphone from Infinix that was reportedly designed
in France. it comes running the Android 4.4.2 kitkat.
x506 comes in two different versions, the 2GB RAM version features a
16GB internal storage while the 1GB RAM versions uses 8GB worth of
internal storage space which can be further extended to 32GB with a
micro SD card if more storage space is required by the user.
X506 screen measures 5 inches with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280
pixels, Screen sharpness can be measured in the density of pixels per
square inch of screen, and at 294 PPI.
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The Infinix Zero X506
hosts an octa-core Cortex-A7 CPU, MediaTek MT6592 chipset and a Mali-450
GPU. Its CPU runs at 1.4 GHz, which is higher than average for a
It also features a 13 megapixel rear camera
with 2MP camera sitting comfortably at the front for selfies and video
call. In terms of battery capacity, the zero x506 shelters a 1,920 mAh
of battery juice which is not good enough for gamers and heavy users.
Infinix also has some budget mid-range smartphones like the Hot Note and
Hot Note Pro topping the low-end smartphones market.
6. LG Bello II (LG Max)
Android 5.1.1| Screen size: 5-inch | Resolution: 480 x 854 | Memory:
1GB | Storage: 8GB | Battery: 2,540mAh |Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera:
As touted by the company, the LG
Bello II is the successor to the LG L Bello. The Android 5.1.1
Lollipop-based smartphone supports 3G connectivity with HSPA+. Other
connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS,
and Micro-USB. The handset packs 2540mAh removable battery in store. It
measures 140.8×71.6×9.6mm and weighs 155 grams. The Bello II is
available in White, Titan, and Gold colours.
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features an 8-megapixel rear camera while there is a 5-megapixel
front-facing camera. The LG Bello II sports some selfie features such as
Gesture Shot and Selfie Flash, already seen on the company’s G Series.
Gesture Shot allows users to take selfies without pressing any buttons
(click via opening and closing a hand in front of the front camera), and
Selfie Flash turns the phone’s display into a soft flash for portraits.
7. Innjoo Fire Plus
Android 4.4 | Screen size: 5.5-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1280 | Memory:
2GB | Storage: 16GB | Battery: 1500mAh |Rear camera: 13MP | Front
camera: 5MP | Price: N26,000 ($130)
Innjoo Fire Plus is outrightly an
upgraded version of the Innjoo Fire, The major difference between the
two is a bigger HD display and a better quality 13 megapixels camera at
the back plus not withstanding, a bigger battery juice.
plus is served in many colour varieties with a neatly designed
polycarbonate shells in with the same colour options as the Fire:
classic black, elegant white, luxury gold, or natural bamboo yellow. The
Fire Plus runs comfortably the Android 4.4 (KitKat) on a 1.4GHz
octa-core processor with 2GB of RAM. It manages a 16GB built-in storage,
which you can extend by up to 128GB using a microSD card.
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Fire Plus features a 5.5-inch IPS display with a 720 x 1280 pixels
resolution, which is way better than what I will describe as a
pedestrian display from the Innjoo fire.
At the back is a 13
megapixels camera with a LED flash and a 5 megapixels front facing
camera for selfie moments and video calls. The fire plus uses a worth of
8. Samsung Galaxy Core Prime
Android 4.4.4 | Screen size: 4.5-inch | Resolution: 480 x 800 | Memory:
1GB | Storage: 8GB | Battery: 2,000mAh |Rear camera: 5MP | Front
camera: 2MP | Price:
Samsung Galaxy core prime is a
budget android phone with a 4.5 inches (480 x 800 pixels, 207 ppi)
display.The pocket friendly galaxy core prime with model number SM-G360
sets its buyers back by N21,700 ($109).
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Under the hood of the galaxy
core prime is a a quad-core (Qualcomm Snapdragon 410) Cortex-A53
processor, clocked at 1.2 GHz and backed by a sustainable 1 GB of RAM.
The galaxy core prime is equipped with 8GB of storage capacity
expandable to up to 64GB via microSD card. The Galaxy Core Prime runs
not on the latest Lollipop OS version, but on Android v4.4.4 KitKat OS.
device features a 5 MP rear-facing camera unit with LED Flash and
auto-focus, plus a 2 MP front-facing shooter for selfies. The dual-SIM
enable galaxy core primes uses micro-SIM type, and also supports
connectivity options like Bluetooth v4.0, Wi-Fi, GPS, HSPA+, NFC and 4G
LTE and lastly, the smart device is powered by a moderate Li-Ion 2,000
mAh battery unit.
9. Lenovo A2010
Android 5.1 | Screen size: 4.5-inch | Resolution: 480 x 854 | Memory:
1GB | Storage: 8GB | Battery: 2,000mAh |Rear camera: 5MP | Front camera:
2MP | Price: N16,500 ($82)
Lenovo A2010 was launched in August 2015.
The mid-range smartphone comes with a 4.5-inch touchscreen display with
a resolution of 480 pixels by 854 pixels
The Lenovo A2010 is
powered by 1GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor and it comes with
1GB of RAM. The phone packs 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded
up to 32GB via a microSD card. As far as the cameras are concerned, the
Lenovo A2010 packs a 5-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a
2-megapixel front shooter for selfies, It runs Android 5.1 and is
powered by a 2000mAh removable battery.
The Lenovo A2010 is a dual
SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts two Micro-SIM. Connectivity
options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G (with support for Band
40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include
10. Alcatel One Touch Popstar
Android 5.0 | Screen size: 5-inch | Resolution: 720 x 1280 | Memory:
1GB | Storage: 8GB | Battery: 2,000mAh |Rear camera: 8MP | Front camera:
5MP | Price: N17,000 ($85)
Launched in September 2015, the
Alcatel one touch popstar sports a a 5.0-inch touchscreen display with a
resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels.
It runs the Android 5.0
lollipop, the OneTouch Pop Star is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek
MT6580 processor and it comes with 1GB of RAM. The phone packs 8GB of
internal storage cannot be expanded to upto 32GB with a microSD. As far
as the cameras are concerned, the Alcatel OneTouch Pop Star packs a
8-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter
The dual SIM based OneTouch Pop Star and is powered
by a 2000mAh non removable battery, Connectivity options include Wi-Fi,
GPS, Bluetooth, 3G. Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, and
Gyroscope are also the available sensors in the smartphone. Culled from : Source
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