With the developments made in Nigeria’s telecommunication sector and the consequent growth of the mobile phone industry, the phone market has expanded and the populace embraced in its entirety, the phenomenon that is the modern smartphone.
While most of these devices do not retail cheap, especially with rapid innovation in both hardware and operating systems. Producers have built certain phones to accommodate budget buyers who make up a large percentage of the local market. As it is, even budget buyers are spoiled for choice as new models are incoming, old models are falling by the wayside and the desirability of some of last year’s models are waning.
If you are in Nigeria and want to have the privilege of owning a good smartphone but are not willing to spend too much, Jovago.com , Africa’s No.1 online hotel booking portal has found top 3 budget android phones. So long as you do not intend to smash them on the wall or throw them in water, one of these smartphones should really keep you going.
The cheapest of the latest Android 4.4 (KitKat) Tecno smartphones, Tecno H3 features a 3.5-inch screen, 5.0 MP back camera with Flash, 2.0 MP Front Camera, 4GB ROM + 512MB RAM, OTG, Facebook, Google Play ,Gmail, Google Maps, Flash Share, Palmchat among others and a remarkable 2000 mAh battery. Selling from as low as NGN 11,500 at every leading retail outlet in Nigeria, Tecno H3 is the perfect low end android phone for techies.
A new but fast-rising mobile phone brand in Nigeria, Innjoo has been making waves in major cities around the country. The Innjoo i1k currently retailing from as low as NGN13,999, comes with a 5 inch screen (854*480 FWVGA IPS pixels resolution) and a 1.0GHz Quad-core Processor with 512MB of RAM and 4GB of in-built storage with microSD support of up to 32GB. Also, a 5 megapixels camera sits on the back with 0.3 megapixels camera on the front with the same 1900mAh battery as found on Innjoo i1 and i1s.
An ultra-portable budget entry level android smartphone which delivers rich, powerful Dolby® audio through its bass-enhanced earphones, Lenovo RocStar (A319) is a 4″ smartphone with music playback as a key part of its DNA. The best in its class, streaming and sharing tunes are a breeze and it is brilliant with capturing 5MP photos. The phone is powered by 1.3GHz processor alongside 512MB RAM and 5-megapixel rear camera. It is available in Nigeria in ranges from as low as NGN16,500.