List of Top 10 Smartphones in Kenya today with their Prices .

It’s more than 10 years since Apple took over the market with the unveiling of its first smartphone, though it didn’t take a long time before other firms produce a variety of smartphone models.

It is now hard to tell the best smartphone in the Kenyan market today due to the overflow of such devices, however, you will find many Kenyans with Samsung, Nokia, Huawei, infinix, Oppo, and Tecno brands which are perceived due to their reputations.

Here is the list of 10 best smartphones in Kenya with their prices.

1.Infinix S5. Price ( kes. 15,990 )

The brilliant experience starts from here,” that is according to Infinix’s slogan for the release of this smartphone. The phone’s design does not disappoint. If you are looking for something sleek and still affordable, then this ought to be on your shopping list. It is a great successor of the Infinix S4, which launched earlier.

The display, performance, camera and battery life are outstanding. You can easily mistake this gadget for a high-end one.


6.6 inch IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels

Design dimensions are 164 x 76 x 7.99mm

Android 9 Pie

6 GB RAM, 128GB ROM and Micro SD up to 128GB

16 MP wide-angle back camera and 32 MP secondary camera

Battery 4000mAh

2.Tecno Spark 4. Price (Kes.9549)

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If you are a techie, looking for cheap smartphones in Kenya; however, would like something that can perform exceptionally, this is the ideal one. Tecno Spark 4 is an upgrade of its predecessor, the Tecno Spark 3. The main highlight of this amazing gadget is the camera, which is feature-rich.

The phone has a premium look, something that is mostly absent from many budget phones. It almost lacks bezels except for the camera notch on top and a hardly noticeable lower edge border. Other than this, everything else is excellent.


6.52 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels

Design dimensions are 166.7 x 75.8 x 8.4 mm

Android 9 Pie

3 GB RAM, 32GB ROM, and expandable Micro SD

8MP main camera and 8 MP secondary camera

Non-removable 4000mAh battery

3.Samsung Galaxy A20. Price (kes.17,000)

Samsung Galaxy A20 was released on April. Samsung is currently the most prominent phone seller in the globe. Therefore, they have different models for every consumer in the market. The A-series, mostly the Galaxy A20, is one of the best cheap phones in Kenya.

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It features a massive 6.4-inch screen with 720 x 1560P Infinity display to offer you the best viewing experience. It also comes with a high-performance octa-core CPU, which is combined with 2 GB RAM to guarantee you a fast, reliable, and smooth user experience.


6.4 inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Design dimensions are 158.4 x 74.7 x 7.8 mm

Android 9 Pie, One UI

Exynos chipset

3 GB RAM, 32GB ROM, and expandable Micro SD

2.1 GHz Octa-core processor

13MP/5MP ultra-wide main camera and 8MP secondary camera

Non-removable 4000mAh battery

Supports fast battery charging at 15W

4. Tecno common 12 (12,999)

Tecno Camon 12 is another one of the best cheap phones in Kenya in 2020. This fantastic model was launched in November, and it came with the latest technology highlights at the time. What makes the Tecno Camon 12 amazing are the Dot-in-display and Triple AI camera features.

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The phone’s design is impressive as it features a 90% screen ratio. This means that you can have some immersive screen time. Interestingly, the front-facing camera is “inside” the display; a first for Tecno smartphones.


6.55 inch IPS LCD with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels

Design dimensions are 164.2 x 76.1 x 8.15 mm

HiOS based on Android 9 Pie

3 GB RAM, 32GB ROM and expandable Micro SD up to 128 GB

2.0 GHz Octa-core processor

16MP main camera and 8 MP secondary camera

Non-removable 4000mAh battery

5.Infinix Hot 8.

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This phone is for the big dreamers. Infinix Hot 8 features a bigger screen and an impressive battery performance. The expected retail price for the phone is KES.12,999, but the cost can slightly go up or down depending on your buying location.

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6.5 inch IPS LCD screen with 1600 x 720 pixels

Design dimensions are 165 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm

Android 9 Pie, XOS 5.0

2GB RAM, 32GB ROM or 4GB, 64GB RAM and expandable Micro SD

2.0 GHz Octa-core processor

13MP/2MP triple main camera and 8MP secondary camera

Non-removable 5000mAh battery

6.Huawei Y7 Prime 2019. Price ( Kes.16,499)

Regardless of the current trade wars facing Huawei, mostly in the United States market, their African market share is still growing. They boast of the most affordable phone prices in Kenya. Huawei Y7 Prime is one of the most exciting in the Y series.

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The phone is packed with exceptional features. They offer a perfect mix between midrange and flagship features. You get all of these at an affordable price.


6.26 inch IPS LCD screen with 720 x 1520 pixels

Design dimensions are 158.9 x 76.9 x 8.1 mm

Android 8.1, EMUI 8.2

3GB RAM, 32GB ROM or 4GB, 64GB RAM and expandable Micro SD

1.8 GHz Octa-core processor

13MP/2MP dual main camera and 16MP secondary camera with HDR

Non-removable 4000mAh battery

7.Nokia 5.2. Price (Not yet announced )

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Nokia has been offering some of the most affordable phone prices in Kenya, so it’s no surprise that one of their models makes it to this list. The Nokia 5.2 was the latest Nokia release.


6 inch IPS LCD screen full HD

Glass-unibody with tread-drop notch front camera

Android 9 Pie operating system

RAM 3GN/4GB/6GB LPDDR4 and internal memory of 32/64GB

An expandable micro SD card

Rear camera 16 MP and dual second of 5MP

The battery capacity of 3500mAh and supports Qualcomm Quick Charge

8.Huawei P20 Lite. Price (kes.23,000)

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The Huawei P20 Lite is one of the top phablets in Kenya, with a large 5.84-inch screen. It comes with an impressive 2280 x 1080 pixels’ display, which delivers bright, vivid images for the best viewing experience. The phone runs on Android 8.0 operating system and is powered by Kirin 659 chipset with eight cores.


Octa-core (4 x 2.36 GHz & 4 x 1.7 GHz Cortex A53) CPU

4GB RAM and 64 GB memory, expandable up to 256 GB

16.0 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera and 24 MP front camera

Dual-SIM support with 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE technology

Android 8.0 operating system

3,000 mAh battery

Fingerprint sensor unlock

9.Oppo A83. Price (kes.19,999)

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The Chinese phone maker has been releasing great models consistent with the current technological trends. The majority of their phones have feature-rich front and rear cameras with a fantastic user interface. The selfies are amazing.

The Oppo A 83 comes with a 5.7-inch screen and an octa-core MediaTek MT6737T processor capable of handling multitasking very well. The inbuilt storage of 16GB is expandable up to 256GB, giving users sufficient space to store their files.


5.7-inch Full HD Display

Octa-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A53 Helio P23 (MT6737T) Procesor

3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage

3180mAh battery

13MP primary camera and an 8MP selfie shooter

10.Oppo Reno 2. Price (kes.39,999)

Oppo Reno 2 is one of the latest mid-range phones to launch in the country. Although it is not a very affordable phone for many, its features might make you consider extending your budget. It is one of the cheapest phones featuring an AMOLED display with a 394 PPI screen. Where else will you get such clarity from a midrange smartphone in Kenya?

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AMOLED capacitive touchscreen of resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels

Corning Gorilla Glass 5

162.4 x 75.8 x 8.7 mm phone dimensions

Android 9 Pie operating system

2.1 GHz Octa-core processor

Internal memory 128, RAM 8GB and expandable Micro SD of up to 256 GB

Non-removable battery of 4000mAh

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