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5 Smartphones I’d like to see in Kenya (UPDATED)

As promised, I have updated the list of the most amazing phones that I have not yet seen in Kenya, but I would be very pleased if they were locally available. These phones have killer specs, at killer prices.

  1. Marshall London

    for music lovers…


    • 4.7″ HD Screen (720p)
    • Front facing stereo bass speakers, dedicated music button and dual 3.5mm audio connectors
    • Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
    • Processor: Snapdragon 410 (Quad Core)
    • Storage: 16GB – 2GB RAM (expandable storage)
    • Camera: 8MP back, 2MP front
    • Price: TBA


  2.  Ubik Uno the screen is wow…Specs:
    • 5.5″ FULL  IPS HD Screen (1080p)
    • No bezel screen design
    • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
    • Processor: 64 bit Mediatek chip (Octa-Core)
    • Storage: 16GB – 3GB RAM (expandable storage)
    • Camera: 20MP back (4K video recording), 5MP front

    3. Xiaomi Mi 4i

    dubbed chinese iPhone


    • 5.0″ HD Screen (1080p)
    • MIUI 6.0 based on Android 5.0.2 (Lollipop)
    • Processor: Snapdragon 615 (Quad-Core)
    • Storage: 16/32GB – 2GB RAM (no expandable storage)
    • Camera: 13MP back, 5MP front
    • Price: as from approx. ksh.25,000

    4. Motorola Moto X Play


    Moto X Play

    Moto X Play


    • 5.5″ HD Screen (1080p)
    • Water Repellent
    • Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) – Pure Android
    • Processor: Snapdragon 615 (Octa-Core)
    • Storage: 16/32GB – 2GB RAM (expandable storage)
    • Camera: 21MP back, 5MP front
    • Price: as from approx. ksh30,000

5. OnePlus Two

One Plus Two


  • 5.5″ 1080p Full HD Screen
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • USB Type C
  • Oxygen OS based on Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
  • Processor: Snapdragon 810 (Octa-Core)
  • Storage: 16 GB – 3GB RAM or 64GB – 4GB RAM (no expandable storage)
  • Camera: 13MP back (records 4k), 5MP front
  • Price: approx. ksh.35,000(16GB) and ksh.42,000(64GB)


One Plus Two managed to make it to my second list…That is just how amazing and rare the phone is. The top 3 phones, I’d actually pay just to hold them in my hands. Want to view the previous list? Click here.

An update to this list might be coming up, but not anytime soon.

Your wish-phone not on the list? Tweet us @TechArena_KE and @aydensaruni and tell us which phone it is.

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