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5 smartphones under Ksh 10,000 that you should check out

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Getting a good and reliable smartphone is never an easy thing. This is especially true if you are looking for that smartphone and have a budget of Ksh 10,000 or less. If this is your budget, you may want to check out these five smartphones that you can get in Kenya right now.

The Wiko Slide 2

 

Wiko slide 2

Wiko slide 2

The Wiko Slide 2 is the first smartphone you should look into if you have a budget of Ksh 10,000 or less. This phone comes with some pretty decent specifications that make it a bargain to get. Wiko has always managed to release amazing smartphones and this one clearly represents that.

The Wiko Slide 2 has been available in Kenya for a while now and you can get it for as low as Ksh 9999 on Jumia. Below is a look at some of the key specs of this phone.

Display Size: 5.5 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels

Chipset: Mediatek MT6582M

Processor: 1.4GHz Octa Core Processor

RAM: 2 GB

Storage Space: 16 GB expandable to 64GB

Android Version: Android 5.1 Lollipop

Network: Supports 3G

Camera: 13MP at the back with a 5MP one in front

Battery: 2820 mAh

Microsoft Lumia 535

Microsoft Lumia 535

Microsoft Lumia 535

The Microsoft Lumia 535 is one of the best Lumia smartphones made in the recent past. This may not be the perfect smartphone for everyone but to me it offers one of the best Windows Phone experiences at a budget. You can get the Lumia 535 in Kenya from Ksh 10,000 (give or take a few thousand shillings.

Below is a look at some of its specs.

Display Size: 5 inches with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels

Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 200

Processor: 1.2GHz Quad Core Processor

RAM: 1 GB

Storage Space: 8 GB expandable to 128GB

Windows Phone Version: Windows Phone 8.1 with Lumia Denim droid 5.1 Lollipop

Network: Supports 3G

Camera: 5MP at the back with a 5MP one in front

Battery: 1905 mAh non removable unit

X-Tigi X7

X-Tigi is not a well-known brand but the company has a few devices that you may want to look at. I rarely recommend smartphones from these unknown manufacturers as they are usually not the best in terms of quality and after sales services but X-Tigi is slightly different.

Below is a look at some of the Specs of the X-Tigi X7.

Display Size: 5 inches with a Full HD resolution

Chipset: Mediatek MT6582

Processor: 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor

RAM: 1 GB

Storage Space: 8 GB

Android Version: Android 4.4.2 KitKat

Network: Supports 3G

Camera: 13MP at the back with a 2MP one in front

Battery: 2000 mAh non removable unit

The X-Tigi X7 is listed on Jumia for Ksh 7,499

Read More: The X-TIGI X8 Review

The Tecno Boom J5

The Tecno Boom J5 was one of the best Tecno smartphones unveiled last year. This is an entry level smartphone made for the music and entertainment lovers. This phone has been around for a while and its price ranges from Ksh 9,000 and above depending on where you get it from. Below is a look at some of its specs.

Display Size: 4.5 inches with a resolution of 854×480 Pixels

Chipset: MediaTek MT6582

Processor: 1.3GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7

RAM: 1 GB

Storage Space: 16 GB expandable to 32GB

Android Version: Android 5.1 Lollipop

Network: Supports 3G

Camera: 5MP at the back with a 2MP one in front

Battery: 1950 mAh non removable unit

The Snokor Rocket Z5000

Snokor Rocket Z5000

Snokor Rocket Z5000

The Snokor Rocket Z5000 is one of the best entry level smartphones you can get in Kenya. This phone brand is part of the same company that owns Tecno and Infinix. I have personally used this phone and it is something I would recommend to anyone who is looking for an affordable and reliable smartphone. Below are some of the specs of the Snokor Z5000.

Display Size: 5 inches with a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels

Chipset: Spreadtrum SC7731

Processor: 1.2GHz Quad Core Cortex-A7

RAM: 1 GB

Storage Space: 8 GB expandable to 32GB

Android Version: Android 5.1 Lollipop

Network: Supports 3G

Camera: 5MP at the back with a 2MP one in front

Battery: 3600 mAh non removable unit

The Snokor Rocket Z5000 is available from Ksh 6,500 from both Jumia and KiliMall.


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