Travel back in time a few Months back and the definition & ideal price of a usable ,decent ,affordable Android smartphone would would be within the range of N30,000 – N20,000, now we still have many of such phones around , but worsening economic conditions has made it practically impossible to getting a decent phone within the N30,000 – 20,000 price range ,but has instead raised the bar to within N40,000 – N30,000 price range .
Mind you , we still have several phones around you can buy below N30,000 ,but most if not all of them are extremely low end and as such too basic to serve your everyday needs . Here is a list of some decent Phones you can get below the N40,000 price tag .
Lenovo A5000 – ₦ 32,500 | Buy From Jumia
Announced back in 2015 , the Lenovo A5000 is currently available to buy in Nigeria within the N30,000 -N35,000 price range . At that price range , you get to play with a a 5.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 300 pixels per inch, while a 4000mAh non removable battery is there to ensure you are connected all through the day .
- Operating System: Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
- Camera Specs: 8 MegaPixels
- Screen: 5.0 Inch
- Memory: 8GB, 1GB RAM, expandable to 32GB
- Battery: Li-po 4000 mAh battery
- CPU: Quad Core 1.3 GHz
Lenovo A1000 – ₦ 20,500 | Buy From Jumia
Still a product from far back 2015 , the Lenovo A1000 packs in all the essentials for a good deal less than N25,000 .The device has a smaller 4.00-inch 480×800 display powered by 1.3GHz processor alongside 1GB RAM and 5-megapixel rear camera.
Lenovo A1000 specifications
- 4-inch (800 x 480 pixels) WVGA TFT-TN display
- 1.3 GHz quad-core Spreadtrun SC7731 processor with Mali-400 GPU
- 1GB RAM, 8GB internal memory, micro SD card up to 32GB
- Dual SIM
- Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
- 5MP fixed-focus rear camera with LED Flash
- VGA fixed-focus front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 64×124.5×10.6mm; Weight: 132g
- 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS
- 2050mAh (Typical) battery / 2000mAh (minimum
Infinix Hot 4 Lite – ₦ 36,900 | Buy From Jumia
Infinix Hot 4 Lite is basically a strip down version of the Hot 4 and Hot 4 pro .It has same designs ,same specs and features as the Hot 4 , except reduction in RAM size from 2GB to 1GB RAM , reduction in Camera Pixels to 8MP rear and 5MP front camera and the absent of 4G connectivity options . It runs on the more recent Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box with a Fingerprint sensor and 4000mAh battery .
Infinix Hot 3 X554 – ₦ 37,999 | Buy From Jumia
- 5.5 inches 720p display
- 1.3 GHz MediaTek Quad-core processor
- Mali400-MP2 GPU.
- 1 GB/2 GB
- 16 GB internal storage (expandable up to 32GB with microSD card).
- Android 5.1 Lollipop with XUI on top.
- 3G mode
- 8 MP rear and 2 MP front facing camera with a wide angle lens and soft flash.
- 3000 mAh battery.
Alcatel One Touch Popstar – ₦ 34,920 | Buy From Jumia
Available on Jumia for ₦ 34,920 , the Alcatel One Touch Popstar is a phone for the trendy . It has a 5-inch HD display , runs Android Lollipop out of the box with a 2000mAh battery . You have the option to choose from 20 back covers that feature different colors, patterns and materials like leather and wood.
- – 1.3 GHz GHz Quad-Core MediaTek MT6580 Processor
- – 1GB RAM With 8GB ROM
- – 5 Inch HD IPS Touch Screen Display With 293.72 PPI
- – Dual SIM
- – 8 MP Camera With LED Flash
- – 5MP Secondary Camera
- – WiFi/3G/Bluetooth
- – 2000 MAh Battery.
Tecno W4 – ₦ 32,250 | Buy From Jumia
The Tecno W series of tecno phones at the moment is one of Tecno’s cheapest phone range in the Market right now . The tecno W4 boot Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) OS out of the box with a metallic finishing and a 2500mAh battery .
- * 5.0 High Definition Screen Display
- * Dual Micro sim card
- * Android 6.0 latest operating system
- * Wide angle camera with Beautification effect
- * 1.3 Ghz Quadcore memory
- * 8mp back camera and 2mp front camera amazing for selfies
- * Internal memory of 16gb ( Expandable to 64gb) and 1gb of ram speed
- * 3G connectivity
- * 2500mah long lasting 48hours use battery
Other affordable Tecno W Series within the ₦40,000 – ₦20,000 price range include;