Cheap Android Phones in Nigeria 2016: List of Top Affordable Android Smartphones Between N20,000 – #30,000 Naira

Cheap Android Phones in Nigeria 2016: List of Top Affordable Android Smartphones Between N20,000 – #30,000 Naira.

Android operating system is the most used mobile OS globally with over 65% of the world population using a smartphone running on Android. That number increases here in Nigeria where 80% of its citizens uses Android phones mostly Tecno, Infinix, Gionee, Innjoo, Xiaomi and Samsung brands. This article has compiled the list of cheap android phones in Nigeria for 2016. This post will be updated monthly but in the mean time, check out September 2016 list of the cheapest and best Android phones in Nigeria between the price range of #20,000 – N30,000 naira.

With hundreds if not thousands of Android phones available in Nigeria and due to current economy break down situation, it becomes very difficult to make a right choice of smartphone. Most of the Android phones here worth less than #20,000 naira earlier this year, but the current Nigerian banks exchange rate is not favoring importers.

Most of the cheap android phones in Nigeria today are still running on Android 5.0/5.1 Lollipop. Though some of them can be upgraded to marshmallow via OTA update. Smartphones that run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box are still scarce and bit expensive over our 30,000 naira budget. According to recent survey, the latest Android 7.0 Nougat is still used by 0.1 % of phone users.

Another frequently asked questions about cheap android phones in Nigeria is where to purchase/get the cheapest and affordable android phones in Nigeria. The thing is most of these low budgeted/priced devices can only be purchase on online stores like Jumia, Konga and Slot Nigeria. They are not easily found offline.

1.) Lenovo Vibe C – A2020. cheap android phones in nigeria, lenovo-vibe-c

  • Network: 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.0-inch IPS, 440 x 854 pixels (294ppi).
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Micro Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB.
  • Internal Storage: 8GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 5MP, PDAF.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Colors: Black, White.
  • Battery: 2,300 mAh.
  • Price: N29,000 Naira.

2.) Infinix Hot 3 X554.

Another cheap android phone with great specs. infinix hot 3

  • Network: 3G, 4G (Hot 3 LTE).
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.5-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels, 267ppi.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Micro Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Name: MediaTek.
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB/2GB (Hot 3 LTE).
  • Internal Storage: 16GB.
  • SD Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Back Camera: 8MP with Led Flash and Autofocus.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Colors: Blue, Red, Black, Gold.
  • Battery: 3000 mAh Li-ion.
  • Price: N30,000 Naira.

3.) Tecno W4.

This is one of the best cheap android phones in Nigeria you can get below 30,000 naira. tecno w4

  • Network: 3G, No 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.0-inch HD, 720 x 1280 pixels LCD, 300ppi.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual SIM.
  • Operating System: Tecno HiOS based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
  • Processor Name: MediaTek.
  • Processor Type: 1.3Ghz Quad-core Cortex-A53.
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T720.
  • Internal Storage: 16GB.
  • SD Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • RAM: 1GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 8MP.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Colors: Black.
  • Battery: 2,500mAh.
  • Price: N29,000 Naira.

4.) Infinix Hot 2.

This device runs on Android 5.0 out of the box, but their is Android 6.0 OTA update for it. infinix hot 2

  • Network: No 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.0-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels, 294 ppi.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Micro Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop, Upgradeable to Android 6.0.
  • Processor Name: Mediatek.
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB/2GB.
  • Internal Storage: 16GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 64GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 8MP with Led flash.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Colors: Gold, Black.
  • Battery: 2,200 mAh.
  • Price: N25,000 – 28,000 Naira.

5.) Fero V505 Smart Phone.

Fero is an upcoming phone manufacturer in Africa, this is one of their cheap android phones in Nigeria. fero v505

  • Network: No 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.0-inch, 480 x 854 pixels.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Micro Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Type: 1.2GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB.
  • Internal Storage: 8GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 5MP with Led Flash and Autofocus.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Colors: Gold, Black.
  • Battery: 2,200 mAh.
  • Price: N21,000 Naira.

6.) Snokor Rocket Z5000.

This another cheap android phones in nigeria, it runs and Android Lollipop and pack 3,600 mAh battery. snokor rocket z5000

  • Network: No 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.0-inch.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Name: Mediatek .
  • Processor Type: 1.2GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB.
  • Internal Storage: 8GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Back Camera: 5MP with Led and Autofocus.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Colors: White, Black.
  • Battery: 3,600.
  • Price: N16,000 Naira.

7.) Tecno Boom J5. tecno boom j5

  • Network: No 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 4.5-inch, 480 x 854 pixels, 218 ppi.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Micro Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Name: MediaTek MT65820 chipset.
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU.
  • RAM: .
  • Internal Storage: 16GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 5MP, with Led flash and Auto Focus.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Battery: 1950 mAh.
  • Price: N30,000 Naira.

8.) Wiko Slide 2.

Wiko is also a new player in the smartphone market, they make amazing and cheap phones. wiko slide 2

  • Network: 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.5-inch.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Micro Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Name: Mediatek.
  • Processor Type: 1.4GHz octa-core.
  • Graphics Processor: .
  • RAM: 2GB.
  • Internal Storage: 16GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 13MP.
  • Front Camera: 5MP.
  • Battery: 2,820 mAh.

9.) Lenovo A5000. lenovo a5000

  • Network: 4G.
  • Screen Size/Resolution: 5.0-inch, 720 x 1280, 294ppi.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Mini/Micro Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Name: MediaTek MT6582.
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB.
  • Internal Storage: 8GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 8MP.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Battery: 4,000 mAh.

10.) Vsun Furious. vsun furious

  • Network: 4G.
  • Screen Size: 5.5-inch.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: .
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat.
  • Processor Type: 1.7GHz octa-core.
  • RAM: 2GB.
  • Internal Storage: 16GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 13MP.
  • Front Camera: 5MP.
  • Battery: 2,500 mAh.

11.) InnJoo Fire 2.

This will have been the best cheap android phones in Nigeria on this list, but the fact that it is running Android 4.4 KitKat might be a huge turn off for most people. innjoo fire 2

  • Network: 4G.
  • Screen Size: 5.0-inch, 1280 x 720 pixels.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 Kitkat.
  • Processor Name: Mediatek.
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB.
  • Internal Storage: 8GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 13MP.
  • Front Camera: 5MP.
  • Colors: White, Black.
  • Battery: 2,800 mAh.
  • Price: N26,000 Naira.

12.) InnJoo Halo Plus. innjoo halo plus

  • Network: No 4G.
  • Screen Size: 5.5-inch.
  • Build: Plastic.
  • Sim Type Count: Dual Sim.
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 Lollipop.
  • Processor Name: Mediatek.
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core.
  • RAM: 1GB.
  • Internal Storage: 8GB.
  • Sd Card Slot: Yes, up to 32GB.
  • Rear/Main Camera: 5MP.
  • Front Camera: 2MP.
  • Battery: 3,600.
  • Price: N25,000 Naira.

That’s all on the list of the best cheap android phones in Nigeria for 2016. If there is any other cheap phones you think should be on this list, kindly drop it and its specs in the comment below.

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