15 Best smartphones under 10k in Kenya (2019)

The Top Best Cheap Smartphones Below 10000 Shillings in Kenya

What is the best smartphone under 10k in Kenya? This list contains all the best budget phones in Nairobi, Mombasa and other towns in Kenya. It ranges from Infinix, InnJoo, Tecno, Wiko to X-Tigi phones. These are one of the best cheapest mobile phones in Kenya.

If you would not like to surpass the 10k phone price in Kenya mark, then these are the best phones you should look at. What you should know is that this list is in no particular order and we recommend buying any of these phones.In this day, for less than KSh. 10,000 you can find an impressive smartphone. HD Screens, large battery, quality camera and 4G LTE.

However, the decision will rely on your phone design and brand preferences.
Read: Best phones under 9000 or best handsets under 8000. So here goes the list of the most powerful affordable mobile phones below 10k in the country.

These are the Best Phones Under 10k in Kenya (2019):

SmartphonePrice
Huawei Y5 Lite, 5.45, 16GB + 1 GB (Dual SIM)KSh. 9,499
Nokia 2.1, 5.5 (8GB+1GB RAM) 8MP Camera, Dual SIM (4G)KSh 8,799
Xiaomi Redmi 6A, 4G - 16GB+2GB RAM - 5.45 inch - 13 MP Camera Dual SIMKSh 9,399
Infinix Smart 2, 5.5", 16GB, 1GB RAM, 13MP Camera, 4G, Dual SIM9,299 Shillings
Huawei Honor 7 S- 5.45" - 13MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 4G LTE - Dual SIM Android 8.1KSh. 9,999
Tecno Spark 2 - 1/2GB Ram - 16GB Rom - 6 - 13MP Back - FingerPrint - 3500mAh - 4G LTE - Android 8.1KSh 10,600
Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 - 5.45" - 13MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 4G - Dual SIM Android 8.1KSh. 9,999
INFINIX Hot 4 Pro (X556) - 5.5" - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 13MP Camera - 4G - Dual SIMKSh. 11,499
INFINIX Hot 5 (X559C) - 5.5" - 8MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 3G - Dual SIMKSh. 10,199
Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 8MP Camera - Android - 4G Dual SIMKSh. 7,999
Tecno R6 - 1GB Ram - 8GB Rom - 5MP Back - 2300mAh - 4G LTE - Android 6.0KSh 6,699
OPPO A37FW - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 8MP Camera - Dual SIM - 4G/LTEKSh. 14,999
INFINIX Smart (X5010) - 16GB - 1GB RAM - 8MP Camera - Dual SIMKSh. 7,999
Ulefone Mix 2 - 5.7" - 13 + 5MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 4G LTE - Dual SIM Android 7.0KSh 11,299

Huawei Y5 Lite, 5.45, 16GB + 1 GB (Dual SIM)

Best Cheap Huawei Smartphone in Kenya
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PriceKSh. 9,499
Operating System Android 8.1 Go edition
Screen Size5.45 inches
Display Resolution720 × 1440 pixels
Processor1.5GHz 64-bit MT6739 quad-core processor
GPUMali
RAM1GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot32GB
Main Camera8 Megapixels
Selfie Camera2 Megapixels
Battery3020mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsPrice, Performance, 4G Speeds, Quality Display, Large Battery
ConsSelfie Camera

Nokia 2.1, 5.5 (8GB+1GB RAM) 8MP Camera, Dual SIM (4G)

Nokia-2.1,-5-5-(8GB+1GB-RAM)-8MP-Camera,-Dual-SIM-(4G)
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PriceKSh 8,799
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Screen Size5.5 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
ProcessorQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 308
RAM1GB
Storage Space8GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Main Camera8 Megapixels
Selfie Camera5 Megapixels
Battery4000mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsLarge battery, Quality design
ConsLittle Storage

Xiaomi Redmi 6A, 4G - 16GB+2GB RAM - 5.45 inch - 13 MP Camera Dual SIM

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PriceKSh 9,399
Operating SystemAndroid : 8.1 (Oreo)
Screen Size5.45 inches
Display Resolution1440x720 pixels
ProcessorHelio A22 Quad Core up to 2.0GHz CPU
GPUMali
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot32GB
Main Camera13 Megapixels
Selfie Camera5 Megapixels
Battery3000mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsPrice, Performance, Display Quality, Design
ConsNA

Infinix Smart 2, 5.5", 16GB, 1GB RAM, 13MP Camera, 4G, Dual SIM

Cost of Purchasing Infinix Smart 2 in Kenya
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Price9,299 Shillings
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Screen Size5.5 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Processor1.3GHz quad-core
GPUMali
RAM1GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Camera13 megapixels
Selfie Camera8 megapixels
Battery3050mAh
Connectivity4G, 3G, 2G
ProsLong lasting battery, Price, Design, Display, Cameras
ConsNone

Huawei Honor 7 S- 5.45" - 13MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 4G LTE - Dual SIM Android 8.1

Huawei Honor 7 S 5.45 16GB 2GB-RAM 13MP-Camera 4G (Dual-SIM)-Black
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PriceKSh. 9,999
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Screen Size5.45 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1440 pixels
ProcessorQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot256GB
Main Camera13 Megapixels
Selfie Camera5 Megapixels
Battery3020 mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsCameras, Display, Performance
ConsNone

Tecno Spark 2 - 1/2GB Ram - 16GB Rom - 6 - 13MP Back - FingerPrint - 3500mAh - 4G LTE - Android 8.1

TECNO Spark 2 16GB 1GB RAM 6 HD 13MP Dual SIM
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PriceFrom KSh 10,600
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
Screen Size6.0 inches
Display Resolution1440 X 720 pixels
ProcessorQuad-Core 1.3GHz
GPUMali
RAM1/2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Camera13 megapixels
Selfie Camera8 megapixels
Battery3500mAh, Li-Ion
Connectivity4G LTE
ProsPrice, Performance, Design, Display
ConsNone

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 - 5.45" - 13MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 4G - Dual SIM Android 8.1

Huawei Y5 Prime 2018-Jumia
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PriceKSh. 9,999
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Screen Size5.45 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1440 pixels
ProcessorQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8100
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slotup to 256GB
Main Camera13 Megapixels
Selfie Camera5 Megapixels
Battery3020 mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsCameras, Price, Performance, Design
ConsNA

INFINIX Hot 4 Pro (X556) - 5.5" - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 13MP Camera - 4G - Dual SIM

Infinix Hot 4 Pro under 10k
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PriceKSh. 11,499
Operating SystemAndroid M
Screen Size5.5 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Processor1.3GHZ, MT6580
GPUMali 400
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Main Camera13 Megapixels
Selfie Camera5 Megapixels
Battery4000mAh
Connectivity4G
ProsLarge battery, Good performance, Fast Charging
ConsNone

INFINIX Hot 5 (X559C) - 5.5" - 8MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 3G - Dual SIM

Best Infinix phones below 10k in Kenya
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PriceKSh. 10,199
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Screen Size5.5 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
ProcessorQuad-Core CORTEX 1.3GHZ, 64BIT MT6753
GPUMali
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Main Camera8 Megapixels
Selfie Camera5 Megapixels
Battery4000mAh
Connectivity3G
ProsLarge battery, Good performance
ConsNo 4G LTE

Xiaomi Redmi 2 Pro - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 8MP Camera - Android - 4G Dual SIM

xiaomi-Redmi-2-Pro mobile phone
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PriceKSh. 7,999
OSAndroid OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Screen Size4.7 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
ProcessorQuad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 306
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot32GB
Camera8MP
Selfie Camera2MP
Battery2200 mAh
Connectivity4G LTE
ProsFast cahrging, Price, Size
ConsSelfie camera

Tecno R6 - 1GB Ram - 8GB Rom - 5MP Back - 2300mAh - 4G LTE - Android 6.0

Tecno R6 Specifications and Price in Kenya
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PriceFrom KSh 6,699
OSAndroid OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Screen Size5.0 inches
Display Resolution1440 X 720 pixels
Processor854*480 pixels
GPUMali
RAM1GB
Storage Space8GB
Expansion Slot32GB
Camera5 megapixels
Selfie Camera2 megapixels
Battery2300 mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, Bluetooth, WI -FI
ProsPrice, Performance, Design, Display
ConsNone

Tecno F1- 1GB Ram - 8GB Rom - 5MP Camera - 2000mAh - 3G Android 8.1

TECNO F1 [8GB 1GB RAM] 5 inches
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PriceFrom KSh 5,999
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
Screen Size5.0 Inches
Display Resolution854 x 480 pixels
Processor1.3  GHz Quad Core Cortex A53
GPUMali
RAM1GB
Storage Space8GB
Expansion Slot32GB
Camera5 megapixels
Selfie Camera2 megapixels
Battery2000mAh
Connectivity3G, 2G, Bluetooth, Wifi, USB
ProsPrice, Design, Performance
ConsSelfie camera

Tecno F2 - 5.0" - 5MP Camera - 8GB - 1GB RAM - 3G - Dual SIM Android 7.0

Price of Tecno F2 Mobile Phone in Kenya Jumia
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PriceKSh. 6,999
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Screen Size5.0 inches
Display Resolution854 x 480 pixels
ProcessorQuad-core 1.3 GHz
GPUMali
RAM1GB
Storage Space8GB
Expansion Slot32GB
Main Camera5 Megapixels
Selfie Camera2 Megapixels
Battery2000mAh
Connectivity3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsPrice, Design, Performance
ConsSelfie camera, No 4G LTE

OPPO A37FW - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 8MP Camera - Dual SIM - 4G/LTE

OPPO A37 Mobile under 20k
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PriceKSh. 14,999
OSAndroid 5.1 Lollipop
Screen Size5.0 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Processor1.3GHz quad-core
GPUAdreno
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot256 GB
Camera8 megapixels
Selfie Camera5 megapixels
Battery2630mAh
Connectivity3G
ProsPerformance, Price
ConsDisplay

Ulefone Mix 2 - 5.7" - 13 + 5MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 4G LTE - Dual SIM Android 7.0

Ulefone Mix 2 Specs and Price in Kenya Jumia
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PriceKSh 11,299
Operating SystemAndroid 7 Nougat
Screen Size5.7 inches
Display Resolution1440 x 720 pixels
ProcessorQuad-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP2, 2-Cores GPU
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Main Camera13 Megapixel + 5 Megapixels 
Selfie Camera8 megapixels
Battery3300mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsPrice, Performance, Camera, Design, Display Size
ConsNone
Read: Full Ulefone Mix 2 Review, Specs & Price

INFINIX Smart (X5010) - 16GB - 1GB RAM - 8MP Camera - Dual SIM

Infinix Smart mobile phone
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PriceKSh. 7,999
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Screen Size5.0 inches
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Processor 1.3GHZ, MT6580
GPUMali 400
RAM1GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Main Camera8 Megapixels
Selfie Camera5 Megapixels
Battery3060mAh
Connectivity3G
ProsLarge battery, Good performance
ConsNo 4G LTE

Ulefone S8 Pro - 5.3" - 13 + 5MP Camera - 16GB - 2GB RAM - 4G LTE- Dual SIM Android 7.0

Ulefone S8 Pro Smartphone
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PriceKSh 9,299
Operating SystemAndroid 7 Nougat
Screen Size5.3 inches
Display Resolution1280 x 720 pixels
ProcessorQuad-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali
RAM2GB
Storage Space16GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Main Camera13.0MP + 5.0 megapixels
Selfie Camera5 megapixels
Battery3000mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsPrice, Design, Performance
ConsNone
SEE: Ulefone S8 Pro Full Specs, Review & Price

Ulefone S7- 5.0" - 8 + 5MP Camera - 8GB - 1GB RAM - 4G LTE - Dual SIM Android 8.1 Oreo

Ulefone S7 Phone Prices in Kenya
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PriceKSh 4,899
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Screen Size5.0 inches
Display Resolution720 X 1280 pixels
ProcessorQuad-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali
RAM1GB
Storage Space8GB
Expansion Slot128GB
Main Camera8 + 5 megapixels
Selfie Camera2 megapixels
Battery2500mAh
Connectivity4G LTE, 3G, 2G, Wifi, Bluetooth
ProsPrice, Design, OS
ConsStorage
VIEW: Ulefone S7 Full Specifications & Price

Summary of the Best Affordable Mobile Phones Below 10000 Shillings in Kenya:

Conclusion 

Phones are getting cheaper and cheaper in Kenya. Despite this, the devices have continued to improve in quality. While dont expect flagship features like the ones from Samsung Galaxy S8 and iPhone 7, you can still look forward to features such as 4G LTE, Iris Scanner and impressive cameras.

These smartphones below ten thousand in Kenya offer you value for your money.

So there you have it the top 15 best smartphones under 10K in Kenya. These phones are available on either Jumia Kenya or Kilimall Kenya which delivers phones in all parts of Kenya including Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu, Nakuru, Eldoret, Kisii, Thika, Nyeri and others. You can also get other phones such as Samsung Galaxy devices and Apple line of iPhone.

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