5 Cheap Smartphones to Buy in Kenya [Under Ksh 5,000]

May 31, 2014
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Ever had one of those painful moments when some dude snatches your Smartphone at a time when you are seriously Diggin’ For Dinero?

You are poverty-stricken, but a phone is something that you just have to own. Fortunately, there are devices that match your current ‘situation’.

The five phones below are perfect for purchase when living on a budget. The Five budget handsets are also an amazing choice for those who wish to have a backup phone or just for folks who wish to keep it simple.

Nokia Asha 205 Dual SIM

The Nokia Asha 205 is arguably one of the best entry-level device in the Kenyan Smartphone market. If there is something that Nokia has perfected, is the art of creating budget devices. Setting the Nokia Lumia 520 aside, the Nokia Asha 205 is worth a second look.


Technical Specifications

Display: 2.4 inches

Camera: VGA

Battery: Li-Ion 1020 mAh

Price in Kenya: Ksh 4,000


Huawei G6006 Dual

The Huawei G6006 Dual is another entry level device that you should go for when on a budget. Fashionable and compact is the tag line describing the G6006.

Huawei G6006 Dual Smartphones under Ksh 5,000

Technical Specifications

Display: 1.8 inches

Camera: 0.3 MP

Battery: Lithium-ion 600 mAh

Price in Kenya: Ksh 3,500


Samsung Metro E2202 Dual

The Samsung Metro E2202 Dual is one of the most affordable Samsung devices in the market. The Metro E2202 delivers the basics you would want from a budget handset.

Samsung Metro E2202 Dual Smartphones under Ksh 5,000

Technical Specifications

Display: 1.8 inches

Camera: VGA

Battery: Lithium-ion 1000 mAh

Price in Kenya: Ksh 4,800



The LG C195 QWERTY Dual is another fantastic QWERTY handset perfect that has the elusive premium luster often missing in devices of its price group.

LG C195 QWERTY Dual Smartphones  Under Ksh 5,000

Technical Specifications

Display: 2.3 inches

Camera: 2 MP

Battery: Li-Ion 1100 mAh

Price in Kenya: Ksh 4,899


Nokia 206 Dual

The Nokia 206 Dual is another fine choice when out shopping for a budget handset.

Nokia Asha 206, Smartphones under Ksh 5,000

Display: 2.4 inches

Camera: 1.3 MP

Battery: Li-Ion 1110 mAh battery

Price in Kenya: Ksh 4,900

Check out five great Smartphones under Ksh 10,000

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Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

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