[image] Microsoft Lumia 430 unboxing

5 Awesome Smartphones under Ksh. 10,000: August 2015

August 3, 2015
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Under Ksh. 10,000 defines the budget smartphone segment in Kenya.

Smartphone vendors are now focusing on this particular segment that was for long dominated by second-rate smartphones that struggled to provide the value that keen smartphone buyers now demand.

That said, here is the best a Ksh. 10,000 budget can get you in Kenya.

Microsoft Lumia 430

The Microsoft Lumia 430 is among the best budget smartphones, we currently have on the market.

[image] Microsoft Lumia 430 unboxing

The Lumia 430 is in fact the most affordable Windows phone that Microsoft has to offer.

It is also worthwhile to note that the Microsoft officially listed the Lumia 430 as one of the first ten Windows Phone smartphones that will receive Windows 10 Mobile.

Microsoft Lumia 430 Key Specifications

Display: 4.0-inch

CPU: Snapdragon™ 200 Dual core 1.2 GHz

Camera: 2 MP

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 1500 mAh

Price: Ksh 7,999

[Image] Jumia Button

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Infinix X507

The Infinix X507 is one of the best budget smartphones running Android 4.4. Some consider the X507 the best smartphone under Ksh. 10,000.

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It isn’t hard to see why if you have read our Infinix X507 specifications overview.

Infinix X507 Key Specifications

Display: 5.0 inches

CPU: 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7

Camera: 5.0 MP

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 2000 mAh

Price: Ksh. 7,799

[Image] Jumia Button

Tecno Y4

The Tecno Y4 is a colorful trendy smartphone that has captured the attention of budget smartphone buyers.

[image] Tecno Y4 Best Price in Kenya

The Y4 is definitely for the buyer who appreciates a great smartphone design. It may not have a lot to offer in terms of its technical specifications, but the Y4 still drives a perfect bargain for your cash.

Tecno Y4 Key Specifications

Display: 4.0 inches

CPU: 1 GHz Dual-core Cortex-A9

Camera: 5 MP

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 1800mAh

Price: Ksh. 6,999

[Image] Jumia Button

Read more about the Tecno Y4

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HTC Desire 310

There is always something premium about the HTC brand. The Desire 310 is one of the most affordable HTC smartphones on the Kenyan market.

I would recommend the HTC Desire 310 to the buyer that prioritizes Brand value over everything else.

HTC Desire 310 Key Specifications

Display: 4.5 inches

CPU: Quad‎-core 1.3 GHz Cortex‎-A7

Camera: 5 MP

Battery Capacity: Li-Po 2000 mAh

Price: Ksh. 9,699

[Image] Jumia Button

Wiko Lenny

The Wiko Lenny is a budget smartphone with a specification sheet that its rivals simply struggle to beat.

[image] Wiko Lenny Price in Kenya

The smartphone features a 5.0-Inch display and runs Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) out of the box and you get all of this for under Ksh. 10,000.

Wiko Lenny Key Specifications

Display: 4.3 inches

CPU: Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7

Camera: 5 MP

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 1850 mAh

Price:  Ksh. 7,299

[Image] Jumia Button

Read more about the Wiko Lenny

Bonus: Samsung Galaxy J1 4G

The Samsung Galaxy J1 should definitely be on this list. The Galaxy J1 features just the basic in features with its highlighted feature being that it is 4G ready, which is kind of a big deal to the buyer in pursuit of high speed internet connectivity.


Samsung Galaxy J1 4G Key Specs

Display: 4.3 inches

CPU: Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7

Camera: 5 MP

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 1850 mAh

Price:  Ksh. 10,299

[Image] Jumia Button

Read more about the Samsung Galaxy J1

Next: 5 Awesome Smartphones under Ksh. 15,000: August 2015

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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