Best Cheap 4G Phones Under 15K | February 2018

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4G network is now widely available in Kenya. 4G allow you to enjoy super-fast connection to the internet. If you are looking for 4G phones in Kenya, it is important to keep in mind the fact that the speeds you will enjoy are not just dependent on the network, they are also dependent on the smartphone you are using. 4G handsets are not all created equal.

There are many 4G enabled smartphones in Kenya. Unfortunately, some of them are quite expensive. If you are looking for 4G enable phones in Kenya but you are on a budget, you are at the right place. It’s possible to get a decent 4G LTE phone in Kenya with less than Ksh 10,000. If you are willing to spend Ksh 15,000, you will have more choices. Here are the best cheap 4G phones available in Kenya (all are below 15k):

Nokia 3

nokia 3

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat, 7.1.2 Nougat, upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6737 chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM radio, NFC
Sensorsaccelerometer, Proximity, compass, gyro
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery2630mAh (non-removable)
Read more about Nokia 3
Quick Note

Nokia 3 was the first budget smartphone from HMD Global. This phone suits you if want a good looking phone that is also long lasting. Although this phone is not the best performing phone under 15K, it can handle all the basic apps without a problem.  You will be able to browse the web, use WhatsApp, Instagram, Facebook and other popular apps without any lagging issues.  In addition, the Nokia 3 comes with Google’s stock Android OS. This means that there is custom UI that drags it down.  Although performance specifications are not mind blowing, it is one best optimized smartphones in the Kenyan market.

Why you should by the Nokia 3

  • Premium design and good build quality
  • It comfortable in one hand
  • Stock Android OS works well
  • Affordable

Price In Kenya

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Infinix Hot 4 Pro

Infinix Hot 4 Pro

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUQuad-core 1.3Ghz, MediaTek MT6737 chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB (microSD up to 128GB on a dedicated slot)
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0 (USB OTG)
SensorsFingerprint, accelerometer, compass,Light, proximity
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery4000mAh (non-removable)
Read more about Infinix Hot 4 Pro

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Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus

Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime plus

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 540 pixels x 960pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUQuad-core, Mediatek MT6737T chipset
RAM1.5GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 256GB (SIM 2 slot)
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, microUSB 2.0 (USB OTG)
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery2600mAh (removable)
Read more about Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus

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Huawei Y3 2017

Huawei Y3 2017

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 480 pixels x 854 pixels pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUQuad-core 1.1 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6737М chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 128GB (dedicated slot)
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 2MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio, microUSB 2.0
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery2200mAh (removable)
Read more about Huawei Y3 2017

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Tecno W5

Tecno W5

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0.1 Marshmallow
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 64GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light, compass
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3000mAh (non-removable)
Read more about the Tecno W5

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Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime

Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 540 pixels x 960 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6737T chipset
RAM1.5GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, MicroUSB
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery2600mAh (removable)

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Cubot Max

Cubot Max

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUOcta-core, MediaTek MT6753A
RAM3GB
Storage32GB (microSD up to 128GB)
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB
Sensorsaccelerometer,proximity, light, G-sensor
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery4100mAh

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Tecno Camon CX Air

Tecno Camon CX Air

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.25GHz quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 13MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3200mAh (non-removable)
Read more about Tecno Camon CX Air
Quick Note

Just like other smartphones in Tecno’s C series, the Tecno Camon CX Air is a phone that is meant for people who are photogenic.  In addition, it has a pretty good display and performance profile.  It is no doubt one of the best phones that you can buy if you are looking for a 4G smartphone in Kenya that has good cameras as well.  This phone has the same design and size as the Tecno CX. However, a few features have been downgraded.

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Infinix Note 4

Infinix Note 4

Key Features 
Display5.7 inches, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPUOcta-core, MediaTek MT6753 chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB (microSD up to 128GB)
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB V2.0
SensorsFingerprint (front), accelerometer, compass,Light, proximity
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery4300mAh (non-removable)
Read more about Infinix Note 4
Quick Note

The Infinix Note 4 is arguably one of the best big screen budget phones.  It a perfect choice for anyone looking for 4G phones in Kenya with big displays.  Other impressive features of this phablet include a fast fingerprint scanner, good cameras and a large 4300mAh batter that supports fast charging technology.  You can charge it from zero to 45 percent in 30 minutes.

Why you should buy the Infinix Note 4

  • Large, attractive FHD display
  • Good quality cameras (rear and front)
  • Massive battery that also supports quick charge.

Price In Kenya

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Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

Samsung Galaxy J3 2016

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v5.1.1 Lollipop, Android v6.0 Marshmallow, upgradable to Android v7.1.1 Nougat
CPUQuad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A7, Spreadtrum SC9830 chipset
RAM1.5GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, NFC, MicroUSB
SensorsAccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery2600mAh (removable)

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Nokia 2

Nokia 2

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat, upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Snapdragon 212 chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 128GB (dedicated slot)
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM radio
Sensorsaccelerometer, Proximity, compass
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery4100mAh (non-removable)
Read more about Nokia 2

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Huawei Y5 2017

Huawei Y5 2017

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53,Mediatek MT6737T chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio, microUSB 2.0
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity, compass
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3000mAh
Read more about Huawei Y5 2017

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Cubot X18

Cubot X18

Key Features 
Display5.7 inches, 720 pixels x 1440 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPUQuad-core, MediaTek MT6735
RAM3GB
Storage32GB (microSD up to 128GB)
CameraBack: 16MP

Front: 13MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB
Sensorsaccelerometer,proximity, compass
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3200mAh (removable)

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Huawei Y5 II

Huawei Y5 II

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v5.1 Lollipop
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53, Mediatek MT6735P chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB (dedicated slot)
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 2MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM radio, microUSB 2.0
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity, compass
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery2200mAh (removable)
Read more about Huawei Y5 II

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Tecno W3 LTE

Tecno W3 LTE

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 480 pixels x 854 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUDual-core 1.3GHz, MediaTek MT6572 chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 5MP

Front: 2MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, MicroUSB
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Light
Network2G, 3G,4G
Battery2500mAh
Read more about the Tecno W3 LTE

Price In Kenya

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JumiaKSh9,300.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh6,900.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh8,200.00 Order Now!
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X-TIGI Inspire 3

X-TIGI Inspire 3

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUOcta-core 1.25GHz, Mediatek chipset
RAM3GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 64GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB v2.0, FM radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), g-sensor, proximity, light
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3200mAh

Price In Kenya

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Learn More About 4G smartphones

There are plenty of reasons why you should buy a 4G enabled phone in Kenya. A majority of phones that were launched in Kenya in 2017 support 4G. However, if you are looking for a smartphone that is in the budget range, you should keep in mind that there are a many new smartphones with awesome features that do not support 4G. That is why you should take your time to go through the specs sheet to ensure that you are buying a smartphone that will allow you to enjoy fast internet speeds.

Why you should consider buying one of the cheap 4G phones in Kenya mentioned above:

  • 4G smartphones have been developed to serve data hungry people

If you are always on the internet and you are looking for smartphone that will allow you to do all the things that you need to online fast, you should not hesitate to get yourself a 4G phone in Kenya. If you think 3G is fast, you have not tried 4G. You will be able to send large files faster.  4G will allow you to do all the things that you used to do on your 3G phone faster.  You will stream videos online without worrying about lagging.

  • No noise in your voice calls
  • A 4G phone will allow you to enjoy better voice call quality.

There are many cheap 4G phones that have been introduced into the Kenyan market.  At the moment, 4G LTE technology is available on Safaricom, Telkom & Faiba (Jamii Telecom). Hopefully, the others are going to roll out their 4G networks soon. 4G LTE will obviously be available in the whole country in the near future. 4G LTE is about 10 to 20 times faster than the 3G technology that most people in Kenya are used to. Feel free to buy the preferred 4G phones in Kenya online & pay on delivery.