Online shopping is becoming more and more popular in Kenya.There is a higher level of trust between consumers and Online platforms like Jumia Kenya. This is mainly because of three reasons:

  • The ability and ease of paying with M-Pesa
  • Cash on delivery option.
  • It is hassle-free and very convenient.

This is another authoritative rundown of the best smartphones, under KSh 15,000 (15K), available on Jumia. We have taken the time to do rigorous research so that you don’t have to. We have not followed any specific order in our list. Feel free to choose any phone you like.

Without further ado, Let’s get into this.

Huawei Y7p

Huawei Y7p

At a Glance

Network: GSM, HSPA, LTE, Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9, no Google Play Services
Display: 6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~82.4% screen-to-body ratio)
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Dimensions: 159.8 x 76.1 x 8.1 mm (6.29 x 3.00 x 0.32 in)
Weight: 176 g (6.21 oz)
Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Chipset: Kirin 710F (12 nm)
CPU: Octa-core (4×2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: Mali-G51 MP4
RAM: 4GB
Internal Storage: 64GB, Expandable with a Micro-SD card
Main Camera: 48 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm, PDAF + 8 MP, f/2.4, (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm + 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0
HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Battery: Li-Po 4000mAh (None-removable)
Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor
Sound: 3.5mm jack
Loudspeaker
Connections: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wf-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio
MicroUSB 2.0
   

Mostly, We love the Huawei Y7p because of the Octa-Core processor. This means apps will launch relatively fast. The 4000 mAh Battery also means You get a stronger battery life on one charge.

Pros Cons
Long battery Life (4000 mAh)
Fast App speeds (Octa-core 2.0GHz)
Relatively good cameras
Plastic back
Plastic Frame

Tecno Spark 4 Air

At a Glance

Network: GSM, HSPA, LTE, Dual sim (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System: HiOS with Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Display: 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~75.7% screen-to-body ratio)
1440 x 720 pixels, 18:9 ratio (-268 ppi density)
TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Dimensions: 156.9 x 75.8 x 7.8mm
Weight: 171g
Build: Glass front, metal body
Chipset: MediaTek MT6737
CPU: Quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A-7
RAM: 3GB
Internal Storage: 16GB, Expandable with a Micro-SD card
Main Camera: 13MP Primary sensor w/ Dual-LED dual-tone flash, AF
Video 1080p@30fps
Front Camera: 13MP w/ LED flah
Video 1080p@30fps
Battery: Li-Po 5000mAh (None-removable)
Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor
Sound: 3.5mm jack
Loudspeaker
Connections: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
A-GPS
FM Radio
MicroUSB 2.0
   

Tecno’s Smart Power Saving feature allows you to watch videos for 30 hours or play games for 20 hours on one charge. The thin bezels allow for bigger screen real-estate.

Pros Cons
Long last Battery. (5000 mAh)
Big 6 inch display
comfortable to hold
Poor Processor
Android Oreo

Huawei Y6s (2019)

Huawei Y6s Jumia Kenya
Huawei Y6s. Source Huawei

At a Glance

Network: GSM, HSPA, LTE, Dual sim (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9.1
Display: 6.09 inches, 91.0 cm2 (~79.2% screen-to-body ratio)
1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (-282 ppi density)
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Dimensions: 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm
Weight: 150g
Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic Frame
Chipset: MediaTek MT6765
CPU: Octa-core (4×1.8GHz Cortex-A-53 & 4×2.3GHz Cortex-A-53)
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
RAM: 3GB
Internal Storage: 32GB, MicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
Main Camera: 13MP Primary sensor w/ LED flash,HDR, PDAF, f/1.8
Video 1080p@30fps
Front Camera: 8MP f/2.0
Video 1080p@30fps
Battery: Li-Po 3020mAh (None-removable)
Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor
Sound: 3.5mm jack
Loudspeaker
Connections: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
FM Radio, built in antenna
MicroUSB 2.0
NFC on JAT-LX1 only
   

Huawei is definitely a respected brand. This is another very pocket-friendly smartphone from Huawei. Despite its name, The Y6s is a 2020 phone. Take a look at the pros and Cons;

Pros Cons
3GB Ram
Octa-core CPU
Good Cameras
Has NFC
plastic Frame
Plastic back

INfinix S5 Lite

At a Glance

Network: GSM, HSPA, LTE, Dual sim (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie) with XOS 5.5
Display: 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio (-266 ppi density)
Infinity-O TFT Display, 16M colors
Dimensions: 164 x 76 x 7.9mm
Weight: 178g
Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Chipset: MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU: Octa-core 2.0GHz Cortex-A-53
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
RAM: 3GB
Internal Storage: 32GB, Expandable with a MicroSDXC card
Main Camera: 16MP Primary sensor Quad-LED flash, f/1.8 aperture + 2MP AI Lens (Low-light sensor)
Video 1080p@30fps
Front Camera: 16MP f/2.0 aperture
Video 1080p@30fps
Battery: Li-Po 4000mAh (None-removable)
Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer Sensor, Compass
Sound: 3.5mm jack
Loudspeaker
Connections: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wf-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
A-GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS
FM Radio
MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
   

This is definitely a phone we’d recommend at its price.The good out-weigh the bad and Its flaws are bearable. Take a look at the main ‘pros and cons’.

Pros Cons
Long Lasting Battery life
Infinity-O Display
32GB + 3GB RAM
Octa-core
Plastic Back
Plastic Frame

Jumia Kenya has become a household name with Kenyans. The hassle-free experience and the ease of payments are the main causes. I hope you found a phone that you like. We are an affiliate of Jumia. If you buy using the links in this article, we could get a commission.

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