With the rapidly increasing features provided by modern-day smartphones, everybody wants to get their hands on a good phone with an affordable price. But getting a good phone inside a tight budget can be a hard nut to crack. Worry no more, here is a list of fantastic budget smartphones under KSH 20,000.

Huawei Y7 Prime 2019

The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 is undoubtedly an important and exciting addition in Huawei’s Y series. The phone banks flagship specs at mid-range making it a must-have for its customers. The new Huawei Y7 Prime has a lot to offer:

  • Display: 6.26″
  • Software: EMUI 8.2 (based on Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • Processor: Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 450
  • Memory: 3GB RAM + 32GB internal storage
  • Main Camera: Dual 13MP + 2MP
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4000mAh

Infinix Note 5

If you ask which of the rising smartphone companies have satisfied their customers the most? Infinix has got to be a unanimous answer. The Infinix Note 5 is the company’s exquisite introduction to its smartphone catalog. It comes with Android One so you get to experience stock Android without the unnecessary bloatware. Furthermore, it’s also getting the most wanted Android Pie update, what else could you possibly ask for?

The Infinix Note 5 comes with:

  • 6.0-inch Full HD Display
  • MediaTek Helio P23 Procesor
  • 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage
  • 4500mAh battery with fast charging support
  • 12MP main camera and a 16MP selfie shooter

Nokia 5.1 Plus

Nokia’s 5.1 Plus was released early last year and it has considerable upgrades as compared to its predecessor. The phone consists of:

  • 5.86-inch Display(720p) in a 19:9 aspect ratio
  • Android One 8.1 Oreo (Android Pie ready)
  • Octa-core MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60
  • 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage and microSD, up to 400 GB
  • 3060mAh battery
  • 13MP main camera and an 8MP selfie shooter


OPPO has undoubtedly been amongst China’s leading smartphone makers in recent times. The company has updated its smartphone line with modern design trends and great features. This phone has surely brightened up the budget smartphone list. The OPPO A83 packs:

  • 7-inch Full HD Display
  • Octa-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A53 Helio P23 (MT6737T) Procesor
  • 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage
  • 3180mAh battery
  • 13MP main camera and an 8MP selfie shooter

Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus

Samsung is a brand that surely doesn’t need to convince its customers about its products. With the ongoing success of its flagship S and Note Series, the Samsung Galaxy J6 Plus is a remarkable addition. The phone is an important inclusion in the budget smartphones list. J6 Plus was released late last year and it contains:

  • 6-inch Full HD Display
  • Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 Procesor
  • 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage
  • 3300mAh battery
  • 13MP + 5MP main camera and an 8MP selfie shooter


The Best Budget Smartphones to Get Under 20K