Best Value for Money; Mobile Phone Priced between ksh 10k -16k.

A Phone’s battery life is a big factor when buying a new phone, here in Africa it’s a particularly a problem since we moved directly from Mulika Mwizi which could go for 3 days without charging to the cheapest smartphones that barely last 6 hours on normal usage.

However, we have had whatsApp conversation so many times, especially in the last few weeks,friends, finding advice on which phone to buy. We thought it would be best if we did a roundup of the best phone between cash 10k -16k. From a small research, we found that people are interested in certain  features when making a decision to buy a phone, such as How well does it Performs, Camera quality?, internal memory and RAM, sleekness, Battery life, and finally the price.

We have included smartphones with 1 or 2 GB RAM, excellent Rear and Front Camera, Battery life. There are 100’s of smartphones in the market with so many features and specs, it is really confusing to pick the best one.

Infinix Hot Note X551

The Infinix Hot Note is a 5.5 inch device, dual mini sim device. It runs on android 4.4.2 kitkat with a 1 GB ram, 1.4GHz octa-core processor and 16GB internal memory.  One defining factor of the Infinix hot note is its 4,000 mAh battery capable of lasting close to a day.  It has an 8 Megapixel camera with LED flash and an okay 2 megapixel front camera.  It comes in a variety of color with Black, white and brown with a plastic cover. The affordable pricing provides compelling evidence especially for a first phone with it’s for a large display, a good battery it’s a deal!

infinix-hot-note-x551Tecno Phantom Z Mini 2

It is a smaller and sleeker than the Phantom Z runs Android 4.4.2 on a 2.0GHz octa-core processor with 2GB of RAM.  This 5 inch device sports a super AMOLED display with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. It has a 13 megapixel Camera and an 8 megapixel front camera with autofocus.  For a device with such specifications, it sports a 2420 mAh Li-ion Battery which is a little on the lower side.  It also lacks a micro SD slot despite its 16GB internal memory.  Still makes for a good device especially for those looking to game heavily and take selfies with the 8MP camera.


Huawei Ascend G615

The Huawei Ascend G6 is a slim, 4G device created to offer a high definition display and audio. The G6 has a 4.5-inch, 960×540 resolution IPS display giving it more saturated colors with a 245 ppi pixel density.  It also spots Dolby digital plus that provides a vibrant listening experience for music. The device was seen as a cheaper version of the P7.The devices runs Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) on a 1.2 GHz Quad-core with 1 GB RAM and 4GB internal memory.  It has a 8 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and a 1.2 megapixel front camera. A 2,150mAh lithium battery supports the device. The device is thus suitable for watching videos and reading webpages and some mild gaming.


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