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Android phones are the most popular smartphone category. The popularity of Android phones is largely due to its adoption by most mobile phone manufacturers as their platform of choice and the cheap cost of Android phones. Some of the reasons why Android seems popular to phone manufacturers include that it is open with little restrictions giving OEMs the liberty to be creative and differentiate their devices.

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Another is that the Android OS is free and designed to provide a great user experience. A lot of Chinese manufacturers are now building cheap Android phones leading to a huge explosion in the growth of the Android platform. This article shows off some of the best cheap Android phones currently available in the Nigerian market.


Android OS requires powerful hardware to run that is why most Android smart phones feature at least 1GHz processor and 512MB RAM with premium models boasting of quad-core, hexa-core, or octa-core processors. High-end Android phones also offer large displays ranging from 5.0-inch to 6.3-inch.

Although the latest Android OS version is Android 5.0 (Lollipop), most cheap Android phones will be coming with Android 4.4 (KitKat) and Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) for some time to come.

Google recently unveiled the developer preview of the next version of Android, which is called Android M for now.

Here are some cheap Android phones in Nigeria

Lenovo A328

Lenovo A328
Lenovo A328 is one of the best affordable Android phones in Nigeria. It features a 4.5-inch display and is powered by a quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM.

Lenovo A328 runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat).

Where to Buy Lenovo A328

Jumia.com.ng₦19,835.00 Buy Now

Nokia X

Nokia X Android Smartphone
Nokia X is Nokia's very own Android phone. Nokia X blends Android with services from Google and Microsoft. It is one of the hottest Android phones in Nigeria and seems to be flying off the shelves. Nokia X can run up to 70% of current Android apps with Microsoft OneDrive for cloud storage, Nokia Here Maps, Skype, amongst other Apps.

Nokia X features a 4.0-inch display, a 3.2 megapixels camera, and dual-SIM. It is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM. Nokia X price in Nigeria ranges from 14,500 to 23,000 Naira.

Where to Buy Nokia X

Jumia.com.ng₦14,445.00 View Offer
Konga.com₦19,500.00 View Offer

Samsung Galaxy J1

Samsung Galaxy J1
Samsung Galaxy J1 is an affordable dual-SIM smartphone and one of the best cheap Android phone from Samsung. It's main downside is the small 512MB RAM.

The Galaxy J1 sports a 4.3-inch screen with a 5 megapixels rear camera and a 2 megapixels front facing camera.

Where to Buy Galaxy J1

Jumia.com.ng₦21,400.00 Buy Now
Konga.com₦23,000.00 Buy Now

Wiko Lenny

Wiko Lenny
Wiko Lenny is one of the most affordable Android phone from its French manufacturer Wiko and one of the most stylish around. It is a dual-SIM phone with a 5-inch display.

Wiko Lenny sports a 5MP camera on the back and VGA camera in the front. It sports a 512MB RAM and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). Price starts at 15,000 Naira.

Where to Buy Wiko Lenny

Jumia.com.ng₦14,935.00 Buy Now

LG L40

LG L40
LG L40 is the best budget smartphone from LG. It is also the cheapest phone from LG to offer Android 4.4 (KitKat). It offers dual-SIM or Tri-SIM options, but the models selling in Nigeria currently are dual-SIM phones.

LG L40 sports a 3.5-inch display and a 3.2 megapixels camera with power coming from a 1.2GHz dual-core processor. Price range: 19,300 to 25,000 Naira.

Where to Buy LG L40

Jumia.com.ng₦20,000.00 View Offer
Konga.com₦19,400.00 View Offer

Innjoo Fire

Innjoo Fire
Innjoo Fire is one of the best value Android phones around, thanks to its generous 2GB of RAM, a decent 5-inch display, and a 2500 mAh battery all at a price of 17,700 Naira.

Innjoo Fire also features a 5 megapixels camera on the front and back.

Where to Buy Innjoo Fire

Jumia.com.ng₦17,700.00 View Offer

MTN Smart Mini S620

MTN Smart Mini S620 Smartphone front view
When it comes to cheap Android phones in Nigeria, the MTN Smart Mini S620 is probably the cheapest of them all. Powered by Nigeria's largest mobile network, Mini S620 costs just 8,000 Naira.

It features a 3.5-inch screen with support for dual-SIM and fast 3G internet. MTN Smart Mini S620 is powered by a 1GHz processor with 512MB RAM and runs on Android 4.2. Price starts at N10,000.

Where to Buy Smart Mini S620

Jumia.com.ng₦9,320.00 View Offer

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Lite

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Lite
Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 Lite is a stripped version of the Ace 4. It sports a 4-inch display and a 3.2 megapixels camera. It is loaded with Android 4.4 (KitKat) with a 1.2GHz dual-core processor and 1GB of RAM.

Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 looks a lot like the Ace 4, just not as good, but will run smoothly for the price. Price range: 16,000 to 27,000 NGN.

Where to Buy Galaxy Ace 4 Lite

Jumia.com.ng₦17,120.00 View Offer
Konga.com₦19,200.00 View Offer

Infinix Hot

Infinix Hot X507
Infinix Hot is another amazing 5-incher in the Nigerian market, the cheapest in the country. It features a 5.0-inch display with a 5 megapixels rear camera and a 2 megapixels front facing camera.

Infinix Hot runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM. It also sports 16GB storage with support for up to 64GB memory card. Price starts at 14,500 Naira

Where to Buy Infinix Hot

Jumia.com.ng₦16,000.00 View Offer
Konga.com₦16,000.00 View Offer

Infinix Hot Note

Infinix Hot Note
Though the name may sound like it is just a bigger version of the Infinix Hot, however the Hot Note is not just big. It features a bigger battery and a better camera.

Infinix Hot Note is powered by an octa-core processor with 1GB of RAM. It is one of the best value phablet in Nigeria with its 5.5-inch display.

Where to Buy Hot Note

Jumia.com.ng₦23,900.00 Buy Now (Champagne Gold)
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Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus

Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus is one of Samsung's best entry level smartphone. It features a 4.3-inch display and offers fast 3G internet.

Samsung Galaxy Star 2 Plus runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Where to Buy Galaxy Star 2 Plus

Jumia.com.ng ₦17,500.00 Buy Now

Tecno H3

Tecno H3
Tecno H3 is the cheapest Android phone from Tecno running on the more recent Android 4.4 (KitKat). It features a 3.5-inch display and a 5 megapixels camera. It is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM.

It could also offer better battery life with a larger 2000 mAh battery. Price ranges from 10,500 to 20,000 NGN.

Where to Buy Tecno H3

Jumia.com.ng₦10,200.00 Buy Now

Tecno Y5

Tecno Y5
Tecno Y5 is more or less like the Tecno Y4 upgraded with a 5-inch display. Tecno Y5 is a dual-SIM Android phone with a 5 megapixels camera.

The smartphone features camera on the front and back and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Where to Buy Tecno Y5

Jumia.com.ng ₦15,399.00 Buy Now
Konga.com₦19,500.00 Buy Now
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MTN Smart S720i

MTN Smart S720i
Smart S720i from MTN is the cheapest 4-incher in Nigeria right now. If you are an MTN subscriber or don't mind being one, the MTN Smart S720i is a great choice. It is also dual-SIM ensuring that you are not stock to MTN.

MTN Smart S720i comes with Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) and is powered by a 1.3GHz processor with 512MB RAM. It features a 4-inch screen. If you have been priced out of the smartphone market, Smart S720i is a decent choice. It is available at MTN stores and online exclusively at Jumia. Price starts at 11,400 Naira.

Where to Buy Smart S720i

Jumia.com.ng₦11,390.00 View Offer

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So, there goes our list of cheap Android phones. More low cost Android phones are available in the market. Cheap Android phones are very popular in Nigeria and other emerging markets like Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, and India.

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However, buying cheap Android phones it is important to know that they are limited in performance. Some cheap Android phones are accused of being too slow, having to short battery life, heating up under usage, and consuming too much data.

So, when buying cheap Android phones, you have to be realistic with your expectation.

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