Entry level smart phones are the best phones to consider if you are shopping for your first smartphone. They usually offer good value for money with reasonable quality and performance at an affordable price. Here are some of the best entry level smart phones for 2014 in Nigeria.
If you are shopping for good value and not just the cheapest phones, this list will offer you some of the best entry level smart phones in the country. Entry level smartphones usually come with tradeoffs like short battery life, so don’t compare them with the Galaxy S5, they are galaxies apart.
Below is a run down of the best entry level smart phones in Nigeria for 2014:
If you are a fan of the Samsung Galaxy line, Samsung Galaxy Core 2 is the best entry level member of the family. It features a sizeable 4.5-inch display, a 5 megapixels rear camera and a VGA front camera with neat design.
Samsung Galaxy Core 2 also offers reasonable performance with 1.2GHz quad-core processor and 768MB of RAM. It runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) with a reasonable 2000 mAh battery. Price ranges from 26,800 to 31,000 Naira.
Nokia Lumia 630 was the first Lumia phone to support dual-SIM. It is one of the best entry level smartphone in Nigeria with a brilliant screen and decent camera. Nokia Lumia 630 runs Windows Phone 8.1 on a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 512MB of RAM.
It features a 4.5-inch display with ClearBlack technology for a decent view outdoors. Nokia Lumia 630 price in Nigeria ranges from 26,700 to 31,000 Naira.
Infinix Zero is one of the hottest selling smartphone in Nigeria. Its success has a lot to do with its rich features and affordable pricing. Infinix Zero features a brilliant 5-inch display and runs Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) on a 1.4GHz octa-core processor with 1GB or 2GB of RAM.
Infinix Zero also features a 13 megapixels camera. It is exclusive at Konga with the 8GB model offering 1GB of RAM selling for 20,900 Naira and the 16GB model offering 2GB of RAM selling for 23,900 NGN.
Innjoo i2s follows the Infinix Zero with the same rich specsheet and affordable pricing. It also features a 5-inch screen and a 13 megapixels camera. Innjoo i2s runs Android 4.4.2 on the same 1.4GHz octa-core processor with 1GB of RAM.
It is exclusive to Jumia with price currently 20,999 NGN. Innjoo and Infinix appear to be leaving Tecno in the dust with the rich specs and exclusive deals with two of Nigeria’s leading online stores.
With the Desire 310, HTC is making a big move towards the emerging markets. Offers the awesome HTC design at a more affordable price. HTC Desire 310 features a 4.5-inch display and a 5 megapixels camera.
It is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 512MB of RAM and runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean). HTC Desire price in Nigeria ranges from 26,000 to 31,000 Naira.
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