Top 10 under 10k best smartphones to buy

Whether you are looking for the best cheap Android phones, best cheap phones running on iOS, or even the best cheapest phone for photography, there's something for everyone on this list.

itel P33 @ KES 6,200
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In Brief

– Owning a smartphone has nowadays become a common thing unlike in the past when it was such a tall order to buy a smart phone

– The deal is getting even better with continued evolution in technology as cheaper smart devices continue to make their way into the market.

– Today we compile a list of pocket friendly 10 under 10k smartphones just for you.

Today’s episode of cool gadgets (#coolgadgets) features a guide on how to buy the best mobile phone with the best specifications at the cheapest cost possible. You are definitely in the right place if you are currently shopping for a pocket friendly smart mobile device (Mobile phone or tablet). And what’s more? You actually do not need to leave your house to make a purchase, making an order is just a mouse-click away!

Whether you are looking for the best cheap Android phones, best cheap phones running on iOS, or even the best cheapest phone for photography, there’s something for everyone on this list.

 

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Even at these seemingly low prices, you will still land on wonderful handsets with top-notch screens, fast modern processors, adequate internal memory, and amazing cameras. If you are seeking to upgrade or to buy a new phone within this incredible budget, make no hesitation.

Here are my top ten picks for the best high-stake mobile phones to buy if your budget falls under KES 10,000.

1. Redmi  – KES 6,999 – 9,999

Redmi 8A @ KES 9,999

It comes with a 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, a single 12MP rear camera from Sony, a 6.22 inch HD screen, a massive 5000mAh battery, and a type-C USB cable charger. Its camera performance is just on a whole new level. If you have fallen for it, just get it today!

2. TECHNO F1 – KES 5,199

Techno Spark 4 @ 9,600
Techno Spark 4 @ 9,600

If you are looking for a dual-camera device, you are at home. This one has a 13MP+2MP camera set-up at the back. It also comes with a 2GB RAM, 16GB storage, a 3000mAh battery, and the Helio A22 processor. You can consider buying this one today.

 

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3. Redmi 7A – KES 9,541

Redmi 7A @ KES 8,999
Redmi 7A @ KES 8,999

Buy Redmi 7A if you are constantly kept in a state of discomfort by devices that are too big for your hands. It has the same processor, same RAM, and Storage options as the Redmi 8A. But there’s a different 13MP camera, a smaller 5.45-inch display, a smaller 4000mAh battery, no fast charging, and no USB type-C. But it is still a remarkable device nonetheless.

4. Redmi Go – KES 5,990

Redmi-GO-android @ KES 5,499
Redmi-GO-android @ KES 5,499

It comes with 1GB RAM, 8/16GB storage, a single 8MP camera, a Snapdragon 425 processor, and a 3000mAh battery. It is rarely listed on online stores in Kenya but still available in physical shops.

5. Infinix Smart 4 – KES 9,299

Infinix Smart 4 @ KES 9,500
Infinix Smart 4 @ KES 9,500

This is another dual-camera phone. There’s an 8MP+QVGA camera setup at the back. You also get 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, 4000mAh battery, and that Helio A22 processor. Buy it if you are looking for a good low-priced gadget.

 

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6. Nokia 1 Plus – KES 6, 599

Nokia-1-PLUS @ KES 6,599
Nokia-1-PLUS @ KES 6,599

This one is running the latest version of Android. It comes with 1GB RAM, 8/16GB storage, a removable 2500mAh battery, and is powered by a Mediatek MT6739WW processor. Make a purchase if you are looking for convenience.

7. itel P33 – KES 6,200

itel P33 @ KES 6,200
itel P33 @ KES 6,200

This is yet another Android GO device to consider buying. There’s 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, 5000mAh battery, and a 5.5-inch display. It runs Android 8 Oreo. It also has a fingerprint scanner.

8. Safaricom Neon Phones – KES. 3,500 to KES. 6,000

Safaricom-Neon-Ray
Safaricom-Neon-Ray

These phones are all single-SIM. If you won’t mind that aspect, you can buy any of the following from this category;

  • Neon Ray (4G) – Ksh. 3,999
  • Neon Nova (4G) – Ksh. 5,999
  • Neon Storm (3G) – Ksh. 3,499

Buying Safaricom devices comes with the unmatched advantage of receiving unlimited customer care services from the company.

9. Huawei Y5 Lite – KES 9,989

Huawei Y5 2019 @ KES 9,989
Huawei Y5 2019 @ KES 9,989

If you’ve always wanted a Huawei device, here’s one to consider. It copies the Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 in many ways. With this phone, you get a sizeable 5.7 inch HD display, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, 4G Support, the Helio A22 processor, a 13MP rear camera, plus a 3020mAh battery. Buy it and get a faux leather finish.

 

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10. Samsung A2 Core – KES 8,100

Samsung A2 Core @ KES 8,100
Samsung A2 Core @ KES 8,100

For the Samsung diehard fans, here’s something to consider if you just can’t pick up any other brands. It comes with a small 5-inch screen, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage, a removable 2600mAh battery, and 4G support. However, note it still runs Android 8 Oreo.

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