Looking for the best Android Phones under 20000 Naira in Nigeria? Smartphones that you can browse with, watch movies and play a number of games with? here in this article, we’ll be discussing some of the best and cheap Android phones below 20000 Naira in Nigeria.
Since 2019 kicked off we’ve welcomed several Android phones into the smartphone space, from premium phone down to pocket-friendly phones (budget smartphones). We all want to use the latest smartphones and gadgets, however, with great devices comes huge prices.
In a previous article, I discussed 11 best smartphones under 50k in Nigeria and more recently, I wrote about some the best premium smartphone with the latest Snapdragon 855 processor that you can check out if you have the flare for premium devices.
Without wasting much of our time, if you’re searching for portable and fashionable smartphones below 20000 Naira in Nigeria to buy for your junior/loved ones then search no further. In this article, I’ve picked the best Android smartphones from different brands and pocket-friendly phones which you can gift your loved/junior ones or perhaps get or a second phone.
Best Smartphones Under 20000 Naira In Nigeria 2019
In no particular order, I have compiled the list of cheapest smartphones under 20000 Naira in Nigeria with the most important features you should be looking at before choosing a smartphone of any kind.
1. Xiaomi Redmi Go ( ₦ 19,000 )
The Xiaomi Redmi Go is undoubtedly one of the best smartphones below 20000 in Nigeria at the moment. The device was launched in March 2019 as an Android Go device with 1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage.
Redmi Go comes with a 5-inch HD display, an 8MP main camera, and a 5MP selfie shooter. The most exciting features about this device are the Dual 4G connectivity, Qualcomm processor, and can use up to 128GB Micro SD for external storage.
Redmi Go runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) out of the box and thanks to the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor and the light OS version preloader on the device, you’ll get a seamless experience for this low budget smartphone.
The device houses a 3000mAh battery which should last you up to 10 days on standby. If you’re not sure which smartphone under 20000 to buy, I strongly recommend the Xiaomi Redmi Go.
2. itel P13 ( ₦ 19,700 )
The itel P13 is one of the best smartphones under 20000 naira at the moment. The device packs an enormous battery while offering portability and a wide HD display. The device comes with a 5.5-inch HD display, a dual rear camera setup with LED flash and a front-facing camera.
With the built-in 4000mAh battery, the device will last up to 48hours on continuous usage and up to 7days on standby. itel P13 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor, assisted by 1GB of RAM memory. There’s a built-in 8GB storage space, expandable up to 32GB via MIcro SD.
The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), however, it doesn’t come with fingerprint support. As for the camera, there’s a dual 5MP + 5MP main camera pls LED flash and in the front of the device, you’ll find a 2MP shooter.
This is one of the best Android Go smartphones to launch in December 2018 and one of the best to date. It is one of my favorite device on the list that I really recommend.
3. itel A32F ( ₦ 19,000 )
The itel A32F was launched in December 2018 and its still one of the best smartphones under 20000 naira in Nigeria. It is one of the best Android Go devices to launch last year till date.
itel A32F launched with a 5-inch HD display, a 5MP main camera assisted with an LED flash and a 2MP front camera. While the Redmi Go houses great specs it doesn’t have a fingerprint sensor but the itel A32F offers this feature for additional security.
This device also runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) out of the box, it is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor having 1GB of RAM to manage all it multi-tasking process. The itel A32F also comes with 8GB internal storage which can be expanded up to 32GB.
In the power department, the itel A32F houses a 2050mAh battery and comes with several power-saving features to help you manage your battery and save power. The device is dual 3G and a very good device under 20,000 to buy.
4. Tecno F1 ( ₦ 16,790 )
Tecno F1 was launched in 2018 with a 5-inch HD display. This is one of the best Android Go devices to launch in 2018 and one of the best Android phone under 20000 naira you can buy right now in Nigeria.
The Tecno F1 comes with a single rear camera and a selfie shooter like every other smartphone in this category. A 5MP main camera with LED flash and a 2MP selfie shooter, however, there’s no fingerprint sensor on this device.
Tecno F1 comes with Android 8.0 Oreo (Go edition), powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor, 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal storage which can further be expanded up to 32GB via Micro SD slot.
A removable 2000mAh battery rest inside this device with standby up to 9days. The Tecno F1 is relatively cheap and not bad for a budget smartphone.
5. LEAGOO POWER 2 ( ₦ 19,490 )
Leagoo Power 2 offers the best value for money. The above devices we’ve discussed are all Android Go devices and offers 1GB RAM with a small amount of storage but the Leagoo Power 2 offers more RAM and storage for a little amount.
The Leagoo Power 2 comes with a 5-inch HD display, a dual rear camera, and a single selfie shooter. The device houses an 8MP + 2MP main camera with LED flash and a 5MP selfie camera.
The device also comes with a fingerprint sensor on the rear for additional security. Leagoo Power 2 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor, 2GB of RAM and a 16GB built-in storage which is expandable up to 32GB via Micro SD card slot.
Leagoo Power 2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo OS and packs a huge 3200mAh non-removable battery. This is one of the best smartphones under 20,000 in Nigeria right now and I recommend it if you like to have more ram and storage for a very low cost.
6. itel A33 ( ₦ 17,490 )
This is one of the best Android Go devices that launched in 2019 and one of the best smartphones under 20000 right now in Nigeria. The itel A33 launched in March as a sequel to the itel A32F, it also comes with a 5.0-inch HD display, a single rear, and front camera.
The device comes with a 5MP main camera and a 2MP shooter. While its predecessor comes with 8GB of storage capacity, the itel A33 doubles the storage with a 16GB storage capacity which can be further expanded up to 32GB via Micro SD card slot.
The device runs Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) and interestingly, it comes with 2 pcs of 2200mAh removable battery. That should give you an extra power if you want to have your device at all time.
7. Cubot J3 Pro ( ₦ 17,990 )
Cubot J3 Pro is the second 4G device on this list which also offers the best value for money. It comes with a wider display compared with the above set of devices, a 5.5-inch full HD display, a dual rear camera setup, a selfie shooter and a fingerprint sensor.
The Cubot J3 Pro packs all the features you’ll be looking for in a premium device for a very low cost. Although it’s a 1GB RAM smartphone, you also get 16GB built-in storage to keep your files. Since it also runs Android Go Oreo OS, you should also get smooth performance on the MediaTek quad-core processor.
In the camera department, the device houses a dual 13MP+2MP and a 5MP shooter. On top all of that, you have a 2800mAh battery which should last you 24hr regular usage. This is one of the best Android smartphones under 20000 Naira in Nigeria that you can buy for your loved ones.
8. itel A15 ( ₦ 19,000 )
While this device may not be the best choice for those who still consider performance even for a budget smartphone, the itel A15 still is one of the cheapest budget smartphones in the market right now.
This device comes with a 5.0-inch HD display, a 5MP main camera, and a 2MP front-facing camera. Although this device runs on 512MB of RAM, it has Android Oreo (Go edition) preinstalled, this will ensure smooth performance on the quad-core Spreadtrum processor that is installed in this device.
itel A15 comes with a built-in storage capacity of 8GB and 2050mAh of battery. No fingerprint security feature on this device and I won’t recommend this device if you’re looking for a modern smartphone with great design.
9. Bontel E11 ( ₦ 15,650 )
The Bontel E11 is the second device on the list to pack a huge battery power. This 5.0-inch HD display smartphone packs a hefty 4000mAh battery as the itel P13 we talked about earlier.
This device runs an older Android OS version, Android 7.0 Nougat, however, features a good camera. Bontel E11 houses a 13MP main camera and an 8MP front-facing camera. The device is powered by a quad-core MediaTek processor and assisted by 1GB of RAM.
It comes with 8GB of storage capacity and can be expanded as well, up to 32GB via a Micro SD slot. No fingerprint security feature on this device but it’s reasonable for a phone of this price. This is one of the best Android phones under 20000 Naira you can buy for your jumior ones.
10. Cubot Nova ( ₦ 19,990 )
Cubot Nova is no doubt the best device on the list. With a 5.5-inch HD display, a 13MP main camera with a LED flash, and an 8MP selfie shooter. The device is dual 4G enabled and comes with fingerprint security feature.
The device is coupled with 3GB of RAM and 16GB ROM which is expandable up to 128GB via Micro SD card slot. Cubot Nova has a quad-core MediaTek Helio to take care of all the data processing and data transfer.
The device is driven by a 2800mAh battery and will last a full day under continuous usage. This is the best smartphone you’ll find under 20000 Naira right now in Nigeria offering the best value for money.
The above list includes the top 10 Android smartphones below 20000 Naira that you can buy right now in Nigeria. These are the best budget smartphones that can also serve you well as a daily driver or which you can get for your loved ones.
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I think I will go with the bontel e11 not minding the cheap price but it houses the best features.
Tha ka for this list I am off to purchase market.