Are there still cheap phones under 20000 Naira in Nigeria? Absolutely, the answer to that question is YES! There are in fact, lots of feature phones and a few Android smartphones you can buy below 20000 Naira in Nigeria. This post was certainly meant for you if you’ve been looking for the best phones under ₦20,000 Naira.
In today’s Nigeria, buying a smartphone below the 20k price margin is almost impossible, especially when you intend to get a phone with good specifications and great performance. The things you consider before buying a smartphone have expeditiously evolved and I don’t think many of the phones you’re about to see pass that criteria. If not for specific mobile phone brands that have made sure their smartphones remain pocket-friendly and accessible, this post on Naijaknowhow wouldn’t have been needed.
There are no doubts about the availability of cheap mobile phones below 20,000 naira in Nigeria. However, It is highly uncertain if you’d get a phone with great features and performances.
On the flip side, if you’re searching for quality phones with improved features, I think you should look at these articles below;
- Best phones below ₦30,000
- Best phones below ₦40,000
- Best phones below ₦50,000
- Best Android phones on the market
Infinix, TECNO, Xiaomi used to have smartphones within this price point but not anymore, and that’s because the current smartphone market forces have made their devices really expensive. What you’re about to read don’t have any members from these popular brands but their availability within that price point in the Used Phone Market can’t be ruled out.
The fact that there are no TECNO, Xiaomi or Infinix Android phones below 20000 Naira does not mean you won’t see other smartphones you can buy at that price range (Click here to see Infinix phones under ₦50,000).
In this post, you’ll find a list of budget-friendly smartphones you can purchase below ₦20,000 Naira on the Nigerian mobile market. So, let’s get started right away.
List of the Best Phones Under 20000 Naira in Nigeria (Latest Price in 2022)
1. itel A17 (₦19,000)
itel Android smartphone below ₦20,000
Chinese smartphone manufacturer itel announced the budget 3G smartphone “itel A17” with a 5-inch display in July 2021 in Asia and Africa. The itel A17 is a low-end Android smartphone with a 5-inch FWVGA (854 x 480) display, CPU UNISOC (Spreadtrum) SC7731E 1.3GHz quad-core, 1GB RAM, 16GB storage capacity and main camera equipped with a 5 megapixels camera. Learn more about the itel A17 full specifications and features.
Here are the itel A17 key specifications…
|Display||5.0-inch FWVGA 854 x 480 IPS|
|OS||Android 10 (Go edition)|
|Processor||UNISOC (Spreadtrum) SC7731E 1.3GHz quad-core|
|Storage||1GB + 16GB (microSD compatible up to 32GB)|
|Camera||5MP Rear / 2MP Front (With LED light)|
2. itel A14 (₦16,200)
Cheap itel Android smartphone under ₦20,000
Chinese smartphone maker itel announced the low-end 3G smartphone “itel A14” with a 4-inch display in December 2018. The itel A14 is a low-end Android smartphone with a 4-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 800 x 480 pixels display, Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek Processor CPU, RAM 512MB, 8GB storage capacity, and main camera equipped with a 2 megapixels camera. Learn more about the itel A14 full specifications and features.
Here are the itel A14 key specifications…
|Display||4-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 800 x 480 pixels|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)|
|Processor||Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek Processor|
|Storage||8GB ROM + 512MB RAM (MicroSD card up to 32GB)|
|Camera||2MP Rear/0.3MP Front (With LED light)|
3. QUBO SP510 (₦19,990)
Cheap QUBO Android smartphone under ₦20,000
The smartphone maker Qubo announced the QUBO SP510, an entry-level Android smartphone for the budget market. The QUBO SP510 is a 3G smartphone equipped with a 5 inch IPS LCD (854 x 480) pixels display, CPU is Mediatek 1.3GHz Quad-Core, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage capacity and a 5 megapixels main camera.
Here are the QUBO SP510 key specifications…
|Display||5-inch IPS LCD Display, 854 x 480 pixels|
|Storage||8GB ROM + 1GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 64GB)|
|Camera||5MP Rear/2MP Front (With LED light)|
4. Nokia 210 (₦15,000)
Nokia feature phone under ₦20,000
Finland’s HMD Global has announced the Nokia 210, a feature phone with dual SIM in March 2019. The Nokia 210 is a budget phone equipped with a 2.4 inches TFT (240 x 320) pixels display, CPU is Mediatek MT6260A, 16MB storage capacity and a 0.3 megapixels main camera. Other features include Games/Apps/Facebook/FM Radio (headset Require) Video Player and Flashlight.
Here are the Nokia 210 key specifications…
|Display||2.4 inches, TFT, 17.8 cm2 (~27.6% screen-to-body ratio), 240 x 320 pixels, 4:3 ratio (~167 ppi density), 65K colors|
|Battery||Li-Ion 1020 mAh, removable|
5. TECNO T528 (₦11,000)
TECNO feature phone under ₦20,000
Chinese smartphone manufacturer TECNO announced the TECNO T528, a feature phone with Dual SIM in July 2016. The TECNO T528 is a phone equipped with a 2.8-inch TFT display, CPU is Mediatek MT626OA, 8MB RAM, 16MB storage capacity and a 1.3 megapixels main camera. Other features include Bluetooth, 3.5mm earphone jack, FM Radio and Flashlight.
Here are the TECNO T528 key specifications…
|Display||2.8, 240 x 320 pixels (~167 PPI density), TFT Non-touch Display, 265k colours|
|Storage||16MB ROM and 8MB RAM (microSD up to 32GB)|
6. Nokia 3310 (2017) (₦19,000)
Nokia feature phone under ₦20,000
Finland’s HMD Global announced the Nokia 3310 (2017), a 3G feature phone model with dual SIM in May 2017. Nokia 3310 (2017), which is a reprint of the blockbuster Nokia 3310, was not a smartphone but a mobile phone (feature phone). It is equipped with a 2.4-inch TFT (240 x 320) pixels display, 16MB storage capacity and a 2 megapixels main camera with LED flash. Other features include Web Browser, FM Radio (headset Require), Video Player and Flashlight.
Here are the Nokia 3310 (2017) key specifications…
|Display||2.4 inches, TFT, (240 x 320) pixels, 4:3 ratio (~167 ppi density),17.8 cm2 (~30.3% screen-to-body ratio)|
|OS||Nokia Series 30+|
|Storage||16MB ROM (microSD up to 32GB)|
The feature and entry-level android phones you have seen don’t provide the best features and you might want to consider making them a second phone. There are certain specifications your phone should have and seeing the specs of devices mentioned above, you’d realise that a lot of these phones have fallen way behind but we tailor our shopping needs in accordance with our pocket value. And that’s why I’ve compiled these phones for people who still can’t afford to buy phones way above budgets.
Let me know if these phones are what you need, which one will you be buying and why? Are there other cheap smartphones you can buy below 20k Naira that wasn’t listed, please feel free to share using the comment box below, I’d like to hear from you?