Best Phones Under 50000 Naira In Nigeria (July 2019)

This article contains a list of the top, best and cheapest mobile phones below ₦50,000 in Nigeria for 2019. Navigate below to see list.


Have you been searching for the best phones under 50000 naira?

Look no more… Here are the top, affordable and best mobile phones below ₦50,000 in Nigeria updated in 2019.

I get loads of emails and messages where readers of Naijaknowhow blog seek expert advice on choosing the best phones between N40,000 to N50,000 naira in Nigeria.

In response to this, I want to help myself cut the loads of answer I dish out each time a person asks for my help.


I was motivated to write this helpful and evergreen article on the best phones you can buy below 50k price range in Nigeria.

These are the best flagship phones available in the Nigerian mobile market and they are carefully handpicked by me.

Looking at the pace prices of smartphones are scaling up in the mobile village, you will agree with me that;

…finding a phone with the latest specs and features is difficult if you consider your budget.

There are certain things you need to consider when buying a new phone in Nigeria, aside from big battery that can last you the whole day, another thing to strongly consider is the cost of the phone you will be buying.

In one of my earlier article, I shared a full long list of the cheapest Android phones in Nigeria, I think you should have a peek at it when you’re done reading this article.

Back to this post…

I visited an offline gadget store to refresh my head on the prices of the latest smartphones in Naija, what I saw marvelled me…

Prices of phones aren’t pocket-friendly at all!!!

cheapest phones guaranteed

With that in check,

I have carefully listed all the top Android smartphones under ₦50000 naira for you and these phones will sure feature all the predicted specs in 2018. In this post, you’ll find phones with a minimum of 2GB RAM, reasonable battery capacity and a lot more.

Disclaimer: Please do not expect these budget phones between 40k to 50k naira to be as good as the Samsung Galaxy S8, iPhone 7 etc (That’s what I call Ojukokoro in Yoruba).

₦50,000 naira won’t get you that kind of Android device with crazy specs. If you want, then check this list of the best high-end smartphones or see the list of the best Android phones to buy in Nigeria.

If you want cheaper mobile phones, please read my post on the;

In the meantime,

Scroll down to find my extensive list of the best phones under 50000 naira in Nigeria. They are frequently updated to match with the latest price range across all mobile stores in Nigeria. See the list below;

List Of Best Phones Under 50000 Naira In Nigeria (Latest Price In 2019)

1. Samsung Galaxy A10 (₦50,000)

Cheap Samsung Phone Under 50000 Naira With 4000mAh Battery

Samsung Galaxy A10

Samsung Galaxy A10 is the cheapest version of the recently released Samsung Galaxy A smartphones. On this 6.2-inches IPS LCD smartphone, you’ll find the latest Android Pie OS, an Exynos chipset with octa-core 1.6GHz CPU and an exclusive 3GB RAM.

The smartphone gets its power juice from a non-removable 4000mAh Lithium-ion battery strong enough to assure its users an extended range of continuous usage with little or no fear of power problems.

Here are the Samsung Galaxy A10 key specifications…

Display6.2-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie OS
ProcessorOcta-core 1.6GHz Exynos Processor
Storage32GB ROM + 3GB RAM
Camera13MP Rear/5MP Front (With LED light)
Price₦40,000 – ₦50,000

2. Gionee S8s (₦46,000)

Cheap Gionee phone below N50000 naira

Gionee S8s

For the records, Gionee S8s is the first Gionee smartphone to carry the notch design. It’s the brand’s first device to run on the latest Android OS, Android 9.0 Pie.

Here are the Gionee S8s key specifications…

Display5.86-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 1520 x 720 pixels
OSAndroid 9.0 Pie OS
ProcessorOcta-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Processor
Storage32GB ROM + 3GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 128GB)
Camera13MP + 5MP Rear/8MP Front (With dual-LED light)
PriceN40,000 – N46,000

3. Infinix Smart 2 Pro (₦45,000)

Cheap Infinix phones below N50000 Naira

Infinix Smart 2 Pro

The Smart 2 Pro is the bigger variant of the Smart 2. What makes it different is that it comes with a much bigger RAM and ROM. The Smart 2 Pro is a 5.5-inch phone with 18:9 infinity display screen and HD+ screen output for clear imagery. Combine this with 3GB of RAM, MediaTek MT6739 chipset and experience seamless app multitasking and the likes. There’s also the Facial recognition system for improved security.

Here are the Smart 2 Pro key specifications:

Display5.5 Inches Infinity HD+ display, 720 x 1440 pixels
OSXOS Based on Android 8.1 (Oreo)
ProcessorMediaTek MT6739 Chipset
Storage32GB ROM + 3GB RAM (microSD, up to 64GB)
Camera8MP front + 13MP back
Battery3050 mAh (non-removable)

4. TECNO Camon 11 (₦49,000)

Cheap TECNO Phone Under N50,000 With Notch Screen

TECNO Camon 11

This phone launched along with the Camon 11 Pro in November 2018. The Camon 11 comes with a 6.2-inch IPS screen, embedded with 32GB/64GB ROM + 3GB/4GB RAM. It sports a 13MP + 2MP Rear and 16MP Front (With dual-LED light) AI camera. The table below comprises of the key specifications of the Camon 11 device.

Here are the TECNO Camon 11 key specifications…

Display6.22-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo (HiOS)
ProcessorQuad-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Processor
Storage32GB/64GB + 3GB/4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 128GB)
Camera13MP + 2MP Rear/16MP Front (With dual-LED light)
PriceStarts N49,500

5. TECNO Pouvoir 2 Pro (₦47,000)

Cheap TECNO Phone Under 50,000 Naira With 5000mAh Battery

TECNO Pouvoir 2 Pro

TECNO Mobile made the Pouvoir 2 Pro a thing of attraction. With antenna lines flying across the top and bottom region of its rear surface, you have smoothly curved edges that fit conveniently into the palms. That aside, the device boasts of aluminium and glass construction.

Android 8.1 Oreo OS runs out of the box on this smartphone, MediaTek MT6750 chipset, 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM saves up files on the device. Its battery sector also bags a 5,000mAh capacity that can give you 96 hours of optimized power. For smartphone photography, a 13MP rear camera like the Pouvoir 2 is aboard. However, the front camera that executes the selfies sports a better 13MP shooter compared to the Pouvoir 2.

In the table below, you’ll find out the quality TECNO Pouvoir 2 Pro features you’ll enjoy when you purchase the phone:

Display6-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
ProcessorOcta-core 1.5GHz MediaTek Processor
Storage16GB ROM + 3GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 128GB)
Camera13MP Rear/13MP Front (With dual-LED light)

6. Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo (₦47,000)

Cheap Samsung phone below N50000 naira

Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo

The Samsung Galaxy J7 Neo Smartphone offers powerful performance and high-definition image quality on a 5.5-inch display. This smartphone is powered by the notable Exynos 7870 chipset, with octa-core 1.6 GHz processor.

The Galaxy J7 Neo also has 2GB of RAM for multi-tasking. This model stores up to 16GB of data and features a microSDXC slot for added storage capacity. The smartphone’s micro-USB 2.0 interface allows you to connect the device for mass-storage purposes and also serves as a charging port.

The J7 Neo is embedded with 4G LTE and the enlisted specifications, this is what you will enjoy when you buy this smartphone. See key specs below.

Display5.5 inches HD 720 x 1280 pixels
OSAndroid 7.0 (Nougat)
ProcessorOcta-core 1.6 GHz
Storage32GB ROM + 2GB RAM
Camera5MP front + 13MP back)

7. TECNO Pouvoir 2

TECNO Phone With 5000mAh Battery Capacity Under 50000 Naira

TECNO Pouvoir 2 BLUE

If not for anything, TECNO Pouvoir 2 is reveling due to its 5,000mAh battery. This battery can deliver as much as 96 hours of standby time. Heavy users can find extreme joy in this device because of this incredible battery capacity. Its storage capacity is 16GB, and it can be expanded to 128GB with the help of a MicroSD card. It also comes equipped with a Face ID that works with an 8MP selfie camera.

The table below shows the TECNO Pouvoir 2 features you’ll enjoy when you buy the phone:

Display6-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
OSAndroid 8.0 Oreo
ProcessorQuad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek Processor
Storage16GB ROM + 2GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 32GB)
Camera13MP Rear/8MP Front (With dual-LED light)

8. Nokia 3 (₦48,000)

Cheap Nokia phone below N50000 naira

nokia 3

The Nokia 3 is a 5″ HD polarized display with aluminum precision machined frame, 4G LTE (VoLTE ready), Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 and the enlisted specifications. This is what you should expect to enjoy when you purchase this Android 7.0 smart phone. See key specs below;

Display5.0 Inches HD polarized display
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ProcessorQuad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Storage16GB ROM + 2GB RAM
Camera8MP front + 8MP back

9. TECNO Camon CM (₦47,000)

Cheap TECNO phones below N50000 naira


The TECNO Camon CM is the successor to the well-received TECNO Camon CX. It is the first TECNO phone to come with a full-view display.

CAMON CM has an 18:9 bezel-less frame design, display ratio reached by 85%. With a 5.7 inches screen and 1440*720 resolution, you can easily immerse yourself when you are watching video or playing games. See Camon CM full features and specifications here and my review here.

Here are the key specs below:

Display5.7 Inches (1440 x 720 pixels)
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ProcessorQuad-core 1.30 GHz Cortex, MediaTek chipset
Storage16GB ROM + 2GB RAM
Camera13MP front + 13MP back

10. Elephone P8 Mini (₦49,699)

Cheap Elephone phones below N50000 naira

Elephone P8 Mini

The 5.0-inch FHD screen Elephone P8 Mini is embedded with the enlisted specifications, this is what you should expect to enjoy when you purchase this Android 7.0 smartphone.

This device is originally sold above N90,000 naira but Jumia Nigeria is offering at a much cheaper rate. See key specs below;

Display5.0 Inches
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat
ProcessorMTK6750T Octa Core 1.5GHz
Storage64GB ROM + 4GB RAM
Camera13.0MP + 2.0MP with AF and flashlight + front camera 16.0MP

Now that you’ve seen my list of the best phones below 50000 naira in Nigeria, don’t you think It’s right if you check out what I compiled on the cheapest Android phones in Nigeria.

The smartphones you just saw were carefully selected based on the availability of their repair centres in Nigeria. Although there are cheaper not so popular phones between 40000 to 50000 naira in Nigeria, this list isn’t just targetted for the cheapest but also the ones you can fix easily when they get bad!

Before you leave, kindly share with us your preffered choice and why? Or simply share with us other budget smartphones you’ve seen between the range of 40,000 to 50,000 naira in Naija?

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  1. What of homtom s99? I haven’t seen any that matches its quality here. 4gram 64grom,6200mha. It seems the product hasn’t been known by people.

  2. I really like anything LG. The name speaks Quality. But, then, if I were to go for any phone brand among the ones you mentioned, I’ll go Infinix products.

  3. The Redmi 5 is value for money. I strongly recommend it from personal experience. Battery life is fantastic, picture quality good and durable.

    • First I’m lost with the question. Are you trying to say have I used three or these phones? If you meant the latter, then yes, I have folks who have used all phones mentioned above. My reviews are not generically generated. This post a list of the best phones below 50k price in Nigeria. If you want reviews, Type the phone name you’re searching for on Google then include reviews to get reviews of them on SERPs.
      If you have any more question, kindly share, I’d be glad to reply.

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