5 Cheap, High Performing Android Phones: Prices & Specs

Picking out the Android phone you should use is no mean feat. It’s even more difficult right now, since a number of brand new flagship phones are just starting to hit the shelves.

There are several manufacturers that offer handsets that bring quality specs and yet are priced low enough you don’t need to take out a second mortgage. In this article, we take a look at some of the best low-cost Android phones on the market.

We’ve been through our extensive mobile phone reviews to find the best cheap phones at the moment, so if you’re looking to pick up a decent handset for not much cash which is unbelievably affordable, these are the best budget phones at the moment in descending order.

5. Infinix Hot


The Infinix Hot is a brand new hot smart phone from the Infinix innovations, it is a very pocket friendly mobile device with its weight at about 100 grams. It comes with a 1GB RAM that gives you the confidence of your phone never running slow as it very fast even with the largest of games running on it such as the Asphalt 8 racing game. Have you always wanted bold and bright display on your mobile phone? Then you are in luck.

Device Specifications:

Powered by a 1.3Ghz processor and a 1GB RAM, the Infinix Hot does not stop or slow down. And a 2000mAh battery ensures that it keeps on going. Running on Android KitKat 4.4.2, you automatically have access to over 1,000,000 work and fun apps and games. There’s also 16GB internal memory, enough space to store your music, movies, photos, documents and games.

Price: N16,000

4. Innjoo One 3G


Innjoo is going for thin and fashionable in its newest smartphone, the One 3G HD. It’s an impressively smart, feature-packed phone with a metal unibody and slim profile.

Device Specifications:

  • Display: 5″ IPS screen (720*1280)
  • Operating System: Android 4.4 Kitkat
  • CPU: MTK Octa-Core 1.4GHz
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Storage: 16GB
  • Front camera: 5.0 Megapixel
  • Back camera 13.0 Megapixel Auto Focus
  • Battery: 2600mAh Polymer Battery

Price: N30,000

3. Tecno H7


The Tecno H7 is packed with a 5 inch screen, it comes with a QHD display and a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels in a 16:9 aspect ratio. It has four times as many pixels as the 720p HDTV video standard. The TFT technology was designed to improve image qualities such as addressability and contrast. These features coupled with the screen size, makes it an excellent choice for HD viewing.

Device Specifications:

  • Android OS 4.2 Jelly Bean
  • Dual Sim
  • 4GB Internal Storage, 1GB RAM
  • 5 Inch, TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
  • 3 GHz Quad-Core Processor

Price: N30,000

2. Huawei 3C Lite

huawei 3c lite

Android 4.4.2 KitKat runs the show, and Huawei left the OS almost untouched except for the launcher and app drawer, which is merged and shown through their Emotion UI 2.0 software.

Device Specifications:

  • 3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB storage + up to 32GB microSD
  • 5-inch IPS display (1280 x 720 pixel resolution, 294 ppi)
  • 8MP rear camera (LED flash, autofocus, f/2.0 wide aperture, 5P optical lens) + 2MP front camera
  • 3 x 142.2 x 9.4mm | 156g
  • supports Dual SIM (3G + 2G), WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • features AirSharing,
  • 2000 mAh battery
  • Android 4.4.2 + Huawei Emotion UI 2.0
  • Available in black and white


1. Infinix Hot Note

infinix hot note

Infinix Hot Note X551 is an improvement of the Infinix Hot X507, bringing on-board a HD display, more processing power and twice the battery capacity.

Device Specifications:

  • PROCESSOR: Mediatek Octa-Core 1.4 GHz
  • GPU: Mali 450
  • STORAGE: 16GB (Expandable up to 32 GB Using the microSD Card)
  • CAMERA: 8MP main camera; 2MP front facing camera
  • DISPLAY: 5-inch Full HD IPS display
  • BATTERY: 4000mAh (with Super-Fast Charging feature)
  • CONNECTIVITY: WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0 Colours: Anthracite Grey, Copper Brown, Champagne Gold, Mint Green

Price: N23,500

The Major Online stores in the country are not lagging behind when it comes to selling these products, some of the best deals are available on Kaymu and Konga to mention a few.

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  1. afolabi says:

    where can i get this infinix hot…….. i mean at #16,000 plz.

  2. Nice one.

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