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Best Affordable Android Phones below N30,000 in Nigeria 2017


5 years ago, who would have thought that you will be able to buy one of the best affordable android phones below N30,000 in 2017?

As Android Smartphones become a common sight in Nigeria, we are seeing a drastic fall in Smartphone price.

Now, thanks to the Advent of phones like Tecno, Infinix, Gionee and Innjoo Phones you can easily get hold of a Smartphones at the cheapest price in the market.

However, a smartphone that cost’s N30,000 or less will come with a lot of features lacking. Nevertheless, these phones will give you a bang for your buck.

I put up a nice list of phones that rank in at N30,000 and below, while it won’t give you an impressive experience considering the price. You will have a good smartphone at hand.

Got N30,000 to spend on a phone? Let’s make you get the most out of every Naira!

The Best Affordable Android Phones below N30,000

  1. Infinix Hot 2
  2. Tecno W3
  3. Fero V505 Smartphone
  4. Itel 1556
  5. Innjoo Fire Pro
  6. Innjoo Fire 2
  7. Infinix Hot 3



 best affordable android phones below N30,000

Owning an Affordable Android Phone doesn’t always mean its “chinko” as you will certainly find out when you buy the Infinix Hot 2. For just less than N27,000 you can get an amazing smartphone that holds what’s reserved for premium Smartphones.

The most coolest thing about the Smartphones is the 8 Mega pixel Camera and battery storage. The phone forte is the camera as it allows users to take crisp and average shots.

Finally, there are some features that doesn’t sit right with the Hot 2, but if you can ignore it, you can own a winner at hand and in my opinion the Infinix Hot 2 remains one of the best Affordable Android Phones we have in Nigeria this 2017.



A tip: No one will tell you that the Tecno W3 is the first Tecno phone to feature the Android 6.0!

Coming Second on our list is coming right from the table of Tecno, known for their affordable quality mobile devices. Tecno started the trend of superb yet affordable Android phones, this feat is worth an applaud.

Tecno’s targeted marketing in Africa paid off; in 2015 Tecno & Samsung jointly had a 50% share of phone user’s in Africa.

This entry level Affordable Android Phone holds amazing features. You can check out the key specs of the Tecno W3 below:


Display: 5.0 -inch IPS Display

Processor: 1.3 quad-cores Mediatek Chipset

OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

Internal Storage: 16GB

Cameras: 5MP rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera

Sim type: Dual-SIM

Battery: 2500 mAh

FERO V505 Smartphone

Feel like even N30,000 isn’t something you can spare? Then, the Fero V505 is right for you as the price starts around N21,000.

Furthermore, the phone gets a lot of things right, with a solid design, beautiful aesthetics, and an unbeatable price.

The camera experience at 5MP is a bit let down. Overall, if you are looking for a good device and you are on a tight budget. The Fero V505 is the ideal choice for you.


ITEL 1556

Before we jump into the review, there are some things worth mentioning:

First off, the Itel 1556 is one of the most capable phones you will find on the market.

With that said, the phone boasts of an 8GB internal storage, 5.5 inch display, ultra-fast 1.3GHz quad core processor and 5MP front camera.

At this point, if the ITEL 1556 doesn’t suffice you need, check out other Itel phones on the market as they as cheap and they hold premium features.


Straight out of the box comes the Innjoo fire pro. Just like the Itel 1556, the fire pro too, comes with a 1.3GHz processor, 2GB RAM, runs the Android V4 (Kit Kat), 2500mAh battery storage and a fierce body built.

The Innjoo fire pro is that type of phone that can pay for itself. The phone is designed with quality materials that makes it easy to hold the phone in your hands.

Furthermore, it is worth stating that the Innjoo Fire Pro was once the most sold phone on Jumia – Africa’s largest Ecommerce store which makes its one of the best Affordable Android Phones in Nigeria 2017.


Remember the Fire pro?

The Innjoo Fire 2 comes with an upgrade in terms of specs and quality. It is not surprising that the Fire 2 pro commands a steeper price tag. Despite the price, the device sticks out to bare basics.

It’s the type of mid entry device that makes a lasting impression. Do yourself the favor of checking out the key specs of the phone below:


    Display: 5.0 -inch IPS Display

    Processor: 1.3 quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU with 1GB RAM

OS: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)

Internal Storage: 16GB

Cameras: 13MP rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera

Sim type: Dual-SIM

Battery: 2800 mAh

Gionee P5 MINI

Can you eat your cake and still have it?

Perhaps you can. With the Gionee P5 you can get a entry level smartphone that packs a wholesome amazing features.  The phone features a quad-core processor, Android Lollipop 5.1 OS, 8GB internal storage, 5MP rear camera, and 2MP camera.

Check out the Key Features of the Phone:


Display:4.5-inch IPS

    Processor: 1.3 quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU

OS: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)

Internal Storage: 8GB

    RAM: 1GB

    Cameras: 5MP Rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera

    Sim type: Dual-SIM

Battery: 1800 mAh Removable Battery



best affordable android phone

Just as the name implies, the Hot 3 is literally Hot.

As a matter of fact this list wouldn’t be complete without including this high end Android Phone.

The Infinix Hot 3 is the Successor to the Android one powered Hot 2.  The phone is available in two variants; the 1GB variant and 2GB Variant.

With that said, the phone boasts of a nice diamond texture case making it comfortable in hands. The Hot 3 also features a huge 55 inch display with a screen resolution of 720 * 1280 pixels.

Coming to the forte of the Smartphone which is the camera. The phablet is coupled with a combo of 8MP front camera and 2MP selfie camera for flawless picture shots.

You should know that I have made a little exception to include a smartphone that’s above N30,000 by a margin figure. However, the price of the Infinix Hot 3 falls somewhere within the N35,000 to N38,000.

On a final note, If you want an Affordable Android Phone with nice aesthetics, good internal & RAM storage, ultra-fast processor for playing HD games and much more. The Infinix Hot 3 is that phone.


   Display: 5.5 -inch

Processor: 1.3 quad-core

   OS: Android 5.0 (Lollipop)

    Internal Storage: 16GB

   RAM: 1GB & 2GB

Cameras: 5MP Rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera

Sim type: Dual-SIM

  Battery: 2500 mAh


In conclusion, I hope you like our list of Best Affordable Android Phones Below 30,000?

If you feel there’s a phone that’s left out, please do leave a comment and we will review your request and add it to our list if it makes the cut.


About the Author: Moses Dzarmah is a writer at Techslize. A writer at heart and a blogger spends his time listening to Hip Hop & Afro beats.

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