The smartphone midrange segment is getting soooo good, it’s really tough to settle. Most companies are packing high-end features reserved for flagships in their more affordable series. We have already done a list of best phones you should consider under 30K. There is also a simple list of the best three to look at under 20K. In this article, we take it a notch higher with phones you should buy in Kenya if your budget cap is KES 40K.
Best Phones To Buy In Kenya Under 40K
OPPO Reno5 F
This is the perfect little brother to the Oppo Reno 5. I am excited just looking at some of the specs on this phone, especially at its price point.
Here they are:
- AMOLED screen with 60hz refresh rate.
- Rear Camera: 48MP main, 8MP Ultrawide, 2MP Macro and 2MP Depth sensor.
- Selfie Camera: 32MP
- 4K, 30fps Video recording
- 1080P Slow-motion Video recording
- 30W VOOC Flash Charger
- 4310mAh Battery
- RAM/Internal Storage: 8GB+128GB
- ColorOS 11.1 and Android 11
- In-Display Fingerprint sensor
Price: KES 31,000
Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 Pro
Xiaomi always takes a short, and rarely misses. This phone is one of the best combinations of screen and main camera you can get. The design of this device itself could drive you to just empty your wallet.
Here is the important spec sheet:
- AMOLED 6.67-inch screen with 120Hz, HDR10, FHD display
- Android 11 and MIUI 12 out of the box
- Snapdragon 732G processor
- Rear Camera: 108MP main,8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP depth sensor and a 5MP macro lens
- Front Camera: 16MP
- 5,020mAh battery with support for 33W charging via the USB-C port
As for the prices, the phone retails at:
- 6GB RAM/64GB storage: Ksh 27,499
- 6GB RAM/128GB storage: Ksh 29,999
- 8GB RAM/128GB storage: Ksh 31,899
realme GT Master
Just like the name, this one is a master device. The phone was released back in March 2021, ahead of its time would be an understatement.
Here are the beastly specs you should know:
- Super AMOLED 6.43-inch display, 120Hz, 1000 nits, 1080 x 2400 pixels
- Android 11, able to update to the current latest Android 12
- RAM/Internal Storage options: 6GB/128GB, 8GB/256GB
- Snapdragon 778G 5G chipset
- Rear Camera: 64MP main, 8MP ultrawide lens, 2MP depth sensor
- Under-display optical fingerprint scanner
- Front Camera: 32MP
- 4,300 mAh battery, 65W fast charging
Price: KES 37,500
Samsung Galaxy A52
The Samsung Galaxy A52s was officially presented in August 2021.
Here goes the specs:
- Display; 6.5 inches, Super AMOLED 90 Hz Refresh Rate
- Snapdragon 720G
- 6 GB RAM, 128 GB + 1 TB Expandable
- Rear Camera: 64MP main, ultra-wide angle 12 MP camera, and macro and depth cameras at 5 MP
- Front Camera: 32 MP
- 6 GB/128 GB and 8 GB/256 GB storage options.
- 4500 mAh battery that supports Fast 25 W Charging
- OS Android 11
PRICE: KES 39,000