Once upon a time when the Android operating system was released into the Nigerian market. Smartphone giants like the Samsung, HTC and their likes dominated the market. Out of these, Samsung had the largest share of the market. Android phones then were super expensive due to the cost of production and manufacturing.
It’s no longer the case today as Chinese smartphone manufacturers had flooded the market with phones that has specs that could match the Samsung and their likes at affordable prices. Nevertheless, due to it classy nature, a lot of people are still Samsung freaks.
If you are one of those Samsung fans and don’t have a huge budget to go for their high-end products, don’t worry, Samsung got your back. It also has cheap phones that are affordable.
This write-up will reveal to you 5 cheap Samsung phones in Nigeria together with their specs such as battery and camera. It’s important to note that price varies according to market and time. The prices mentioned here are pulled from Jumia.
Galaxy J1 Mini Prime | N25,000
According to our findings on Jumia Nigeria, the Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime is the cheapest Samsung phone in the Nigerian market. At a price of N25,000, you sure will find it difficult to get a Samsung smartphone cheaper except if you go for the refurbished ones or by used ones (second hand).
The Galaxy J1 Mini Prime is a dual sim card phone coming from Samsung with a Quad-core processor at a speed of 1.5GHz. This phone comes with a 4inch capacitive screen. It comes equipped with 1GB RAM will aids in multitasking and an internal memory of 8GB expandable to 128GB using a memory card.
The main camera comes equipped with a 5MP sensor and a LED flash. Don’t underestimate what a 5MP Samsung camera can do, your pictures would definitely be clear. It also equipped with a front camera for selfies and video call. In terms of battery, this phone cannot last for long without as it’s equipped with a 1500mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy S4 | N27, 000
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the cheapest Samsung phones to buy. To me, because of the added value it brings compared to the Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini Prime, I would just add N2, 000 and get this phone.
This phone comes with a slightly larger screen of 5-inch. The Galaxy S4 is equipped with a Quad-core processor with a speed of 1.9GHz. It comes equipped with 2GB RAM will aids in multitasking. This is higher compared to the Galaxy J1 Mini Prime. Its internal memory capacity is 8GB. The phone gives room for increasing memory capacity through the use of memory card not more than 64GB.
It comes equipped with a main camera of 13MP and a front camera of 2MP. There’s a flash light to aid snapping in low illuminated environments. The battery size is 2600mAh.
Galaxy Note N7000 | N28,000
Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone was launched in October 2011. Note N7000 comes with a 5.29-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 800 pixels by 1280 pixels at a PPI of 285 pixels per inch.
This phone came equipped with a 1.4GHz dual core processor. Its RAM capacity is 1GB which gives a smooth performance o5 medium usage. Its internal memory capacity is 16GB.
This phone has a battery capacity of 2100mAh. Its back camera is equipped with an 8MP sensor while tha6 of the front is 1.9MP. There is also a flash light at the back to aid the back camera.
Galaxy Grand Prime Plus | N32,000
Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus is an entry level smartphone designed to follow the original Galaxy Grand launched in 2014 and the Galaxy Grand Prime launched in 2015. It maintains the 5-inch display of its ancestors. Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime Plus is one of the cheapest Samsung phones in Nigeria today.
This phone is one of the best phones in this category. It comes with an 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. This phone comes with a 2600mAh removable battery. This phone comes with a 1.5GB RAM and 8GB.
Galaxy J2 Core | N32,000
Suitable for beginner users, the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core is optimized to make its performance smoother and faster. The build is sturdy and its design too is good enough for a smartphone is its caliber.
Not entirely meant for heavy lifting, the smartphone handles day to day tasks of watching videos, social media and surfing the web quite well. The phone comes with a 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM.
For occasional shots in broad daylight, you can count on the Samsung Galaxy J2 Core to deliver an okay quality according to its level. The rear 8MP camera captures decent pictures in good conditions while the 5MP front camera Is not so good.
The battery is removable and has a capacity of 2,600mAh which is enough for the day. If usage is kept minimal.