7 best budget Android smartphones in 2022.

There are a lot of factors to consider when choosing an Budget Android smartphone to buy. If you have a particular feature you love in smartphones, it will be better to take notes of such feature in available mobile phone brands.

Some brands which manufacture Android smartphones include Tecno, Samsung, Gionee, Oppo, Nokia, Xiaomi, Umidigi and more.

Factors to Consider when getting your Next budget Android phone.

Apart from taking your budget into consideration, there are some important features or specifications to consider when choosing your Android smartphone. They are:

  • Processor
  • RAM
  • Storage
  • Display size
  • Resolution
  • Camera
  • Connectivity
  • Software
  • Data

7 best budget Android smartphones

The Samsung Galaxy A20s

Samsung brand is one of the best mobile phone brands and its smartphones are highly rated in the world. Galaxy A20s was released on 5th April, 2019. It has about seven versions. The price starts at 60000 naira in Nigerian retail outlets and differs depending on the variants.


ProcessorQualcomm SDM 450
RAM3GB, 4GB (depends on your preference)
Storage32GB, 64GB (depends on your preference)
Main cameraDual – 13MP(wide) + 8MP(ultrawide) + 5MP(depth)
Selfie camera8MP
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000mAh
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie) Upgradable to Android 11
ColorsBlack, Blue, Red, Green

The Tecno Spark 8 pro

Tecno mobile, a subsidiary of Transsion holdings is the manufacturer of Tecno Spark 8 pro and other Tecno products. One of the company that produces budget android phone. It was released in January 2022.

The price starts at 56 000 naira and varies depending on specs like RAM, storage and other worthy factors. Good deals for this smartphone can also be checked on Jumia here.


ProcessorOcta-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Storage64GB, 128GB
Display size6.8 Inches
Main cameraTriple – 48MP, 2MP, QVGA
Selfie camera8MP
BatteryLi-Po 5000mAh, non- removable.
OSAndroid 11, HIOS 7.6
ColorInterstellar black, Komodo island, Winsor violet

Xiaomi Redmi Note 8

Redmi note 8 is a product of Xiaomi Inc. It was released on 24th September 2019. It has about 3 models and 8 different colors. The price starts at 63000 naira and varies according to specs.


ProcessorOcta Core (2x Cortex – A76+ and 6x 2.0 GHz Cortex – A55
Storage64GB, 128GB
Display size6.53 Inches
Main cameraQuad – 64MP(wide) + 8MP(ultra wide) + 2MP(macro) + 2MP(depth)
Selfie camera20MP(wide)
BatteryLi-Po 4500mAh, Non-removable
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie)
ColoursBlack, Red, white, blue, twilight orange, midnight blue, electric blue, deep sea blue.

The Umidigi A11

Umidigi A11 can be said to be an improved version of Umidigi A9 released earlier. This Android smartphone was manufactured by Umidigi, one of the leading budget android phone brands in China.

The A11 costs about 61000 naira in Nigeria.


ProcessorMedia Tek Helio G25
Storage64GB, 128GB
Display size6.53 Inches
Camera : Front8MP
Rear16MP + 8MP + 5MP
Battery5000mAh, Non-removable
OSAndroid 11
ColorsBlue, Gray

Nokia 7.1

It’s certain that Nokia is a well known mobile phone brand across the world. Nokia was initially popular in Nigeria market, in the early 2000s. The bigger models, like Nokia 7.1 were produced later. Nokia 7.1 price starts at 61,000 but prices can differ based on difference in some specifications.


ProcessorOcta Core 1.8GHz Kryo 260
Storage32GB, 64GB
Display size5.8 Inches
Camera : Front8MP
Rear12MP + 5MP
BatteryLi-Ion 3060mAh
OSAndroid 8.1
ColoursGloss midnight blue, Gloss steel

The Infinix S5 (X652)

Infinix S5 X652 and other related Android smartphones are manufactured by Infinix mobiles in various parts of the world.

The S5 was released on 15th October, 2019 and has one model; X652. The price starts at 53 500 naira for the 4GB/64GB configuration and 62 500 naira for the 6GB/128GB configuration.


ProcessorMedia Tek MT6762 Helio P22
Storage64GB, 128 GB
Display size6.6 Inches.
Camera : Front32 MP
Rear16MP(wide) + 5MP(ultrawide) + 2MP(depth)
BatteryLi-Po 4000mAh Non-removable
OSAndroid 9.0(Pie)
ColourQuetzal cyan, Nebula black, Violet

Gionee S12 lite

This Android smartphone was manufactured by Gionee company which is based in China. It was announced on 29th September, 2020 and made available in October, 2020. It comes in Blue, Green and Gray colors. The price starts at 55000 and as usual, varies depending on your location, the retail outlet and other determining factors.


ProcessorMedia Tek Helio A25
Display size6.52 Inches
Main CameraTriple – 13MP(wide) + 5MP(ultra wide) + 2MP(depth)
Selfie CameraSingle – 8MP
BatteryLi-Po 4000mAh, Non-removable
OSAndroid 10


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