Budget smartphones this christmas

The festive is here and the hunt for great smartphones to gift loved ones is on the rise. With 2017 having registered many smartphone launches, various brands have reduced costs this December to their customers. Mtn Uganda kick started the season’s low cost smartphone offers with the Gift A Fero promotion where the Zero A4001 plus goes for a greatly affordable price of 119,000 Ugx. Well with various low cost smartphones on market, here is our quick top 5 selection.

MTN Fero A4001 Plus

The Mtn Fero A4001 smartphone was launched late last month in a gift back promotion by Mtn Uganda in partnership with Fero mobile. Retailing for 119,000 Ugx this festive season. The Fero A4 is an affordable smartphone we highly recommend, with a 2500 MAh long lasting battery at the lowest price ever.

Mtn Fero Unboxed
The unboxed MTN Fero A4001 plus
Quick Specifications
  • OS: Android 6.0.
  • Processor: 1.2 GHz Quad Core Spreadtrum SC7731C
  • Display: 4.0 Inches
  • RAM: 512MB
  • ROM: 8GB
  • Camera: Back (2.0MP), Front (VGA).
  • Battery Capacity: 1300mAh

Itel S12

Itel S12 is another top tier yet low cost smartphone previously launched by Itel mobile.The company is best known for production of cheap but top feature smartphones. The Itel S12 is reliable allowing you to take dual selfies on its dual portrait and group front lenses. Furthermore with 8gb ROM and 1gb of RAM blended with a fingerprint sensor for extra security.The Itel S12 is a great choice at a price of 240,000/- at Itel VIP shops.

Itel S12 Quick Specificationsitel S12
  • 5.0 inch HVGA screen
  • 1.3Ghz processor
  • Finger print sensor
  • 1Gb+8Gb
  • Dual Selfie Camera
  • 8.0mp AF Rear camera

Tecno WX3 Pro

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Released this year, the Tecno WX3 is a by no doubt an affordable smartphone as per it’s specifications. Replacing the Tecno W3, for a great price of 242,000 ugx on Jumia market,the WX3 pro is another great smartphone you can get at a low price.

Quick WX3 Specificationsitel S12
  • Display: 5.0″ Touchscreen
  • OS: Android 7.0
  • Camera: 5MP Front and Back with Flash Cameras
  • Memory: 8GB ROM + 1GB RAM
  • Battery: 2300MAH

Samsung Galaxy J1 Mini

The Samsung J1 mini prime smartphone is a J series top feature smartphone from Samsung mobile. J1 mini is a lite version of the Galaxy J1 specifically designed for better performance at a low price.Gifted with a 4.0-inch touchscreen display and a resolution of 480 pixels by 800 pixels.The J1 mini is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core that comes with 1GB of RAM and 8gb internal memory expandable to 128gb via a micro SD slot at a price of 240,000/- discounted on Jumia.

J1 mini Specifications
Galaxy j1 mini
  • Display Size + Type: 4″ TFT capacitive touchscreen
  • Processor: Quad-core 1.5 GHz
  • OS: Android OS
  • Memory: 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM
  • Camera: 5 MP
  • SIM: Dual SIM

Huawei Y360

The Huawei Y360 is a 4.0 inch smartphone powered by a 2,000mAh battery. At an affordable price of only 190,000/- at Huawei shops. The y360 is a portable and purely dependable phone that can serve as a great gift this festive season. In addition to a 2mp camera,the phone relys on its 512mb RAm together with 4Gb ROM.

Huawei Y360 Specificationsitel S12 
  • Display. 4.00-inch
  • Processor. 1.2GHz quad-core
  • Front Camera. 2-megapixel
  • Resolution. 480×854 pixels
  • RAM. 512MB
  • OS. Android 4.4.4
  • Storage. 4GB

In conclusion,the festive season is here as the hunt for great specification smartphones is on.We recommend the above devices as you may wish to consider them this festive season.