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Best Affordable Selfie Android Smartphones in Nigeria & Kenya

    It is no longer news that everybody wants to make use of affordable Android Smartphone that gives and provides the best selfies shot. People love buying new smartphones meanwhile few are only subjected to many reason and the rest are going for  the front camera specs that takes special amazing selfies.

    Selfies have taken over the world – virtually everybody wants a new portable selfie phone to take numerous selfies. You could purchase a new phone due to the processor performance, battery life etc but on a cool day without stress, you might decide to take one or two selfies.

    Undoubtedly, taking of selfie has go a long way and yep, there is the Selfie Stick! Which is seriously affecting the DSLR camera team and every wants a selfie stick either with a Bluetooth shutter or so.


    Today, we will be listing out the top best affordable selfie android smartphone both in Nigeria and the top best affordable selfie android smartphone both in Kenya. This article is composed especially for those in budget but still looking for the best selfie smartphones.

    Top Best Cheap Selfie Android Smartphones

    Even if you’ve been living in a cave for the past few years, odds are, you’ve taken a selfie down there a number of times. Surprisingly, mothers and dad even take selfies, so gifting them a well deserved and high rated selfie phone could served as one of their greatest gift from you. Well, lets get started;

    Infinix Note 4 and Note 4 Pro

    The both phones are the premium flagship device from Infinix in 2017 and am amused to inform you that they take sharp and crystal clear selfies on the front facing camera.

    The design on the both phones is impeccable, robust and quite heavy. For the design, none if slim, just thicker and a little bit fat, comparing to the latest phones with curved display, light-weighted, slim and thin.

    Infinix note4 pro with xpen
    Infinix Note 4 pro

    The Infinix Note 4 is priced at N52,000 and KSh 14,560 while the Note 4 Pro is priced at N68,500 and KSh 19,050.

    Click on the above LINK to view the complete specs and features.

    Tecno Camon X and Camon X Pro

    Tecno Mobile are doing extremely sharp for the selfie market. They have successfully made their Camon series a perfect family for their users, who are interested in taking amazing shots.

    The Tecno Camon X and the Camon X Pro are great phones to keep them in the market. The Camon X features a 20MP Front Camera with Dual Flash and 16MP Rear Camera with Ring Flash while the Camon X Pro sports a 24 MP Front Camera with Dual Flash and 16MP Rear Camera with Ring Flash, obviously like Vivo v9.

    The Camon X is priced at N58,000 that is KSh 16.240 while the Camon X Pro is priced at N80,000 that is KSh 22,400.

    Tecno Camon X and Camon X Pro
    Tecno Camon X and Camon X Pro

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    Tecno Camon CX

    The Tecno camon CX which is the predecessor to the Camon X is quite tempting to also indulge into too. The Tecno Camon CX arrives with a stunning camera pixels, as it is right now, the camon series are Selfies Phones from Tecno Mobile.

    It features dual 16MP camera. There is 16-megapixels on the front and back with Ring Flash, with this device, you will never stop taking amazing photos with your friends and selfies and taking pics during the dark hours will never be noticed.

    Tecno Camon CX Manchester City Limited Edition

    Tecno Camon CX Specs

    *. Operating System: AndroidTM 7.0
    *. Processor: 1.5 GHz Octa-Core
    *. Network: GSM/WCDMA/LTE
    *. Band: GSM: 900/1800
    *. WCDMA: 900/2100
    *. LTE: Band 3/7/20/28A/40″
    *. Dimension: 152.8*75.8*5.6mm (Visual)
    *. Display: 5.5″ FHD IPS Touchscreen
    *. Resolution: 1920*1080
    *. Camera: 16MP Front Camera with Dual Flash
    *. 16MP AF Back Camera with Ring Flash”
    *. Memory: 16GB ROM + 2GB RAM
    *. Expandable Micro SD, up to 128GB”
    *. Connectivity: GPS, WiFi, BT
    *. Sensor: G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, Fingerprint Sensor
    *. Battery Capacity: 3200mAh
    *. Color: Champagne Gold, Sky Grey, Elegant Blue, Rose Gold
    *. Priced at N53,000 / KSh 14,890

    itel S42

    Another amazing selfie camera phone is the itel S42 Smartphone, it is the first time seeing itel doing something out of the box. The front camera on the itel S42 is mysterious, it is a 13-megapixels with LED flash light.

    It comes with f/2.0 aperture and offers 120-degree wide angle, 5P lens, bokeh beauty mode, PDAF, dual LED flash. Indeed, change is constant and after all, this is the company’s first Smartphone to feature Full Screen Display, that means, you aren’t only getting selfie anyways.

    Itel S42

    itel S42 Specs

    *. Screen Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
    *. Screen Display: 5.65-inch HD+ IPS 2.5D Full Lamination Display with 285 ppi
    *. Processor: 1.4GHz Quad-Core Snapdragon 425 Mobile Platform with Adreno 308 GPU
    *. RAM: 3GB
    *. Memory Storage: 16GB storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
    *. OS: Android 8.0 (Oreo)
    *. Network and Connectivity: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
    *. Camera:
    – 13MP rear cameras with LED Flash
    – 13MP front-facing camera
    *. Fingerprint sensor: YES
    *. Face Unlock: YES
    *. Sensors: Proximity, gyroscope and light sensor.
    *. Dimensions: 153×73.55×8.25mm
    *. Connectivity and Network: 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
    *. Battery: 3000mAh capacity
    *. Pricing: $131 / N45k / KSh 12,600

    Gionee A1 and A1 Plus

    The Gionee A1 and A1 Plus are among the top best rated selfie Smartphones in Nigeria. The Gionee A1 also arrives with a 13-megapixel on the rear with f/2.0 aperture and a 16-megapixel front-facing camera.

    gionee a1 and a1 plus

    While the Gionee A1 plus features a dual camera setup on the rear – 13-megapixel + 5-megapixel – with f/2.0 aperture and a 20-megapixel front-facing camera.

    Gionee A1 VS Gionee A1 Plus

    Specifications Gionee A1 Gionee A1 Plus
    Display 5.5-inch 1080 p AMOLED screen 6’inch 1080 p AMOLED screen
    Camera 13MP rear back camera and 16MP front facing camera 13MP + 5MP rear back camera and 20MP front facing camera


    RAM 4GB 4GB
    Internal Memory 64GB with microSD space 64GB with microSD space
    Battery 4010mAh battery capacity 4550mAh battery capacity
    Processor MediaTek Helio P10 MediaTek Helio P25
    Android Operating System


    Android 7.0 Nougat

    349 euro

    Android 7.0 Nougat

    499 euro

    Vivo V9 with a 24MP selfie camera

    Incredibly, there are many other 24-megapixels camera on the markets but the Vivo V9 spells out the different. The Vivo V9 is sleek, slim and thin in design, features a 19:9 aspect ratio with rounded curved panels. It isn’t affordable but it gives you the best.

    The 24-megapixels with f/2.0 aperture gives you better satisfaction for your selfies, color vibrancy, AR Sticker, (Snapchat feature), AI Face Beauty and AI Selfie Lighting on the selfie camera. If there is anything, you wouldn’t love about the Vivo V9, it should be the notch display design.

    Vivo V9

    Vivo V9 Specs

    *. Screen Display: 6.3-inch Full HD+ IPS FullView Display with a 19:9 aspect ratio
    *. Design: Glass
    *. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 Octa-core
    *. RAM: 4GB RAM
    *. Storage: 64GB ROM (Supports microSD Card up to 256GB)
    *. Battery: 3260mAh
    *. Color: Pearl Black , Champagne Gold
    *. Operating System: Funtouch OS 4.0 ( Based on Android 8.1)
    *. SIM Slot Type: 2 Nano SIM and 1 microSD Card
    *. Type: Dual SIM Dual Standby
    *. Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
    *. Facial Recognition: Yes
    *. SENSORS: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-compass, Gyroscope sensor
    *. Battery: 3260mAh battery capacity
    *. Price: Rs. 22,990 / $353 / N128k / KSh 35,429

    Tecno Camon C9

    tecno camon c9

    With the 13MP front-camera shutter, I really think Tecno Camon C9 should be made the first in the list. And with other specs apart from the camera, the tecno camon c9 really worth the mention.

    It is popularly known as “The Best Tecno Selfie Phone” And well coming to the price. The Tecno Camon C9 price in Nigeria is N61,300 meanwhile, in Kenya, the price is KSh 15,499.

    Innjoo 2


    Apparently, this is one of the best Innjoo Android Smartphone to come with a 13MP cameras both back and front. Hence, with the 13MP camera, it will take a lot of amazing selfies.

    The InnJoo 2 comes with most advanced cameras ever. With dual 13-megapixel cameras, sharp detailed photos and full HD videos can be conveniently produced by full-sized zero-delay shutters whenever wherever.

    In addition, the touch sensor also makes shooting more enjoyable. The price in Nigeria is ₦60,000.

    Asus ZenFone Selfie


    And just like others, it comes with a 13MP front camera and trust me, it is another great choice and with its 13MP front camera sports blazing fast focus times and is designed precisely for snapping selfies.

    You would just love it and seeing from the name, the phone is really amazing and wonderful. Asus ZenFone “Selfie” is really a great phone for taking selfie. The price is US$186.39.

    Sony Xperia Z5


    And yea, the Sony Xperia Z5 Dual packs a 23-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 5-megapixel front shooter for selfies. So are you looking for best selfie smartphone, please never forget Sony Xperia Z5.

    The price is $425.98.

    Oppo N3 Smartphone


    The Oppo N3 comes with a rear Camera MP of 16 megapixel. But don’t worry, it is a Motorized camera that is capable of rotating the 16MP rear back camera to front camera, making the

    Although, right now, the Oppo N3 isn’t available in the US, the rotating camera, which allows the 16MP rear camera to also act as the front camera, making your selfie more attractive.

    The price is $469.98.

    Others Includes;

    • HTC Desire Eye – $380.
    • Sony Xperia C4 – $379.
    • Sony Xperia C5 Ultra – $375.
    • Asus ZenFone Selfie – $295.
    • Samsung Galaxy J7 – $265.
    • Sony Xperia C3 – $235.
    • Samsung Galaxy J5 – $219.
    • BLU Selfie – $177.

    They are still many other Android Smartphone which includes Tecno Camon C7, Innjoo Max 3, Infinix Zero 5 and Zero 5 plus, Tecno Phantom 8 and 8 plus, Infinix zero 3, Infinix note 3 etc.