The Best 5G phones in Kenya and their Prices in 2022.

5G network in Kenya is accelerating faster than expected when rolled out back in 2020.

The Best 5G phones in Kenya and their Prices in 2022.
The Best 5G phones in Kenya and their Prices in 2022.

You don't have to be stuck with the many choices of the 5G generation of Mobile network smartphones. But if you find that the choices available are so vast. This guide will narrate what you ought to buy in 2022.

Good news, as mentioned previously, 5G is already here with us at writing. Kenya Telco operators have been at the forefront of ensuring that we all benefit from the network. Safaricom  alone has already rolled out more than 200 Testing sites in the country to test this new Generation of the Mobile network.

If you want to follow more about the state of the 5G mobile network in the country, here is what we think:

5G in Kenya 2022: speed, coverage, Compatible phones, everything you need to Know

Shifting back to our area of focus in this article. Here is our selection of the best compatible phones. The good thing is that all budget smartphones are included in the guide.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus 5G

The Samsung S22 series is the latest model from the Korean manufacturer in 2022. The Plus version offers high-end services. However, a (too) exorbitant price. Of 5G is available in this model, like its sisters. In terms of design, the Galaxy S22 Plus follows the lines of the standard model. The phone offers a simple grip and always efficient use.

Samsung Galaxy S22 Plus 5G Key Specs

  • Display: 6.60-inch
  •  Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
  •  Front Camera: 10MP
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 12MP + 10MP + 10MP
  •  RAM: 8GB
  •  Storage: 256GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4,500mAh
  •  OS: Android 12
  • Price: Ksh 118,000

The iPhone 13 Pro

The iPhone 13 Pro, launched in late 2022, brings a lot of cool functionalities that no one saw coming. Identical to the iPhone 13 Pro Max, it has the advantage of being more compact and Most importantly, 5G support is the case here.

The iPhone 13 Pro Key Specs

  • Display: 6.10-inch (1170x2523)
  • Processor: Apple A15 Bionic
  •  Front Camera: 12MP
  • Rear Camera: 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 3095mAh
  • OS: iOS 15
  • Price: KES 137999

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra

The Mi 11 Ultra is equipped with an imposing photo module. But this is not for nothing insofar as many consider it the most photo-gifted smartphone. Day or night, it's hard to fault him. A great feat on the part of Xiaomi.

Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra Key Specs

  • Display: (Primary) 6.81-inch (1440x3200)
  • Processor: Qualcomm
  •  Front Camera: 20MP
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 48MP + 48MP RAM 12GB
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Battery Capacity: 5000mAh
  •  OS: Android 11
  • Price: KES 129,999

The Google Pixel 6

The Google Pixel 6 marks Google's desire to play in the big leagues a little more. By equipping its smartphones with a homemade processor, the Google Tensor, the American giant is taking back control at the hardware level for the first time.

The Google Pixel 6 specifications

  • Display:6.40-inch (1080x2400)
  • Processor: Google Tensor
  •  Front Camera: 8MP
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 12MP
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4614mAh
  •  OS: Android 12
  • Price: KES 150,000

OnePlus Nord 2

OnePlus has made itself known by designing smartphones with a very aggressive price-performance ratio. After focusing on high-end products, the OnePlus Nord 2 is a homecoming for the Chinese manufacturer who signs here a product that does not make its price.

 OnePlus Nord 2 Key Specs

  • Display: 6.43-inch (1080x2400)
  •  Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 1200
  •  Front Camera: 32MP
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 8MP + 2MP
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4500mAh
  •  OS: Android 11
  • Price: KSH 46,000

Samsung Galaxy A52

One of Samsung's best-selling smartphones last year was its Galaxy A51. Therefore, it is not surprising to see this Galaxy A52 arrive in its 5G version. Its beautiful 120 Hz AMOLED screen and its Snapdragon 750G processor have many advantages.

Samsung Galaxy A52 5G Key specs

  • Display: 6.50-inch (1080x2400)
  •  Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
  •  Front Camera: 32MP
  •  Rear Camera: 64MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  •  Battery Capacity: 4500mAh
  •  OS: Android 11
  • Price: KES 35,500

Poco F3

Offering always more for always less, this is the brand's philosophy that achieves this admirably well with this Poco F3. The smartphone impresses in almost all areas: 120 Hz screen quality, autonomy and design.

Poco F3 Key specifications

  •  Display: 6.67-inch
  •  Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
  • Front Camera: 20MP
  • Rear Camera: 48MP + 8MP + 5MP
  •  RAM: 6GB
  •  Storage: 128GB
  •  Battery Capacity: 4520mAh
  •  OS: Android 11
  • Price: KES 41,000

 Nokia X20

After launching its first 5G phone last year, Nokia once more finds itself in the familiar low-cost territory with the Nokia X20

Nokia X20 Key specs

  • Display: 6.67-inch (1080x2400)
  •  Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 480
  • Front Camera: 32MP
  • Rear Camera: 64MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
  • RAM: 6GB
  •  Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4470mAh
  •  OS: Android 11
  • Price: KES 39,500

Oppo Reno 6 5G

The Oppo places the Reno6 5G in the upper mid-range in terms of features and price and delivers a high-quality smartphone.

Oppo Reno 6 5G smartphone Key specs

  • Display: 6.43-inch (1080x2400)
  •  Front Camera: 32MP
  • Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP
  •  RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  •  Battery Capacity: 4300mAh
  • OS: Android 11
  • Price: KES 53,500

Tecno Pova 5G

Tecno is a well-known brand here in Kenya. The manufacturer is already doing very well in terms of Marketability, The brand just released the Tecno Pova 5G, and it's the first Tecno smartphone with 5G network technology. It features some impressive specs.

Tecno Pova 5G Key Specs

  • Display: 6.90-inch (1080x2460)
  •  Processor: MediaTek Dimensity 900
  •  Front Camera: 16MP
  • Rear Camera: 50MP + 2MP + AI
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 6000mAh
  • OS: Android 11
  • Price: KES 29,500

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Vivo V23 5G

Vivo is another smartphone manufacturer making a name for itself slowly in Kenya. The manufacturer is known for coming up with smartphones that mainly focus on photography. The Vivo V23 5G is no exception at all.

Vivo V23 5G Key Specs

  • Display: 6.44-inch (1080x2400)
  •  Front Camera: 50MP + 8MP
  • Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP
  •  RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4200mAh
  •  OS: Android 12
  • Price: KES 29,600

Realme 9 pro 5G

The realme brand is a direct competitor of the Popular Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi here in Kenya. With the Realme 9 pro 5G release, the manufacturer aims to beat Xiaomi in several aspects, such as a good screen, solid performance, and long battery life smartphone.

Realme 9 pro 5G Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.60-inch (1080x2412)
  •  Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 695
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Rear Camera: 64MP + 8MP + 2MP
  •  RAM: 6GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 5000mAh
  •  OS: Android 12
  • Price: KES 36,000

Infinix Zero 5G

The Infinix Zero 5G is the first 5G manufactured smartphone from Infinix. It seeks to offer the best value for money considering its spec sheet

Infinix Zero 5G Key Specifications

  • Display (Primary): 6.78-inch
  •  Front Camera: 16-megapixel
  •  Rear Camera: 48-megapixel + 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel
  •  RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 128GB
  • Battery Capacity: 5,000mAh
  • OS: Android 11
  •  Resolution: 1080x2460 pixels
  • Price:  KES 35,000