The Top Best Android Smartphone under $100 (30000 – 36200)

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best android smartphone under $100

In this article, we are going to be talking about the top selection on best android smartphone under $100 which is equivalent of N36,200 in Nigerian currency.

Smartphones keep getting expensive and a lot of new innovations keeps coming. Additional new features we’ve seen so far this year has made them even more expensive.

However, smartphone manufacturers still pay attention to the entry-level market by bringing out extremely cheap smartphones that are really great to use especially in terms of performance. So I summed up the best phones to buy below $100 (36,200).

Note: this list is not in sequential order.

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Let’s begin with the list of Best Android Smartphone Under $100

Redmi 7a

Key Features

•Release date: June 2019
•Screen size: 5.45 inch
•Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 720 x 1440
•Weight: 165g
•OS: Android 9, MIUI 10.2.7
•CPU: Snapdragon 439
•Battery: 4000 mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 12MP
•Front camera: 5MP
•RAM/ROM: 2GB RAM with 16/32gig ROM or 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM

Upon buying this smartphone the first thing to put at the back of your mind is performance. This phone will handle tasks efficiently.

It supports 2 sim cards and a micro SD card. It also has a large 4000 mAh battery to power it. You can listen to FM without the use of headphones.

The 12MP rear camera shoot quite impressive pictures I think it’s one of the best in this segment of the market. Supports 10 watts fast charging.

Dual active 4G network on both sim cards. Runs on android 9 together with MIUI 10.2.7. Although it doesn’t have a fingerprint scanner,  the only secure way to unlock your smartphone is through the use of pin or password and also comes with a very fast face unlock.

This phone has power saving options that can make the battery last for 48hrs.

The display is small at 5.45inch. The thick bezels and chin also make it look like an outdated device.

But for the price and performance, the Redmi 7a is every inch worthy

Price: About N31,836 Equivalent of $88

Tecno Spark 3 (KB7J)

Key Features

•Release date: April 2019
•Screen size: 6.2 inch
•Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 1500 x 720
•Weight: 175g
•OS: Android 9, HiOs 5.0
•CPU: MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762
•Battery: 3500 mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 13MP + 2MP
•Front camera: 8MP
•RAM/ROM: 2GB RAM 16GB ROM

The Tecno Spark 3 are of two types that of 1gig ram and that of 2gig. The 2gig variant is faster and it is also below a hundred dollar.

This smartphone has a relatively large screen and a corning gorilla glass attached. It carries dual nano sim cards.

It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The device handles all the daily task of a normal smartphone user very well. The dual-camera setup at the back takes good shots because of the AI camera capabilities.

You can also expand the memory to 128 as a result of the sd card slot.

Overall if u a looking for a cheap premium device the Tecno Spark 3 is always a good option.

Price: About N33,500 Equivalent of $93

Umidigi A5 pro

Key Features

•Release date: May 2019
•Screen size: 6.3 inch
•Screen type: LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 2280×1080
•Weight: 203g
•OS: Android 9
•CPU: MediaTek Helio P23
•Battery: 4150 mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 16MP + 8MP + 5MP
•Front camera: 16MP
•RAM/ROM: 4GB Ram 32GB Rom

The Umidigi A5 Pro is probably the top best android smartphone under $100 if we are going by its features. It is called the triple camera value king by the smartphone brand.

The Umidigi A5 Pro has generated a lot of positive reviews, especially on Nairaland. It has a big display, the ability to house dual 4g sim cards.

It houses a 4150mAh battery that lasts a whole day on a single charge. Another added value is the 10 watts fast charging.

The waterdrop notch, minimal chin, and bezels make the device feel like a premium device. Performance-wise this device is really smooth the MTK Helio p23 allows the smartphone to handle even the most difficult task smoothly.

The only complain is that of too much bloatware and some can be deleted. It has a fingerprint sensor at the back, as well as the face,  unlock option which is not recommended.

The breathing crystal variant is another major thing that has made this device a solid one. It borrows looks from the flagship Huawei p30 Pro.

This is the king of entry-level devices in 2019.

Price: About N36,000 Equivalent $99

Infinix Hot 7 (X624B)

Key Features

•Release date: March 2019
•Screen size: 6.2 inch
•Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 1500 x 720
•Weight: 175g
•OS: Android 8.1, XOS V4.1
•CPU: MediaTek MTP6580P
•Battery: 4000mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 13MP + 13MP
•Front camera: 8MP
•RAM/ROM: 2GB RAM 16GB ROM

The Infinix hot 7  is another powerful entry-level device. It has all the makings of a premium device.

A pleasing design to match with the big screen. If you enjoy lots of contents on the Internet then this phone is made for you.

It has a battery that can last a whole day on a single charge. It’s a pure 3G phone and that one of its major setbacks giving the fact that it was manufactured in 2019.

Overall this phone sits right there alongside other phones on this list. It will handle your daily task smoothly.

Price: About N35,000 Equivalent $97

Huawei Y5 (2019)

Key Features

•Release date: May 2019
•Screen size: 5.71inch
•Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 720 × 1520
•Weight: 175g
•OS: Android 9.0, EMUI 9.1
•CPU: MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22
•Battery: 4000mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 13MP
•Front camera: 5MP
•RAM/ROM: 2GB RAM/ 16GB or 32GB ROM

This is another great entry-level device. Huawei delivered an all through a great cheap smartphone.

First off I’ll talk about the amazing faux leather finishing which is quite unique. The device lacks the fingerprint sensor but has a fast face unlock.

It takes good pictures with its 13MP back shooter. It comes with some bloatware that can be removed easily.

Performance-wise the phone handles all task smoothly. Battery last can last a single charge. Overall the smartphone shows just how perfect Huawei Pay attention to even their cheapest smartphones.

Price: About N34,000 Equivalent $96.85

Infinix Hot 8 & Hot 8 Lite

Top best android smartphone under $100

Key Features

•Release date: September 2019
•Screen size: 6.6 inch
•Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 1600 × 700
•Weight: 180g
•OS: Android 9, XOS V5.0
•CPU: MediaTek Helio P22
•Battery: 5000 mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 13MP + 2MP + 2MP
•Front camera: 8MP
•RAM/ROM: 3/4GB RAM with 32/64GB ROM

This phone (Infinix Hot 8)has the largest screen size within its price range. If you consume lots of media with your phone look no further this is the best entry-level device for media consumption.

The 5000 mAh battery makes the device more powerful. And the MediaTek Helio P22 processor will make sure the phone runs perfectly.

It is amazing how much this smartphone cost giving its big battery, memory and screen size. This is one of the most solid devices that Infinix ever put out and it is cheap.

You should consider it as your first option if you want to buy a device below $100. It can be used for gaming because of its large screen size. This smartphone deserves to be on the list of top best android smartphone under $100

Price: About N32,500 Equivalent $90

Lenovo A5

best android smartphone under $100

Key Features

•Release date: June 2018
•Screen size: 5.45 inch
•Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 720 × 1440
•Weight: 160g
•OS: Android 8.0, ZUI, 3.9
•CPU: Mediatek MT6739
•Battery: 4000 mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 13MP
•Front camera: 8MP
•RAM/ROM: 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM

This device is a solid one from the build. It’s one of the most durable in the entry-level market.

Although it was released last year, It supports dual 4g sim cards. They are two variants in the market. One with 16GB the other with 32GB of internal storage.

The memory can be expanded with an Sd card. The performance aspect of this device is what I actually prefer more. It handles tasks perfectly even at heavy usage.

The Lenovo A5 is not a gaming device due to its small screen size. It has a large 4000 mAh battery inside. The battery power makes it last more than a day.

It takes great photos, especially in good lighting conditions. If you want great performance then this device is for you.

Price: About N28,500 Equivalent of $78

Umidigi A3 Pro

Top best android smartphone under $100

Key Features

•Release date: September 2018
•Screen size: 5.7 inch
•Screen type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
•Resolution: 720 × 1440
•Weight: 186g
•OS: Android 9.0 pie
•CPU: Mediatek MT6739
•Battery: 3300 mAh
•Camera: Rear camera: 12MP + 5MP
•Front camera: 8MP
•RAM/ROM: 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM

This is another top best android smartphone under $100. A very good design borrowed from the iPhone X makes the device look superb. It comes with curved corners with minimal bezel and chin.

I’ve personally referred people with less than N30,000 to buy this smartphone. Because it is cheap and gives you the feeling of using something premium.

The battery does not speak much about its pro abilities. It shoots good pictures and also handles task Well. They are of two types as there is the Umidigi A3 without the pro version.

They are little differences between the two as the pro model has more ram and a notch like the iPhone X. It comes in two color variants, the space grey, and gold. The golden color shows how beautiful the device can be.

Price: About N27,900 Equivalent of $77

One thing that is common with the entry-level device is that they lack memory. Users must depend on Micro sd cards to expand memory.

Another thing is the camera quality. You shouldn’t expect a staggering camera performance from these devices.

However, these smartphones are the top best android smartphone under $100. They are cheapest out there and will serve you well.

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