Best Cellphone Brands In Kenya

What is a cell phone?

A mobile phone is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency link while the user is moving within a telephone service area, as opposed to a fixed-location phone.

Best Cellphone Brands In Kenya

1. Samsung

The Samsung Phone is manufactured by a company of the same name, headquartered in Seoul, South Korea, and founded on October 13th, 1983.

The company became one of the largest electronics companies from the late 1990s to 2000, with its products being found across over 60 countries worldwide; they have also become established as Kenya’s most popular phone brand because of their phones’ quality and variety all prices points—giving them a competitive edge over other brands like Apple. The latter only offer high-end models for higher prices.

Their flagship device is the Galaxy S series, but there are many others that Kenyans can choose from depending on what features they want. These include devices like the Samsung J-series and A-Series, which offer cheaper entry models for those who cannot afford top-tier devices by Samsung.

2. Oppo Phone Brands in Kenya

Oppo is a multinational electronics company founded in 2004 with headquarters in Shenzhen, Guangdong. The firm manufactures smartphones, televisions, and DVD players marketed to the middle-to-upper level of the price range for quality models—such as their recently released R17 Pro Phone, which costs around Ksh. 33,000.

In Kenya, Oppo phones are one of the best middle-range devices available. They come in various colors and models, many being unlocked for use on different networks, which is great if you’re unsure what network to choose or want to switch providers while still using your current phone.

Some popular Oppo Phone Models available in Kenya are the Oppo reno5f, Oppo A54, Oppo A35, and Oppo F11 Pro.

Their prices range from Ksh. 11,250 to Ksh. 14,75,0, depending on the model you choose.

3. Infinix

Infinix Mobile is a Hong Kong-based smartphone manufacturer founded in 2013 by Transsion Holdings. Infinix has an extensive portfolio of mobile phones capable of the budget, mid-range, and high-end markets.

In Kenya, Infinix phones are so ordinary among students and young professionals.

4. Apple iPhone Brand

One of the most popular smartphone brands in Kenya is the iPhone. Since its release in 2007, the iPhone has been popular among Kenyans and remains one of the most sought-after smartphones.

It’s a premium phone with a high price tag and is popular among young people willing to pay for quality products with an established reputation.

5. Huawei

Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese multinational technology company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong. Huawei manufactures most of the world’s telecommunications equipment and is one of China’s top four state-owned enterprises.

Huawei phones in Kenya are reliable and affordable, with models such as the Huawei Y series being some of the most popular in Kenya.

Huawei is currently one of China’s largest smartphone manufacturers. It has succeeded in Africas by partnering closely with local telecommunications operators to offer high-quality and competitively priced devices.

The company provides various technology products worldwide through its subsidiaries and related companies, from phones to networking equipment. Phone brands in Kenya are among the top competitors for mobile phone manufacturing globally, ranked three after Samsung and Apple.

6. Nokia

Nokia Corporation is a Finnish multinational telecommunications, information technology, and consumer electronics company founded in 1865.

The mobile phones from Nokia are top-rated in Kenya.

Nokia reached its peak position in the mobile phone market (about 50% of worldwide sales) with its N-series smartphones, first introduced on November 11, 1996, to February 22, 2005. However, phone brands in Kenya have changed very much since then, and Nokia has not regained a strong foothold ever since. This is because they are now more focused on network infrastructure from an IT perspective than on the manufacture of phones themselves.

Are there phones made in Kenya?

The first batch of made-in-Kenya phones will retail at around USD 40, which should be between Ksh4,000 and Ksh5,000. Information, Communication Technology, and Digital Economy Cabinet Secretary Eliud Owalo arriving at KBC on Tuesday, November 1, 2022.

Which country produces quality phones?

China remains the largest mobile manufacturing country, producing four times more volumes than India in 2022. At the same time, India produced 1.8 times more volumes than Vietnam, the third-largest producer of handsets, Counterpoint Research said.