I had a look at the top affordable Smartphones below $200 and I think it’s a great idea to share some of them with you. The trick is, you are able to get an unlocked phone that shall be shipped to Uganda directly from Amazon.
Amazon is an enormous online shopping platform whose HQ is located in the USA, it is like Jumia in Africa, working worldwide and shipping to every part of the globe with an exception of a few unreachable geographical locations. Below I will list for you the deals I hunted down for you and you will choose your best catch out of the basket.
Samsung Galaxy J7 is 4.0 out of 5 stars as reviewed by 416 Amazon customers. It is a product of Samsung as for the name, Neo (16GB) J701M/DS – 5.5″, Android 7.0; it is a Dual SIM Unlocked Smartphone, shipped across borders.
- Size: Dual-SIM
- 5.5″ Super AMOLED Touch Screen Display
- Android 7.0 Nougat
- 16GB Storage | 2GB RAM
- 13MP Main Camera | 5MP Front Camera
- Price: $298.99
Honor 7X is a GSM Unlocked Smartphone 5.93” Full View Display, 16MP + 2MP Dual-Lens Camera, Dual SIM, Expandable Storage. It runs for $224.99, rated 4.2 out of 5 stars by 1,517 customers and is a product of Honor.
- Prices: $224.99
- Equipped with almost 6 inches of screen real estate, the Honor 7x’s edge-to-edge display with a super sharp 2160 x 1080 FHD+ resolution provides you with an immersive visual experience.
- The dual-lens 16MP + 2MP rear Camera captures incredible high-quality photos. And with portrait mode, you can capture professional-looking shots of people with a beautifully blurred out background.GSM / 4G LTE Compatible.
- 3GB RAM, 32 GB storage + Micro SD compatible up to 256GB (not included) + Dual Nano SIM card capability, 2.36GHz Octa-Core processor, 3.5mm microphone Jack. Supports GSM Networks.
- 3340 mAh battery for up to 1.5 days of screen-time on a single charge and Ultra power saving mode to extend your charge even longer, keeping you connected when you need it most.
- Upgradable to Android 8.0 Oreo. Get the latest version of Android through your Honor 7x’s software update
Huawei Mate SE is Factory Unlocked 5.93” – 4GB/64GB Octa-core Processor| 16MP + 2MP Dual Camera| GSM Only. A product of Huawei rated 4.3 out of 5 stars by 2,112 Amazon customers and supplied by 5 sellers. It runs for $149.99 only.
- Prices: $149.99
- With a 5.93” 18: 9 edge-to-edge all-screen design, high screen-to-body ratio and 2160 x 1080 FHD+ resolution, the HUAWEI FullView display on the Huawei mate SE brings you an immersive visual experience
- The dual-lens 16MP + 2MP rear camera offers an all new portrait mode, letting you capture professional and artistic photos in a single shot with an ultra-fast focus time. Connectivity is 802.11b/g/n, 2.4 ghz, supports ht20/ht40
- Operation system : android N+EMUI 5.1 and network: LTE FDD/WCDMA/GSM. 4GB RAM, 64 GB storage + Micro SD compatible up to 256GB (not included) + dual nano SIM card capability, 2.36GHz octa-core processor
- Big 3340 mAh battery for tons of screen-time on a single charge and ultra power saving mode to extend your charge even longer, keeping you connected when you need it most
- The sleek metal design of the mate SE is a delight to hold – the 2.5D glass face flows seamlessly into the aluminum chassis forming perfectly rounded edges
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5
Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 has 64GB, Dual SIM, 4GB RAM, 5.99″, GSM Unlocked and is a product of Xiaomi. It is rated 4.3 out 5 stars by 454 Amazon customers. Below are its full specifications and prices.
- 3G HSDPA: 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 – 4G LTE: B1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28/38/40 – Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- 5.99 inches, 2160 x 1080 FHD+, 403 PPI – Corning Gorilla Glass
- 64GB + 4GB RAM – microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – Snapdragon 636, Octa-core – Fingerprint (rear-mounted) – Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
- Dual Rear Camera: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25µm) + 5 MP (f/2.0, 1.12µm) – 13 MP Front Camera, Selfie-Light
- Factory Unlocked cellphones are compatible with most of the GSM carriers such as AT&T and T-Mobile, but are not compatible with CDMA carriers such as Verizon and Sprint.
Sony Xperia XA F3113
Sony Xperia XA F3113 has a rating of 3.2 out of 5 stars by 416 Amazon customers, with 16GB GSM and it’s an Android v6.0 Phone. It is a product of Sony, for those who have had a chance to use Sony products such as Smartphones. However, not every Seller ships to Uganda, therefore be take a look at those who ship to Uganda. The good thing is Amazon will always notify you before checking out.
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- 5.0-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touch screen, 720 x 1280 pixel resolution (~294ppi pixel density) with Scratch-Resistant Glass
- Android v6.0 Marshmallow, Chipset: MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10, Processor: Octa-Core (Quad-Core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-Core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53), GPU: Mali-T8860MP2
- 13 Megapixel Camera with f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, LED flash, 1/3″ sensor size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama + 8 Megapixel Front Camera with f/2.0, 1/4″ sensor size, autofocus, 1080p, HDR
- Internal Memory: 16GB, 2GB RAM – microSD Up to 256GB
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot; Bluetooth: v4.1, A2DP, LE, aptX; GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS; NFC: Yes; Radio: FM Radio, RDS; USB: microUSB v2.0, USB Host
Honor 6x is an Unlocked Smartphone, Dual Lens Camera and Dual SIM Standby, 3GB RAM, 32 GB ROM, and runs for $199.99 but you may need a shipping and import fee of $88.78 for it to reach Uganda. It is a product of Honor and rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 1,903 as per the time of writing this article.
- Price: $199.99
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- The dual-lens 12MP Camera captures colorful HD photos day or night, with ultra-fast focus.
- Android 7.0 Nougat + EMUI 5.0. Octa-Core processor (16nm) and 3GB RAM, Plus the smart file system allows for gaming, browsing, listening to music or running multiple apps at the same time.
- Wide Aperture range (F/0.95-Back for/16) allows for a professional-grade shallow depth of field blurred background effect.
- The Honor 6X battery delivers a delightful 2.15 days of usage, and 1.5 days of very heavy usage, on a full charge.
- If two SIM cards are inserted, One SIM card at a time is set as 4G/3G/2G, the other slot will be set to only support 2G Networks.
Xiaomi Mi A2 Lite has 64GB internal storage and 4GB RAM with a 5.84″ 18:9 HD Display, a Dual Camera, running on Android and an Unlocked Smartphone. It is rated 4.3 out of 5 star by 143 Amazon customers and product of Xiaomi.
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- 3G HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 – LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300) – Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- 64GB + 4GB RAM – Supports expandable storage up to 256GB – Qualcomm Snapdragon 625, up to 2.0 GHz – Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
- 5.84″ Notched Screen FHD+ (1080*2280) – Rear Camera: 12MP + 5MP dual camera – Front Camera:5MP front camera – Android One – Video:1080p/720p video, 30fps
- FCC ID: 2AFZZ-RMSD1SG
- International model phone, will work with Most GSM SIM cards in U.S. and world Including AT&T, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, Etc. Does not have US warranty. Will NOT work with CDMA Carriers Such as Verizon, Sprint, Boost.
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime
Samsung Galaxy J2 Prime is G532M – Single SIM – 4G LTE Factory Unlocked Smartphone rated 3.4 out of 5 stars by 60 Amazon customers. Another Samsung product in the J series following a J7 I introduced to you earlier on in this same article.
- 5.0-inch QHD TFT Capacitive Touch screen, 540 x 960 pixel resolution (~220ppi pixel density)
- Android OS, MediaTek MT6737T, Quad-Core 1.4 GHz
- 8 Megapixel Camera with f/2.2 aperture, Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/Smile Detection, Panorama + 5 Megapixel Front Camera with f/2.2 aperture, LED Flash; Video Capture: 1080p @ 30fps
- Internal Memory: 16GB – microSD Up to 256GB
- Removable Lithium Ion 2,600 mAh Battery