Top 5 best smartphones to get below UGX 150,000 in Uganda

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This post lists the best smartphones below Ugx 150,000 to buy in Uganda. Just last year in 2021, smartphone users worldwide reached 3.8 billion. If you are not among those 3.8 billion and are interested in becoming part, we list five affordable smartphones you could choose to buy.

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A smartphone is a portable device that combines mobile telephone and computing functions into one unit. They are distinguished from feature phones by their more robust hardware capabilities and extensive mobile operating systems. Smartphones support wider software, internet, and multimedia functionality, alongside core phone functions such as voice calls and text messaging.

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List of best smartphones below UGX 150,000 to get in Uganda

1. Xiaomi Mi Max 3 (UGX 86,000)

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Xiaomi Mi Max 3 Price is UGX 86,000 in Uganda. The Xiaomi Mi Max 3 supports 4G, Networks, 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 6.9 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Display, android 8.1, Dual Rear & 8MP Front Camera, Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 Chipset, Octa-core CPU, 5500 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery.

SPECS
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4GLTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5GNo
SpeedHSPA, LTE
Dimensions176.2 x 87.4 x 8 mm (6.94 x 3.44 x 0.31 in)
Weight221 g (7.80 oz)
ColorsBlack, Champagne Gold, Blue
Material
SIMsHybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water/DustNo
Size6.9 inches
TypeIPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 16 Million colors
Resolutions1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio
PPI350 PPI density
Multi-touchYes
Protection
CPUOcta-core (4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.6 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636 (14 nm)
GPUAdreno 509
RAM4GB
Storage64GB
Card SlotmicroSD, up to 256 GB (uses shared SIM slot)
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo); MIUI 12.5
Main Dual12 MP, f/1.9, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF
5 MP, depth sensor
FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Videos[email protected], 720p/[email protected] (gyro-EIS), [email protected]
Front8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4″, 1.12µm
TypeNon-removable Li-Ion 5500 mAh battery
ChargingFast battery charging 18W (Quick Charge 3.0)
Talk TimeN/A
Stand-byN/A
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Sound3.5mm jack Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
USBType-C 1.0 reversible connector
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS

2. Lenovo A1900 (UGX 145,000)

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Lenovo A1900 features 4 inches display touchscreen with 16 Million colors and is one of the best smartphones below Ugx 150,000 to buy in Uganda (best for its price point). The device has a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels with multi-touch and a Sensor. Lenovo A1900 comes with a 2 megapixels camera with autofocus. The device makes video calling and video sharing with VGA front-facing camera

SPECSLenovo Released A1900 Android Tablet in April 2015
Body and WeightThis device has been 121 mm high 62 mm with 9.5mm thickness and Weight 117 grams
Networking2G GSM 900, 1700, and 1900 3G HSDPA 900 and 2100 Speed HSDPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
Operating systemAndroid OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
DisplayTFT Capacitive touch screen 16 million colors 4 Inches 800 x 480 pixels, multitouch with Accelerometer, proximity, compass Sensors
ProcessorChipset Spreadtrum SC7730, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex A7 with Adreno 305 GPU
Storage and RAM4GB Storage, 512MB RAM, Expandable via microSD, up to 32 GB
BatteryLiOn 1500 mAh battery Standby time 530 Hours, Music Play Time 29 Hours and talk time 11 Hours on 2G and 3G
ColorsBlack
Camera2MP, 1200 x 1600 pixels, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, autofocus. VGA Front Camera with [email protected]
data connectivityBluetooth v4.0, A2DP, USB microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB On-the-go, USB Host, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
FeaturesHTML Browser, Stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS with AGP support, –  Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – XviD/ MP4 and WMV player – MP3, WMA and WAV player – Organizer – Document viewer – Photo viewer and editor – Voice memo, dial, and commands – Predictive text input

3. BLU Dash L4 (UGX 142,000)

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The Android phone provides a great experience with a Mali400 graphic processor unit and Optional expandable memory with micro SD card Support up to 64GB. It features an accelerometer, proximity, Sensors, and 480 x 854 pixels touchscreen with IPS technology LCD.

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SPECSBlu Released BLU Dash L4 LTE Android Smartphone in January 2017
Body and WeightDimensions 126.8mm height 64.1mm with 10.5mm thickness
Weight 123 grams
Networking2G GSM 850, 900, 1800, and 1900 Dual SIM
3G HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
Speed HSDPA 21 MBps, HSUPA 5.76
EDGE Class 12 and GPRS Class 12, Micro SIM Supported Dual Slot
Operating systemAndroid OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
DisplayIPS LCD Capacitive touch screen 16 million colors 4 Inches 480 x 800 pixels, multitouch with  Accelerometer, proximity, Sensors.
ProcessorChipset Media MT6737T Chipset, Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 Mali 400 GPU
Storage and RAM8GB Storage, 1GB RAM, Expandable via microSD, up to 64 GB
BatteryLi-ion 1700 mAh battery Standby time 630 Hours, and talk time 23 Hours on 2G and 14 hours on 3G
ColorsBlack Gold, Rose Gold, Grey
Camera5 MP, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, autofocus, LED flash. Videos 720p 2MP 720p Front
data connectivityBluetooth v4.0, A2DP, USB microUSB v2.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
FeaturesHTML Browser, Stereo FM radio with RDS, GPS with AGP support, –  Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – XviD/ MP4 and WMV player – MP3, WMA and WAV player – Organizer – Document viewer – Photo viewer and editor – Voice memo, dial, and commands – Predictive text input

4. TCL 10 Plus (UGX 150,000)

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The TCL 10 Plus 128GB ROM was Released in August 2020 4G, Networks, 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM, 6.47 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Display, android 10, Quad camera 48MP (wide) + 8MP (ultrawide) + 2MP, (macro) + 2MP (depth) Rear & 16MP (wide) Front Camera, Qualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon665 Chipset, Octa-core CPU, 4500 mAh Non Removable Li-Po Battery

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SPECS
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (Dual SIM model only)
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 2100
4G1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
5GNo
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat13 400/75 Mbps
Dimensions158.9 x 72.9 x 8.9 mm (6.26 x 2.87 x 0.35 in)
Weight172 g
ColorsStarlight Silver, & Moonlight Blue
Material
SIMsDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Water/DustNo
Size6.47 inches
TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolutions1080 x 2340 pixels, 20:9 ratio
PPI398 ppi density
Multi-touchYes
Protection
CPUOcta-core (4×2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4×1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
ChipsetQualcomm SDM665 Snapdragon665 (7 nm)
GPUAdreno 620
RAM6GB
Storage128GB
Card Slot
OSAndroid 10, TCL UI
Main Quad48 MP, (wide)
8 MP, (ultra-wide)
2 MP, (macro)
2MP(depth)
FeaturesHDR, panorama
Videos[email protected][email protected]; gyro-EIS
Front16 MP, (wide)
TypeNon-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
ChargingFast charging 18W
Talk Time
Stand-by
SensorsFingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Sound3.5mm Audio Jeck
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO

5. Lava Flair S1 (UGX 145,000)

This device has a powerful MediaTek MT6582M chipset based on Cortex A7 Dual-core 1.3 GHz processor. It provides a great experience with the Mali-400 graphic processor unit. This device has 512MB of RAM and 8GB of internal storage with a built-in memory micro SD card slot.

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SPECSLava Released Lava Flair S1 Android Smartphone in January 2016
Body and WeightThe P3 Dimensions has 135mm height 67mm with 9mm thickness and 143 Grams
Networking2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 and 1900 3G HSDPA 850, 900, 1900 and 2100, Speed HSPA 21.1 and 5.76 Mbps High-Speed EDGE and GPRS, Dual SIM Supported
Operating systemAndroid OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
DisplayTFT Capacitive touch screen 16 million colors 4.5 Inches 480 x 854 pixels, multi-touch up to 2 fingers with Accelerometer, proximity, compass Sensors
ProcessorChipset MediaTek MT6582M, Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
Storage and RAM8GB Storage, 512MB RAM, and expendable Memory via microSD card up to 64GB Supported
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 1750 mAh battery, Stand by 830 hours and talk time 7 hours on 2G and 3G 
ColorsBlack and White
Camera3.2 Megapixels, autofocus, LED flash, Front 0.3MP Camera
data connectivityBluetooth v4.1, A2DP, USB v2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi hotspot
FeaturesHTML Browser, GPS with AGP support, – SNS integration- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic – TV-out WMV player – MP3 player – Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk – Organizer – Document viewer/editor – Photo viewer/editor – Voice memo/dial/commands – Predictive text input

Those are some of the best smartphones BELOW UGX 150,000 to buy in Uganda. You might not have the high-end experience, but for that price point, you will have a fair smartphone user experience.