Here are some sub-N30,000 ($187) quad-core devices

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A quad-core smartphone below N30,000? That is roughly USD187, 523.20 GHS and 87,973.50 CFA. That’s a dream’right? Well, its a dream come true already.

The Gionee G3 is a 5.5-inch Android Jelly Bean smartphone powered by a 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 quad-core processor. That’s right. And it costs about N29,000 only. The display has got Gorilla Glass protecting it too. Of course, you know there has to be a catch; right? Wait for it…. it has just 512MB of RAM.

TECNO’s Phantom Pad Mini is another sub-N30,000 device. It isn’t exactly a smartphone. It is a 7-inch tablet powered by a 1.2GHz Quad-core, but with a decent 1GB of RAM this time. Costs about the same as the Gionee G3.

The Lenovo IdeaTab A3000 is a 1.2GHz quad-core 7-inch Android tablet with 1GB of RAM. It is priced similarly to the above two devices.

Some Contenders…

The following contenders are not sub-N30,000, but they come close.

The LG D410 Dual is just a little above N30,000, but it has got a 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 quad-core chip inside and 1GB of RAM too. Plus, it runs version v4.4.2 (KitKat) of Android OS. Cost? It will set you back about N34,000.

The Lenovo S650 costs around N36,000 and packs a 1.3 GHz quad-core processor coupled with 1GHz of RAM. It is dual-SIM too.

All the above devices are available in the Nigerian market. Your choice?

Mister Mobility

I started blogging about mobile in 2004 as a fun way to share my passion for gadgets and mobile services. My other interests include digital media, speaking and teaching, photography, travelling, and dancing.

3 thoughts on “Here are some sub-N30,000 ($187) quad-core devices

  • May 6, 2014 at 9:55 pm
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    That LG D410 is a phone to go for. For me, it’s the best among all of them up there.

  • May 6, 2014 at 10:46 pm
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    OPsson Genesis and Opsson 6655s are some of the cheap quad core devices around. both have a 4.5″ screen, 1 gb ram price is below N25k. but the cheapest quad core phone in nigeria is the Gionee Pioneer P3, has a 4.3″ screen and 512 ram for jurt N18k.

    • May 6, 2014 at 10:56 pm
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      Tijjani,

      Thanks for mentioning the Gionee P3 in particular. I wonder how I missed that. Cheers.

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