The Ultimate Guide to Buying the Most Expensive Phones in Kenya

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“It’s easier for a rich man to ride that camel through the eye of a needle directly into the Kingdom of Heaven, than for some of us to give up our cell phone.”

You may be fooled to think that since I feel so strongly about phones I own an expensive one, Nope! I own a Redmi 6 which as good as it sounds, is no where near expensive. Now imagine if I owned an iPhone XS Max, just imagine.

Well, if you’re not me you don’t have to imagine.

I will use this post to take you through the most expensive phones you can buy in Kenya.

Beginning with: –

1. Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – 256GB – 4GB – Single SIM.

This is the most expensive phone in this list.

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Buy Phone for – Ksh . 163,999.

Key features.

  • 6. 5-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display.
  • Water and dust resistant (4 meters for up to 30 minutes, IP68).
  • Triple-camera system with 12MP Ultra wide, wide, and telephoto cameras; night mode, Portrait mode, and 4K video up to 60fps.
  • 12MP True Depth front Camera with Portrait mode, 4K video, and slo-mo.
  • Face ID for secure authentication and Apple Pay.
  • A13 Bionic chip with third-generation Neural Engine.
  • Fast Charge with 18W adapter included.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max – 64GB – 4GB RAM – Single SIM.

This is the second most expensive phone in this list.

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 156,999.
Key Features
  • 6. 5-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display.
  • Water and dust resistant (4 meters for up to 30 minutes, IP68).
  • Triple-camera system with 12MP Ultra wide, wide, and telephoto cameras; night mode, Portrait mode, and 4K video up to 60fps.
  • 12MP True Depth front Camera with Portrait mode, 4K video, and slo-mo.
  • Face ID for secure authentication and Apple Pay.
  • A13 Bionic chip with third-generation Neural Engine.
  • Fast Charge with 18W adapter included.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro – 256GB – 4GB RAM – Single SIM

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 146,999.

Key Features.

  • 5.8-inch Super Retina XDR OLED display.
  • Water and dust resistant (4 meters for up to 30 minutes, IP68).
  • Triple-camera system with 12MP Ultra wide, wide, and telephoto cameras; night mode, Portrait mode, and 4K video up to 60fps.
  • 12MP True Depth front Camera with Portrait mode, 4K video, and slo-mo.
  • Face ID for secure authentication and Apple Pay.
  • A13 Bionic chip with third-generation Neural Engine.
  • Fast Charge with 18W adapter included.

Apple iPhone 11 Pro – 64GB – 4GB RAM – Single SIM.

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 137,999.
Key Features.
  • 5.8 -inch Super Retina XDR OLED display.
  • Water and dust resistant (4 meters for up to 30 minutes, IP68).
  • Triple-camera system with 12MP Ultra wide, wide, and telephoto cameras; night mode, Portrait mode, and 4K video up to 60fps.
  • 12MP True Depth front Camera with Portrait mode, 4K video, and slo-mo.
  • Face ID for secure authentication and Apple Pay.
  • A13 Bionic chip with third-generation Neural Engine.
  • Fast Charge with 18W adapter included.

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 6.9″, 128GB + 12GB (Dual SIM).

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Ksh. 138,000
Key Features.
  • Brand Samsung.
  • Display Size: 6.9″.
  • OS: Android 10.
  • Memory: 128GB Internal storage, 12GB RAM.
  • Expandable upto 1TB via MicroSD.
  • Camera: 12MP Ultra Wide Camera.

Technical Specifications

Display.

  • Type: Dynamic AMOLED 2X capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
  • Size: 6.9 inches.
  • Protection:  HDR10+.

Platform.

  • OS: Android 10.0.

Memory.

  • RAM: 12GB.
  • Internal: 128GB.

Main Camera.

  • Ultra Wide Camera: 12MP.
  • Wide-angle camera: 108MP.
  • Telephoto camera: 48MP.

Selfie Camera

  • Selfie: 40MP.

Sound.

  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ , 6.8″, 256GB – 12GB RAM (Dual SIM)

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Buy phone – Ksh110,999.
Key Features.
  • Type: Dynamic AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
  • Size: 6.8 inches, 114 cm2 (~91% screen-to-body ratio).
  • Resolution: 1440 x 3040 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~498 ppi density).
  • OS: Android 9 (Pie) One UI.
  • Internal: 256 GB, 12 GB RAM.
  • Primary Triple: 12 MP, f/1.5-2.4, 27mm, 1/2.55″, 1.4µm, dual pixel PDAF, OIS: 12 MP, f/2.1, 52mm .(Telephoto), 1/3.6″, 1µm, PDAF, OIS, 2x optical zoom,  16MP f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1. µm , Super Steady video, TOF 3D VGA Camera.
  • SELFIE CAMERA: Single 10 MP, f/2.2, 26mm Wide, 1.22µm, Dual Pixel PDAF.
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 4300 mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy S20+ 6.7″- 128GB+8GB Dual SIM.

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 103,999.

Key Features.

  • Display Size: 6.7″.
  • OS: Android 10.
  • Memory: 128GB Internal storage, 8GB RAM.
  • Expandable upto 1TB via MicroSD.
  • Camera: 12MP Ultra Wide Camera, 12MP Wide-angle camera & 64MP Telephoto camera.
  • Battery capacity: 4500mAh.

Samsung Galaxy S20,6.2″,128GB + 8GB,Dual SIM.

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 92,999.

Key Features.

  • Display Size: 6.2″.
  • OS: Android 10.
  • Memory: 128GB Internal storage, 8GB RAM.
  • Expandable upto 1TB via MicroSD.
  • Camera: 12MP Ultra Wide Camera, 12MP Wide-angle camera & 64MP Telephoto camera.
  • Battery capacity: 4000mAh.

Samsung S9+, 6.2″, 6GB, 64GB (Dual SIM).

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 84,000

Key Features.

  • Display Size:6.2″.
  • Display Type: Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.
  • Camera: Dual Primary 12 MP + 12MP &  Secondary 8 MP.
  • Processor:  Android 8.0 (Oreo).
  • Internal :  64GB, 6GB RAM.

Huawei Mate 10 Pro (BLA-L29C), 128GB +6GB RAM (Dual SIM).

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 91,000.

Key Features.

  • Display: 6.0″ OLED FullView Display.
  • OS: Android™ 8.0.
  • Memory : Internal 128GB, 6GB RAM.
  • CPU: Octa-core CPU (4 x Cortex A73 2.36 GHz + 4 x Cortex A53 1.8 GHz) + i7 co-processor, Mali-G72 MP12 GPU.
  • Camera: 20.0MP MONO + 12.0MP RGB Rear camera, 8MP Front Camera.
  • SIM: Dual SIM.
  • Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery.

Huawei P30 Pro – 6.47″ – 256GB + 8GB, SuperZoom Lens, a 40 MP Cam (Dual SIM).

This is the least expensive phone in this list.

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Buy Phone – Ksh. 87,999.

Technical Specifications

NETWORK

  • Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE

BODY

  • Dimensions: 158 x 73.4 x 8.4 mm (6.22 x 2.89 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight : 192g (6.77 oz)
  • Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

  • Type:  OLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size:  6.47 inches, 102.8 cm2 (~88.6% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels (~398 ppi density)

PLATFORM

  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.0
  • Chipset : Hisilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76)
  • GPU: Mali-G76 MP10

MEMORY

  • Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Internal: 256 GB, 8 GB RAM

MAIN CAMERA

  • Quad    40 MP, f/1.6, 27mm (wide), PDAF,OIS
  • Periscope 8 MP, f/3.4 125mm (Telephoto), 1/4”, PDAF, OIS, 5* Optical Zoom
  • 20 MP, f/2.2, 16mm Ultrawide, 1/2.7”, PDAF
  • TOF 3D Camera
  • Features: Leica Optics, Dual Tone LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 2160p@30fps 1080p@60fps,1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 720p@960fps

SELFIE CAMERA

  • Single    32 MP, f/2.0
  • Features    HDR
  • Video    1080p@30fps

SOUND.

  • Loudspeaker.
  • 3.5mm jack.
  • Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic.

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