10 Best Smartphones You Can Buy in 2019 - Affordable and Quality

Assuming you are one of those wanting to change your smartphone this 2019 and you are kinda confused on which one to buy, then this list will help you alot. It will guide you to make a good or informed decision that will help you pick a device that you will enjoy.

The aim of getdtips is to help people make a good decision when looking for a smartphone to buy. In this article, we considered the smartphones that made it into this list based on quality, features, and price (devices that are not heavily priced with also powerful features).

Before this, I have written about smartphones with the longest lasting battery capacity in 2019, in case battery quality is what you want. I have also written about smartphones you can buy under 50000 naira, in case you have a specific budget that is less than 50k to spend. So you can check them out.

However, in 2019, we have seen many new devices with some many powerful spec and features which could be very confusing to someone that is not a phone geek. So, here is a list of Best 10 Smartphones You Can Buy in 2019 here in Nigeria.

1. Gionee S8s
The first on the list is Gionee's first 2019 smartphone - Gionee S8s. This is a midrange smartphone with an affordable/cheap price tag. This device could be your choice if you like Gionee products but don't have much money to spend.

The device follows the 2019 design trend, featuring a full Notch view display and runs on the latest Android Pie OS to offer the kind of performance user crave for. This device is perfect for multitasking without any nagging or slowing down even under heavy usage. The specification summary includes;

  • 4G LTE
  • Dual Micro SIM
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 5.86 '' Touchscreen Display
  • Android™ 9.0 (Android Pie)
  • MT 6762 Octa-core 2.0GHz Processor
  • 3GB of Ram
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • MicroSD Card up to 256GB
  • 8.0MP Front camera
  • 13.0MP + 5.0MP dual back cameras
  • 3000mAh Battery Capacity
  • Fingerprint reader

It has a dual quality back camera with a large Ram size, you also do not have much to worry about the storage space, But, I must say that we are not quite impressed with the battery capacity. However, considering the price, I think it's a good device to own. Currently priced at ₦ 47,498 on Jumia.

2. Huawei Y7 Prime 2019
I am so in love with the design of this phone. The Huawei Y7 Prime 2019 was released in January 2019 and the smartphone is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor and Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU that enhances the phone performance and makes it powerful for gaming and online streaming.

The device is a good device when it comes to multitasking and can last a whole under heavy usage because of its 4000mAh battery capacity. And if you enjoy watching YouTube, Netflix or Amazon Prime, the screen is big enough that you would not want to sit in front of your laptop or PC always. The specification of the Y7 Prime 2019 includes;
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual Micro SIM
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 6.26 in (inches) Touchscreen Display
  • Android 8.1
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 processor and Qualcomm Adreno 506 GPU
  • 3GB of Ram
  • 32GB Internal Storage
  • MicroSD Card up to 256GB
  • 16.0MP Front camera
  • 13.0MP + 2.0MP dual back cameras
  • 4000mAh Battery Capacity
  • Fingerprint reader
I dread this device a lot though it could be a bit expensive for some person. The device was recently available for pre-order on Jumia with up to 20,000 Naira off the deal. Currently, the device is available for order in Nigeria at a price of 76,000 Naira on Jumia Nigeria.

3. Infinix Hot 7
This is Infinix first 2019 smartphone. But you have to be careful because the device comes in two variants - Infinix Hot 7 and Infinix Hot 7 Pro. The Pro featuring a 2GB Ram and dual 13MP and 2MP back camera while the other featuring a 1GB Ram and a single 13MP back camera. The both have different prices depending on your choice the Pro is more expensive.

The Hot 7 follows the Notch design trend with a large screen display, this is a good choice for those who like to stream online videos and gaming. Here are the specification summary;
  • 4G LTE
  • Dual Nano SIM
  • 6.2-inch IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen 
  • 720 x 1500 pixels HD resolution
  • Android™ 8.1 (Go edition) OS
  • MediaTek MT6580P, Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • 1GB / 2GB Ram
  • 16GB / 32GB Internal storage
  • MicroSD expansion up to 128GB
  • 8MP front camera with f/2.2 – LED flash
  • Single 13MP and 13Mp + 2MP camera with f/1.8
  • 4000mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Fingerprint reader
Actually, no much difference between both device. Aside from the Ram size, camera and inbuilt memory every other feature remains the same. But you still have to look carefully to know which one you are actually paying for. The device is currently on sale on Jumia at a price of 50000 Naira for the Hot 7 and additional 7000 for the Pro version.

4. Huawei Y9 2019
Huawei Y9 2019 is another second Huawei smartphone on this list with amazing features and 4 powerful AI cameras, two each on the front and back. With the features and design of this midrange smartphone, I can clearly say that in 2019, MidRange smartphones no longer sucks.

The Huawei Y9 2019 has a bundle of features that make the device a performing beast. It has an immersive and elegant display, great battery capacity, great cameras, and lots of inbuilt storage - all giving a promising performance that is capable of withstanding heavy multitasking and gaming. In summary, the specification includes;
  • 4G LTE
  • 6.5 inch 19.5:9 FHD+ (2340 x 1080)
  • Android 8.1
  • Oreo Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710 CPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage space 
  • Expandable up to 400GB with a MicroSD card
  • Dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera
  • Dual 13MP + 2MP front camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 4,000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery
Currently, the device is available for order in Nigeria starting at a price tag of 89,000 Naira. The price may also differ if you are buying it offline. Huawei Y9 (2019) is available at leading online stores like Jumia and Konga

5. Tecno Spark 3 and Spark 3 Pro
Tecno Spark 3 is the companies first 2019 smartphone with upgraded features as seen in the previous Spark 2. The SPARK 3 comes in two variants with different features and price tag. The devices have a sleek design and full view notch design. The device is a midrange device, but you have nothing to worry about because from what we have seen in 2019, Midrange devices no long sucks.

The Spark 3 has a good performance that can withstand multitasking and ensures a good performance always even under heavy usage. We are really impressed with these 2019 devices from Tecno and that is why they made it to this list of 10 Best smartphones to buy in 2019. The specification includes;
  • 3G | 4G
  • 6.2'' HD + Super Fullview display
  • HiOS based on Android™ 9 Pie
  • MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22, 2.0 GHz Quad-Core
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB built-in storage space 
  • Expandable up to 32GB with a MicroSD card
  • Dual 13MP + 13MP rear camera
  • Single 8MP front camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Face look
  • 3500mAh non-removable Li-ion battery
The device was launched in the ending on March 2019 and it is currently available for order both online and offline shops. The Pro version is the higher version that has 4G LTE support and it is more expensive.

6. Infinix Hot S4

The newly launched Infinix Hot S4 is making it into this list of Best Smartphones to buy in 2019 because we found the device very impressive and at a great price. Infinix S4, the upgraded version of the Infinix Hot S3x that we saw last year (2018) with better design and sleek look and waterdrop-shaped display notch display.

The device was launched in two variants, one with a 3GB Ram and other with 6GB Ram, and both have a triple rear-camera setup. The Hot S4 is actually the first Infinix device to come with the latest Android 9 OS on board.
  • 2G | 3G | 4G
  • 6.2'' HD+ Waterdrop Display
  • XOS 5.0 based on Android™ 9 Pie
  • Mediatek’s Helio P22 SoC, Cortex-A53, 2.2 GHz Quad-Core
  • 3GB | 6GB RAM
  • 32GB | 64 GB built-in storage space 
  • Expandable up to 128GB with a MicroSD card
  • 13MP+8MP+2MP Triple Rear Camera
  • Single 32MP front camera
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Face look
  • 4000mAh Li-ion battery
The HOT S4 is an impressive device with a powerful feature and beautiful design. The price is affordable and the device is worth buying. I would recommend the device to anyone wanting to buy another device that can afford it.
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