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Kenya’s largest telco Safaricom PLC will launch the first fifth-generation (5G) mobile internet services in Kenya this Friday, March 26th after just a few months after announcing that the plans had been relaxed and the efforts channeled to focus on improving its already growing 4G network.

To enjoy the best 5G has to offer, Kenyans need smartphones that are ready to take advantage of the 5G network to enjoy the blazing speeds. With more and more affordable Android devices and even Apple offering 5G-ready devices, I have compiled some that are available to purchase right now in the country.

These 5G phones offer more than just 5G modems, they come fully spec’d up offering outstanding cameras, AMOLED displays, and mammoth batteries and some are even budget smartphones, there is one for everyone.

In fact, the number of 5G phones overall is expanding fast, Samsung just announced the Galaxy A52 5G, a cheap midrange phone. OnePlus’ latest flagships also both support 5G

5G Smartphones you can buy right now in Kenya

1. iPhone 12 Pro Max

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Let’s start with Apple’s iPhone 12 Pro Max. The device is the best of the best from Apple, offering 5G capabilities, impressive battery life, and more.

This device has a 6.7-inch OLED display and has Apple’s superfast A14 Bionic chip to take advantage of any 5G needs you have. You will need to spend a handful to get this device in your hands though.

Honorable mentions

  1. iPhone 12 Pro 
  2. iPhone 12 Mini

2. Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra

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Next up is the best from South Korean smartphone Manufacturer Samsung

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with the best of the best in terms of specifications, it features a 6.8 inches sAMOLED display with faster refresh rates, a Snapdragon 888 chipset or the Exynos 2100, and an impressive 5000mAh battery. it’s definitely worth considering.

Honorable mentions

  1. Samsung Galaxy S21
  2. Samsung Galaxy S21 Plus
  3. Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 
  4. Samsung Galaxy S20 FE
  5. Samsung Galaxy Note 10 plus 5G
  6. Samsung Galaxy Fold 5G
  7. Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G

3. OnePlus Nord N10 5G

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The OnePlus Nord N10 5G is one of the cheapest powerful 5G phones available. The N10 5G is powered by a Snapdragon 690 and offers outstanding battery life. The phone also has OnePlus’ Warp Charge 30T technology so don’t be afraid of 5G keeping your phone on charging mode all the time.

The phone also sports impressive cameras and the display features a 90Hz refresh rate.

You can get this device right now on Jumia for Sh 31,270

Honorable mentions

  1. OnePlus 9
  2. OnePlus 9 Pro
  3. OnePlus 8T 5G
  4. OnePlus 8 Nord 5G 

4. Google Pixel 4a 5G

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Coming in at 6.2 inches, with a Snapdragon 765G and a 3,885mAh battery is the Google Pixel 4a 5G.

This device brings the solid Pixel 5 5G performance at a cheaper price. The device is among the cheaper 5G phones you can get on the market.

You can grab this phone for about Sh. 60,000 – Sh. 65,000

Honorable mentions

  1. Google Pixel 5

5. Xiaomi Mi 10T Pro

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Chinese smartphone manufacturer makes the list with the Mi 10T Pro, a beast!

The device sports impressive features like a 6.67 inch 1080p LCD display with 144Hz refresh rate, the Qualcomm SM8250 Snapdragon 865, and a 5000mAh battery with 33W super-fast charging.

You can purchase this device right now on Jumia at Sh. 57,999

Honorable mentions 

  1. Xiaomi Mi 10T – Available on Jumia at Sh 49,999
  2. Xiaomi Mi 10 5G
  3. Xiaomi Mi 10
  4. Xiaomi Redmi Note 9T 5G – Available on Jumia at Sh 26,999

6. OPPO Reno5 5G

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OPPOs new Reno5 series brings some of the best features to mid-range smartphones, and the Reno5 5G is no exception. It features a 6.43 inches 1080p OLED display with fast refresh rates.

The smartphone is fueled by a 4300 mAh battery + Fast charging 65W + Reverse charging + SuperVOOC 2.0 so it should be able to handle your 5G needs considerably.

Affordable Samsung 5G Midrangers.

  1. Samsung Galaxy A72 5G
  2. Samsung Galaxy A71 5G
  3. Samsung Galaxy A52 5G
  4. Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
  5. Samsung Galaxy A32 5G

P.s You can get these devices at phone retailers.

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