The Infinix smartphones are seen display during their launch in Kilimall stores in Uganda, on Monday 21st November, 2016. (Photo shot by: Nathan Ernest Olupot)
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Third week of the month, we give the best smartphone deals of January from Kilimall Uganda.

Working directly with global suppliers, Kilimall enables shoppers to buy smartphones directly from various markets across the world through their Global Shopping Service. Kilimall takes orders from shoppers, sources them from pre-qualified merchants then delivers directly to it’s customers. As a matter of fact, right now Kilimall Uganda is the best online marketplace in Uganda. In a day they can have over 100-300 sales made.

So it you love a large screen smartphone with awesome specs and at afford prices from Kilimall Uganda, then you have to check out our list:

iPhone 7
The iPhone 7 is the latest flaghship of Apple, and this year, we expect to see the iPhone 8. It’s so rear to find iPhones sold in Uganda, most people tend to just order from online stores such as Ebay, Amazon, Aliexpress, Alibaba, to name a few, so as they are delivered to them. One or two problems when it comes to this, is that you might order for an iPhone that isn’t unlocked for it to be used with the existing carriers here in Uganda, or it’s priced highly and also the delivery takes long. For instance the iPhone 7 4.7-Inch variant that we decided to look at; in the Apple store, it’s priced at $649 with an addition of like $100 to be delivered to Uganda, Amazon fans can get one between $730-$800 but the company doesn’t ship products to Uganda (you need someone to bring it for you), Aliexpres it’s available at $809 and the estimated delivery time is 25-36 days at free shipping, Ebay is at $1190 shipping fee inclusive, so all that is a lot to process.

Kilimall Uganda, now makes it easy for you. The store has the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus in all variants, but we decided to go with the iPhone 4.7-Inch variant since it has a good deal this month. They have the Rose Gold and Gold priced at 3,107,300 UGX at 14% off discount compared to other variants.

Huawei Y3II
The Huawei Y3II is an entry-level smartphone for the Huawei Y-series generation of smartphones which was launched on July 13th, 2016 in Uganda, and made available countrywide at all Huawei affiliated dealer shops and distributors, Kilimall Uganda inclusive. It’s priced between 271,500 to 300,000 UGX at Kilimall Uganda and only available in a white and black color variant, given at a 14% discount and for every buy you make, you’re given a free USB LED Lamp (pretty awesome!). The same phone costs $162 (roughly 582,000 UGX) shipping fee inclusive on Ebay.

In a review we did for the phone, it featured a 4.5 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1GB RAM including 8GB internal memory that can further be expandable up to 32 GB with a microSD card and powered by a quad-core processor, 5MP rear camera and 2 megapixel front camera, removable 2100mAh Li-Po battery with an Ultra Power Saving mode if your battery is really running low, and interestingly, small as it is, supports 4G network, grants a facility of Wi-Fi with a built in function of Hotspot, Bluetooth v4.0, microUSB of v2.0.

Infinix Hot 4
The Infinix Hot 4 is the successor of the Hot 3, although the Hot 3 isn’t available in Uganda. Thus, last year saw Kilimall Uganda and Infinix Moblies partnered to launch the Infinix Hot 4 for the first time in Uganda during their Black Friday event; one of the biggest online shopping events ever in the world. Many have acquired this phablet and I have to say! it’s really a hot deal on Kilimall Uganda.

The Hot 4 priced at 359,000 UGX with a 10% off discount and 1 year warrant features a 5.5-Inch Super AMOLED HD screen, Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XOS Software, 8MP/5MP rear and front cameras respectively, Finger Print Scan, 2G and 3G connectivity capablities, MediaTek 6580 quad-core processor, RAM of 2GB, In-built memory storage of 16GB which is expandable up to 32GB, all this backed on a 4000mAh Li-Po Battery that can take you at least for 32 hours and 24 hours if you’re a social media addict, a gamer or you love watching and live streaming video/movies/music.

The phone is only available in Gold and Black color variants.

Infinix Hot 4 Lite
This 5.5-Inch phablet is the newest flaship of the Infinix mobiles. The Infinix Hot 4 Lite is the successor of the Hot 4; which was launched last year in November along side the Infinix Note 3. The smartphone is priced at 319,000 UGX and comes with a 1 year warranty (This is a good deal since most of the smartphones bought these days don’t have warranties or don’t have warranties of that long).

The phablet features: 5.5-Inch HD screen display with 12 ultra-bright backlight LEDs, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of ROM with and expandable slot of 32GB microSD card, 8MP and 5MP rear and front cameras respectively which isn’t really bad since it’s a mid-range smartphone, a non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery which can last for 2 and half days if fully charged, running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XOS Software which is an Infinix exclusive customized operating system based on Android M, and finally, it’s available in Gold, Black, and Red color variants. In terms of connectivity, the Infinix Hot 4 Lite comes with both 2G and 3G LTE connectivity, and also supports Wi-Fi Tethering and Bluetooth capabilities.

Tecno L8 Plus
Tecno is one other company with some awesome smartphones. The Tecno L8 Plus is a mid-range smartphone, that one can really upgrade or degrade to. It has a good deal at Kilimall Uganda at only 358,000 UGX with a 7% discount off.

Available in Black, Grey, and Gold, this Dual Mini SIM 5.5-Inch display screen smartphone spots a 16GB internal storage with an expandable slot of up to 128GB microSD card, 2GB of RAM, 1.3GHz dual-core Cortex-A7 CPU, and MediaTek MT6572 Chipset, Mali-400 GPU processors, 8MP rear camera with can take up to 3264 x 2448-pixel pictures, 2MP front camera takes up to 1600 x 1200-pixel pictures, backed on Android 5.1 Lollipop, and running on a 5050mAh Li-Ion battery that can take you up to 72 hours on a fully charge.

In terms of connectivity, the phablet supports 2G and 3G capabilities, Wi-Fi (WIFI hotspot, Wi-Fi direct), Bluetooth version v4.0, GPS, and MicroUSB version v2.0.