Jumia Smartphones shopping guide in Kenya
Jumia is among the online shops in Kenya where you can; compare prices, compare features, buy without being compelled by the seller, pay on delivery and enjoy discounts. On the other hand, you will only know the quality of the product when it has been delivered to you, that is why we are going to have a Jumia smartphones shopping guide below.
Looking to buy a Smartphone? You can see its current market price, see a full list of its features and get discounts when you order.
Here are the steps you should follow:
- Go to Jumia.co.ke
- Search for the smartphone you want
- Use the filter feature to specify the price range, user ratings, color and more
- Pick from the several available options and read the full features of the products plus reviews from users who have bought them in the past
- Create an account or log in if you have one
- Now order the product by adding it to the cart and complete by checking out
- The item will be delivered and you can now pay.
Most smartphones on Jumia come with Pay On Delivery, however, for products that will be shipped from abroad, you pay before delivery.
In most cases, you will have to pay a delivery fee on getting the product. However, those within Nairobi get free deliveries or pay a very small fee.
If you do not want to pay the delivery service, choose to pick the phone at a Jumia pick up point near you when placing your order.
The phone might be delivered after a few hours or within 2 days, for products that will be shipped from abroad, it will take some weeks. Your location will also determine, for example, those in Nairobi and its environments get same-day delivery.
If you do not want to wait for delivery, you can choose to pick up the phone at the Jumia pick up station near you.
Jumia is an online marketplace that provides sellers with a platform to sell their products on. Above that, Jumia will market the products, brand them and deliver ordered items to the customers. Sellers pay a commission to Jumia for every successful sale.
Hence, Jumia gets its products from different sellers who they approve to post on their platform. This ranges from SMEs to big brands such as Tecno, Infinix, Samsung, etc.
Jumia has a good and bad reputation, while some say they have always received quality items, others may differ. However, the majority of the people who have bought from Jumia have been satisfied with the products they got.
One common complaint from online shoppers is that the product they bought does not work as they expected. To ensure that you order the right item, please read the features in detail, also make sure you read all the reviews from customers who bought the item earlier.