Samsung Galaxy S24, S24 Plus and S24 Ultra Specs and Price in Kenya

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Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra
Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra

Samsung announced its latest flagship smartphone lineup last night in Kenya, the Galaxy S24 series. The trio include the base model, the Plus model and the Ultra model.

Samsung shipped the S24 series with Galaxy AI and a few iterative upgrades as well. Samsung put the best tech with its Ultra version but the Plus and base model got new features as well.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus(left) and S24 base model(right)
Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus(left) and S24 base model(right)

All three models ship with brighter screens that have 2600 nits with the Plus and Ultra sporting QHD+ resolution and the base model has FHD+ resolution.

All three have glass backs with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection for the base and Plus model and Corning Gorilla Glass Armor for the Ultra. This also protects the displays as well.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Flat Screen
Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra Flat Screen

The base and Plus model have aluminium frames while the Ultra has a titanium frame. They have IP68 ingress protection and wireless charging.

The S24, S24 Plus and S24 Ultra boot Android 14 and One UI 6.1 with 7 years of Android OS upgrades which means the series could get upgrades to Android 21.

The base and Plus model in Kenya will ship with Samsung’s Exynos 2400 chipset with RAM starting at 8GB for the former and 12GB for the latter. The Ultra has Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 and 12GB RAM. All three start with 256GB storage including the base S24.

Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus Cameras
Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus Cameras

The three also come with stereo sound and speakers, HDR10+, ultrasonic under-display fingerprint reader, Samsung DeX, Samsung Wireless DeX, AKG-tuned sound, Bluetooth 5.3 support for UWB and WiFi 7.

Specs S24S24 PlusS24 Ultra
BodyCorning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 front and back.

Armor aluminum frame

IP68
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 front and back.

Armor aluminum frame

IP68
Corning Gorilla Glass Armor front and back.

Titanium frame

IP68
Weight168g197g233g
ScreenFlat
6.1″ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED
2340 x 1080 pixels
120 Hz
HDR10+
2600 nits
Flat
6.6″ FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED
2340 x 1080 pixels
120 Hz
HDR10+
2600 nits
6.8″ QHD+ Dynamic AMOLED
3200 x 1440 pixels
120 Hz
HDR10+
2600 nits
ChipExynos 2400
Xclipse 940 GPU
Exynos 2400
Xclipse 940 GPU
Snapdragon 8 Gen 3
Adreno 750 GPU
RAM8 GB8 GB8/12 GB
Internal256GB UFS 4.0
No SD card support
256 GB UFS 4.0
No SD card support
256/512 GB UFS 4.0
No SD card support
Fingerprint readerUltrasonic In-Display readerUltrasonic In-Display readerUltrasonic In-Display reader
Main CameraTriple
50 MP wide angle with OIS
12 MP ultra-wide
10 MP telephoto with OIS - 3X optical zoom

720p@960fps, 1080p@30/60/240fp, 4K@30/60fp, 8K@ 24fps and 30fps

stereo sound recording
HDR10+
Triple
50 MP wide angle with OIS
12 MP ultra-wide
10 MP telephoto with OIS - - 3X optical zoom


720p@960fps, 1080p@30/60/240fp, 4K@30/60fp, 8K@ 24fps and 30fps

stereo sound recording
HDR10+
Quad
200MP wide-angle with OIS
12 MP ultra-wide
10 MP telephoto, OIS, 3x optical zoom
50 MP Pertiscope telephoto, OIS, 10x optical zoom

720p@960fps, 1080p@30/60/240fp, 4K@30/60fp, 8K@ 24fps and 30fps

stereo sound recording
HDR10+
Selfie12 MP
1080p@30fps, 4K@30/60fps
HDR10+
12 MP
1080p@30fps, 4K@30/60fps
HDR10+
12 MP
1080p@30fps, 4K@30/60fps
HDR10+
Radios5G
Bluetooth 5.3
Wi-Fi 7
UWB
5G
Bluetooth 5.3
Wi-Fi 7
UWB
5G
Bluetooth 5.3
Wi-Fi 7
UWB
Headphone socket No
32-bit/384kHz audio
No
32-bit/384kHz audio
No
32-bit/384kHz audio
AudioStereo with dual-speakers Stereo with dual-speakers Stereo with dual-speakers
Battery4000mAh
25W PD Wired
10W wireless
4.5W reverse wireless
4900mAh
45W PD Wired
10W wireless
4.5W reverse wireless
5000mAh
45W PD Wired
10W wireless
4.5W reverse wireless
SoftwareAndroid 14, One UI 6.1Android 14, One UI 6.1Android 14, One UI 6.1
ColoursSapphire Blue, Cobalt Violet, Onyx Black, Marble Grey, Sandstone Orange, Amber YellowSapphire Blue, Cobalt Violet, Onyx Black, Marble Grey, Sandstone Orange, Amber Yellow Titanium Black, Titanium Gray, Titanium Violet, and Titanium Yellow.
Price256 GB version - Ksh 174,999256 GB version - Ksh 189,999
512GB version - Ksh 234,999
256 GB version - Ksh 274,999
512GB version - Ksh 276,999

Pricing and Availability – Pre-order Details and Goodies

The Samsung Galaxy S24 series is available on Samsung’s official retail stores and Safaricom shops.

  • Samsung Galaxy S24: Ksh 174,999(8GB RAM +256GB storage)
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus: Ksh 189,999(12GB RAM +256GB storage)
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Plus: Ksh 234,999(12GB RAM +512GB storage)
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra: Ksh 274,999(12GB RAM +256GB storage)
  • Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra: Ksh 276,999(12GB RAM +512GB storage)

Pre-orders are now available from 18th January until February 14th. Samsung adds that if you make a pre-order for the 256GB storage version of any of the S24 series, they will reward you with the 512GB storage version of that phone.

And a cherry on top of that pre-order deal is that customers also get access to Samsung Galaxy VIP services which allows you to get same-day repair for your devices.

If you pre-order from Safaricom shops, you get 45GB of free data. JTL Fiber’s subscribers aren’t left out as they will offer free 65GB data and free 50 minutes to other networks.

If you purchase the S24 series, you get free access to Kenya Airways lounges through their Asante Rewards program and one free preferred seating, extra legroom, 75% bonus miles for every flight and a free extra bag.

Financing and Trade-in Options

Samsung has partnered with Absa, Watu Credit and Badili Africa to offer affordable financing options.

If you are an ABSA credit card holder, you can buy the S24 series smartphones with repayments starting from Khs 13,000 per month.

Samsung says that they will top up to Ksh 20,000 the value of your trade-in phone when opting to upgrade to any Galaxy S24 series smartphone.