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Tecno Camon 16 Premier with dual punch-hole camera and Helio G90T SoC launched in India: price, specifications

On: January 13, 2021
Highlights

  • The Tecno Camon 16 Premier features 64MP quad-rear camera and 48MP dual-front camera
  • The smartphone is powered by MediaTek Helio G90T chipset
  • It is priced aggressively under the sub-Rs 20k segment

In October last year, Tecno launched the Camon 16 smartphone in India. It arrived as the successor to Camon 15 and was the most affordable device in the country with 64MP quad-camera setup and a punch-hole display. 

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Now, Tecno has introduced the Camon 16 Premier in the Indian market. To recall, the Chinese brand had announced the device in Kenya last September. The latest offering is packed with good specs at an aggressive price tag. It will compete against the likes of Realme 7 (review), Redmi Note 9 Pro Max (review), OPPO F17 (review) and others in the country. 

Tecno Camon 16 Premier: specifications and features

The Tecno Camon 16 Premier packs impressive specifications

The Indian variant of Tecno Camon 16 Premier retains the same specifications as its Kenyan counterpart. The device sports a large 6.85-inch display bearing an FHD+ resolution and pill-shaped punch-hole cutout. It features a 90Hz refresh rate screen and HDR10 support. The power button doubles up as a fingerprint scanner for security purposes. 

The Tecno Camon 16 Premier is equipped with a square-shaped quad-camera module. The setup comprises of 64MP Sony IMX686 main sensor, 8MP super wide-angle lens, 2MP macro unit and another 2MP shooter. On the front, the device features a 48MP primary camera accompanied by an 8MP secondary snapper for selfies and video calling. The camera is loaded with various AI-backed features and modes for enhancing images. 

Internally, the Tecno Camon 16 Premier houses a MediaTek Helio G90T gaming-centric processor. It is paired with 8GB RAM and the device offers 128GB onboard storage. For additional needs, the storage is expandable up to 256GB via a dedicated microSD card slot. The smartphone draws its power from a 4,500mAh battery unit with support for 18W charging via Type-C port. Software-wise, the Camon 16 Premier runs on Android 10 with HiOS layered on the top. 

Tecno Camon 16 Premier price in India

The Tecno Camon 16 Premier carries a price tag of Rs 16,999 and is offered in Glacier Silver colour option. The smartphone will be available for purchase on Flipkart and the sale starts on January 16th.

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Viraj Gawde

Viraj loves being in the creative field. Being a tech guy and resident tech advisor for his friends and family, his interest lies in smartphones, laptops and cameras. Passionate about creating art, his forte lies in photography. In his downtime, he loves gaming on his self-built rig and supporting FC Barcelona.