Tecno recently launched its Spark Go 2020 smartphone in India. As the name suggests, it is an Android Go device with an affordable price tag. Now the brand has introduced a new smartphone in its Camon lineup in Kenya. The latest offering is called the Tecno Camon 16 Premier.
Tecno also announced the standard Camon 16 and Camon 16 Pro, but didn’t reveal any details about the smartphones. The two devices are the successors to the Camon 15 and 15 Pro that debuted in India in February this year. The Camon 16 Premier is a new device in the lineup. Let’s take a look at it below.
Tecno Camon 16 Premier specifications and features
The Tecno Camon 16 Premier boasts of a 6.9-inch FHD+ LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate screen and HDR10+ support. There is a pill-shaped punch-hole cutout at the top left corner. The smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. The back of the phone houses a square-shaped camera module with the sensor alignment similar to a ‘plus’ sign. The device is offered in a Glacier Silver colour option.
The Tecno Camon 16 Premier sports quad-cameras comprising a 64MP Sony IMX686 primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide snapper, 2MP depth sensor and a 2MP ultra-night portrait lens. In the front, the device features dual-camera setup with a 48MP main shooter paired with 8MP ultra-wide snapper and dual front flash. The camera supports 10x hybrid zoom and is capable of recording 4K videos at 30fps.
On the performance front, the Tecno Camon 16 Premier is powered by a MediaTek Helio G90T gaming processor. The chipset is coupled with 8GB RAM and the device offers 128GB of internal storage. The smartphone is also equipped with a heat dissipation pipe to cool down the temperature while charging or during intense usage. The Tecno Camon 16 Premier is backed by a 4,500mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. The device runs on HiOS based on Android 10. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and USB-C port.
Tecno Camon 16 Premier pricing and availability
Tecno has priced the Camon 16 Premier at KES 28,999 (~Rs 19,500). The brand is also offering TWS Hipods with the smartphone. Indian availability is not known yet.