Tecno Camon 17 Pro with 90Hz display, 48MP selfie camera launched: price, specifications


  • Tecno Camon 17 Pro has launched in Nigeria
  • It features a 48MP front-facing camera
  • It also offers specs like a 90Hz display, Helio G95 and a 5,000mAh battery

The Tecno Camon 17 Pro smartphone has launched in Nigeria. It is the second Camon 17 series after the Tecno Camon 17 went official in April. The Camon 17 Pro is the world’s first smartphone with a 48-megapixel selfie camera.

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The Tecno Camon 17 Pro also impresses in other departments as its features a high refresh rate and a powerful gaming-centric chipset. The device houses a big battery that supports 25W fast charging. The back panel of the device is fitted with a 64-megapixel triple camera system.

Tecno Camon 17 Pro specifications and features

Tecno Camon 17 Pro

The Tecno Camon 17 Pro is the world’s first phone to sport a 48MP front camera

The Camon 17 Pro features a 6.8-inch punch-hole display which offers a 20.5:9 aspect ratio, Full HD+ resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate, 500 nits brightness, and 395ppi pixel density.

Placed on the front is a 48-megapixel selfie camera, which features AI technology that helps in capturing better selfies by adjusting the ambient light. The camera is accompanied by dual front-firing flash units.

The rear camera system of the Camon 17 Pro consists of a 64-megapixel primary camera, an 8-megapixel ultra-wide lens, a 2-megapixel bokeh lens, and a 2-megapixel mono lens. The quad cameras offer features like quad-LED flash, black and white filter, customisable video template, 4K timelapse videos, bokeh effects, and more.

The MediaTek Helio G95 chipset powers the Camon 17 Pro with 8G of RAM. The device offers a generous built-in storage of 256GB. For additional storage, it has a dedicated microSD card slot. The phone ships with HiOS 7.6 based on Android 11.

The Tecno Camon 17 Pro has a 5,000mAh battery that supports 25W fast charging. It features stereo speakers and a 3.5mm audio jack. The usual connectivity options such as dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C are also available on the device. For security, it features a side-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Tecno Camon 17 Pro pricing and availability

The Camon 17 Pro is priced at NGN 125,000 (~Rs 22,600) in Nigeria. The phone comes in colours like Dream Silver and Malibu Blue. Tecno is yet to confirm on when it will be releasing the Camon 17 series in India.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

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