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Tecno Camon 18, Camon 18P, Camon 18 Premier launched: price, specifications

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  • Tecno has launched Camon 18 series in Nigeria
  • The lineup includes a standard Camon 18, Camon 18 Premier, and Camon 18P
  • The Premier variant packs a periscope camera and gimbal stabilisation lens

Tecno Camon 18 series has been launched in Nigeria. The lineup consists of standard, 18P, and Premier variants. The Camon 18 Premier is the successor to the Camon 16 Premier that debuted last September, while the standard model is a follow-up to the Camon 17 that was launched earlier this year. Both devices come with upgraded specifications. 

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 The Tecno Camon 18P is a new device in the lineup. Read on to know what the latest smartphones offer out of the box. 

Tecno Camon 18 Premier specifications and features

Tecno Camon 18 Premier

Tecno Camon 18 Premier comes with an AMOLED display

The Tecno Camon 18 Premier offers a 6.7-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with a centre-aligned punch-hole cutout. a 120Hz refresh rate and 550 nits screen brightness. The device features a boxy form factor and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. 

The Tecno Camon 18 Premier sports a rectangular camera module. The setup comprises of a 64MP main sensor, 12MP stabilised gimbal lens and an 8MP periscope telephoto lens with 5x and 60x optical and hybrid zoom respectively. The smartphone comes with a 32MP front-facing selfie snapper. The device packs a host of features and camera modes for enhancing images. 

Under the hood, the Tecno Camon 18 Premier is powered by a MediaTek Helio G96 processor. It is paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB onboard storage. The smartphone is fuelled by a 4,750mAh battery with support for 33W fast charging. Software-wise, it runs Android 11 with the company’s Hi OS 8.0 skinned on the top. 

Connectivity options on the Tecno Camon 18 Premier include dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB-C port, GPS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. 

Tecno Camon 18 and Camon 18P specifications and features

Tecno Camon 18 and Camon 18P

Tecno Camon 18 and Camon 18P

The standard Camon 18 and Camon 18P come with 6.8-inch displays with FHD+ resolution. The former features a 90Hz refresh rate while the latter comes with a 120Hz panel. Both smartphones retain the same design as the Camon 18 Premier. 

The standard Camon 18 and 18P also sport triple rear cameras. However, the setup on the former includes a 64MP primary lens while the latter has a 48MP main sensor paired with a 2MP secondary depth sensr. The third lens on the standard variant is a 2MP macro lens while the Camon 18P comes with a 13MP portrait shooter. Both devices feature a 16MP selfie snapper. 

Internally, the Camon 18 is equipped with an Helio G88 SoC while the Camon 18P houses an Helio G96 which is the same as the Premier variant. The former packs 4GB RAM and 128GB storage whereas the latter is offered in 8GB + 128GB configuration. Both smartphones are powered by a 5,000mAh battery with the standard model supporting 18W fast charging and the Camon 18P maxing out at 33W charging speeds. 

Tecno Camon 18 series pricing and availability

Tecno hasn’t revealed the pricing and availability of the Camon 18 series yet. The Premier variant is offered in Polar Night and Vast Sky colours. The standard Camon 18 and 18P comes in Iris Purple, Dusk Grey, and Ceramic White colour options. We will update this post when we learn about the price and availability. We also expect the Tecno Camon 18 to be launched in India considering the Camon 16 and Camon 17 series is available in the country. 

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Viraj Gawde

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