Tecno Pova 5G to be priced under Rs 20,000; confirmed to launch in January


  • The POVA 5G was recently unveiled as Tecno’s first 5G phone in Nigeria
  • Fresh information reveals that it will be heading to India in January
  • The company is also planning to launch smartwatches

The Tecno POVA 5G India launch timeline has been revealed. To recollect, the POVA 5G was announced in Nigeria earlier this week as the company’s first 5G-enabled smartphone. The POVA 5G is equipped with top-notch specs such as a 120Hz display, Dimensity 900, and 50-megapixel triple rear cameras.

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Now, in an interview with GizNext, Transsion India CEO, Arijeet Talapatra has confirmed POVA 5G’s India launch timeframe and its price range. He also confirmed that the company will enter the accessories segment in India in 2022. Tecno’s first accessory for India will be launching in January.

Tecno POVA 5G India launch timeframe

Tecno Pova 5G

Pova 5G is Tecno’s first 5G smartphone

Without confirming the name of the device, Talapatra said that Tecno’s first 5G phone will be debuting in the third or fourth week of January 2022. He added that the handset will be priced between Rs 18,000 and Rs 20,000. He seems to be talking about the POVA 5G since it is the only 5G phone from the brand.

To those who are unaware, the handset is priced at NGN 129,000 (~Rs 23,500) in Nigeria. Talapatra added that the company will launch as many as four 5G phones in 2022. Apart from launching the POVA 5G, the company will announce new speakers in January. Its first smartwatches for India will debut in Q2. The speaker and the smartwatches will be priced under Rs 5,000. Tecno will also unveil TWS earbuds in the coming year. The company also aims to launch MiFi devices by the end of 2022.

Tecno POVA 5G specifications

The Tecno POVA 5G has a 6.95-inch IPS LCD display that offers an FHD+ resolution, a 20.5:9 aspect ratio, and a 120Hz refresh rate. It has a 16-megapixel camera and a 50-megapixel + 2-megapixel + AI lens triple camera unit. For security, it has a side-facing fingerprint scanner, and it runs on Android 11 OS with HiOS UI on top.

The POVA 5G is powered by the Dimensity 900 chipset and a 6,000mAh battery that supports 18W charging. The device ships with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage.


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