TECNO has always been committed to bringing the latest technologies to users in Nigeria. It’s ambition is to be the leading camera phone brand in global emerging markets. This year, tecno has launched a device in each smartphone categories for its customers. We have the Phantom, Pop, Spark, Pouvoir series, and lastly the Camon.
Tecno flagship device, The Phantom X is back to Nigeria after some years and it came with a huge upgrade in design and specifications but quite expensive.
The pouvoir series remains Tecno gaming device while of course a brand new series of the Camon device which focuses more on customers that want the best and quality in terms of photography. The new series of tecno phones called the Camon 17 series include three new devices – Tecno Camon 17, 17P and 17 Pro.
Global premier mobile phone brand, has laucnhed many generation of its Spark family of smartphones up to its seventh generation. The Spark series is built to give its teeming youthful customers the freedom to be expressive and go-getting, while immersing themselves into the exciting world of entertainment and digital media. The Spark series is Tecno midrange budget friendly smartphone.
Continue reading as I walk you through some of great features and capabilities of Tecno phones released in 2021.
Here’s a list of all the major recently launched TECNO phones in 2021, their prices and specifications.
- Tecno Phantom X
- TECNO Camon 17 Pro
- Tecno Camon 17P
- Tecno Camon 17
- Tecno Spark 7P
- TECNO Spark 7 (Android Go)
- TECNO Pova 2 ( Not yet released in Nigeria)
- TECNO Pop 4 Pro
Tecno Phantom X
Phantom X is the Tecno flagship smartphone of 2021 launched on July 1st with great features like 3D Borderless AMOLED display and 50MP ultra night camera for extraordinary camera experiences.
In terms of performance, Tecno Phantom X runs on Mediatek Helio G95 gaming chipset with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage which makes the phone very fast in performance and it’s backed by a 4,700mAh battery which comes with a 33w fast charger.
Phantom X Key Specifications:
- 6.7-inches Super AMOLED 90HZ display with 1080 x 2340 pixels
- Android 11 (HiOS 7.6)
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio G95 processor with Mali-G76 MC4 GPU
- 8G RAM and 256GB internal storage
- Triple 50MP + 13MP + 8MP rear camera and dual 48MP + 8MP selfie camera
- In-display fingerprint scanner
- 4,700mAh Li-Po battery
The Tecno Phantom X sells for N228,000 and is available in authorized stores nationwide.
Tecno Camon 17 Pro
Tecno lunched the camon 17 Pro via virtual launch on 6th of May 2021. The selfie camera of the Camon 17 Pro is one of the highlights of the phone. Tecno camon 17 Pro smartphone comes with improvements in camera and performance as compared with the tecno camon 16 premier.
Under the hood of the Tecno Camon 17 Pro is an Helio G95 processor packed with 8GB RAM and 256GB ROM, which means a lot of storage space.
The 6.8” Full HD display is equipped with a wide 1080×2640 screen resolution for an enhanced viewing experience.
The first Tecno Camon device launched in Nigeria was Tecno Camon C8 – first tecno Camera centric phone and it had one front camera with 5MP. Tecno Camon 17 Pro comes with a 64MP quad-camera at the rear and and 48MP ultra selfie camera to give users a better photography experience.
The device is powered by an enormous 5000mAh battery with 25W flash charge via its USB type-C port.
TECNO CAMON 17 PRO with 48MP clearest selfie camera and 64MP ultra quad back camera is available in any recommended retail store nationwide for 128,000 naira.
Tecno Camon 17P
Tecno CAMON 17P is powered by Helio G85 extreme performance processor and 6GB RAM. It also runs on the latest HiOS 7.6 based on Android™ 11 operating system. The internal storage is 128GB which can be expanded using an external memory card of up to 512GB capacity.
The batter capacity is a 5000mAh(typ) non-removable battery with an 18W Flash Charge.
The main rear camera of Tecno CAMON 17P is a 64MP ultra-clear quad lens and also has a 2MP Macro rear lens, 2MP Bokeh rear lens, 8W AI rear lens. While the front camera has a 16MP front camera with dual flash.
The Tecno Camon 17P Price in Nigeria is 98,000 naira.
Tecno Camon 17
The regular Camon 17 is powered by MediaTek Helio G85 extreme performance processor. It also runs HiOS based on Android™ 11 operating system. It has a 6.6″Dot-in 90Hz, HD+ display with a resolution of 720*1600. It has 450nits brightness, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and 267 PPI.
The device is backed by a 4GB RAM and is supported by a 128GB internal storage space – which is expandable to 256GB. And then there is the 5000mAh battery with an 18W flash charge, which should keep you on for a full day.
Tecno CAMON 17 has a 48MP AI ultra-triple rear camera with Quad Flash and a 16MP front camera with dual flash.
The tecno camon 17 costs 76,000 naira for the 6GB RAM with a 128GB inbuilt storage space.
Tecno Spark 7P
Spark 7P boasts of the MediaTek Helio G70 gaming processor which comes with the Mali-G52 GPU and 4GB of RAM. It also runs HiOS 7.5 based on Android™ 11 operating system.
In terms of the screen, its screen resolution is 720×1640 pixels, a 20:9.5 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate and an 82.0% screen-to-body ratio.
It features a 16MP+2MP+QVGA AI triple rear camera set-up with quad-flashlight and 8MP Front Camera + Dual Flash for capturing colorful and very dynamic photos.
Tecnk Spark 7P is backed by a gigantic 5000mAh super battery with long standby for 3 days.
It is available in all authorised retail stores across Nigeria at a recommended retail price of ₦62,500 and ₦70,600 for the 64GB and 128GB variants respectively.
TECNO Spark 7 (Android Go)
Tecno have just released the Spark Go 2020 in Nigeria. The phone was previously launched and available only in the Asian Pacific regions, but now available across Nigeria and some other African countries both via online and offline stores.
The Spark Go 2020 is the direct successor to the standard Tecno Spark Go launched back in 2019.
Tecno Spark 7 key specs and features
- Dimension : 165.6 x 76.3 x 9.1 mm
- Display: 6.52 inches, 96.7 cm2 (~81.3% screen-to-body ratio)
- Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- CPU: 1.8GHz octa-core MT6762D MediaTek Helio A25 with PowerVR GE8320 GPU (600MHz)
- RAM: 3GB RAM
- Storage : 64GB ROM expandable up to 128GB via microSD
- OS: Android 11 (Go Edition; HiOS 7.5)
- Camera: Dual 13MP camera
- Front camera: 8MP Selfie with dual LED
- Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM, Bluetooth 5.0
- Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (rear mounted), Accelerometer, proximity, compass, micro USB 2.0
- Battery: 5000mAh
The SPARK 7 Android Go edition is available in all Tecno recommended retail outlets nationwide for 58,500 naira. Visit, https://www.tecno-mobile.com/stores/#/ to see the store near you.
Tecno Pova 2 (Yet to be released in Nigeria)
The new TECNO smartphone, Pova 2, features an enormous 7,000mAH battery which capable of powering the phone for up to seven days straight with just a single charge. It can last for several hours when used to watch movies or play games.
According to Naija tech guide, below are the key specifications and features of the Pova 2:
- 6.9 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2460 Pixels (~389 PPI)
- Android 11, HIOS 7.6
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio G85 (12 nm)
- 4GB / 6GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 48MP + 2MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Cameras
- 8MP Front Cameras
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable 7000 mAh Li-Po Battery
In Philippine, Tecno announced the price of its MediaTek Helio G85 chipset gaming phone for $167 which is approximately N70,000. We expect the price to fill within 70,000 to 80,000 naira when it is finally launched in Nigeria.
TECNO Pop 4 Pro
Tecno launched the Pro version of the TECNO Pop 4 in April this year. This new TECNO Pop 4 Pro is ideal for consumers who feel the Pop 4 is not up to threshold specs-wise. It comes with a large display, better hardware and 4G LTE network for fast internet access.
TECNO Pop 4 Pro is equipped with a MediaTekMT6739 chipset and a Quad-Core CPU processor clocking at 1.3GHz. A PowerVR GE8100 GPU handles the graphics and runs with 1GB RAM on the Go edition of Google’s Android 10 operating system. It has a 16GB internal storage which is expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card.
The main camera is 8MP and secondary camera 0.3MP. At the front, inside the waterdrop notch is an 8MP camera for taking selfies. Both the front and back cameras have a single LED flash to help in taking brightness and detailed pictures.
The TECNO Pop 4 Pro is available in Nigeria and it retails for around N35,000
For a complete list of all Tecno phones already launched for the past years and still available in the Nigerian market visit here.