The Tecno Camon 18 premier specifications, New Features and Price in Kenya

The TECNO brand normally lurks in the shadows of its more well-known Chinese rivals, but it is known for dragging certain features seen in more costly smartphones into the low price range. In the case of TECNO CAMON 18 Premier, these elements are an AMOLED screen with a frequency of 120 Hz and a periscope camera with 5x optical zoom.

Dec 30, 2021 - 10:24
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The Tecno Camon 18 premier specifications, New Features and Price in Kenya

There is an intriguing camera with a 64-megapixel sensor with the main module. A wide-angle module is included, and a telephoto module with a periscopic lens for 5x optical zoom. The screen is impressive: AMOLED, 6.7 inches, and 120 Hz refresh rate. Add in a 32-megapixel front camera with flash and 8 + 256 GB of storage, and we have a smartphone that is more than intriguing, at least on paper. Let's take a look at how it works in terms of its specs 

  • Dimensions:163.8 x 75.9 x 8.2 mm
  • Waterproof:No
  • Display Type:AMOLED
  • Size:6.7 inches
  • Resolution:1080 x 2400 pixels
  • Display Colors:16M Colors
  • Pixel Density:~393PPI density
  • Touch Screen:Capacitive touchscreen
  • CPU:Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 + 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU:Mali-G57 MC2
  • RAM (Memory):8 GB
  • Internal Storage:256 GB
  • Sensors:Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
  • Operating System:Android 11 + HIOS 8.0
  • Video:4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS
  • Front Camera:32 MP (wide)
  • SIM:Nano SIM
  • Wi-fi:Yes
  • USB:Yes
  • GPS:Yes
  • NFC:Yes
  • Wireless Charging:No
  • Headphone Jack:Yes
  • Battery Capacity:Li-Po 4750 mAh + Fast charging 33W, 64% in 30 min (advertised)
  • FM Radio:Yes
  • Data:4G LTE,5G NR Bands

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TECNO's flagship model, the CAMON 18 Premier, costs KES 38,000 at jumia Kenya. Yes, this is a flagship for that kind of money because we're still discussing a brand that focuses solely on the budget and near-budget segments. Nonetheless, several flagship features have made it to this smartphone.


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