Tecno Camon 11 Specs, Price and In-Depth Review 2018

The emergence of the Tecno Camon 11 and its variant Tecno Camon 11 Pro means Tecno is releasing it’s 6th smartphone in this year. It’s safe to assume 2018 was good for Tecno and of course their customers too.

Camon 11 includes a lot of features, but the major highlight is the AI camera and Dual rear camera’s for bokeh effect. The camera comes with many modes to enhance your photography skills. If you shoot pictures right, it could easily pass for a DSLR camera.

Okay, I might have exaggerated a little bit, but the camera quality is just too good for a phone that costs less than N60,000.

With a sleek appearance, great camera, decent storage, and a dirt cheap price tag, you are buying a smartphone that’s worth every nickel and dime.

Tecno Camon 11 Key Features

FeaturesSpecs
Display6.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
Android OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Memory32GB/64GB
Camera13MP + 2MP dual rear cameras and 16MP Selfie camera
RAM3GB/4GB
ProcessorMediaTek Helio A22, Quad-core 2.0GHz
Sim-TypeDual-Sim
4G LTE
Yes
Fingerprint Reader/Face IDYes
Colour Aqua Blue, Bordeaux Red, Midnight Black
Battery3750mAh
PriceN49,000 / $135

Design X Display X Features

camon 11 display

Just like the Pro, the Camon 11 is built with the same poly-carbonate materials giving it a gradient glossy look. As far as size is concerned the device is slim giving its 156.65 x 75.95 x 5.6mm dimensions. It weighs 158g which feels a bit light in the hands.

Talking display, it features a IPS LCD 6.2 inch, 720*1500 HD screen resolution. It features a 19:9 aspect ratio and an 87.5% screen to body ratio, with slimmer bezels, your viewing experience will be heightened.

Tecno has has jumped on the bandwagon of notch screened smartphone with this device. With a lot of mixed reactions about notches, I don’t know whether or not this is good news or bad for you. That aside, It comes in a slew of eye catching colours of Aqua Blue, Bordeaux Red and my personal favorite; Midnight Black.

On the right side you’ll find the volume rockers & power button. The left side holds the Dual sim & memory card tray. Up front holds the camera & LED flash on either side of the mouthpiece. 3.5mm headphone jack, USB port, blazing speaker grills are all fitted in the bottom. The rear includes the Dual rear cameras and fingerprint reader.

Camera

Typical of a Camon device like; Tecno Camon CX, CX Air, Tecno CM and other Camon smartphones, without a doubt, the camera is the standout feature.

Utilizing an intelligent camera AI and a range of different camera modes of AI selfie, AI beauty, AI HDR, AI Bokeh, you have in this device a photography gear. It comes with a 13MP + 2MP rear facing camera, and a powerful Quad LED flash that allow for taking pictures in dark environments.

Camon 11 Sim-Tray

The front holds a 16MP camera with some great features including; Night Scene, Portrait Bokeh mode, Automatic Scene Detection, Document mode, Sky mode, Back-lighting mode, Sports mode & Night Portrait mode. Additionally, the AR emoji similar to the iPhone Animoji is used to analyze facial reactions. A funny way to make the conversation lively when chatting with friends and family.

Finally, I feel the camera game on this phone can’t be overemphasized. However, comparing it to flagships of Samsung, iPhone. There is a long road ahead for Tecno, but considering the price of these mid-range smartphone, I can’t help but be content.

Performance X OS X Battery

Performance – The device is powered by a MediaTek MT6761 processor clocked at 2Ghz Quad-Core. For gamers, you’ll appreciate that it comes with the ARM Mali-G71 MP2 GPU for cutting edge graphics.

It is important to know that Tecno Camon 11 comes in two variants, based on their RAM; 3GB & 4GB. Internal storage of the two varies as the former features a 32GB storage and the latter a 64GB of storage. More so, storage can be extended with a MicroSD card that’s up to 128GB.

OS – For a user friendly and intuitive interface, it runs the latest HiOS 4.0. However, the HiOS is still a bit buggy that you may need another launcher. I recommend Nova Launchers as it runs smooth on my device and it can extensively be personalized to your style. In addition, it operates the Android 8.1 OS.

Battery – It comes with a 3750mAh of battery that can last up to a day on a full charge. Provided you don’t play games or surf the internet for extended periods.


Tecno Camon 11 Price & Availability

Camon 11 price will make customers smile all through the way to Tecno stores. With a dirt cheap price tag, the dollar equivalent is $138 and N49,500 you are going to eat your cake and still have it. Fair play Tecno, Fair play.

Moses Dzarmah
 

Hi, I'm Moses Dzarmah

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