Are you wondering if Tecno Camon 15 meets your spec?
Well, this new “machine” (as I chose to call it) of Tecno Mobile can be what you may consider buying because it could be said to be first among equals. Beginning from the camera down to its battery and software features, this phone stands out.
This review shall unbox every thick and thin of this mobile device, to help you make a quick and the best decision of whether to go for this phone or go straight to other worthy alternatives.
A Quick Overview
This new smartphone was released in February 2020. It is built on Android 10.0 version and HIOS 6.0. It has a quad 48MP rear camera alongside other two 2MP camera sensors. Positioned in the front is a 16 MP selfie camera, to allow snap beautiful pictures with ease.
The device runs on 4GB RAM with an internal storage of 64GB. Its microSD expandable storage type also allows you to save enough files on the phone.
More so, it has a battery capacity of 5000mAh. This relatively enormous cell volume comfortably powers the device for several hours, on its 6.55-inch screen display.
The security features include a fingerprint sensor mounted behind the device and face-recognition invisible sensor at the front of the smartphone.
Design and Display
The first thing you will notice about this phone the moment you stock it out of its box is the sleek design. The glass front, plastic back and plastic frame give it a sensational look that would push you to savour the internal features quicker than ever.
Dimension: 164.1 × 76.4 × 8.8 mm
Weight: 196 g
Display Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Display Size: 6.6-inches, 105.2 cm2 (Approx. 83.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Screen Resolution: 720 × 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (Approx. 266 ppi density)
The incorporation of AI technology in the Camon 15 camera is one of the major points here. This is most evident in the bokeh effect. This feature allows the camera to interact with the immediate environment, blur unnecessary surroundings and get a gleaming picture of the target image.
Main Camera: 48 MP, PDAF + 2 MP + 2 MP+ QVGA + Quad-LED flash, Panorama, HDR
Front Camera: Single 16 MP + Dual-LED flash, HDR
Video: 1080p@30fps (for both rear and front cameras).
Software and Storage
Unlike the Camon 12 series that were built on Android 9.0 and HIOS 5.5, this device comes on Android 10.0 and HIOS 6.0.
CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Cortex-A53
Chipset: Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
Operating System: Android 10.0, HIOS 6.0
Internal Storage: 64GB
Card Slot: MicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
Expandable Storage: Up to 256GB
Network and Connectivity
This device incorporates Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot and a microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go. It features FM radio and a 5.0, A2DP, LE Bluetooth.
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB: MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Radio: FM Radio
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
SIM Type: Nano-SIM
Dual SIM: Yes
4G LTE: Yes
Sound, Battery and Sensors
Camon 15 comes with a loudspeaker and a 3.55mm jack. The non-removable 5000mAh Lithium Polymer battery mounted at the back of the smartphone gives it enough power that can make the phone stay for a day when fully charged.
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Battery: non-removable 5000mAh Li-Po
Sensors: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), proximity, accelerator, Compass/Magnetometer, Face unlock, Ambient Light Sensor.
This device has other attributes that are not included in the categories above. However, these attributes will be capture under the miscellaneous
Available Colours: Shoal Gold, Fascinating Purple and Jade
Tecno Camon 15 Price in Nigeria
The price of Tecno Camon 15 in Nigeria starts from N69, 500. That is approximately $180.
The Bottom Line
It is totally your choice to make, whether to go for this phone or not. From these specifications above, I believe you have understood more about the phone.
However, when you compare it with other latest Android-powered devices, you may come to realize that this is really a top list.