Tecno Camon 12 Air

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Tecno Camon 12 Air was launched along side the Tecno Camon 12 and Camon 12 Pro but the Camon 12 Air variant happens to stand out amongst it’s Camon siblings, thanks to the innovative dot-on-screen display style that the device came with. This happens to be the second time after we first saw the on-screen fingerprint technology on Tecno Phantom 9.

The Camon 12 Air sports a bigger screen size, it also comes with the Android 9.0 Pie based on Tecno’s HiOS version 5.5 which many Android users would love to try out. Lets have a quick review of the phone and see what it has to offer.

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Tecno Camon 12 Air Key features

  • OS: Android 9.0 with HiOS v5.5 (Pie)
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 6.55 Inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels (~268 ppi density)
  • Processor Type: Quad-core 2.0 GHz, Helio P22  chipset
  • RAM:  3GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 16MP + 2MP + 5MP camera & dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP with LED flash
  • Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Camon 12 Air Features Overview

The Camon 12 Air is features the now popular dot on screen (or punch hole screen) style. This design makes the device a lot more premium and attractive, Tecno has done well to work this screen type into the 6.55 -inch screen just good enough.

Tecno Camon 12 Air is impressive with the 19:9 aspect ratio plan, making it fit even bigger screens into smaller hands. The screen resolution was left at 1600 by 720 px which will provide quality view experience.

The phone is well covered by well polish plastic material that gives a more premium feel and look but what’s under the hood?

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Tecno Camon 12 Air is equipped with a 3GB RAM that combines with a 32GB worth of space disk on the inside, the device treats you to a Quad-core 2.0 GHz processor with Helio P22 chipset which is just okay for normal phone usage.

The Camon 12 Air device comes with an impressive tipple camera setup on the back – sporting a 16MP + 2MP + 5MP AI max triple cameras at the back maximum exposure and depth effects. the camera system is supported by a ring flash for quality output.

For selfies, Tecno Camon 12 Air uses a 8MP front camera featuring its own dual LED flash as well. The front camera of the Camon 12 Air also comes with a face unlock system and unlike the Camon 12 Pro that came with an on-screen fingerprint scanner, the Camon 12 Air has it fingerprint scanner on the screen providing a more convenient unlocking of the device and maximum security.

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Tecno Camon 12 Air is available in just two color options; Ocean Blue and Alpenglow Gold colors, a non-removable 4000 mAh battery is kept under the hood to keep the power going.

Tecno Camon 12 Air price and availability

Tecno Camon 12 Air is available in both offline and online markets, price listed here is the official price but it can vary based on your region and the vendor you’re buying from. Tecno Camon 12 Air price in Nigeria is not yet official but expected around NGN 70,000 (195 USD), see where to buy below..

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Tecno Camon 12 Air Alternatives

The Tecno Camon 12 Air has quite a good number of alternatives but the best alternatives of the device we can think of are some of it’s Infinix counter parts: Infinix Hot 6X and some of it’s Tecno family line like Tecno Spark 3, Tecno Camon 12 Pro or the Camon 12 device..

Tecno Camon 12 Air Detailed Specs

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 10(1700/2100), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Status Launched: 2019
Dimensions 164.2 x 76.1 x 8.15 mm
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Ocean Blue and Alpenglow Gold colors
Cover Plastic
Type – IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors – 19:9 Screen aspect ratio
Size 6.55 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 268 Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 128GB
Internal 32GB
OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Processors – Quad-core 2.0 GHz, Helio P22 Soc
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
2G Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB Type 2.0 (with OTG support)
Primary – 16 MP + 2MP + 5MP, Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR and AI bright features
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8MP Camera with Selfie Flash
Capacity 4000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Fingerprint (on-screen), accelerometer, proximityAR Graffiti, compass with face unlock
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio – MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player – MP4/H.264 player – Photo/video editor – Document viewer
Price level NGN 70,000 (195 USD)

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