As may already know, Tecno Camon CX (a.k.a Tecno Camon C10) is the successor of one of the most popular Tecno smartphones for last year – Tecno Camon C9 – and it is the latest member of the Tecno’s camera-focused phone series (C series).
The Camon CX feature some upgrades from it predecessor, including the fingerprint sensor that was anticipated with the Camon C9, 16 MP camera (front and back), unlike the C9 that has 13 MP.
Another notable upgrade from the previous version is the OS.
Tecno Comon CX also feature a slightly upgraded battery with 3200mAh with fast charging capability.
The device is available in four main colours, namely; Champagne Gold, Sky Grey, Elegant Blue, Rose Gold.
Tecno Camon CX comes with the latest Android version – Android 7.0 Nougat – and the latest Tecno customized user interface – HiOS.
The smartphone feature a full metal body that is well polished. Tecno Camon CX is built with aerospace-grade aluminium.
The new Tecno Camon CX is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Mediatek chipset (MT6750T) which is based on Cortex-A53 architecture and it is coupled with ARM Mali-T860 MP2 GPU and a GPU frequency of 520MHz
The smartphone has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It supports up to 128GB microSD memory card.
Tecno Camon CX has four LTE bands (3/7/20/28A/40), which means it supports 4G LTE on all LTE networks in Nigeria including Glo, MTN, NTel, Etisalat, Smile, and InterC.
Tecno Camon CX Specs at a glance
- 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)
- 1.5GHz octa-core Mediatek CPU with 2GB RAM
- Android 7.0 (Nougat) with HiOS
- 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
- 16MP Rear Camera and 16MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE (up to 150Mbps)
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
- 3200 mAh Battery with Fast Charging
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Tecno Camon CX Key Features
- Quality front camera for selfie
- Quick snap with fingerprint scanner (0.1s)
- Wide-angle front camera for group selfies
- 6P lens camera, paired with Sony Exmor R IMX298
- PDAF enabled camera
- Top quality metal body (Aerospace-grade Aluminum)
- Full high definition display
- Ring flash (4 LED flash) for low light environment
- Fast charging
- quality camera (both front and back)
- premium design
- quality display
- Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box
- low storage capacity
Price and Availability
Tecno Camon CX is expected to be available in 22 countries across Africa, including Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, among others. It will also launch in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The retail price of the Tecno Camon CX starts from about NGN 70,000 (about USD 218.75).
Other Phones to Consider
When looking for phones with quality selfie or wefie cameras, Infinix S2 Pro comes to mind with its dual front camera (13MP + 8MP) and wide-angle of 135 degree. It goes for about the same price as the Tecno Camon CX, though the CX has a better display than S2 Pro in terms of quality and size, (the S2 Pro has 5.2-inch display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels). S2 Pro has its RAM and internal storage capacity (3GB RAM and 32GB ROM) to fight with though.
If quality display is why you are attracted to the Tecno Camon CX, you might fancy Infinix Note 3 Pro which comes with 6-inch display, and feature full HD display just like the CX. The Note 3 Pro comes with 3GB RAM which is 50% more than the 2GB RAM of the Tecno Camon CX and if also sports a larger battery capacity (4500mAh compared to 3200mAh battery of the Tecno Camon.