Tecno Camon X is obviously a camera-focused Android smartphone from Tecno Mobile, it’s major selling point is in the camera aspect and in the front camera region precisely. The Camon X packs a 20MP front camera with dual brightness-adjustable selfie flash.
Aside the astounding camera functionalities, the Tecno Camon X also features an elegant body design. It is built with the 18:9 aspect ratio(infinity display) and comes with Face ID unlock system for more convenient phone accessing. The device was launched with a Pro version which is dubbed Tecno Camon X Pro.
The Camon X Pro comes with bigger RAM and ROM sizes, sharper screen display and beefed up front camera (24MP). Before we go into the Camon X features, let us quickly glance through it’s key specs. You can read our unboxing and first impression of the device here if you want to know more about it’s design.
Tecno Camon X Key specs
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with HiOS
- SIM Type: Dual SIM
- 4G LTE: YES, LTE
- Screen Size : 6.0 Inches HD+ IPS Touchscreen
- Screen Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels (~274 PPI)
- Processor Type: Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Mediatek chipset
- RAM: 3GB
- Internal Storage: 16GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB
- Back / Rear Camera: 16MP camera & LED Flash
- Front Camera: 20MP with LED flash
- Battery: 3750 mAh (non-removable)
Tecno Camon X Features Overview
Tecno Camon X features a 6.0 inches screen with HD+ display resolution, the screen has a 2.5D curve at the edges and a resolution of 720 by 1440 pixels with about 274 pixels per-square inch.
Android 8.1 Oreo is pre-installed on the Camon X out of the box with the company’s HiOS skin on top, The HiOS is said to also provides several innovative and easy-to-use features to step up your mobile experience.
Tecno Camon X is endowed with an Octa-core processor that clocks at 2.0 GHz with a Mediatek chipset to provide for a good enough task processing experience. On-board RAM capacity is 3GB which is generally commendable for a smartphone in that category
Tecno Camon X hosts a 16GB inbuilt storage space which can be expanded to 128GB via micro SD card slot if more storage space is required by the user. This internal storage size might appear a bit daunting to users that prefer not using external storage.
In the camera aspect, the Camon X has a bit more to offer with it’s front camera than the rear camera which typically makes it a nice choice for selfie lovers.
The back is equipped with a 16 megapixels camera with dual LED flash while sitting in the front panel is a 20 megapixels camera with its own dual LED flash for outstanding selfie experience. The dual front flash can be adjusted by gesture in terms of brightness to best suit your style.
Tecno Camon X houses a moderate 3750 mAh non-removable battery that is said to support TECNO’s light speed charging technology. Meaning that the device will offer more screen time with less charge time.
The Camon X finishes with plastic unibody and a quite suiting design, it has curved edges that will help enhance phone handling. Tecno Camon X is available in three different colors; Champagne Gold, Midnight Black and City Blues.
The smartphone measures 158.6 x 75.8 x 7.8 (height x width x thickness) and weighs about 148.00 grams. The Tecno Camon device is a dual Micro SIM Android phone and supports dual standby with 4G network option.
The Tecno Camon X has it’s fingerprint scanner positioned at the back below the camera region, apart from serving as a more convenient phone unlock system for the device, the fingerprint scanner will also serve for more security purposes for the device.
Tecno Camon X price and availability
Tecno Camon X price in Nigeria is expected to be around 55,000 naira to 58,000 which reads about 155 USD, Ksh 15,699 in Kenya and Rs. 10,000 in India.
The device is currently available for purchase in Nigeria, both in offline and online market. It will also be available in other African countries in subsequent time.
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Tecno Camon X Best Alternatives
The Camon X Pro could be the best alternative if you’re not satisfied with what the Camon X has to offer, the Pro version offers more in some crucial aspects but carries a heavier price tag.
Other good alternatives include Infinix Hot S3 with 20MP front camera and 18:9 screen aspect, Tecno Camon CM that also features the 18:9 aspect ratio. Check out more affordable Android phones with 18:9 screen.
Tecno Camon X Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)|
|4G Network||Yes, LTE (Global Support)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Dual Standby)|
|Status||Launched: April 2018|
|Dimensions||– 158.60 x 75.80 x 7.80 mm
– Weight: 148 g
|Colors||Champagne Gold, Midnight Black and City Blues.|
|Type||– HD+ IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
– 18:9 Screen aspect ratio
|Size||6.0 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, 275 Pixels Per-square Inch|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 128GB|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo (with HiOS)|
|Processors||– Octa-core 2.0 GHz CPU
– Mediatek chipset
– Mali GPU
|Alert types||Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|2G||GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP|
|USB||Type 2.0 (with OTG support)|
|Primary||– 16 MP, auto refocus and Dual LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
|Secondary||20 MP Camera with dual Selfie Flash|
|Capacity||3750mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensor|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio
– Quick charge tech
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Price level||About 55,000 naira– 58,000 naira (155 USD) (15,699 Ksh)|