Tecno S1

tecno s1

Tecno S1 is a very low-end Android smartphone that comes running the Android Marshmallow out of the box, the device from Tecno comes with dirty cheap price tag to compensate for its mediocre spec sheet but the price still seems a bit too much for what the device has to offer.

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Tecno S1 MaxPower Specs Highlight:

  • OS: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • SIM Type: Single SIM
  • 3G Network
  • Screen Size : 4.0 Inches WVGA IPS Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels (186 PPI)
  • Processor Type: 1.3 GHz Quad-core CPU and MediaTek Chipset
  • RAM: 512MB
  • Internal Storage: 8 GB.
  • Back Camera: 2MP camera with LED Flash
  • Front Camera: No front camera
  • Battery: 1500 mAh Non-Removable

Tecno S1 Features Overview

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Tecno S1 comes in 4.0 inches screen with a WVGA resolution of 800 by 480 pixels, pre-installed OS is the Android 6.0 Marshmallow customized based on HiOS.

RAM capacity on the device is 512 MB, the Tecno S1 is powered by a 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor with a mediatek chipset on the inside. For internal storage, there is 8GB space which you can expand to up to 32GB with SD card.

In the battery department lies a 1500 mAh Li-ion battery, the device is a single SIM smartphone with only 3G and 2G network options. Tecno S1 is available in Black, Blue and white colors.

There is no front camera on the device which is really weird, I mean, when was the last time we saw an Android phone without a front camera? Anyways, the back camera uses a 2 megapixels camera with LED flash.

Tecno S1 price is around 45,700 naira in Nigeria and 4,499 KSH in Kenya (44 USD) the device can be purchased through various online stores.

Tecno S1 Alternatives

Update: For more mid-range smart phones, you can check the new Itel A50 smartphone or Infinix Smart 7. In Tecno’s series, you can be looking at the Tecno Pop 8 or the Tecno Pova 5.

You will want to consider other good low-end Android phones like the Infinix Smart from Infinix and Oukitel C8 from Oukitel Mobile. Lenovo A1000 and Itel A51 are also great alternatives to the Tecno S1.

Tecno S1 Full Specifications Below:

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network NO
SIM Single SIM
Status Available: September 2017
Dimensions – mm Weight: 157g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Blue, Black and White colors
Cover Plastic
Type WVGA IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size 4.0 inches, 800 x 480 pixels, 186 Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal 8GB
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Processors 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex CPU

MediaTek chipset

RAM 512 GB
Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
4G NO 4G
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.0, A2DP
USB MicroUSB v2.0
Primary 2MP camera with LED flash
Video Yes (video recording)
Secondary No front camera
Capacity 1500mAh Li-ion battery (removable)
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous -MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– FM Radio
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Document viewer/editor
– Preloaded applications
– Facebook, Opera Mini, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, etc.
Price level About 15,700 (44 USD) KSh4,499 in Kenya.

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  • I have techno s1 and has developed a problem. When someone calls the phone it does not ring what should I do. To rectify to avoid embarrassing my friends.

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