TECNO Camon 16 Premier

TECNO Camon 16 Premier Review, Pros and Cons – Camon 16 smartphones were recently launched by the TECNO and are already on sale in Kenya through the online store. The Tecno Camon 16 Premier is a flagship-level smartphone that has won many awards, as Tecno, this time, presented many exclusive premium features on it. Without a doubt, this device offers a great cost-benefit in its price range. Let’s take a detailed review at Camon 16 Premier.

TECNO Camon 16 Premier Review

Highlights

  1. It comes with a 64 MP square camera module on the back and a 48 MP dual selfie camera on the front with several features.
  2. The device comes with a Mediatek Helio G90T processor for high-end gaming.
  3. The Camon 16 Premier draws power from a huge 4500 mAh battery supported by a 33W fast charger.
  4. A beautiful IPS LCD display combined withHDR 10+ and a 90 Hz refresh rate.
  5. HIOS 6.0 UI gives cool and exclusive features.

Design and Display

The Camon 16 Premier smartphone features a next-level design that is absolutely perfect for a premium flagship device with a fairly decent build quality. For starters, the screen has a fairly good screen-to-body ratio, with a dual camera for selfie enthusiasts. At the rear, a square camera module shines with quad cameras equipped with Penta LED flash. A side-mounted fingerprint sensor unlocking faster without any hassle of passwords.

The device hosts a 6.9 inches high FullHD+ screen that is not only combined with a high refresh rate of 90Hz but also supports HDR10+ for vivid colors and attractive visuals. In addition, the bezels are really fine for an unprecedented viewing experience. Check out the recently launched Tecno Spark Go 2020.

Memory and Internal

Speaking of performance, the phone is powered by the MediaTek MT6785 Helio G90T chipset, which gives an 11% jump in overall performance over the previous generation G90 processor. Mediatek G90T is a next level octa-core processor equipped with Mali-G76 MC4 GPU for extreme level games and smooth application operation. On the other hand, the device is made to run on HiOS 6.0 based on Android 10 OS, providing a fluent, clean, and smooth experience, along with sufficient proprietary features.

When it comes to storage, there is only one variant at the moment that is 8 GB of RAM with 128 GB of internal storage. In addition, a dedicated external SD can be inserted to further expand storage.

Camera

The camera department the Camon 16 Premier has a square camera configuration on the rear side, a 64 MP wide-angle main camera, an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens which can capture 119 degrees photos, a 2 MP depth sensor for shooting videos with a bokeh effect, and lastly, a 2MP video lens for capturing enhanced videos at night. In addition, there are several built-in functions such as AR Emoji 3.0 for fun, Beauty mode, 10x hybrid zoom for close-up photos, 960 fps video, and more. The camera is powered by Tecno’s own TAIVOS AI technology, which works to improve performance and image quality.

On the other hand, the front selfie camera is a 48MP trigger combined with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens for group portraits and selfies. The front camera automatically switches to the ultra-wide mode when recognizing a group of people. To ensure that you get better selfies in the dark, the company provides a double flash on the front.

Battery and Others

With a 33W fast charger, the 4500 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery can charge up to about 70% in 30 minutes according to the company, so you don’t need to wait long to charge the phone and the phone can work for all day with mid uses. To control the heating, the company installed a heat-dissipating tube that can lower the temperature by two degrees while the device is being charged. The Tecno Camon 16 Premier is sold for a price of around $270 (19,900 INR), which is quite attractive for flagship features.

TECNO Camon 16 Premier Pros and cons

Tecno Camon 16 Premier Specifications Detail

Down below you can see the full specifications of Tecno Camon 16 Premier smartphone.

SpecificationsTECNO Camon 16 Premier
Network2G, 3G, 4G
AnnouncedSeptember 2020
Weight197 g
BuildGlass front and back, aluminum frame
ProtectionNo
SIMDual SIM
Size6.9 inches
DisplayCapacitive touchscreen IPS LCD,16M colors
Resolution1080 x 2460 pixels
OSAndroid 10 and HIOS 6.0
ChipsetMediaTek MT6785 Helio G90T
CPUOcta-core
GPUMali-G76 MC4
Card slotYes
RAM8GB
Internal128GB
Camera64MP, 8MP, 2MP and 2MP
Selfie48MP and 8MP
RadioYes
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
USB On-The-Go
SensorsSide Mounted Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, and compass
BatteryLi-Po 4500 mAh battery,
Fast charging 33W
ColorsSilver
Price$270 (19,900 INR)

Tecno Camon 16 Premier Pros and Cons

Down below you can see the list of pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of Tecno Camon 16 Premier smartphone.

Pros

  1. Heat dissipation tube to lower the temperature during heavy uses
  2. Decent image and video quality with night mode
  3. 33 W fast charging can charge the device about 70% in 30 minutes
  4. Dual selfie camera with 48MP main sensor
  5. Next-level gaming performance with 11% improved Mediatek G90T processor
  6. 90 Hz refresh rate combined with HDR10+ support

Cons

  1. Only a variant of 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage is available. No other options
  2. Without wireless charging support
  3. No Gorilla glass protection
  4. Available in single Glacial Silver color

Conclusion

Tecno Camon 16 Premier is a real flagship phone with affordable prices that can beat many smartphones in a similar range and even giving away TWS free as part of the initial offer. Without a doubt, this smartphone comes with many interesting features.

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Sumit Pandit
Sumit Pandit is a senior news reporter for Oispice. He is an expert on smartphones, apps, gadgets, and the tech industry. He writes for different tech news and has an excellent ability to make complex matters easy to understand. Sumit can be reached on Twitter @sumitkrpandit or Email at [email protected]