Samsung Galaxy A32 vs Tecno Camon 17P: Starting with the prices, the Galaxy A32 will cost you N113,500 ($300). While the Tecno Camon 17P price is N97,000 ($240). Both smartphones have 6GB RAM and 128 GB of storage.

The Camon 17P is cheaper in price but does it offer a better value too? Let’s find out.

Tecno Camon 17P key Specs
• 6.8″ FHD+ IPS LCD display
• 6 GB RAM
• 128 GB storage
• 64 + 2MP + 2MP + AI rear cameras
• 16 MP selfie
• MediaTek helio G85
• Android 11
• 5000mAh battery (18W)

Samsung Galaxy A32 Key Specs
• 6.5″ FHD+ Super Amoled display
• 90Hz Refresh rate
• 6 GB RAM
• 128 GB storage
• 64 + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP rear cameras
• 20 MP selfie
• MediaTek helio G80
• Android 11
• 5000mAh battery (18W)

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Display & Design

The Tecno Camon 17P has a center punch hole selfie camera. The display is bigger. A 6.8 inches IPS LCD with FHD+ resolution. While the Samsung Galaxy A32 has a 6.5″inch 90Hz Super Amoled display with a FHD+ resolution.

Here, the Samsung Galaxy A32 has a more premium display quality. Its brightness can go as high as 800 nits. Unlike the Tecno Camon 17P’s display that can only go 500 nits. So when you are indoor or outdoor or directly under the sun, you’ll be able to see what’s happening on the Galaxy A32 screen.

Moreover, because of the Super Amoled panel on the Galaxy A32, colors seems to be more accurate and natural on the A32 than that of Camon 17P IPS LCD display.

Security | Fingerprint

The fingerprint sensor of the Galaxy A32 is embedded on the screen. While that of the Tecno Camon 17P is side-mounted. The Camon 17P fingerprint sensor responds faster and is always accurate.


Camera wise, the Tecno Camon 17P has 64MP + 2MP + 2MP + AI rear camera. While the selfie camera is 16MP. The camera is capable of recording 4K videos. Also, the autofocus is very sharp and good. However, there is no ultrawide angle lens.

Samsung Galaxy A32 on the other hand, has 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP rear cameras. While the front camera is 20MP. It can only record in 1080 resolution. Athough its autofocus is sharp and crisp as well + It has an ultrawide camera lens.

In overall, the Samsung Galaxy A32 camera is more exciting and versatile. But if you want a 4K video resolution, then the Camon 17P is the only one here that can offer it.

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Chipset/Processor | Gaming | 4G

Samsung Galaxy A32 vs Tecno Camon 17P are powered by a MediaTek chipset. The Camon 17P is powered by MediaTek helio G85. While the Galaxy A32 is powered by MediaTek helio G80 chip.

As expected, the helio G85 chip on the Camon 17P, is slightly improved than the G80 found on the A32. Even in real live performance test, the Tecno Camon 17P performs better.

Moreover, both devices have the same configuration of 6GB RAM + 128GB storage.

Samsung Galaxy A32 vs Tecno Camon 17P: Software

Tecno Camon 17P and Samsung Galaxy  A32 run Android 11 out of the box on top thier own latest skin software, hiOS 7.5 (Tecno software) and One UI 3.1 (Samsung software).

In the long run, Samsung Galaxy A32 is more profitable because Samsung has promised 3 years of major software update. So it will upgrade to Android 12, 13 and 14. But the Tecno on the other hand will forever remain Android 11 which is bad on Tecno’s part.


Battery wise, these two smartphones have a 5000mAh battery capacity with 18W fast charge enabled (USB-C ).

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Samsung Galaxy A32 vs Tecno Camon 17P: Conclusion

If you want premium build and design, improved camera setup and better display quality, the Samsung Galaxy A32 is the one. However, if you are looking at price and performance, the Tecno Camon 17P is a better buy.

If I’m to score the value of these two smartphones by percentage, I’d score the Tecno Camon 17P (50%). While Samsung Galaxy A32 gets (50%).

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