Tecno Camon 16 Premier: After skipping Camon 13 & 14, Tecno Mobile have decided to continue their camera phone sequence. And they are bringing the Camon 16 Premier as an upgrade of the Tecno Camon 15 Premier.

If the Camon 15 series were so good, you can only imagine how good the Camon 16 series will be. Well, it won’t actually be an upgrade if designs and internal features remain same. Right?

What is Tecno Camon 16 Premier?

Tecno Camon 16 Premier is the latest phone in the Tecno Camon series. It’s the best camera phone yet by the company. This time, it won’t be about camera but Tecno are bringing in some more juice in its chipset.

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Phones from Tecno have always been underrated and it’s about time the company steps up. And Yes, they are stepping up the game with this new phone. From its design to its chipset, this is one phone you would love.

With the above said, what should you expect from the incoming Camon 16 Premier? What are its features and why is it so interesting? Well, let’s find out together.

Tecno Camon 16 Premier Preview

This phone is a mainly a camera phone with extra features that also gives it extra juice as a gaming phone. Its more like a combo of camera and gaming experience all in one. Pretty cool right? It gets even better.

Tecno Camon 16 Premier: Design, Display and Build

This is the best Tecno phone yet and they are not joking. The phone comes with Glass front, plastic back and plastic frame. It has a curved rectangular punch hole to the left of the screen that houses two selfie cameras.

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Camon 16 premier is protected by a gorilla glass screen 3. Its screen size is about 6.9 inches with a resolution of about 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~399 ppi density). It’s display type is IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with small bezels.

Its display comes with a smooth 90Hz refresh rate with 120Hz touch sampling. A feature that even the more expensive phones don’t have.

Tecno Camon 16 Premier: Camera

Camon 16 premier comes with a quad rear camera. There is a 64MP wide main camera, 8MP ultrawide, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP macro camera. The camera sensor is from SONY and just like the Camon 15 Premier, you should expect great images and videos from this phone.

Up front, there is a dual selfie camera placed in a punch hole to the left. There is 48MP main camera and an 8MP ultrawide camera.

The camera features of the phones include; gyro-EIS, ultra night mode, OIS, 960fps slow motion and steady video. These features are pretty cool and we know you’d like to try them out.

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Tecno Camon 16 Premier: Chipset and Software

The chipset of the Camon 16 Premier is the MediaTek Helio G90T. This chipset from MediaTek is a gaming chipset and it is very good for gaming and some middle level graphics work.

It’s not a 5G chipset and given the current status of 5G network in most countries where Tecno have large market share, the 5G feature is really no much of an issue.

Camon 16 Premier runs Android 10 out of the box. It also come with Tecno latest skin software, HiOS 7. This new skin software comes with lots of features that you should try out.

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Tecno Camon 16 Premier: RAM and Internal Storage

Tecno Camon 16 Premier comes with 8GB RAM and 125GB Internal Storage. There is also space from external storage via microSD card.

Tecno Camon 16 Premier: Sensor and Battery

The phone come with sensors for security. There is a functional Google Assistant that will perform pretty good task using your voice. Fingerprint sensor is side mounted and a FaceID protection also available for additional security.

Camon 16 premier is powered by a 4500mAh battery. There is also 33W fast charge feature enabled. No wireless charge or reverse charge feature enabled.

Check out the full specifications of the Camon 16 Premier from the table below.

Tecno Camon 16 Premier Specifications

TechnologyGSM / CDMA/ HSPA / LTE
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Download SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A

BuildGlass front (Gorilla Glass 5), plastic back, plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.9 inches, 114.7 cm2 (~83.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 1640 pixels (~358 ppi density)
Display ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 5
Touch ScreenYes

OS (Operating System)Android 10.0; HiOS 7
Chipset (Processor)MediaTek Helio G90T
CPU DetailsOcta-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G52 2EEMC2
Card Slot (SD Card)microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal Storage8GB RAM, 128GB Internal Storage
Quad Lenses64MP (main camera)
8MP (ultrawide)
2MP (macro)
2MP (depth sensor)
FeaturesQuad flash, panorama, HDR
Video4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
Dual Camera48MP + 8MP
3.5mm JackYES
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS
RadioFM radio
USB2.0, Type-C USB On-The-Go
SensorsFingerprint (side mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer

BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery
Fast ChargingFast battery charging 33W
GamesYes, Downloadable from Google Play store
PriceAbout $272, 105,000 Naira

The Tecno Camon 16 Premier will cost about $272, 105,000 Naira. This is the unofficial price but it might varies depending on location and retailer.

So, tell us what you think about the specs of the Camon 16 Premier. Use the comment section below.

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