It has same chipset as the Camon 17 but slightly better camera options which makes it better than the Camon 17. Then, it has similar camera setup as the Camon 17 Pro but has lower chipset which makes it just below Pro version in the Camon 17 series.
About Tecno Camon 17P
Tecno Camon 17P is among the latest camera focused phones released by Tecno Mobile. It’s the successor of the Tecno Camon 16 and it’s also the second best among four phones in the new Camon series lineup (three camon 17 devices was launched in some regions).
With the specs of the Camon 17P, one would expect the price to be higher. But typical of Tecno, their focus is making affordable premium smartphones and they’re doing a petty good job thus far.
So, along with the price of the Camon 17P, lets talk about its specs; the RAM, storage, camera, chipsets, software, and sensors.
Chipset, CPU and GPU
Under the helm of the device is the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset with an Octa Core processor and power GPU.
The Helio G85 chipset is a gaming SoC designed specifically for gaming devices in the mid range segment. Couple with the CPU and GPU, the device will can play some high level graphics game.
Truth is, the Helio G85 is not as powerful as the Helio G95, but it’s performance is also incredible. and it’s faster than most chipsets in its category (even chipsets from Qualcomm and Exynos in same category can’t compete).
It’s very clear that the Camon series is Tecno’s camera phone line up. And staying true to its nature, the Camon 17P is coming with a big 64MP main rear camera. And upfront is a 16MP selfie camera.
The Camon 17P is capable of recording 4k video and it is expected to come with gyro-EIS for video stability. Then there is the TAIVOS software to enhance the quality of the night photos.
Having same sensor as the Pro model in the series makes the device really interesting.
Display and Build Material
The display type of the Tecno Camon 17P is IPS LCD panel with 60Hz. It’s display size is 6.8 inch Full HD+.
Then there is the typical plastic back, plastic fame and glass front build. But the front glass is an unspecified coning gorilla glass (gorilla glass 3 or 5).
This is the only device in the line up without the 90Hz refresh rate. Well, if Tecno is bringing a bigger camera sensor, there has to e a way for them to cut cost.
RAM, Storage and Battery
Camon 17P comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. There is space for storage expansion via microSD card.
The battery capacity is non-removable 5000mAh with 18W fast charge. No wireless charge and no reverse charge feature is available.
Software and Sensors
Tecno Camon 17P runs Android 11 out of box along with the latest HiOS skin software. And Tecno Mobile will also be providing security updates for at least 2 years.
The following sensors are available for you; Fingerprint (back), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass. There is 3.5mm jack, dual speakers, and Radio which are features we love to see in a device.
Specifications of Tecno Camon 17P
|Tecno Camon 17P||Specs|
|DISPLAY||6.8-inch LCD, FullHD+|
|Software||Android 11 with HiOS|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G85|
|GPU||Arm Mali-G52 MC2|
|RAM and Storage||6GB RAM|
18W fast charging
|Back Camera||64MP + 2MP + 2MP|
|Network||2G, 3G, and 4G|
|Sensors||1. Fingerprint (rear mounted)|
Tecno Camon 17P Price
|Nigeria (NGN)||₦97,000||6GB + 128GB|
|Kenya (KES)||Ksh 27,200||6GB + 128GB|
|Pakistan (PKR)||Pkr 39,000||6GB + 128GB|
|India (INR)||₹18,900||6GB + 128GB|
Note that the prices above are estimated from the USD equivalent. Which means, it might be different when it finally come to your country.
Where to buy Tecno Camon 17P
You can buy the Tecno Camon 17P from Jumia using the link below. The Tecno Camon 17P comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB Storage and it cost ₦109,500.
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