Tecno Camon 18 Premier vs Tecno Camon 17 Pro: Tecno Camon 18 Premier is the first tecno device with a Gimbal camera and Meditek Helio G96 chipset. The gimbal hardware feature helps in video stabilization while the helio G96 chipset helps to improve the performance of the smartphone. But is the Camon 18 Premier better than the Camon 17 Pro? Well, let’s find out via the comparison below.
Tecno Camon 18 Premier vs Tecno Camon 17 Pro
|Specifications||Camon 18 Premier||Camon 17 Pro|
|Display||6.67-inch, 120Hz||6.8-inch, 90Hz|
|Back Camera||64 + 12 + 8MP||64 + 8 + 2 + 2MP|
|Chipset||Helio G96||Helio G95|
|Software||Android 11||Android 11|
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Tecno Camon 18 Premier has a super AMOLED touchscreen which is brighter and more colorful than the IPS LCD on the Tecno Camon 17 Pro.
Also, the Camon 18 Premier display is faster and smoother because of the 120Hz refresh rate support. The Camon 18 Premier has better, brighter and smoother display.
When it comes to camera, Tecno Camon 17 Pro main camera is 64MP supported by an 8MP ultrawide lens, 2MP depth sensor and 2MP macro. While upfront it brings 48MP selfie camera.
In comparison, the Tecno Camon 18 Premier brings 64MP main camera, 12MP Gimbal ultrawide lens and 8MP periscope lens. The selfie camera was reduced to 32MP.
Both smartphones main camera performs the same way, however the ultrawide lens of the Camon 18 Premier is better. But for selfies, the Camon 17 Pro is excellent. While for video recording, the Camon 17 Pro is the only device here that records video in 4k
Performance | Storage | RAM |
Performance wise, the Tecno Camon 18 Premier is powered by the Mediatek helio G96 chipset paired with 8GB RAM and 256 GB storage.
While the Tecno Camon 17 Pro is powered by Mediatek helio G95 chipset paired with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage. There is no real difference in the performance.
When it comes to software, these two smartphones run Android 11 out of the box. And likely be getting Android 12 update.
Battery is a fundamental in any smartphone. And in that regards, the Camon 17 Pro with 5,000 mAh capacity is more long lasting. While the Camon 18 Premier brings 33W fast charge.
Tecno Camon 18 Premier vs Tecno Camon 17 Pro: Price
Tecno Camon 18 Premier is more expensive than the Camon 17 Pro. This is because with the arrival of the Camon 18 Premier, the Camon 17 Pro has started getting discount in stores.
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Tecno Camon 18 Premier vs Tecno Camon 17 Pro: Conclusion
Tecno Camon 18 Premier brings improvement that are noticeable and useable. The design and display got better. Even the performance is slightly faster. However, when it comes to camera both smartphones are the same.
So if I’m to score both smartphones by percentage. I’ll score the Tecno Camon 17 Pro (48%) while the Tecno Camon 18 Premier gets (52%).
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