This is the Tecno Camon 12 and Camon 12 PRO Android powered Smartphones, they both arrives with triple rear cameras, Android 9 Pie, Face ID Unlock and powered by MediaTek’s Helio P22 SoC.
Well, the new Tecno 12 lineup are the official successor to the former Tecno Camon 11 and Camon 11 PRO devices. They are identical specs and features, which also includes some differences.
Before the official release, the company has already start teasing the device on their twitter page, but it has been unveiled in Nigeria.
Tecno Camon 12 PRO
Being the most premium among the two, the Camon 12 PRO comes with a respectable triple AI powered 16MP+2MP+8MP camera lens. Which offers Ultra clear shot/120° super wide angle and 2cm extreme macro photography and support bokeh effect.
While the DOT notch display houses a single AI 32-megapixels selfie snapper with AR emoji, AI Graffiti, Beauty mode, 4in1 algorithms, and also support FACE ID too. Packs a dedicated Google Assistant button.
And boom, there is the in-display fingerprint sensor scanner, which was first available on their flagship device, Tecno Phantom 9 Android powered Smartphone.
*. Display: 6.4″ AMOLED Dot-Notch Screen (1548x720p)
*. Colors: Dawn Blue
*. Design: Poly-carbonate Finish
– Back camera: main 16MP + 8MP wide-angle + 2MP in-depth bokeh effect with Quad Flashlight
– Front camera: 32-megapixels with Dual Flash
*. Processor: Octa-core Mediatek Helio P22
*. RAM: 6GB RAM
*. Storage: 64GB internal storage and expandable up to 128GB via micro-SD slot
*. OS: Android 9 Pie with HiOS 5.5
*. Battery: 3500mAh battery capacity
*. Network and Connectivity: 2G, 3G, 4G LTE Band 28 (Dual SIM Card), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, Micro-USB
*. Color: Blue Gradient, Tarnish
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (in-display)
Moved over the AMOLED screen display, it is profitable and enlightening to notice that Tecno phones are now arriving with over-protective AMOLED display.
Sports a 6.4″ AMOLED Dot-Notch Screen (1548x720p), which boasts of 91% screen-to-body ratio, with a “C” glossy finish on the back panel, 6GB+64GB storage, Octa-core Helio P22 processor and runs on Android 9 Pie out of the box.
It is backed by a 3500mAh battery capacity, but we will still the Micro-USB port charging, which is definitely a no for me. However, there is the 3.5mm headphone jack, don’t scare off.
We are definitely impressed by the all new camera phone, AMOLED screen display, faster processor performance but where is the USB-Type C connectivity?
Tecno Camon 12
Here is the second lower version of the PRO variant, Camon 12 mobile phone with 6.52 inch 720p dot notch display, triple rear camera, 4GB RAM,
While the DOT notch display hosts a single AI powered 16-megapixels selfie Front Camera with Dual Flash, which supports AI beauty mode, 4in1 tech, Face ID, AR sticker, and AR emoji.
At the glossy Nebula gradient back panel, it host a vertically mounted triple rear camera, which includes the main 16MP + 8MP with ultra clear shot and 2MP bokeh effect with Quad Flash.
Powered by the same Octa-core MediaTek’s Helio P22 with 64GB ROM + 4GB RAM, runs on HiOS v5.5 based on Android 9 Pie, and available in Dawn Blue/Dark Jade/Sky Cyan color options.
It is backed by an increased 4000mAh battery capacity, which is improved than the Camon 12 PRO with 3500mAh battery. The pricing and availability isn’t out yet.