Tecno has announced new smartphones under its Tecno Camon 17 series in the Indian market. The new devices carry Tecno Camon 17 and Tecno Camon 17 Pro monikers. They pack interesting features and come with affordable pricing. The Camon 17 series is Tecno’s new bet for achieving popularity in the competitive mid-range market of India.
Tecno Camon 17 Specifications
The Tecno Camon 17 flaunts a 6.8-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD with a screen resolution of 2,460 x 1,080 pixels. It also has 500 nits brightness and a 90Hz refresh rate with a 180 Hz touch response rate. Under the smartphone carries the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset paired with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of Internal Storage. You can also expand the storage up to 256 GB via a microSD card.
The handset packs a Quad-Rear Camera with a combination of a 64 MP primary camera, an 8MP wide-angle sensor, and two 2 MP shooters along with quad-LED flash. For the front, there is a 16 MP AI selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and dual flash. Furthermore, the phone has a TAIVOS AI Chip that helps to enhance the low-light photographs.
The Tecno Camon 17 draws power from a 5,000mAh battery and comes with an 18 W Fast-charger. The device runs on HiOS v7.6 which is base on Android 11 and comes with Game Turbo 2.0. Other features include stereo speakers powered by Dirac and an anti-theft alarm. The device also has 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.00, GPS, GNSS, dual-SIM, and USB Type-C port.
Tecno Camon 17 Pro specifications
In terms of specifications, the Tecno Camon 17 Pro features a 6.8-inch Full HD+ IPS LCD with the very same resolution of 2,460 x 1,080 pixels. This variant also offers a 90 Hz refresh rate and 180 Hz touch response rate. Under the hood, the smartphone packs an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G95 processor along with a Mali-G76 GPU. The phone is paired with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of Internal Storage.
In terms of optics, the handset is equipped with a quad-camera setup. It comprises a 64 MP primary camera, an 8 MP wide-angle sensor, and two 2 MP shooters along with a quad-LED flash. For the front, the handset has a 48 MP AI Selfie camera with f/2.2 aperture and dual flash. Moreover, the handset comes with a special TAIVOS AI chip that helps to enhance the low-light photographs. It also comes with Movie Master, 4K 0 FPS Clear Recording, Portrait Night Scene Video, and AI Smart Selfies.
The Pro variant draws power from a 5,000mAh battery with a 33W fast-charger. It runs Android 11-based HiOS 7.6 and also offers Stereo Speakers tuned by Dirac. Other specs are similar to the vanilla Camon 17.
Pricing & Availability
The Tecno Camon 17 will retail at INR 12,999 for the 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of Internal Storage (~$175). The device has three colorways – Frost Silver, Spruce Green, and Magnet Black. The Pro variant with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of Internal Storage will retail at INR 16,999 (~$228) and is available in a single colorway – Arctic Down.