It’s been a good year for Transsion Holdings, the parent company behind TECNO, Infinix and itel mobile. Recent Q3 report released indicates Transsion currently holds the biggest smartphone market share in Nigeria in Q3 2018. Infinix unveiled its Note 5 and Note 5 Pro not long ago after the successful; release of its Hot 6 Pro, now the TECNO Camon 11 Pro and Camon 11 have been unveiled by the Chinese smartphone manufacturers.
It’s no news the Camon series is known for its great photo taking capabilities and the same trend has been followed with the Camon 11 Pro. It features a 24MP AI-enabled front camera and 16MP + 5MP dual rear cameras. The Camon 11 debuts TECNO’s new HiOS 4.1 and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo.
TECNO Camon 11 Pro Key Specs
- 2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
- Android 8.1 Oreo, based on HiOS 4.1
- Octa-core 2.0GHz, Mediatek Helio P22
- IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
- 64GB built-in storage with 6GB RAM
- 16MP + 5MP rear camera and 24MP Selfie camera
- 3,750mAh non-removable Battery
TECNO Camon 11 Pro Design and Display
The Camon 11 Pro features a Diamond fire design similar to the Phantom 8 and the Camon iClick 2. It is made up of a polycarbonate material with a weight of 158g and measures 156.65 x 75.95 x 5.6mm in dimension. Its dual rear camera is well positioned at the back with a flashlight and its fingerprint sensor.
In terms of display, TECNO went with the notch trend which accommodates the front camera, the speaker grill and its proximity sensors. It features a 6.2 HD+ full view display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and an 87.5% screen to body ratio. It has tiny bezels and small chin down below in what can be seen in most recent TECNO devices.
TECNO Camon 11 Pro Hardware and Software
The device is powered by a 2.0GHz octa-core Helio P22 chipset with a Cortex-A53 architecture. It has a 6GB RAM and a 64GB internal memory which is further expandable up to 256GB via the microSD slot.
The Camon 11 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based on the newly updated HiOS 4.1. For the first time on any of its smartphones, TECNO is introducing the AR emoji which combines human expressions with 3D virtual expressions through AR technology and creates dynamic cartoon images embedded in the typewriting which is convenient to use when chatting with your family and friends. The feature comes automatically with the pre-installed keyboard and can be used when chatting and texting.
TECNO Camon 11 Pro Camera
This is the biggest talking point like all Camon phones, this one comes with a 24MP selfie camera with AI-enabled 4-in-1 technology which are AI HDR, AI Beautification, AI Bokeh and AI selfie. This is also applicable to the 16MP + 5MP dual rear camera with LED flash.
Connectivity and Battery
The TECNO Camon 11 Pro has a fast and secure face ID with 500ms recognition rate. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner which can be used to unlock the smartphone. It uses a dual Nano SIM and has 4G LTE support.
Other connectivity options are WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, OTG-support and a 3.5mm audio jack. On the power side, it is powered by a 3750mAh non-removable battery.
TECNO Camon 11 Pro Complete Specifications
- Dimension: Height: 156.65 mm *Width: 75.95 mm*5.6 mm
- Material: Diamond Fire
- Weight: 158g
- Colour: Nebula Black
- SIM Dual SIM: (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.2-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, HD+ 720* 1520 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio P22, Octa-core 2.0GHz
- IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
- RAM: 6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 64GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB
- Primary: 16MP + 5MP with Quad-LED flash
- Secondary: 24MP with LED Flash
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: LTE
- Bluetooth v4.2
- USB microUSB 5 Pin
- Loudspeaker Yes
- Audio Jack 3.5mm
- Sensor: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 3,750 mAh, non-removable
- Type: Li-Polymer
- Fast Charging: Yes, MediaTek Pump Express
- OTG Support Yes
TECNO Camon 11 Pro Price and Availability
The device at its official launch will be going for a recommended retail price of N76,000. Buy on Jumia