After announcing its new Camon 15 and Camon 15 Pro in India, TECNO officially announced Camon 15 Premier and the Camon 15 in Nigeria today. There is also a Camon 15 Air making it four devices in the Camon 15 series.
The smartphone brand used the launch to announce its partnership with Wizkid while also partnering with Sony to unveil a device with a 64MP Ultra Quad AI rear camera setup. The Camon 15 Premier is not to be mistaken with the Camon 15 Pro as it offers similar but higher specifications.
TECNO Camon 15 Premier Key Specifications
- 6.6” FHD+ Notchless Display, 2340 x 1080 resolution
- 64MP + 5MP + 2MP + AI lens, 32MP pop-up selfie camera
- 4000mAh Battery
- Octa-core 2.35GHz, MediaTek Helio P35
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB ROM expandable further with the SD card
- HiOS 6.0 based on Android™ 10
- Fingerprint, Face Unlock 2.0
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Design and Display
The Camon 15 Premier shares similar design with the Camon 15 Pro. It has a gradient finish and craftmanship which is pleasing to the eyes. It is made up of a polycarbonate body but comes with a glass front. It has the same pop-selfie camera mechanism which allows it to have an all-screen display devoid of any notch. The pop selfie comes with a Face ID while its fingerprint scanner is positioned at the back of the smartphone. The device weighs 203g and measures 9.1mm in thickness.
In terms of display, it features a 6.6-inch IPS LDC screen with a 91.2% screen-to-body ratio. It has a Full HD resolution and a 390ppi density.
Hardware and Software
The smartphone ships Android 10 out of the box based on the OEM’s custom HiOS 6.0 UI. It is powered by MediaTek’s Helio P35 chipset which is built on a 12nm process and its clocked at a 2.35Ghz with eight cores. In terms of graphics, you get the PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
It comes with a 6GB RAM and a 128GB of internal storage which is expandable up to 512GB via the microSD card slot.
TECNO Camon 15 Premier Camera
As it is known with all TECNO Camon devices, the main area of focus is always the camera and what it delivers. The Camon 15 comes with a Sony-powered 64MP main sensor which comes with Super HDR and AI Scene Detection. The Quad camera setup at the back is completed with a 5MP Ultrawide angle lens with 115-degree field of view, a 2MP Macro lens and a QVGA sensor.
For selfies, you get a 32MP pop-selfie camera which automatically retracts against fall to prevent damage.
Connectivity and Battery
TECNO Camon 15 Premier is powered by a non-removable Li-polymer 4,000mAh battery. Connectivity options are WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2 and a 3.5mm audio jack. Unfortunately, it doesn’t support band 28 for Glo 4G LTE.
TECNO Camon 15 Premier Complete Specifications
- Dimension: Height: 163.3 x 77.7 x 9.05mm
- Material: Glass front, Plastic back
- Weight: 203g
- Colour: Ice Jadeite and Opal White
- SIM Dual SIM: (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass
- Size: 6.6-inch, 19.5: Aspect ratio, 91.2% screen-to-body ratio
- Screen Resolution: FHD+ 2340×1080 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes, up to 5 fingers
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 10, HiOS v6.0
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio P35, Octa-core 2.35GHz 64 Bit
- IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU
- RAM: 6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 512GB
- Primary: 64MP + 5MP + 2MP + QVGA sensor with Dual-LED flash
- Video Resolution: 2160 at 30fps, 1080 at 30fps, gyro-EIS
- Secondary: 32MP pop-up selfie with LED Flash
- Video Resolution: 1080 at 30fps
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900
- 3G: B1/B5/B8
- 4G: B1/B3/B5/B8/B38/B40/B41 TDD-LTE Bluetooth v5.0
- USB: microUSB 5 Pin
- Loudspeaker Yes
- Audio Jack 3.5mm
- Sensor: Fingerprint, Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 4000mAh, non-removable
- Type: Li-ion
- Fast Charging: N/A
- OTG Support Yes