TECNO Camon 15 vs Camon 15 Pro: Which Should You Buy?

camon 15 vs camon 15 pro

How does the TECNO Camon 15 compare against the Camon 15 Pro? TECNO unveiled both smartphones together and it will be interesting to really see the differences between the two Camon smartphones.

TECNO Camon series are camera-centric devices and it is not surprising to see TECNO come up with improved specifications on this department. The Camon 15 Pro features a pop-selfie camera for the first, same as seen in the Olla Note 3 and the rumoured Infinix S5 Pro.

TECNO Camon 15 vs Camon 15 Pro

There aren’t many differences between these two smartphones but the little differences make a huge difference. Let’s see TECNO Camon 15 vs Camon 15 Pro.

Design and Display

Both devices have a plastic body with a little glass protection at the back. They both feature full view displays, but while the Camon 15 comes with a punch-hole cutout which houses the selfie camera, the Camon 15 Pro has is an all-screen display with a motorized pop-up mechanism which houses its own camera. This gives the Camon 15 Pro a better screen to body ratio than the Camon 15. Both smartphones have their fingerprint scanner at the back.

In terms of display, Camon 15 Pro has a better display resolution of 1080 x 2340 than the 720 x 1600 found on the Camon 15. Surprisingly, the Camon 15 has a bigger screen just by 0.2 inches when compared against the Camon 15 Pro.

The Camon 15 Pro edges this department.

Hardware and Software

Both of these smartphones run on Android 10 and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset, clocking at an octa-core 2.35GHz speed. Android 10 is grafted with HiOS v6.0.1 custom UI and there is also the same PowerVR GE8320 GPU on both smartphones.

What separates TECNO Camon 15 vs Camon 15 Pro in this department is the internal storage and RAM. While the Camon 15 offers a 4GB RAM and 64 internal memory, the Camon 15 Pro comes with a 6GB and 128GB internal memory. You the winner.

TECNO Camon 15 vs Camon 15 Pro Camera

For selfies, Camon 15 Pro has a pop up 32MP selfie camera capable of AI Portrait mode, Beauty mode and Face Unlock, this has not been found in any other TECNO device ever. At the back is a quad-camera setup. The four cameras at the back are made up of a 48MP main shooter, 5MP ultra-wide angle lens, 2MP ultra night lens and a 2MP macro lens.

The Camon 15, on the other hand, has a punch-hole cutout which houses its 16MP camera. At the back, we have the same quad-camera setup as the Camon 15 Pro.

Battery and Connectivity

While the Camon 15 Pro has a 4,000mAh battery capacity, the Camon 15 comes with a 5,000mAh battery capacity. It is surprising to see the Camon 15 come with a stronger battery than the Camon 15 Pro.

In terms of connectivity all the same as well on both phones. Dual SIM with 4G network support, microUSB port, 3.5mm audio jack, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, WiFi and WiFi hotspot.

Verdict – TECNO Camon 15 vs Camon 15 Pro

Both of these devices are closely matched. Whichever you choose, you will definitely be getting a good value for money. Overall, the Camon 15 Pro just about edges the Camon 15.

The price difference is very significant. Camon 15 retails for $140 while the Camon 15 Pro will set you back by $210.

Posted by Abiodun Adewusi

Abiodun Adewusi is a freelance writer who lives in Nigeria. As a writer, he is passionate about providing content on technology helping people keep up with the latest trends. You can see some of his work on Medium and Ezine.


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