They call it the “Global Spring Launch”, the TECNO Camon X, the next iteration from TECNO’s famous Camon series is finally here. The Camon X was launched alongside a Pro version and 3 other devices which we will be writing about later.
The Camon X comes with major upgrade on the Camon CM which was launched with a full view display some couple of months back. It features a 6.0 inch HD+ display having a screen resolution of 720×1440 and a 2.5D curved glass on top. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and is powered by a 2.0GHz Octa-core processor. One of its key features is also its effective Face ID security recognition.
TECNO Camon X Key Specifications
- 6.0 inch HD+ 2.5D display
- Android 8.1 Oreo
- 2.0 0GHz Octa-Core
- 3GB RAM, 16GB ROM
- 16MP back camera with Ring Flash
- 20MP front with Dual Flash
- Fingerprint sensor, Face ID
- 37500mAh battery
TECNO Camon X Design and Display
The Camon X looks like the CM design-wise with a smooth-shining plastic covering at the back, it measures 158.6 x 75.8 x 5.2mm in dimension with little bezels. Its fingerprint sensor is well mounted at the back and its 16MP back camera with the Ring Flash is clearly visible.
In terms of display, there is a 6.0 HD+ 720×1440 resolution screen with a 2.5D Curved Glass protection. Just like the CM, the X comes with full screen display with a 75% screen to body ratio.
TECNO Camon X OS and Software
The smartphone is TECNO’s first device ever to run on Android 8.1 Oreo based on the OEM’s custom HIOS v3.3.0 UI. It is powered by a MediaTek 2.0 Octa-Core processor and a 3GB RAM. It comes with a 16GB internal memory which is expandable up to 128GB via the micro SD card slot.
TECNO Camon X Camera
As known, every TECNO Camon devices are camera-centric and the X is no different. It features a 16MP rear camera with Ring Flash and 20MP selfie shooter with Dual Flash. The phone’s camera picture quality will definitely be put to test when we are writing a review on a unit we got.
Camon X Connectivity
One of the unique selling point of the smartphone is its Face ID recognition. Aside from the regular pattern, PIN and fingerprint sensor security, the smartphone can be unlocked with a facial ID recognition. It vibrates when it detects another Face is being tried to unlock the smartphone.
Other connectivity options include Bluetooth, GPS and Wifi.
TECNO Camon X Specifications
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo based on HIOS 3.0|
|Display||6.0″ FHD, 2.5D Curved Screen|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM|
|Processor||2.0 GHz Octa-Core|
|Rear Camera||16MP Back Camera with Ring Flash|
|Front Camera||20MP Front Camera with Dual Flash|
|Memory||16GB ROM Expandable via MICRO SD up to 128GB|
|Connectivity||GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0|
|Battery Capacity||Li-Polymer 3750mAh battery; 9V/2A fast charging|
|Sensors||G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, Fingerprint Sensor, Face ID|
|Colours||Gold, Black and Grey|
|Accessories||1 Charger + 1 USB Cable + 1 Earphone|
|Gifts||1 Plastic Case + 1 Protective Film + 1 SIM-Eject Tool|
TECNO Camon X Price and Availability
Camon X price in Nigeria is N58,000. Buy on Jumia.
Camon X price in Kenya is Ksh. 19,999
Camon X price in Ethiopia is
Camon X price in Ghana is