Early in March, Tecno Camon 17 was sighted on Google play console, which exposes some of its specifications, now the device has been launched in Kenya.
The device sports a high refresh rate display, a MediaTek chipset, and a large battery. Let’s take a look at its entire specs, features, price, and availability.
TECNO CAMON 17 features a 6.6-inch HD+ LCD panel with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, 267 PPI, 90Hz refresh rate, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and a large punch-hole at the top left corner.
The device is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC gaming chipset, with 4GB/6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. Expanded via a MicroSD card slot.
Looking at the cameras, it features a triple rear camera which includes a 48MP Samsung S5KGM1ST03 (GM1) primary sensor, a QVGA GalaxyCore GC6153 sensor, and a 2MP GalaxyCore GC02M1B depth sensor.
On the front, the phone sports a 16MP Samsung S5K3P9SP04 sensor for selfies and video calls inside the punch-hole.
The phone is made of plastic, measures 164.5 x 76.5 x 8.95mm in dimensions, and comes in three colors (Frost Silver, Deep Sea, Tranquil Green). On the back, it features a large ‘TECNO CAMON’ branding, a fingerprint sensor, and a vertically aligned triple camera setup.
Other features include supports for 4G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, and GNSS, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and charges via a MicroUSB port. The device also houses the three essential sensors – ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and proximity sensor.
TECNO CAMON 17 runs HiOS 7.6 based on Android 11 out of the box and is housed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.
TECNO CAMON 17 Price and Availability
The TECNO CAMON 17 (4GB + 128GB) is priced at KSh 18,899 ($175.32) in Kenya. There’s no info on the pricing of the 6GB + 128GB variant.
It will be announced in other countries in the coming weeks.