Finally, TECNO Camon CX, the much-anticipated 2017 of camera-focused flagship Android smartphone in the Tecno Camon Cseries has been launched. It is almost a perfect match to what we publish about the device in our last article and really, it is a big upgrade from its predecessor – Tecno Camon C9.
The Camon CX (or Tecno Camon C10) is available in 2 variants. The standard variant and a watered down variant called the Tecno Camon Cx Air.Both comes with lots of excitement and mouth-watering specifications, leaving fans with so much to expect.
At a time where Infinix phone users are settling down to the Nougat experience via OTA update, Tecno decided to unveil the Camon CX, its first to runs on Android 7.0 out of the box and powered by a MediaTek 1.5GHz octa-core chipset.
About The Camon Series
Product History: With the daily rise of Social Media, more emphasis is now placed on the camera features of a mobile device. Tecno Mobile introduced the Camon Series in 2015 with a major focus on the smartphone camera.
History so far:
- 2015: Tecno Camon C8 was introduced
- 2015: Camon C5 was launched as the lower version of Camon C8
- 2016: Camon C9 was dubbed the “Best camera phone in Africa”
- 2016: Tecno Camon C7 is the lower version of Camon C9
- 2016: Camon C9 Plus is an improved variant of the Camon C9
About The New Camon CX
- Launch Date: Announced March 2017.
- Product Line: “Camon Series”
- Major Improvement: Camera features, Android 7.0, Improved Battery
- Price Range: Above #60,000
Display and Camera
Tecno Camon CX sports a 5.5-inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. This puts it at the same size and pixel density as its predecessor.
Camera and photography have always been the strength of the Camon series and with a 16 megapixels camera on the back, the Tecno Camon CX is carrying on with the legacy.
Camon CX comes with a smart dual-front-flash system to double the amount of light and brightens the imaging process adequately,136% brighter than the previous model and 30% brighter over a single flash. This means both cameras are bound to be great for photography and selfie enthusiasts. The rear camera features a Ring flash.
Hardware and Software
Tecno Camon CX runs Android 7.0 (Nougat) on the 1.5GHz octa-core Mediatek chipset. The smartphone has 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage. It supports up to 128GB microSD memory card.
Tecno Camon CX has a fast fingerprint sensor that unlocks your phone in as little as 0.1 seconds. Tecno Camon CX supports 4G LTE on all LTE networks in Nigeria including Glo, MTN, NTel, Etisalat, Smile, and InterC.
Pricing and Availability
Tecno Camon CX is not yet available in Nigeria, Ghana, or Kenya. It was launched in Kenya on March 23, 2017. Once available, you can buy the Android phone at leading online stores in the countries. Tecno Camon CX price in Nigeria is expected to range from 70,000 Naira to 120,000 Naira.
The Tecno Camon CX Price in Kenya is expected to start at around 19,999 KSh.
The Tecno Camon CX has launched in Kenya and expected across other countries in Africa, including Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Egypt, Cameroon, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, among others. It will also launch in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Tecno Camon CX Specifications
Here are Tecno Camon CX specs Phablet:
- Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), HIOS
- Processor: 1.5GHz octa-core Processor (Mediatek chipset)
- GPU: –
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Blue, Pink, Gold
- Dimension: 152.8 x 75.8 x 5.6 mm
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: –
- SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- Display: 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400 ppi)
- Screen Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 16 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
- Rear Camera Features: Ring Flash, Autofocus
- Front Camera: 16MP Camera, Dual-LED Flash
- Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes, 900/1800 MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, 900/2100MHz
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Band 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800), 28A(700), 40(2300)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes, Google Maps
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: No
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: No (download at store)
- Video Editor: No (download at store)
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No (download at store)
- Battery: 3200 mAh Li-ion Battery (Non-removable)