Tecno’s Camon 16 Premier is now official in Nigeria. The device, driven by the Mediatek Helio G90T was announced in the country yesterday, bearing similar specifications with the version launched in Kenya few days back. We do know that the Camon 16-series are made up of three smartphones, which includes the vanilla Camon 16, Camon 16 Pro and the 16 Premier, but only the price of the later was announced at the launch event, which is 115,800 Nigeria Naira.
Not much was said about the Pro and standard version of the device, but there were words that the vanilla Camon 16 will spot a 48-megapixel main camera, along with other auxiliary snappers at the back. As for the Premier, the device have an assembly of four camera modules at the back, led by a 64-megapixel main snapper.
At the front, Tecno is offering a large 48MP + 8MP dual selfie snappers, housed in the pill-notch display. Talking about display, the Camon 16 Premier has a mammoth 6.9-inches screen with 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution. Some of the display features includes IPS LCD panel, 90Hz refresh rate, as well as 180Hz sampling rate.
Powering the device is the aforementioned Mediatek Helio G90T gaming CPU clocked at 2.05GHz, along with Mali-G76 GPU, 8GB RAM and 128GB built-in storage. The device has the latest Google Android 10 with HiOS 7.0 onboard and offers a 4500mAh battery with 33W fast charger out of the box.
Tecno Camon 16 Premier key specs and features
- Dimensions; weight: 170.6 x 77.2 x 9.1 mm; TBU
- Display: 6.9-inch IPS LCD 1080 2460px FHD+ with 20.5:9 ratio, pill-notch and 90Hz refresh rate
- CPU: 2.05GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T with Mali-G76 GPU
- Storage and RAM: 128 GB and 8GB RAM; expandable up to 512GB via microSD
- OS: Android 10 with HiOS v7.0
- Camera: Quad-cameras: 64MP f/1.8 main camera; 8MP ultra wide f/2.2, 2MP depth and 2MP low-light sensor
- Front camera: Dual 48 MP + 8 MP
- Video recording: 1080p@30/60fps, 720p@960fps
- Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (side), USB Type-C
- Battery: 4500 mAh with 33W fast charging
Tecno Camon 16 Premier pricing and availability in Nigeria
The unit launched in Nigeria is currently offered in Glacial Silver. The device will be on pre-order until the 21st of September, and early buyer will stand a chance to get a free Tecno HiPods H2 wireless earpiece and up to 10GB of free data. The final sales price of the Camon 16 Premier is N115,800, around same range with the Infinix Zero 8.