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Tecno Pova 2

Tecno Pova 2
$187
Brand: Tecno
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.9-inches FHD+ screen
  • Camera 48MP Quad camera / 8MP front
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM with 64/128GB ROM
  • Platform Helio G85 CPU / Android 11

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

8.3
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 9 / 10

Overview

The Tecno POVA 2 is the direct successor to the POVA of last year. The CPU is now slightly better, the display is now larger, but most importantly, the battery is now pushed to 7000mAh, the first of it kind from Tecno. Beginning from the screen, you are getting a 6.9-inches display with a center notch and 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution.

Under the hood, there is the Mediatek Helio G85 Chip, an octa-core CPUs clocked at 2.0GHz, along with Mali-G52 GPU. The Pova 2 has either 4/6GB RAM pegged with either 64/128GB of internal storage, which is expandable up to 512GB via SD-card.

As for the camera department, you are getting four camera sensors on the back; a 48-megapixel main sensor, 2-megapixel macro lens, 2-megapixel depth shooter, and a fourth dedicated AI lens. For selfies, there is a single 8-megapixel sensors kept in the punch cut-out. The phone has four LED light on the rear and one upfront.

What’s more? The device provides support for dual 4G VoLTE enable SIMs, and fueled by the aforementioned 7000mAh battery with 18W fast charging. The device has a side mounted fingerprint scanner, and runs Google Android 11 based on HiOS 7.6 out of the box. Other key specifications and features of the Tecno POVA 2 are contained in the table below.

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Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 andamp;amp; SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE Band 1, 3, 5, 8, 40, 41
5G Network Bands Does not have support for 5G Network
Speed HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/75 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 173.32 x 78.62 x 9.62 mm
Weight ---
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.9-inches, 102.0 cm2 (~84.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio (~382 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 11; HiOS v7.6
Chipset MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4/6 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 48MP, f/2.0, PDAF
Macro: 2 MP, f/2.4
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4,
Depth: AI lens
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Self-timer
Scene mode
Macro mode
Video Resolution 4K/1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features f/2.0 aperture
Autofocus
AI faceID
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with dual stereo speakers
Speaker Location Within the earpiece grill
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
NFC
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio No

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 7000 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

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