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Tecno POVA 3

Tecno POVA 3
Brand: Tecno
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.9-inches FHD+ screen
  • Camera 50MP Triple camera / 8MP front
  • Memory 4/6GB RAM with 64/128GB ROM
  • Platform Helio G88 CPU / Android 12

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • 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

Tecno POVA 3 Highlights and Overview

This is Tecno’s POVA 3, the direct successor to the POVA 2 of last year. This new comer is given Helio G88 CPU, faster charging speed and better camera pixel. From the front, the POVA 3 has 6.9-inches IPS screen with 1080p display resolution and a dot-notch on the front.

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Tecno POVA 3 | Image No. 3

Powering the POVA 3 is the aforementioned Helio G88 octa-core CPU from MediaTek, clocked at 2.0GHz. For gamers, there is Mali-G52 GPU, along with Panther Game Engine. The phone is available in two storage options; either 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, or 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM, and there is also a space for external SD-card.

Coming to the camera department, the Tecno POVA 3 is given three lenses on the rear; a 50-megapixel Samsung JN1 sensor with PDAF and F/1.6 aperture, assisted by a 2-megapixel depth lens and a third AI sensor. Quad LED flash is available on the rear, and the selfie camera is an 8-megapixel sensor.

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Tecno POVA 3 | Image No. 4

The phone has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and you are also getting FaceID as well. The model is powered by a 7000mAh battery with 33W fast charger, while Google Android 12, with HiOS 12.0 is available out of the box. The full specs of Tecno POVA 3 is contained in the table below.

Tecno POVA 3 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and 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


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Dimensions 173.1 x 78.46 x 9.44 mm
Weight ---
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD touchscreen / 16M colors / 90Hz refresh / 180Hz Sampling
Size 6.9-inches, (84.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio (382 ppi density)


Operating System Android 12; HiOS 12.0
Chipset MediaTek Helio G88 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2


RAM + ROM 4GB + 64GB / 6GB + 128GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 512GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)


Camera Type Triple 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 / HDR / Touch focus / Face detection / 4-LED flash
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


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


Loudspeaker Yes, with dual stereo speakers
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack,


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
GPS Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 7000mAh battery


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

Tecno POVA 3 User Reviews and Opinions


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