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Tecno POVA 5G

Tecno POVA 5G
$287
Brand: Tecno
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.9-inches FHD+ screen
  • Camera 50MP Triple camera / 16MP front
  • Memory 8GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform Dimensity 900 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 POVA 5G, as the name suggests, is a 5G-enabled smartphone from Tecno Mobile. The device is powered by a Dimensity CPU from MediaTek, and come in a mammoth display size, just like the POVA 2. Talking about display, the POVA 5G sports a 6.9-inches Dot-notch screen, with 1080 x 2460 pixels resolution. The screen panel is IPS, and it has an impressive 120Hz refresh rate.

Tecno POVA 5G Full Specification and Price | DroidAfrica

Under the hood, the POVA 5G is powered by the 6nm Dimensity 900 SoC from MediaTek. The Chipset has an Octa-core CPUs split into dual-core CPUs @2.4GHz from ARM Cortex-A78, and a hexa-core CPUs @2.0GHz, built from ARM Cortex-A55 process. Memory options includes 8GB RAM which can be increased to 11GB, along with 128 Gigs of built-in storage.

Tecno POVA 5G Full Specification and Price | DroidAfrica

As for the camera department, the POVA 5G has three camera sensors on the back; a 50-megapixel primary lens, 2-megapixel macro lens, 2-megapixel depth shooter, along with 4-LED lights. For selfies, there is a single 16-megapixel sensors kept in the punch cut-out upfront.

Tecno POVA 5G Full Specification and Price | DroidAfrica

What’s more? The device provides support for dual SIMs, capable of 3G and 4G, as well as 5G network bands. It is fueled by a 6000mAh battery with 18W fast charging, and it also has a side mounted fingerprint scanner as well. The phone boots Android 11 with HiOS 8.0 out of the box. The full specs and features of Tecno POVA 5G is contained in the table below.

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Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
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 5G Bands: 1, 3, 28, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 172.82 x 78.24 x 9.07 mm
Weight ---
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

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

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 11; HiOS 8.0
Chipset MediaTek MT6877 Dimensity 900 5G (6 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G68 MC4

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 8 GB LPDDR%
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50MP, PDAF
Depth: 2 MP, f/2.4 br/>Depth: AI lens
Camera Features Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 16-megapixel
Camera Features f/2.0 aperture
Autofocus
AI faceID
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

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

CONNECTIVITY

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

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

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

User Reviews and Opinions

7 COMMENTS

  1. This is quite impressive, since Nigeria will soon be converting to 5G network, it’s better to start having such device that’s equiped with 5G

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