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Tecno POVA

Tecno POVA
$179
Brand: Tecno
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.8-inch HD+ screen
  • Camera 16MP + 2MP + 2MP + VGA Main/ 8MP front
  • Memory 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM
  • Platform Helio G80 CPU / Android 10

Our Rating

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

9.2
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Tecno POVA Highlights and Overview

The Tecno POVA is a new range of Tecno smartphones, powered by Mediatek Helio G80 CPU. The device is introduced under the Pouvoir lineup, and comes in a 6.8-inches IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels and a tiny punch-hole atop it 20.5:9 aspect ratio.

As for the CPU, the device runs on Mediatek Helio G80 Chipset, bring in octa-core 12nm Cortex-A75 process clocked at 2.0GHz, along with Mali-G52 GPU, 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage, expandable up to 512GB via SD card.

On the camera department, the Tecno POVA comes with four camera modules at the back. The main sensor is a 16-megapixel unit featuring PDAF and F/1.8 aperture, pegged with 2-megapixel wide lens, 2-megapixel macro snapper and a fourth QVGA -megapixel depth lens, while a single 8-megapixel snapper is used upfront.

The device comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back, has 3-in-1 slot for dual 4G VoLTE SIMs and upto 256GB SD-card. It has a built-in 6000mAh battery with 18W fast charging and run on Google Android 10 with HiOS v7.0 out of the box. The full specs of the Tecno POVA is contained in the table below.

Tecno POVA Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not support 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions ---
Weight ---
Build Glass front,
- Plastic back
- Plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.8 inches, 114.7 cm2 (~84.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1640 pixels (~262 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 10
- HiOS v7.0
Chipset Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 2EEMC2

MEMORY

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

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 16 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP + VGA Main camera
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Flash type - Quad LED
5-element lens
Video Resolution 2K/1080@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR,
6-level AI face Beauty
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 38 hours
Stand-by Up to 580 hours

OTHER FEATURES

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

Tecno POVA User Reviews and Opinions

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