Tecno POVA 2 has become official in the Philippines with Helio G85 SoC

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Tecno, an Hong Kong based smartphone manufacturing company, has made official its new model called Tecno POVA 2 in Philippines. This model is a follow-up and a more sophisticated version of the first Tecno POVA released by Tecno last year.

The local branch office of Tecno in Philippines has said that, Tecno POVA 2 is a much better and juicier upgrade of the first POVA version. It has a bigger battery, a faster chipset and faster charging too.

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The unique thing about this Tecno POVA 2 is that it was built specifically for gaming and gamers. The new model is a collaboration between Tecno and the popular mobile game called Mobile Legends: Bang Bang.

In the Philippines, the newly launched phone will be available for preorder between June 5th and June 11th, 2021. The preorder sales will be done by partner retailers with Tecno nationwide in Philippines and also through online stores like Lazada and Shopee. Early customers in Philippines that preorder from Lazada and Shopee have been promised exclusive prices like wireless earphones and free Mobile Legends skin.

Tecno POVA 2 has become official in the Philippines with Helio G85 SoC | DroidAfrica

Tecno POVA 2 key specs and features

  • Display: 6.9-inches IPS LCD 1080 x 2400 px HD+ with 20.5:9 ratio
  • CPU: 2.0GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G85 with Mali-G52 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 64/128 GB and 4/6GB RAM; expandable up to 256GB via microSD
  • OS: Android 11 (HiOS 7.6)
  • Camera: Quad 48MP AI camera with Four LED
  • Front camera: 8MP Selfie with single LED
  • Video recording: 4K/1080p/720@30fps
  • Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (side), Micro USB 2.0
  • Battery: 7000mAh with 18W fast charger

Tecno POVA 2 smartphone is set at a retail price of P7,990 in the Philippines, this is about $168.

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Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. He has been in the tech space for over 6 years helping mobile technology users to understand more about their very own devices. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of a pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones.


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