TECNO Mobile last month launched the Camon20 series smartphone in Kenya promising a spectacular portrait video and night portrait photography experience. The series includes Camon 20 Premier 5G, Camon 20 Pro 5G, Camon 20 Pro and the Camon 20 smartphones. inspired by the deconstructionist genre of postmodern architecture, the series fuses the magic skin with ceramic materials and creates the unique CAMON PUZZLE design.
We had a chance to unbox the TECNO Camon 20 Pro and below are our first impressions. Here’s our unboxing video
What’s in the Box
In the box we have:
-The phone (predawn Black color)
-USB C charging cable
-33W power brick
-Clear silicone phone case
-Sim ejector tool
Design and Display
The phone features a 6.67 inch AMOLED display of 6.8 inches and a screen resolution of 1080p by 2400 pixels with a 120Hz refresh rate. It is built with a vegan leather back with geometric lines that form zodiac-like shapes that are also smudge-free. TECNO tries to engrave with 20 irregular ribs in a luxury lychee pattern Magic Skin for the first time. At the same time, sapphire-grade nanocrystalline ceramic is integrated into the device’s back cover construction. The combination of advanced materials and bold design challenge traditional smartphone design language and lets CAMON 20 users make a stylish statement.
The fusion of the magic skin with ceramic materials realized by TECNO’s designers creates incredible comfort with a natural tactile texture that doesn’t attract fingerprints. With a unique appearance and high-quality materials.
The phone also features a stereo earphone jack, charging port and speaker at the bottom panel. On the sides, we have the sim tray on the upper left. On your right, we have three buttons, Tecno separated the volume buttons so you can adjust and reduce the volume with the upper buttons and power the phone with the lower button.
TECNO Camon 20 Pro is equipped with a triple camera setup consisting of a 50MP main camera, 108MP(Ultrawide) camera which supports 4K and HDR Video and 2MP (Depth) camera. At the front, it has a 32MP Selfie Camera that also supports dual portrait video. It also sports a 64MP RGBW night Portrait.
Performance and processor
The Camon 20 Series will be offering Google’s Android 14 beta release. The phone is also powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 8050 chip with an advanced 6nm octa-core architecture. The series comes with 8GB ram and an extra 8GB RAM that can extend to 16. It also comes come with 256GB of internal memory.
Battery and connectivity
The smartphone is fueled by a Non-removable Li-po 5000 mAh battery + 33W wired battery. It also has an optical fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, compass and proximity sensors.
Price and availability
Our review unit, the Camon 20 Pro, retails at Ksh30,999, the Camon 20 Premier 5G at Ksh50,999, the Camon 20 Pro 5G, at Ksh 39,999 and the Camon 20 at Ksh26,999. The devices are nationwide across all TECNO Mobile shops and retail stores.
More on our review article coming up soon.