10 best Tecno phones in 2019 ▷ Nigeria news


Tecno is one of the brands owned by Transsion Holdings based in China. The brand has a significant market share for feature phones and smartphones in Africa and the Middle East. The combination of high-end features and relatively low price points for their devices has allowed Transsion to win significant market share.

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It is also worth noting that Tecno releases new devices into the market quite frequently. This gives potential buyers a wide range of choices when it comes to new mobile device features. Transsion Holdings also owns two other popular brands, namely Infinix and Itel. The wide-ranging options available when choosing a Tecno phone can make it quite hard to pick the perfect one. Here are the best Tecno phones 2019.

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10. Tecno Pop 1

The Tecno Pop 1 is an entry-level smartphone that has been in the market for quite a while. The main feature is a 5.5-inch display that delivers a fantastic viewing experience and colour reproduction. The 5-megapixel front-facing camera produces crisp selfies. Users may find the internal 8 GB memory inadequate for photo, video and audio files storage.

The memory card expansion slot will come in handy in case of insufficient storage. Here is a breakdown of the Pop 1 features and current pricing:

  • Dimensions: 151.5 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm
  • Weight: 140 grams
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card
  • Display resolution: 480 x 960 pixels
  • Display: TFT capacitive screen
  • Display size: 5.45 inches
  • Operating system: Android Nougat (7.0)
  • Chip: Mediatek MT6580W
  • Internal memory: 8 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 32 GB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 5 MP
  • Selfie camera: 5 MP
  • Battery: 2400 mAh battery
  • Price: ₦ 29,000

9. Tecno Pop 2

The Pop 2 is a feature-packed entry-level smartphone from Tecno aimed at those looking for a low-budget device. The phone features a 5.5-inch display and a reasonably good quad-core processor. The phone’s 1 GB of RAM falls below that of high-end devices and may not do much multitasking. However, the device is more than capable of running day to day smartphone tasks without lag.

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Users of the Pop 2 will be fascinated by the seven-level beauty camera on the phone. The levels of beauty mode suit different photography scenarios perfectly. Additionally, the device can be easily unlocked using a single touch of the fingerprint sensor. The sensor can also be used to access camera, call and alarm functionalities with ease. Here are the device’s specifications:

  • Dimensions: 149.76 x 72.8 x 9.35 mm millimeters
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card (Nano-SIM)
  • Display resolution: 960 x 480 pixels
  • Display: IPS (In-Plane Switching) LCD
  • Display size: 5.5 inches
  • Operating system: Android Oreo (8.1) Go Edition
  • Internal memory: 16 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
  • Main camera: 8 MP
  • Selfie camera: 5 MP
  • Battery: Non-removable 2400 mAh battery
  • Price: ₦ 19,000

8. Tecno F2 LTE

The device is based on the Go Edition of Android Oreo (8.1). The system launches much faster than previous versions making it easy and convenient for use. The F2 LTE is equipped with a five-inch display for viewing all your content in great detail. The primary camera is a five-megapixel sensor with dual flashes for amazing low-light photography. For multitasking and light gaming, the device’s quad-core processor is more than up to the task.

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Here are the specs for the F2 LTE phone:

  • Dimensions: 143.8 x 74 x 9.6 mm
  • Weight: 168.5 grams
  • SIM card type: Dual SIM card
  • Display resolution: 480 x 854 pixels
  • Display type: TFT capacitive screen
  • Display size: 5.0 inches
  • Operating system: Android Oreo (8.1) Go Edition
  • Chip: Mediatek MT6739WA
  • Internal memory: 8 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 32 GB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 5 MP
  • Selfie camera: 5 MP
  • Battery: 2400 mAh battery
  • Price: ₦ 28,000 – ₦ 35,000

7. Tecno Spark 3

The Spark range of Tecno mobile phones was introduced in 2017. The first device in the range was the now old Spark K7 smartphone. Two iterations later, the Spark 3 is the latest model in the lineup. This third model features improvements in design, build and overall specifications. The phone features the trendy notch above the display, similar to many high-end smartphones. The Tecno Spark 3 features a reasonably powerful MediaTek MT6761 processor coupled with two gigabytes of random access memory for smooth multitasking.

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The device’s display has a 720 x 1500 resolution and features Corning’s Gorilla Glass protection. The new MediaTek processor gives the phone 4G LTE capabilities – something that was missing on phones with older processors. A rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and AI (Artificial Intelligence) recognition allow quick access to various functionalities. Here are the main features of the smartphone:

  • Dimensions: 154.3 x 75.5 x 7.88 mm
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card
  • Display resolution: 1500 x 720 pixels
  • Display: IPS (In-Plane Switching) LCD
  • Display size: 6.2 inches
  • Operating system: Android Pie (9.0)
  • Internal memory: 32 GB
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 128 GB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 13 MP plus 2 MP AI dual cameras
  • Selfie camera: 8 MP
  • Battery: 3500 mAh
  • Price: ₦ 30,000 – ₦ 38,000

6. Tecno Camon X

The Camon X was the predecessor to the popular Camon 11. Even though the device has been on the market for quite a while, it is still worth considering as a potential purchase. The phone comes equipped with a high-resolution front-facing camera complete with dual-brightness flashes. The selfie flash can be controlled using hand gestures, making it even easier to get that perfect selfie.

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The Camon X camera allows you to capture images with a fantastic bokeh effect where the background in an image is softly blurred while the foreground is tack sharp. The six-inch display lets users see their pictures, videos and other content in immersive high definition. The display brightness can be adjusted upwards by ten per cent to ensure optimum usability in direct sunlight. Heavy users will also be delighted by the phone’s large battery and fast charging capabilities. Here are the device’s main specs:

  • Dimensions: 158.6 x 75.8 x 7.8 mm
  • Weight: 149 grams
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card (Micro-SIM)
  • Display resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels
  • Display: IPS LCD
  • Display size: 6.0 inches
  • Operating system: Android Oreo (8.1)
  • Chip: Mediatek MT6763T
  • Internal memory: 16/32 GB
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 128 GB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 16 MP
  • Selfie camera: 20 MP
  • Battery: 3750 mAh non-removable battery
  • Price: ₦ 57,500

5. Tecno Camon CX

One of the best-looking phones in the company’s Camon lineup is the Camon CX. The device’s focus is on flawless mobile photography. It is equipped with a 16-megapixel primary camera and a front camera of similar resolution. Besides its photography capabilities, the Camon CX has much more going for it. Users will acknowledge the premium feels of the phone that is a result of the aluminium ‘uni-body’ design.

The phone’s display features what Tecno refers to as 2.5D glass which curves gently complimenting the square sides of the phone. The device comes with 32 gigabytes of internal memory and 2 gigabytes of RAM. Heavy users can expand the available memory via the card slot up to 128 gigabytes. The Camon CX has a 3200 mAh battery capable of lasting a whole day under regular use. Here are some specifications for the device:

  • Dimensions: 152.8 x 75.8 x 7.75 mm
  • Weight: 150 grams
  • SIM card type: Dual SIM card (Micro-SIM)
  • Display resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display type: IPS LCD
  • Display size: 5.5 inches
  • Operating system: Android Nougat (7.0)
  • Chip: Mediatek MT6750T
  • Internal memory: 16/32 GB
  • RAM: 2/3 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 128 GB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 16 MP
  • Selfie camera: 16 MP
  • Battery: 3750 mAh non-removable battery
  • Price: ₦ 48,000

READ ALSO: TECNO launches Phantom 9 with AI triple camera

4. Tecno Phantom 8

Although the release of the Phantom 9 recently overshadowed the Phantom 8, it is still among the best devices from Transsion Holdings in the market right now. The phone features eye-catching design elements such as a back cover that catches and reflects light quite uniquely. The company developed the phone in what is termed as a ‘diamond fire design’ which makes the device a fashionable accessory.

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The device has dual rear cameras for amazing photographic capabilities. The first is a Sony-sourced 12-megapixel wide sensor while the second is a 13-megapixel telephoto sensor. The primary camera collects depth of field data while the latter uses the data for imaging. On the front, you get dual flashes for the selfie camera which takes well-lit images even in dark conditions.

The 6 gigabytes of RAM (Random Access Memory) makes multitasking a breeze. You can run up to eight applications at a go without lag. Here are the device’s Tecno specifications:

  • Dimensions: 160 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 185 grams
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card (Nano-SIM)
  • Display resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Display: IPS (In-Plane Switching) LCD
  • Display size: 5.7 inches
  • Operating system: Android Nougat (7.0)
  • Chip: MediaTek MT6757T
  • Internal memory: 64 GB
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 256 GB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 12 MP wide camera plus 13 MP telephoto sensor
  • Selfie camera: 20 MP
  • Battery: 3500 mAh non-removable battery
  • Price: ₦ 70,000

3. Tecno Pouvoir 3

Pouvoir is a French word and loosely translates ‘to power’ or ‘the ability to do something’. The Pouvoir series is relatively new with model 3 replacing the Pouvoir 2 that has been in the market for a while. The series is marketed as a low-budget device to compete in the mid-range smartphone segment. The phone’s main selling point is the large battery capacity. At 5,000 mAh, the Tecno Pouvoir 3 will give users several days of use without the need for a recharge.

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The phone does not feature a premium design but does not look bland either. The display looks terrific with very narrow bezels and a notch on top of the screen. If you require a long-lasting battery and you do not want a feature phone, then the Pouvoir 3 will be the perfect smartphone for you. Here is a breakdown of the device’s specs:

  • Dimensions: 157.6 x 76.7 x 8.6 mm
  • Weight: 173 grams
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card (Nano-SIM)
  • Display resolution: 1500 x 720 pixels
  • Display: IPS (In-Plane Switching) LCD
  • Display size: 6.2 inches
  • Operating system: Android Oreo (8.1)
  • Chip: MediaTek MT6739
  • Internal memory: 32 GB
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 128 GB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 13 MP
  • Selfie camera: 13 MP
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Price: ₦ 40,560

2. Tecno Camon 11 Pro

The Camon range of phones was introduced in the market a few years ago with the primary feature being their camera capabilities. The latest iteration of the Tecno camera smartphone range is the Camon 11 Pro. The phone features a high-resolution 24-megapixel front camera for mind-blowing selfies. The device’s front camera features what the company calls ‘re-mosaic algorithm’ which works in sync with adjustable front flashes to take clear images.

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The device features Tecno’s HiOS 4.1, which gives users access to more content and smooth interactions. The new operating system also adds speed and convenience with features such as gestures, fingerprint launch, fingerprint call recording and the ability to play games in accelerated modes. Here are the phone’s main features:

  • Dimensions: 156.5 x 76 x 7.93 millimeters
  • Weight: 155 grams
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card (Nano-SIM)
  • Display resolution: 720 x 1500 pixels
  • Display: IPS (In-Plane Switching) LCD
  • Display size: 6.2 inches
  • Operating system: Android Oreo (8.1)
  • Chip: MediaTek MT6762
  • Internal memory: 64 GB
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • External memory: Up to 128 GB via a dedicated card slot
  • Main camera: 16 MP wide camera plus 5 MP depth sensor
  • Selfie camera: 24 MP
  • Battery: 3750 mAh non-removable battery
  • Price: ₦ 75,990

READ ALSO: Enjoy FM radio on your smartphone: No earphones needed with TECNO Pouvoir 3

1. Tecno Phantom 9

The Phantom 9 was officially launched on July 10, 2019, as a successor to the hugely popular Phantom 8. The device features a stunning 6.4-inch display with an astonishing 403 PPI (pixels per inch) density. The screen has a 1080 x 2340 resolution that puts it at par with other flagship models from other manufacturers. The device is powered by an eight-core MediaTek processor coupled with 6 GB of RAM for uninterrupted multitasking.

In the imaging department, the Tecno Phantom 9 has a triple camera layout on the back. The first is a 16-megapixel primary sensor; the second and third sensors have 8 and 2-megapixel resolutions, respectively. The selfie camera on the front of the device has a whopping 32 megapixels to let you capture selfies in unbelievably good clarity.

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The device runs on Android Pie (9.0) with Tecno’s customized skin (HiOS 5.0) overlaid on the top. The base model comes with 128 GB of built-in memory with an option of getting a 256 GB version at a higher price. Here are the specifications for the newly-launched high-end device:

  • Dimensions: 158.5 x 75.3 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 164.4 grams
  • SIM card: Dual SIM card (Nano-SIM)
  • Display resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Display: AMOLED
  • Display size: 6.4 inches
  • Operating system: Android Pie (9.0)
  • Chip: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35
  • Internal memory: 128 GB
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • External memory: Micro SD up-to 1 TB via a card slot
  • Main camera: 16 MP PDAF camera, 8 MP wide camera and MP depth sensor
  • Selfie camera: 32 MP
  • Battery: 3500 mAh non-removable battery
  • Price: ₦ 77,000
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Which is the best Tecno phone? Well, that depends on factors such as budget and specific requirements, among other factors. This guide will help you choose the perfect Tecno phone for your needs and within your budget. Transsion continues to release devices that give buyers the best value for their money as compared to other pricier devices. We can only wait with bated breath for the company’s future releases.

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