TECNO Camon 16 Premier Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
- 5G bands: No.
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
- Software / OS: Android 10 + HiOS 7.0
- Dimensions: 170.6 x 77.1 x 9.1 mm
- Weight: 203g
- Display: 6.9 inches, 1080 x 2460 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, HDR10+, IPS LCD screen
- Colours: Glacial Silver.
- Physical Build: Glass front, plastic frame, plastic back.
- CPU: 64-bit, 2.05 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A76
- Chipset: Mediatek Helio G90T MT6785
- GPU: ARM Mali-G76 MP4 ( – 800 MHz)
- RAM: 8 GB
- Storage: 128 GB
- Card Slot: microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
- Main Camera: 64 MP main sensor + 8 MP ultra-wide camera + 2 MP depth camera + 2MP low-light sensor, penta-LED flash, SLO-MO, 4K and 1080p@30fps video recording
- Front Camera: 48 MP + 8 MP, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture
Audio, Video Playback
- Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
- Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
- Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
- Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
- FM Radio: Yes.
- Digital Compass: Yes.
- Accelerometer: Yes.
- Proximity Sensor: Yes.
- Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
- Barometer: No.
- Pedometer: No.
- Heart Rate Monitor: No.
- Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; side-mounted.
- Face Unlock: Yes.
- Iris Scanner: No.
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
- Voice Control: No.
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
- Infra-red Sensor: No.
- Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, BDS
- USB: microUSB v2.0. USB-on-the-go.
- NFC: No.
- Battery: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 4500 mAh
- Charging: 33W fast charging
- Wireless Charging: No.
- Reverse Charging: No.
- Model Version/Number: N/A.
- Announced: September 3, 2020
- Released: September 2020
- Available: Nigeria. Ghana. Kenya. South Africa. Senegal. Tanzania. Uganda, Cote D’Ivoire.
- Price: $275. ₦116,000 in Nigeria. Ksh. 28,500 in Kenya.
Questions and Answers about TECNO Camon 16 Premier
Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about TECNO Camon 16 Premier.
Is TECNO Camon 16 Premier a 4G phone?
Yes; Camon 16 Premier is a 4G LTE phone.
Does TECNO Camon 16 Premier have a fingerprint scanner?
Yes; Camon 16 Premier has a fingerprint reader located on the side.
Does TECNO Camon 16 Premier have Gorilla Glass?
There is no mention of Gorilla Glass protection on the Camon 16 Premier.
Does TECNO Camon 16 Premier have quick charging?
Camon 16 Premier has quick charging technology.
Will TECNO Camon 16 Premier work in USA?
TECNO Camon 16 Premier has limited network support across various US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Cricket, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, Lyca Mobile, PureTalk, Consumer Cellular, Ultra Mobile, Straight Talk, Red Pocket Mobile, Jolt, Airvoice Wireless, and Google Fi. What this means that some bands are supported, while others are not. You will have to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.
What is the price of TECNO Camon 16 Premier? How much does it sell for?
Camon 16 Premier sells for $275, and has been released in Kenya for Ksh. 28,500. It has a recommended retail price of ₦115,800 in Nigeria. It is available in only one colour, Glacial Silver.
For a little less, you can but the TECNO Camon 16 Pro or TECNO Camon 16.
MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict
Camon 16 Premier specifications are impressive and an improvement on the TECNO Camon 16. This is TECNO’s first smartphone with a 90Hz refresh rate and it is powered by a Helio G90T gaming chipset and 8 GB RAM. Other key features include 33W fast charging, 64 MP main camera, 8 MP ultra-wide, 2 MP depth sensor, 2 MP low-light sensor at the back, a dual front camera with a 48 MP main camera and an 8 MP secondary lens, and a side mounted fingerprint reader.
Software-wise, the smartphone is powered by Android 10, which is up-to-date. There’s GPS, with A GPS.
For the price, the phone is an interesting, if not outrightly attractive, proposition in the year 2020.
In the big picture, the TECNO Camon 16 Premier is an important device for its manufacturer. The phone offers cutting edge specs with an affordable price tag. If you are one of those asking the question, “Which TECNO phone is the best in 2020?“, this is it.
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TECNO Camon 16 Premier Phone Review Rating
We are yet to review the TECNO Camon 16 Premier and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.
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fantastic device from tecno mobile, i really love the specs its got
Indeed, the smartphone is very interesting and meets the demands of smartphone users in Africa.
If i want to swap it with my Tecno Spark 4 Pro how would i do that and how much will it cost me
amazing device, as far as upgrades are concerned this phone is a perfect upgrade to the camon 15 premier
Is the Android version upgradable to future Android versions, if yes, will it be just once?