Pitting two mid-range smartphones from the stables of Transsion Holdings promises to be an exciting match-up, as we get to see up-close what both devices have for us. Our head-to-head today presents the TECNO Camon 16 Premier against the slightly newer Infinix Note 8.


This battle pitches the Camon 16 Premier, which launched alongside the Camon 16 and Camon 16 Pro, against the Note 8, which launched in October.

Both smartphones offer a number of interesting specs which we will take a closer look at today. We will also consider those qualities that sets one apart from the other, eventually helping us select which is the better device to purchase.

So, enough talking already, let’s get right into business and see what both smartphones wield under their respective hoods.


TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Infinix Note 8 Comparison Table

Come with me and let’s take a much closer look beneath the surface, checking out what both devices really pack under their fancy covers.

TECNO Camon 16 Premier Infinix Note 8
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.90 inches, 2460 × 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, IPS LCD display 6.95 inches, 720 × 1640 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display
Android 10 + HiOS 7.0 Android 10 + XOS 7.1
Octa-core MediaTek MT6785 Helio G90T, 2.05GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio G80, 2.0GHz
48MP + 8MP dual selfie cameras 16MP + 2MP dual selfie cameras
64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash 64MP + 2MP + 2MP + AI quad rear cameras with LED flash
128GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 512GB 128GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 2TB
4,500mAh battery with 33W Fast Charge 5,200mAh battery with 18W Fast Charging
₦116,000 ₦95,100

TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Infinix Note 8: Where the Camon 16 Premier Has the Advantage

The Camon 16 Premier bears a massive 6.9-inch LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and a better display resolution, meaning that it provides brighter images with better clarity, making it a delight for users who enjoy catching their favourite movies on their mobile.

It features similar cameras as its rival, bringing a quad-rear camera setup to the table. However, its rear (and front) cameras bring better numbers in terms of specs than its rival. But with all camera comparisons, these numbers do not necessarily mean that it offers a better experience than its rival.

The Camon 16 Premier also brings more RAM to the party and has a battery with faster charging technology.

TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Infinix Note 8

TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Infinix Note 8: Where the Note 8 Has the Advantage

The Note 8 brings a slightly larger display to the table, while also offering 4G technology and bringing the Android 10 OS with it. It has a MediaTek G80 chipset which makes it a delight for smartphone gamers and it also offers more external memory than its rival.

The Note 8 has a stronger battery than the Camon 16 Premier and costs less than its rival on the day.

Infinix Note 8, Note 8i Launched

TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Infinix Note 8: Who Prevails in This Mid-range Duel?

Both devices have their different strengths and weaknesses, but when it comes down to the important decision, which of these smartphones should you opt for and why?


The Camon 16 Premier offers great specs at the mid-range level for a reasonable price, while also bringing some enhanced features like more RAM, a faster operating chipset and a good display to back it up.

The Note 8, on the other hand, brings a number of advantages of its own to the table. It wields a slightly larger display and has a stronger battery to power this device. It is also available at a cheaper rate and brings decent specs at the mid-range level for a good price.

This TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Infinix Zero 8 match-up has only one clear winner in the Camon 16 Premier, as its more advanced specs see it take the cake in this head-to-head.


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