We continue our weekly comparisons this holiday week with a rather interesting battle in the TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Vivo S1 Pro matchup. Both mid-range smartphones bring a number of mouthwatering features which we will take a closer look at shortly.



The Camon 16 Premier launched in September of 2020, while the S1 Pro launched in November of 2019.

We will be taking a closer look at the features and specifications on both sides in a brief moment, while we also bring you the subtle differences between these smartphones.

Let’s get right into the thick of things and show you a glimpse of what both smartphones have in store for us.

Our first stop will be the specifications of both smartphones in a side-by-side manner.


TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Vivo S1 Pro Comparison Table

Here, we take a look at the specs both smartphones have on show for us.

TECNO Camon 16 Premier Vivo S1 Pro
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.90 inches, 2460 × 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, IPS LCD display 6.38 inches, 2340 × 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio IPS LCD display
Android 10 + HiOS 7 Android 9 Pie
Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T, 2.05GHz Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 665(11nm), 2.0GHz
48MP + 8MP dual selfie cameras 32MP selfie camera
64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash
128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 512GB 128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB
4,500mAh battery with 33W fast charge 4,500mAh battery with 18W fast charge
₦116,000 ₦127,300

TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Vivo S1 Pro: Where the Camon 16 Premier Holds the Edge

The Camon 16 Premier is a mid-range device with a ginormous screen, bringing a 6.9” display to the fore. It also boasts a 90Hz screen refresh rate, delivering better visuals to users.

In the camera department, this device offers more selfie cameras than its rival, pointing to the general belief that it offers a better experience with video calls and selfies.

The Camon 16 Premier also offers a more recent software version than the S1 Pro, with a number of new security updates for its users.

It also offers more external memory than the S1 Pro and is available at a cheaper price than its counterpart. This smartphone will come in handy for gamers, as its MediaTek chipset is equipped to offer a good gaming experience.

TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Vivo S1 Pro

TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Vivo S1 Pro: Where the S1 Pro Has the Edge

The S1 Pro is significantly smaller and lighter than its rival, making it easier to keep in smaller spaces and pockets. It shares a number of similarities with the Camon 16 Premier, wielding the same RAM, battery rating and onboard storage as the TECNO device.

It has a solid chipset under the hood which offers 4G technology and brings a solid battery rated 4,500mAh to support its specs.

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TECNO Camon 16 Premier vs Vivo S1 Pro: Which of These Mid-Range Smartphones Should You Procure?

Both devices have solid processors, offer 4G technology, boast good camera specs and provide great batteries to carry their impressive specs. The Camon 16 Premier is a cheaper option than its counterpart and offers good specs at a lower price.

It also brings a better selfie photography experience and is a wonderful option for gamers. The Camon 16 Premier boasts a better, larger display than the S1 Pro and brings a more recent version of the Android OS.

The Camon 16 Premier easily bests its mid-range counterpart in this battle and offers better value for the money. So, if you want to purchase a mid-range smartphone and you are stuck between these two options, I would advise you to opt for the Camon 16 Premier in a heartbeat.


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