TECNO Camon 17

Quick Specs Of TECNO Camon 17
  • OS: Android 11
  • Release Date: May 2021
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G
  • Display: 6.6-inch high refresh rate
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G85
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP
  • Rear camera: 48 MP triple
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • ROM: 128 GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Related: TECNO phones. TECNO Camon 17 Pro. TECNO Camon 17P.

TECNO Camon 17 Specs

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 11 + HiOS 7.6

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 164.5 x 76.5 x 8.95 mm
  • Weight: 198g
  • Display: 6.6 inches, 720 x 1640 pixels, 20.5:9 aspect ratio, punch hole, IPS LCD screen, 90 Hz refresh rate.
  • Colours: Frost Silver. Deep Sea. Tranquil Green.
  • Physical Build: Plastic

TECNO Camon 17 - Full phone specs, specifications, price

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.0 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A76
  • Processor Name: Mediatek Helio G85
  • Graphics Processor: ARM Mali G52 MC2
  • RAM: 4 GB / 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Main Camera: 48 MP main sensor + 2 MP depth sensor + QFGA AI lens, Quad-LED flash, 4K and 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, dual LED flash, Face Recognition, dual LED, 1080p@30fps video capture

Tecno camon 17 back triple camera

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.

Phone Sensors

  • 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; rear-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.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. USB On-The-Go
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 18W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: TECNO CG6j

 Product Launch/Release Details and Information

  • Announced: April 19, 2021
  • Release Date: May 4, 2021

TECNO Camon 17 Prices by Country

  • Price in USD: $160/€135
  • Price in Kenya: Ksh 18,899 (4/128 GB). 22,799 (6/128 GB)
  • Price in Nigeria: ₦75,000 (4/128 GB)
  • Price in Ghana: expected 1,100 cedis
  • Price in India: The Camon 17 was launched in India at a price of INR12,999 for the 6/128 GB variant.

The above prices may change with time from country to country, as market forces and economic policies influence product price movements.

TECNO Camon 17 price in Nigeria

Questions and Answers about TECNO Camon 17

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the Camon 17.

Is TECNO Camon 17 a 4G phone?

Yes; the Camon 17 is a 4G LTE phone.

Does TECNO Camon 17 have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes; the Camon 17 has a fingerprint reader (rear-mounted).

Does TECNO Camon 17 have Gorilla Glass?

This information is not available yet.

What are the differences between TECNO Camon 17, Camon 17P, and Camon 17 Pro?

For the differences, see this comparison table: TECNO Camon 17 vs Camon 17P vs Camon 17 Pro.

Will TECNO Camon 17 work in the USA?

TECNO Camon 17 will work on GSM US carriers, like AT&T and T-Mobile, or their resellers (MetroPCS etc.) or MVNOs (Virgin Mobile, LycaMobile etc.). It is incompatible with CDMA carriers like Verizon, US Cellular, etc.

As always, we recommend that you make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.

TECNO Camon 17: Price in Nigeria

The 4/128 GB variant of Camon 17 sold for ₦75,000 at launch time.

Does TECNO Camon 17 support Google Play Store and Services?

TECNO Camon 17 supports Google Services and software applications, including Play Store and Maps, Gmail, YouTube, and others.

Where to buy TECNO Camon 17

The Camon 17 will be available for sale at TECNO stores and independent mobile phone stores in countries in Africa, Middle East, and Asia. You will be able to buy this phone on a credit/instalment/loan service from any one of several retailers or service providers in Nigeria.

If you buy TECNO Camon 17 through Jumia, you can get Jumia Protect (device insurance) for it as well for a small fee. If buying elsewhere, ask if insurance is available, as other retailers also offer an insurance cover for a small premium.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is a recommendation that we make based on our evaluation of the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.


*HiOS: This is a custom software application created by TECNO Mobile for use in their smartphones. It is based on Android operating system, giving it a look and feel that is unique. HiOS also includes extra features and services that are not available in Android OS.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the TECNO Camon 17 are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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  1. I love that the TECNO mobile devices wants to maintain helio G70 even with the normal price range.. am so waiting for this


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