TECNO Phones first became popular in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and in other countries in Africa. The devices also eventually became fairly popular in the Middle East, and since 2017 have become even more popular as they began to be sold in Southeast Asian countries. 

Affordability is the unique selling point (USP) of TECNO phones, in a bid to address the bottom end of the market. As such, TECNO smartphones are highly popular among lower income earners and other phone users looking for the best possible value at the lowest possible cost.

Tecno spark 2 unboxing phone upper body

Who is TECNO Mobile?

TECNO (TECNO Mobile) is a manufacturer of feature phones, smartphones and tablets. The devices are made in China and sold across several countries of the world in Africa, Middle East,  and Southeast Asia.

Originally started as TECNO Telecom Limited in 2006, the company later changed its name to Transsion Holdings with TECNO Mobile serving as one of its subsidiaries.

Though it started business in 2006, it wasn’t until the following year (2007) that TECNO owned its first factory.

Which TECNO smartphone has the best camera quality in 2020?

The TECNO smartphone with the best camera quality as at May 2020 is TECNO Camon 15 Premier. It is fitted with a 64-megapixel quad camera and a 32-megapixel pop-up selfie camera. The quad camera has a 64MP main sensor + 5MP ultrawide sensor + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro sensor. It was launched with a recommended retail price (RRP) of N95,000.

Which is the best TECNO phone to buy in 2020?

As at May 2020, the best TECNO smartphone to buy is the TECNO Camon 15 Premier.

Which is the best TECNO smartphone to buy in 2024?

Have a look at the Phantom V Fold or the Phantom X2 Pro.

Which TECNO phone has 5000mAh battery?

A number of smartphones make this list. They include: TECNO Spark 5, TECNO Spark 5 Air, TECNO Pouvoir 2, TECNO Pouvoir 3, TECNO Pouvoir 3 Air, and TECNO Camon 15 Air. All of them have a 5000mAh battery.

As at 2024, most TECNO smartphones are being released with a 5000mAh battery.

Which TECNO phone has 6000mAh battery?

Only the TECNO Pouvoir 3 Plus, TECNO Pouvoir 4 and Pouvoir 4 Pro have a 6000mAh battery.

In 2024, look at the POVA 6 and POVA 6 Pro. The POVA 6 Neo has an even bigger 7000mAh battery.

Which TECNO phone has infrared in 2024?

In March 2024, TECNO announced the Camon 30 series, with all of them having an infra-red port (also called an IR blaster). The Camon 30nseries includes: Camon 30, Camon 30 5G, Camon 30 Pro, and Camon 30 Premier.

Which is the latest TECNO smartphone?

The latest TECNO smartphone (May 2020) is TECNO Spark 5 Air. The latest TECNO smartphone as at April 2024 is the Camon 30 Premier.

Which is the best TECNO phone in 2019? Which is the best phone from TECNO?

As at 2019, the best TECNO smartphone was Phantom 9. However, in 2020, it has given way to TECNO Camon 15 Premier. Both phones share the same Mediatek P35 chipset, 6GB RAM, and 128GB storage memory, but The Camon 15 Premier sports a bigger display, a better camera, a bigger battery, and runs Android 10 OS.

Which is the most expensive TECNO smartphone in 2019?

TECNO Phantom 9 was the most expensive TECNO phone in 2019.

Tecno Phantom 9 camera

Which TECNO is waterproof?

TECNO Mobile is yet to make any waterproof phone, so there are no waterproof TECNO phones in existence.

Can TECNO phone work in the USA?

Many TECNO phones will work on various GSM mobile carriers in the USA. Examples of those carriers include: AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, and Google Project Fi.

tecno camon 15 premier 64mp quad camera

Who owns TECNO and Infinix?

TECNO and Infinix are both owned by a Chinese company called Transsion Holdings. Another phone brand owned by Transsion is itel Mobile. Transsion Mobile was originally started in 2006 and called TECNO Telecom Limited. The name change happened to create Transsion as a holding company, with TECNO Mobile a subsidiary under it. The other subsidiaries followed later.

What is the difference between TECNO and Infinix?

TECNO and Infinix are subsidiaries and independent mobile phone brands under the same ownership structure of Transsion Holdings. But they target slightly overlapping segments of the market. TECNO targets entry level and mid-tier, while Infinix targets lower and upper mid-tier.

The original plan was for Infinix to be a more luxury brand, the differences between the two brands are mostly blurry in reality.

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