We continue our weekly comparisons as we pit two mid-range devices against each other. Today, we have the Vivo Y51s vs TECNO Camon 16 Premier match-up on our hands. Stick with us and find out who comes out tops in this feisty mid-range duel.


The Y51s launched in July this year, while its rival on the day, the Camon 16 Premier launched a couple of months later in September.

Both smartphones are solid mid-range devices with a number of interesting specs for us today. However, it is not only the specs we’ll take a look at today, we will also take a close look at those characteristics that separates one from the other, helping us decide which is the better option.

First off, we will take a deeper look at the specs both smartphones wield in a side-by-side comparison.


Vivo Y51s vs TECNO Camon 16 Premier Comparison Table

Here, we take a sneak peek at the specifications both smartphones pack under their beautiful designs.

Vivo Y51s TECNO Camon 16 Premier
2G, 3G, 4G, 5G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.53 inches, 2340 × 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.90 inches, 2460 × 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate IPS LCD display
Android 10 with Funtouch OS 10.5 Android 10 + HiOS 7.0
Octa-core Exynos 880, 1.8GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T, 2.05GHz
8MP selfie camera 48MP + 8MP dual selfie camera
48MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear cameras with LED flash 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash
128GB internal storage 128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 512GB
4,500mAh battery with 18W Fast charging 4,500mAh battery with 33W Fast charge
₦97,280 ₦116,000

Vivo Y51s vs TECNO Camon 16 Premier: Where the Y51s Has the Edge

The Y51s supports 5G technology, this means that this device can transfer data at lightening speeds with data carriers that offer 5G connectivity. This is perhaps the biggest advantage this mid-range smartphone offers ahead of its rival.

It is smaller and more compact than its rival, making it easier to hold and keep in smaller or tighter spaces. It is also cheaper than the Camon 16 Premier and has the Android 10 OS taking care of its software needs.

Vivo Y51s Unveiled

Vivo Y51s vs TECNO Camon 16 Premier: Where the Camon 16 Premier Has the Edge

The Camon 16 Premier features a larger, better display with a slightly higher resolution. This means that users can enjoy better clarity and a higher image detail with this smartphone, as it also offers a 90Hz screen refresh rate.

In the camera department, this smartphone offers more cameras in both front and rear areas, with these cameras providing better specs than the Vivo’s sensors. On the surface, they look better than the Vivo’s cameras but camera comparisons are not that straightforward and “better numbers” may not necessarily translate to a better experience.

This smartphone offers more RAM and external storage than its rival, while also bringing a faster operating chipset with it.

Vivo Y51s vs TECNO Camon 16 Premier

Vivo Y51s vs TECNO Camon 16 Premier: Which of these Smartphones Should You Go For?

Both devices come with their different strengths, features and weaknesses. For starters, the Y51s offers 5G technology for users who’d want super-fast data transfer speeds. It also has a decent RAM, onboard storage and camera outlay. It is cheaper than its rival on the day and is a solid mid-range option for potential buyers.

However, the Camon 16 Premier offers more RAM and external storage than its rival. It also brings more cameras and has a faster performing chipset than the Vivo. This means that this mid-range device will be better at multi-tasking with different apps than the Y51s.

The Camon 16 Premier wins this match-up by a fair margin, although it does not offer 5G capabilities, its other superior specs see it best the Vivo Y51s.


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