TECNO CAMON 17 launched in Kenya with Helio G85 SoC, 90Hz display, and 5,000mAh battery

Transsion brand TECNO has launched the TECNO CAMON 17 in Kenya. This smartphone was spotted on FCC and Google Play Console before going official. The device sports a high refresh rate display, a MediaTek chipset, and a large battery. Let’s take a look at its entire specs, features, price, and availability.

TECNO CAMON 17 Specifications and Features

The newly launched TECNO CAMON 17 flaunts a 6.6-inch HD+ LCD panel with a resolution of  720 x 1600 pixels, 267 PPI, 90Hz refresh rate, 450 nits peak brightness, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and a large punch-hole at the top left corner. 

The phone is made of plastic, measures 164.5 x 76.5 x 8.95mm in dimensions, and comes in three colors (Frost Silver, Deep Sea, Tranquil Green). On the back, it features a large ‘TECNO CAMON’ branding, a fingerprint sensor, and a vertically aligned triple camera setup.

TECNO CAMON 17 Frost Silver

The device is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 SoC coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage. If needed, the storage can be further expanded via a MicroSD card slot. 

Further, the triple camera setup of the smartphone includes a 48MP Samsung S5KGM1ST03 (GM1) primary sensor, a QVGA GalaxyCore GC6153 sensor, and a 2MP GalaxyCore GC02M1B depth sensor. On the front, the phone sports a 16MP S5K3P9SP04 sensor for selfies and video calls inside the punch-hole.


On the connectivity front, the handset supports 4G, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, and GNSS. Like most budget smartphones, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack and charges via a MicroUSB port. The device also houses the three essential sensors – ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and proximity sensor.

Last but not least, the TECNO CAMON 17 runs HiOS 7.6 based on Android 11 and is backed by a 5,000mAh battery with support for 18W fast charging.

TECNO CAMON 17 Price and Availability

The TECNO CAMON 17 (4GB + 128GB) is priced at KSh 18,899 in Kenya. There’s no info on the pricing of the 6GB + 128GB variant.

The handset should make its way to other markets in the coming days.



Via: gizmochina.com

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