Tecno has finally unveiled the Tecno Camon 17 in Kenya. The smartphone went on pre-order in Kenya last two weeks and now it is has been launched. Before it was launched, it was listed on FCC and Play Console which revealed some of its specs. Camon 17 is a camera-centric device with a MediaTek chipset, high refresh rate, and a big battery.
Tecno Camon 17 price in Kenya and availability
The Tecno Camon 17 is priced at KSh 18,899 in Kenya for the 4GB RAM + 128GB ROM version. There is no mention of 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM price. It is currently selling in Kenya online e-commerce stores and offline.
Camon 17 Specifications and features
The Camon 17 comes with a vertical camera module at the rear which houses triple camera sensors. On the front, it has a punch-hole cut-out housing the selfie camera. The display of the smartphone is a 6.6inch IPS LCD screen with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels.
Under the hood, it is fuelled by the MediaTek Helio G85 SoC. The chipset uses an Octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz and it is a 12nm chipset. Graphics or gaming is handled by the capable Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.
The phone is running on the Android 11 operating system. It comes in two storage options which are 4GB/6GB RAM and 128GB ROM. There is a micro SD card slot for storage expansion. Going to the rear, the smartphone is boasting of a triple camera. The main sensor is 48MP, there is a 2MP depth sensor and QVGA lens.
Camon 17 also has a quad led flash at the rear and it can record in 2k@30fps maximum. Upfront, the device has a single camera. The sensor is 16MP which has an f/2.0 aperture. The front camera makes use of the dual led flash in low light.
What is keeping the light on is a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. There is a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for security. Other features of the device include a 4G network, WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and USB Type-C 2.0. Sensors include accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Finally, it measures 164.5 x 76.5 x 8.95mm and weighs 190 grams.