Tecno Camon 12 Pro review

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Tecno Camon 12 Pro review

The Tecno Camon series of phones is geared towards devices with top cameras that can meet the expectations of consumers who place the No. 1 priority on smartphone photography capabilities. Tecno Camon 12 Pro is among the models with the highest score on this indicator. It is also available in Camon 12 and Camon 12 Air versions. What makes this model worth your attention?

Tecno Camon 12 Pro Specifications

  • Release date: 2019, September
  • Colors: Dawn Blue
  • Dimensions: 158.6 x 75.5 x 7.8 mm.
  • Weight: 161 g.
  • Screen: 6.35" in, 720 x 1600, AMOLED
  • Camera : Triple, 16MP
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Memory: 64GB 6GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500,  Non-removable Li-Po
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 9.0 (Pie); HIOS 5.5
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, proximity

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Tecno Camon 12 Pro has standard dimensions for modern smartphones - 75.5 mm wide, 158.6 mm long and 7.8 mm thick. With this device you can work with one hand without any problem. The prerequisites for comfort are complemented by the fact that the Tecno Camon 12 Pro weighs only 161 grams.

If we are to appreciate the simplicity of using the smartphone given its size and weight, there will be no problem interacting with it in your daily life.

The Tecno Camon 12 Pro is only available on the market in blue. Below the screen is the fingerprint scanner, which works flawlessly.


One of the advantages of this smartphone is the 6.4-inch AMOLED display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels and a pixel density of 276 pixels per inch. The screen occupies 81.3% of the front panel area, which is a good modern benchmark.

The display is large and you'll be able to watch photos and videos as well as play on it perfectly. It is suitable for a variety of practical tasks, such as creating business documents. The colours are beautiful, the brightness is satisfactory. And on a sunny day, you'll have no problem deciphering the content on the screen.


The beautifully sized Tecno Camon 12 Pro is equipped with an 8-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor (MT6762), implemented in 12nm technology. It consists of 8 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. A PowerVR GE8320 core is responsible for graphics. The RAM is 6 GB and the internal memory is 64 GB, expandable using a microSD memory card. The RAM is ample enough to not feel any discomfort during operation in most cases. The good news is that there is a separate slot for the card, i.e. no need to sacrifice a SIM card slot.

Tecno Camon 12 Pro runs on Android 9.0 operating system and HIOS 5.5 interface.


Tecno Camon 12 Pro is equipped with a triple main camera. The main sensor is 16 MP, PDAF. It is complemented by an 8 MP module and a 2 MP module whose task is to measure the depth of the frame. The manufacturer has provided several features, among which we must necessarily mention the quad LED flash, the panorama shooting mode and HDR. With a little more practice with the main camera you can take quality photos. 

The front camera of the Tecno Camon 12 Pro is a single camera. It consists of a 32 MP module with f/2.0 aperture, LED flash and HDR. Both cameras can shoot videos at 1080 pixels resolution at 30 frames per second.

As you notice, the front-facing camera has an unusually high 32 MP. With it, you can shoot high-quality photographs.

Autonomous operation

The capacity of the non-removable battery of Tecno Camon 12 Pro is 3500 mAh, which is a relatively high indicator. Considering the other features of the smartphone, you can expect autonomous operation for a day or two. For intensive use - playing games, watching videos or other resource-intensive tasks, keep the charger nearby. After a few hours, you'll need to recharge the battery.


The attractive blue Tecno Camon 12 Pro is a smartphone that will delight you with its performance. It is comfortable to carry and hold. An example of a comfortable device. You can easily keep it in your jeans or jacket pocket, and in your bag you won't even feel it. Its weight is satisfyingly low.

Among the main advantages of this smartphone is that it offers a large display on which you can comfortably watch videos and play games. Moreover, the battery charge provides enough time so that you don't have to think about where you can plug in the charger. The high-performance processor allows you to play even 3D games without slowing down.

With the fingerprint scanner, you'll keep valuable information on your device away from prying eyes. The technology used ensures data security and satisfactory speed of operation. You literally won't have to wait to embark on your planned tasks.

Finally, we must mention the exciting 32 MP front camera, with which every selfie will be worth sharing with friends and relatives.

Tecno Camon 12 Pro video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Tecno Camon 12 Pro and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Tecno.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Hello, I am Richard Taylor, a technology expert and journalist from the UK. I have a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham. My passion is the latest technology, especially smartphones. That's why I chose to test, analyze, and write expert reviews about them. My technical expertise, combined with a deep passion for technology and years of experience, has made me a trusted source of information. Over the years, I have written reviews for various sites, but for quite some time now, I have been writing exclusively for PhonesData. You can see more about me here or read all my smartphone reviews here.

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