Tecno CAMON 16 is a representative of a smartphone manufacturer that is proud to offer consumers stylish devices. In addition, the model is characterized by a practical set of features and belongs to the low price range. It appeared on the market at the end of 2020 and immediately attracted attention with two things - quality of workmanship and design.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Tecno Camon 16 specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2020, October 10
- Colors: Cloud White, Purist Blue, Misty Grey
- Dimensions: 170.9 x 77.2 x 9.2 mm.
- Weight: 207 g.
- Screen: 6.8" inc, 720 x 1640, IPS LCD
- Camera : Quad, 64MP
- Chipset: Mediatek Helio G70 (12 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
- Memory: 64GB 4GB RAM
- Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Operating system: Android 10, HIOS 6.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Tecno CAMON 16 has a distinctive look. Its body is pleasantly curved and shiny. When you hold it in your hand, it fits perfectly in the palm of your hand. The quality of the material used and the coating of the back panel contribute to this.
From the information about its dimensions - 170.9 x 77.2 x 9.2 mm, it is clear that its body is slightly thick. However, this should not make you hesitate. There is a logical explanation for this indicator - the battery capacity is large.
To get even more complete information about Tecno CAMON 16, we must also indicate its weight. It is 207, which means it is heavier than most models on the market. For many users, this is not a minus. Contributes to the solid feel of the device.
Tecno CAMON 16 is available in three interesting colors - white, blue and gray. Whichever color you choose, they all look spectacular. On the back panel, in addition to the set of modules on the main camera, you will also find the fingerprint scanner, which we now tell you works satisfactorily quickly and accurately.
Tecno CAMON 16 is equipped with a large 6.8-inch HD+ display. The resolution is 720x1640 pixels. Compared to the area of the front surface of the device, the display occupies almost 90%, which is a super high indicator and ensures that by choosing this model, you ensure exciting watching movies, photos and playing games.
The screen is characterized by clarity and bright colors, which sounds even more promising. Viewing angles are wide. From the settings you can adjust the brightness level depending on whether it is sunny outside or interact with the device in the dark.
Tecno CAMON 16 boasts a MediaTek Helio G70 chipset, which consists of 8 cores. Two of them are Cortex-A75 clocked at 2.0 GHz, and the other six are Cortex-A55 clocked at 1.7 GHz. The graphics processor is Mali-G52 2EEMC2. The factory operating system is Android 10 and comes with a HIOS 6.0 interface.
With these specifications, the Tecno CAMON 16 is the perfect choice for users who play games. It will not create performance problems or seriously heat the case. You can rely on the device, as performing several tasks for it is not difficult. To this we must add that the smartphone comes with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, which you can increase with a microSDXC memory card.
In terms of cameras, Tecno has once again tried to offer something attractive. Thus Tecno CAMON 16 is equipped with a powerful main quad camera. It is shaped into a square block and looks spectacular on the back of the device. The main module, which is 64-megapixel, is complemented by a 2-megapixel macro module, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and another 2-megapixel module.
The quality of the photos taken with the smartphone is good. There are well-defined details, brightness and colors close to natural. The manufacturer has provided 10x magnification, which helps you seal objects with great detail. Additionally, you have a set of modes for professional photography, including night mode and more.
The front camera of the Tecno CAMON 16 is a single, wide-angle, 16 MP with dual LED flash. Both front and rear cameras support HDR mode and can shoot 1080 pixel video at 30 frames per second.
Tecno has provided special modes for taking selfies in the dark hours of the day.
Tecno CAMON 16 has a non-removable Li-Po battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. This impressive performance, along with the selected processor, screen and memory, guarantee an excellent level of battery life. You can rely on the device for at least a day, and with more economical use - even more.
As the manufacturer did not provide fast charging technology, it will take at least a few hours to fully charge.
Tecno CAMON 16 is one of the most interesting budget phones in 2021. Thanks to the sufficient memory, the level of performance of the processor and its photo capabilities, it will be up to date for at least a few years.
Tecno Camon 16 video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Tecno Camon 16 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.