Tecno Camon 16 Premier review

Read our full review to find out how the Tecno Camon 16 Premier differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
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Tecno Camon 16 Premier ревю
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Tecno Camon 16 Premier is not only a quality, but an innovative smartphone that deserves your attention. It differs from most smartphones introduced to the market in 2020 in several ways. For starters, we must mention the dual front camera, which is not only embedded in the screen, but also has a 48 MP main sensor and 8 MP wide angle. In most mid-range models, these features are typical of the main camera.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Tecno Camon 16 Premier specs or watch the video below the article.


  • Release date: 2020, September 04
  • Colors: Glacial Silver
  • Dimensions: 170.6 x 77.2 x 9.1 mm.
  • Weight: 203 g.
  • Screen: 6.9" inc, 1080 x 2460, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Quad, 64MP
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6785 Helio G90T (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 4500, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 10, HIOS 6.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


This smartphone stands out at first sight with an interesting and pleasant appearance. It is achieved with the help of thin frames around the screen and the unusual look of the camera unit on the back panel. All controls are located on the side edges. There you will also find the fingerprint scanner - a super practical solution that users will like because it is easy to get used to.

Tecno Camon 16 Premier is available in silver. Its dimensions (170.6 X 77.2 X 9.1 mm) suggest a comfortable size, and this is important for anyone who has to work actively with their smartphone. Tecno Camon 16 Premier impresses with nicely rounded edges of the case, quality workmanship and a case that comes with it. The slightly protruding camera block on the back implies the use of the case from day one - in the name of its protection.


The Tecno Camon 16 Premier has a 6.9-inch screen. He, agree, is pleasantly large. Users who rely on their phone to be able to display a variety of content in a visible form will love it. Thanks to the fact that the screen has an aspect ratio of 19.5: 9, the smartphone fits perfectly in one hand. This means you can use the Tecno Camon 16 Premier comfortably to use social media, play or watch videos and read.

The matrix is ​​an IPS LCD type with a resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels and a refresh rate of 90 Hz. It supports the HDR10 + color range. The color rendering is pleasant with large viewing angles and a margin of brightness. The pixel density per inch is 374, which is a typical indicator for an IPS matrix.


The performance in the Tecno Camon 16 Premier is the responsibility of the Mediatek Helio G90T processor (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 + 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55), which is not top, but is positioned as gaming. It is combined with 8 GB of RAM, thanks to which many modern applications and games will go great. The internal memory is 128 GB, and there is an option to use an SD card in a separate slot. The graphics are assigned to the Mali-G76 MC4 chip.

The operating system is Android 10 with HIOS 6.0 interface.


One of the main advantages of the Tecno Camon 16 Premier is the quad rear camera, which is represented by a 64 MP main sensor, 8 MP widescreen, 2 MP sensor for measuring the depth of the frame and 2 MP video camera. The quality of the photos, thanks to the competent support of artificial intelligence systems, is wonderful with a high percentage of detail. With the Tecno Camon 16 Premier in hand, you can shoot 4K video at 30 frames per second and even at 60 frames per second.

The front camera of the smartphone consists of a 48 MP main sensor and an 8 MP widescreen sensor, which allows you to take super selfies, the quality of which will "scream" to share them on social networks.

Autonomous work

Tecno Camon 16 Premier has a non-removable battery with a capacity of 4500 mAh. It is sufficient for comfortable use of the device for two - two and a half days. It supports 33 W fast charging technology. So in just 30 minutes you can charge the battery up to 70%.


Based on all of the above, we can conclude that the Tecno Camon 16 Premier is a perfect model for people who like to take quality selfies, but also photos and videos on a level, as the device also has a quadruple rear camera.

In addition to a beautiful and large screen, this smartphone offers good performance and battery life, which distinguishes it from other models in this price range. You can work with 2 SIM cards at the same time.

Among the disadvantages of Tecno Camon 16 Premier we can mention the outdated Bluetooth standard and the fact that the manufacturer has not done much for music lovers. Could be more.

Tecno Camon 16 Premier video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Tecno Camon 16 Premier 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

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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