Tecno Camon 17 review

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Tecno Camon 17 review

Tecno camon 17 is a smartphone of the company Transsion Holdings. It belongs to the budget class and impresses at first glance with its display refresh rate - 90 Hz. This indicator is so exciting that we will repeat it several times in the following lines. The other parameters of the phone are standard - a display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and a diagonal of 6.55 inches. As its competitor with a similar processor, you can consider the Redmi Note 9.

Tecno Camon 17 Specifications

  • Release date: 2021, May 08
  • Colors: Frost Sliver, Deep Sea, Tranquil Green
  • Dimensions: 164.5 x 76.5 x 9 mm.
  • Weight: 0 g.
  • Screen: 6.6" in, 720 x 1600, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Triple, 48MP
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 128GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 11, HIOS 7.6
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity

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The smartphone has received a plastic body with a satin finish and mirror properties. On its rear side, we see a three-camera unit and on the front, a 16-megapixel module for selfie shots and dual flash. The build quality is good and the standard weight in addition to the usual dimensions contribute to the easy and comfortable use of the device. Rounded edges add to the overall picture of comfort. Tecno camon 17 is comfortably carried in the pocket of jeans or shirt.


The Tecno camon 17, as mentioned, features a 6.55-inch display whose resolution is 1440 x 720 pixels. The display refresh rate is 90 Hz and the aspect ratio is 20:9. As a result, you can enjoy a smooth picture. The screen size allows you to use a variety of content without discomfort. Compared to the total front area, the display occupies less than 84%.

The display brightness of the Tecno camon 17 is sufficient to work without disturbance on a clear day outside. You can adjust it from the settings.


Underneath the Tecno camon 17's handsome looks lies a good MediaTek Helio G85 processor (two 2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 cores and six 1.8 GHz Cortex-A55 cores) combined with 4 GB or 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory. The graphics accelerator is the Mali-G52 MC2. The result is a smartphone that responds quickly to your commands. The abundance of RAM also contributes to this. The Tecno camon 17 runs Android 11 at the factory and has a proprietary Hios 7.6 interface. No NFC support, and the fingerprint scanner is positioned on the rear panel. The latter works quickly and accurately. You can trust it to protect your personal information.


Tecno camon 17 has cameras that take fantastic pictures for this price range. The colors are rich and the picture is detailed. It looks crisp and clean. Slight noise can be detected when shooting in low light conditions. To enjoy super quality photos, use the Artificial Intelligence shooting mode. It recognizes the scene and tries to adapt the colors to it. For example, plants look greener and food looks brighter and more vibrant. The good result of the Tecno camon 17 cameras is due to the innovative pixel merging technology.

The rear camera of the smartphone is triple, with the main sensor being 48-megapixel. It is complemented by a 2 MP sensor to measure the depth of frame and another 2 MP sensor. A quad LED flash helps capture better quality shots. As for the front camera, it is a single, dual-LED camera. With both the front and rear cameras, the user can capture 1080 pixel resolution videos at 30 frames per second.

Autonomous operation

In terms of autonomous operation, the Tecno camon 17 will offer a good benchmark. In normal use, you can count on 2 days. A more serious workload will require an earlier recharge. The battery capacity is 5000 mAh, and you get an 18 W fast charger with the device.


The Tecno camon 17 is a smartphone that will appeal to any fan of budget devices. It offers enviable quality cameras, decent performance and satisfying autonomous operation. The speed of the picture update deserves special attention. It is important for gamers. The display dimensions add to the positive assessment. On it you can watch for hours a variety of content - photos, movies, text content, etc.

The fingerprint scanner also makes a good impression. Its speed and precision speak well of the Tecno camon 17 manufacturer. This is further proof of its diligence and commitment to users.


  • Large display
  • Compact size
  • Light weight
  • Quality cameras for this class
  • Two days of autonomous operation
  • Ample RAM and storage
  • Video is standard on budget models
  • Supports fast charging technology


  • Low screen resolution
  • Absence of memory card slot
  • NFC is not supported

Tecno Camon 17 video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Tecno Camon 17 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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