Tecno Camon 17 Pro review

Read our full review to find out how the Tecno Camon 17 Pro differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
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Tecno camon 17 pro is a product of the popular Tecno company. It is currently number one in Africa and is renowned for the affordable pricing of its smartphones, which focus on the selfie camera and large screen. The Tecno camon 17 pro is another attractive proposition. It will hit the market in 2021.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Tecno Camon 17 Pro specs or watch the video below the article.


  • Release date: 2021, May 08
  • Colors: California Silver, Malibu Blue
  • Dimensions: 168.9 x 77 x 9 mm.
  • Weight: 201 g.
  • Screen: 6.8" inc, 1080 x 2460, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Quad, 64MP
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G95 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 11, HIOS 7.6
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


The body of the Tecno camon 17 pro is made of plastic that is pleasant to the touch. The device is available in two colours - blue and silver. The matte finish and the side-mounted fingerprint scanner help to make a good impression. The latter works quickly and accurately.

Like other budget devices on the market, the Tecno camon 17 pro comes complete with a silicone case and headphones. You also get a charger that supports 25W fast charging technology.


The Tecno Camon 17 Pro uses a 6.8-inch screen with a resolution of 2460 x 1080 pixels. The matrix is IPS. The screen is large enough for you to enjoy a variety of content - videos, websites, games and more. Colors are pleasantly saturated and vivid. You can adjust the brightness level to suit your preference.

Compared to the front panel area, the screen occupies 84.4%. This indicator is low, indicating slightly thicker bezels on all sides.


Under the hood of the Tecno Camon 17 Pro lies a Mediatek Helio G95 chipset clocked at 8 x 2060 MHz. The 8-core processor is complemented by an ARM Mali-G76 MC4 graphics chipset. There's also 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB or 256 GB of storage. You can expand the latter using a microSDXC card, for which a separate slot is provided. The device runs Android 11 operating system and a proprietary interface.

Like Tecno's other models, this one is also user-friendly. The menus are intuitive and won't pose a challenge to anyone who has worked with a smartphone before.

The performance of the Tecno Camon 17 Pro is not at peak level. However, given its low price, it is more than satisfactory. It will allow you to use your favorite apps and games with lower graphics settings.


The smartphone has a modern 64-megapixel main camera and a new selfie camera with autofocus. With these, you'll take beautiful photos during daylight hours. The front camera is a 48-megapixel one, again with autofocus, which ensures better clarity in photos.

The rear camera of the smartphone is complemented by 3 modules. One is an 8-megapixel, wide-angle one, while the other two are 2 MP each - responsible for depth-of-frame metering and monochrome shooting.

The manufacturer's effort to provide better camera performance is impressive. A quad LED flash for the main camera and a dual one for the front camera is provided.

With the Tecno Camon 17 Pro in hand, you can shoot videos at 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution at 30 frames per second.

Overall, the camera's capabilities are not impressive against the standards that flagships set. For its price, however, the Tecno Camon 17 Pro provides a smartphone worthy of the user's attention. With it, you'll capture everything important in your daily life.

The distinguishing feature here is the 48-megapixel selfie camera, which uses an OmniVision sensor with an f /2.2 aperture. It's a fixed-focus lens, but sharpness and detail are excellent.

Autonomous operation

The battery of the Tecno Camon 17 Pro has a capacity of 5000 mAh. That's a good figure considering the processor, graphics accelerator and RAM. The modern interface adds to the ease of use. You can count on 13 hours of active smartphone use before you reach for the charger.

For the convenience of the user, a charger is provided in the kit, with the help of which you can quickly recharge the Tecno Camon 17 Pro.


Tecno Camon 17 Pro is a smartphone that offers a good set of features for the low price range. It has good stereo speakers, which is rare for budget models. It also offers a large screen that you will be happy to enjoy multimedia on. Its long battery life and ample storage contribute to the high rating it deserves.

If you compare this phone with similarly priced competitors from Xiaomi or Realme, you may find flaws but also advantages. Not everyone is used to Tecno's software, for example, but like anything - it takes a little time to get to know and be willing to do so.

  • Beautiful and large screen
  • Compact size
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • Fast charging technology
  • Satisfactory autonomous operation
  • Supports 2 SIM card operation

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

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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