Tecno Camon 18 P was announced in the fall of 2021, just before Christmas Eve. Its attractive price immediately provokes the interest of consumers looking for a new device at an affordable value. This model has other advantages - it has a modern look and boasts a large battery.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Tecno Camon 18 P specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2021, October 04
- Colors: Dusk Gray, Ceramic White, Iris purple
- Dimensions: 168.9 x 76.7 x 8.8 mm.
- Weight: 0 g.
- Screen: 6.8" inc, 1080 x 2460, IPS LCD
- Camera : Triple, 48MP
- Chipset: Mediatek Helio G96 (12 nm)
- CPU: Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
- Memory: 128GB 8GB RAM
- Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Operating system: Android 11, HIOS 8.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
Tecno Camon 18 P is a smartphone with a completely glass-covered front. Its frames are visible only from above and below, and the front camera is positioned in a small circle. The back panel is made of plastic with an impressive color. It is good to protect it from scratches with the help of the included transparent silicone case.
The camera unit on the rear panel protrudes slightly above the surface. However, this is no reason to doubt the stability of the device when it is placed lying down.
As the display of the Tecno Camon 18 P is not small at all, for convenience with one hand, you can place the icons at the bottom of the menu.
The smartphone has a display with a diagonal of 6.78 inches and a resolution of FullHD + (1080 x 2460). The matrix is IPS and enjoys good viewing angles and good color rendering. The maximum brightness reaches 550 nits, which immediately suggests that you will not have difficulty reading information when working with the phone outdoors. You can change the screen settings as desired. 120 Hz refresh rate technology is supported. It makes it easier to browse a variety of content, such as games or videos. If you choose it, it will affect energy consumption. Therefore, we recommend that you return to a frequency of 60 Hz.
Tecno Camon 18 P runs on Android 11 and HIOS 8.0. At your disposal are a set of applications and the ability to customize the graphic layout to your liking. The company has also developed several programs with which you can optimize performance and RAM.
This model is based on the MediaTek Helio G96 chipset and is based on 12-nm technology. The processor is 8-core and consists of two clusters. The Mali-G57 MC2 chip is responsible for the graphics. As a result, you can expect satisfactory performance - you can play a variety of games and keep several applications in the background.
Tecno Camon 18 P is available in one configuration. The RAM is as much as 8 GB, which guarantees you a good performance of the device in the future. The storage is 128 GB, and you can expand it if necessary.
The smartphone has a triple rear camera and quad flash. The main module is 48-megapixel and is equipped with phase autofocus. The default photos are saved in 12 MP format. However, you can also use the full resolution. The second lens is the telephoto and provides 1.7 optical zoom. Also autofocus. The third lens is auxiliary and is used to create photos with a bokeh effect.
The menu of the camera does not differ from the familiar from previous models of the brand. Overall, the Tecno Camon 18 P has a good rear camera and the results are worthy of this price range.
The selfie camera, in turn, is 16-megapixel and will impress you with a set of ways to beautify photos. You can enlarge your eyes, correct your skin tone or cover up imperfections, etc.
The battery capacity of the Tecno Camon 18 P is 5000 mAh. This figure is good for 2021. Given the refresh rate - 120 Hz, it will provide you around the clock in normal operation. This includes listening to music, surfing the Internet, using social networks and mail, etc.
The smartphone has a fast charging function with a power of 33W. With its help you will restore the charge faster. From 0 to 100% takes about an hour and a half. In just 30 minutes you can have a new 50% available.
Tecno Camon 18 P balances well between affordable price and a range of useful features. To all of the above, we need to add NFC support for contactless payments. It is noteworthy that the company has placed the greatest emphasis on autonomous work and mobile photography. The phone also offers a mode that protects vision and adaptive brightness adjustment.
If you are excited about decent alternatives to your smartphone, you will find at least a few on the market. These are Tecno Pova 2, Infinix Note 11, Infinix Note 10 Pro and Xiaomi Redmi Note 10S.
Tecno Camon 18 P video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Tecno Camon 18 P 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.