Tecno Tecno Pova review

Read our full review to find out how the Tecno Tecno Pova differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
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At the end of 2020, the company TECNO Mobile added another device to its range - Tecno Pova. The smartphone belongs to the middle price range and features a nice design and well-chosen features.

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


  • Release date: 2020, October 03
  • Colors: Magic Blue, Speed Purple, Dazzle Black
  • Dimensions: 171.2 x 77.6 x 9.4 mm.
  • Weight: 0 g.
  • Screen: 6.8" inc, 720 x 1640, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Quad, 13MP
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • Memory: 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM
  • Battery: 6000, Li-Po, non-removable
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 10, HIOS 7.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


It is typical for TECNO MOBILE not to make efforts in developing a new design of its devices. This also applies to the new addition to its ranks. Tecno Pova is available in several colors - black, blue and purple. Visually, it does not differ from its predecessors. Its body is made of plastic, we notice a gradient effect and a back panel with a nice glossy finish.

The camera unit has a square shape and is located at the top left of the rear panel. The volume and power buttons are positioned on the right. At the same time, you can feel a textured button for Google Assistant on the left. There are also SIM card and memory card slots.

The dimensions of the Tecno Pova make it convenient to use with one hand. Fortunately, there are no fingerprints on the back panel. The device is thick - almost 10 mm, as a volumetric battery is placed under its body.


As for the display, Tecno Pova is equipped with a 6.8-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 1640x720 pixels. It offers decent viewing angles, juicy colors and an excellent margin of brightness. However, it is not advisable to use Tecno Pova in direct sunlight, as you will not read the screen well.

Overall, the display performance is good. You can enjoy watching YouTube videos, photos and other content.


Under the nice body of Tecno Pova lies the MediaTek Helio G80 processor, which we know well from the budget devices on the market. The graphics are assigned to the Mali-G52 MC2. The smartphone is available in two modifications - 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage or with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage. If you run out of memory, you can increase it at any time with a microSD card.

In other words, the performance of Tecno Pova is enough to work seamlessly with various applications, surf the Internet, watch videos on YouTube and more. You will not notice the device being slowed down or overheated. You can afford to play heavy games, as long as you cut their graphics a bit.

The smartphone works with the Android 10 operating system based on HiOS 7.0.

To give you a choice in protecting your personal information, TECNO Mobile has provided two methods to unlock Tecno Pova. The fingerprint scanner is positioned on the back panel and you will easily get used to touching it. From there, you can enjoy its fast and precise work. The facial recognition system works perfectly in the light. May have some difficulty reducing light in the environment.


In the spirit of the latest market trends, Tecno Pova can offer enviable photo opportunities. It is equipped with a quadruple rear camera. Its main module is wide-angle, 16 MP with an aperture of f / 1.9 and PDAF. It is complemented by three 2-megapixel sensors, each with its own task. The first is needed for macro photography, the second measures depth, and the third is an artificial intelligence sensor.

The front camera of the Tecno Pova is single, 8-megapixel and is equipped with an LED flash. With it you will take worthy selfies and videos.

The manufacturer has provided several shooting modes, among which are impressive - AI Cam, Beauty, Portrait, AR Shot, Bokeh, HDR and others. To these we can add the automatic flash, face recognition function and more.

The Tecno Pova with rear camera can create quality photos in daylight. The picture is clear, contains a lot of details and its colors are pleasing. Images front camera with slightly lower quality. In the absence of light, it is almost pointless to use it if you want to make a memorable shot. For this price range of smartphones Tecno Pova offers good opportunities for fans of mobile photography.

Autonomous work

Tecno Pova has a non-removable battery with a capacity of 6000 mAh, which is largely due to its thickness. It allows you to use different content for two days. For economical use, the device will need to be recharged after four days. The manufacturer has provided 18 W fast charging technology.


If you are looking for a smartphone with decent features at an affordable price, consider the Tecno Pova. It looks stylish and modern, has a large screen and will pamper you with its autonomous work.

Tecno Tecno Pova video review

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