Tecno Camon X Pro (CA8) Review, Specs & Price in Nigeria

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Tecno Camon X pro is one of the two phones Tecno has been greatly advertising in the past weeks. It is a high-end and epic phone which features very impressive hardware. The device is an improvement of the standard Camon X.

Tecno Camon X Pro Review

Tecno Camon X pro is a remarkable smart device from Tecno, a giant Chinese smartphone manufacturer. The device scores well in many aspects, including the aspect of appearance. This smartphone was designed by the best design team of Tecno. With the help of this team of excellent designers, Camon X pro was able to come in a nice shape and colours. The colours this smart device comes in, are champagne gold, midnight black, and city blue.

Tecno Camon X pro comes with a 6.0 inches display, almost as large as the display of a tablet. This display has a cool resolution of 1080 X 2160 pixels, a resolution only a very few smart devices feature. This high resolution leaves the smart device with an impressive pixel density of 402 pixels per inch. The higher the pixel density, the higher the quality of graphics produced by the smartphone, interestingly Camon X pro has one of the highest pixel density in the current smartphone market.

The front and back cameras featured by this smartphone are astonishing. The phone was developed to feed the desire of selfie lovers, as the front camera is a 24MP camera which has loads of enhancements. These enhancements all support the camera to help produce cool pictures with ease. Among supports of this camera is a bright LED flash. On the rear side of Camon X pro, lies a 16MP camera which is also highly-enhanced.

Tecno Camon X pro comes with remarkable hardware, and controlling these hardware and managing the phone, is the MediaTek Helio P23 chipset. This MediaTek Helio P23 is an octa-core chipset; in other words, the phone has a total of eight cores, grouped into two sets. MediaTek Helio P23 is a great chipset — it is fast, smart, and power efficient. Processors of this chipset can process at a speed of 2.0 GHz.

The MediaTek Helio P23 chipset which champions the Camon X pro system works in this device with the help of a 4GB random access memory (RAM). A 4GB RAM is no way a small amount of RAM in the present smartphone age we are. With this RAM size, multiple heavy apps and games can be run by the device without issues. A 4GB RAM also gives the device a place in the smartphone future, even though the technological progress never stops accelerating.

Tecno Camon X pro comes with a massive 64GB internal storage space. A storage space as large as this will be satisfying for an average smartphone user. It will also give room for game lovers to have a lot of heavy games on the device. However, there are users who are always storage space hungry. For this kind of users, storage expansion is possible with the help of a micro SD card – the storage of this device can be expanded up to 128GB.

Camon X pro comes with a cool software as it primary software: this software in question is the Android 8.1 Oreo operating system. Android 8.1 Oreo is the result of years of improvement of the Android OS. Android 8.1 Oreo is more secure, power efficient, faster and has more features than previous versions of the operating system. Furthermore, the Android platform is a very rich platform, considering the sea of apps available for devices using the platform.

Tecno Camon X pro is a device that comes with loads of sensors, including both basic and other cool sensors. The smartphone features a fingerprint scanner which is nicely placed on the rear side of the smartphone. The fingerprint scanner helps introduce an easier way of going about security. Other sensors equipped in the system of this smartphone include digital compass, accelerometer, proximity sensor, and light sensor.

Key Specs and Features

  • 24MP front (selfie) camera and 16 MP rear camera
  • 0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2160 pixels
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 chipset with 4GB RAM
  • 64GB built-in storage, up to 128GB with a memory card
  • 4G LTE support
  • Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3750 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery

Tecno Camon X Pro Detailed Analysis

Appearance and Display

The appearance of Tecno Camon X pro was designed by the best design team at Tecno, and the result of this careful design is an epic design. Camon X pro which is a very cool smart device measures 156.9 X 75.3 X 7.8 mm, with the length being 156.9 mm, the breadth being 75.3 mm and the thickness being 7.8 mm. The device weighs about 148 grams.

The shape of Camon X pro is very impressive, and the smart device comes in three colours which are champagne gold, midnight black, and city blue. The device appears very cool in all these colours, although a lot of people prefer midnight black or city blue to the champagne gold. Camon X pro has a plastic body, not a metallic body people which some people expected.

The display of Tecno Camon X pro is a large one. The display measure 6 inches which makes it one of the smartphones with the largest displays. Large displays give way to a lot of great things, one of which is more fun. With the help of the display of this smart device, users of this smartphone will find using their phone more enjoyable.

Tecno Camon X pro has a very high display resolution of 1080 X 2160 pixels. Only a very few high-end devices have a display with resolutions as high as this. Users who will find this very enjoyable are users who often watch videos on their device, and those who play games on their device. The resolution in question leaves the six inches display with a pixel density of 402 PPI.

Connectivity and Power

Tecno Camon X pro supports a pool of connection-related technologies. The phone has support for second generation (2G), third generation (3G) and fourth generation (4G) mobile network technologies. These technologies make it possible for the smartphone to use services provided by mobile phone network operators in the country. The smartphone will work with 4G LTE network of all operators in Nigeria.

The connection-related technologies supported by Camon X pro extend to Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The support of these technologies opens the phone to a lot of possibilities. For instance, the support of Wi-Fi makes it possible for Camon X pro to connect to wireless networks. It also makes it possible for the smartphone to be used as a router. Bluetooth provides a way for the smartphone to connect with peripheral devices.

The system of hardware and the MediaTek Helio P23 chipset featured in the smartphone is powered by a 3750 mAh battery, and the capacity of this battery is clearly not poor. The components of the Camon X pro system are also power efficient, meaning users will have a lot of time to enjoy the smartphone in only one charge.

The battery that powers the Camon X pro system is inbuilt, this means the battery can not be removed or seen, like in old phones. To some users, this is a catch, but taking a deeper look, it is clear that this is not as bad as it may appear. There may be fear that battery damage is the end of the phone – this is very untrue as the battery of the smartphone can be always replaced.

Chipset and RAM

The chipset which champions the Tecno Camon X pro system is MediaTek Helio P23 chipset, and MediaTek Helio P23 is a popular chipset in the mobile industry. The chipset is popular due to its excellence it many aspects. The chipset is heavily used by Tecno, Infinix and many other phone manufacturers, including those that are not based in China. This chipset has related superior and inferior MediaTek chipset which are Helio P25 and Helio P20.

MediaTek Helio P23 which can be alternatively called MediaTek MT6763, is made up of eight cores that have a maximum processing speed of 2.0 GHz. The chipset has two set of four processors which operate alternatively, based on the task at hand. The chipset is supported by a Mali graphics processing unit, and this GPU helps the chipset handle graphics-related tasks.

A 4GB random access memory (RAM) is used by MediaTek Helio P23 as its primary memory. The 4GB RAM featured in the device is a high-speed RAM. Without a high-speed RAM being featured in Tecno Camon X, the speed of MediaTek Helio P23 will not be taken full advantage of. This is so because slow RAM keeps high-speed processors waiting for longer than they should.

A 4GB random access memory (RAM) is enough for a very large percentage of Android smartphone users. A 4GB RAM makes it possible for users to run a lot of apps simultaneously without having any issues. Even if the apps being run are heavy games, the phone will run them all with very little or no issues.

Storage and OS

Tecno Camon X pro features a 64GB internal storage, and the device’s storage space can be expanded up to 128GB with the help of a micro SD card. An average user will need no storage expansion, but if there is a need to, a user can always expand the device storage.

The operating system run by Camon X pro is the epic Android 8.1 Oreo. Android 8.1 Oreo is a very cool operating system which has many new features and improvements over older versions of the Android operating system. Android is also a rich platform, in the sense that there are so many apps available for the platform.

Cameras and Sensors

Tecno Camon X comes with remarkable front and rear cameras. The front camera is one of the selling points of this smart device, a 24MP camera with a lot of great enhancements. It furthermore has a LED flash acting as a support. On the rear side of the smartphone is another 16 MP camera which also comes with a pool of enhancements.

Tecno Camon X comes with a fingerprint scanner which is positioned on the rear side of the smart device. The phone also comes with other sensors like: digital compass, accelerometer, proximity sensor, and light sensor. These sensors help open the device with new capabilities.

Tecno Camon X Pro Full Specs and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Processor: 2.0GHz Octa-core Processor (MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763)
  • GPU: Mali
  • Memory: 4GB RAM
  • Colours: Champagne gold, Midnight black, City blue.
  • Dimension: 156.9 X 75.3 X 7.8 mm
  • Weight: — 148 g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display

  • Display: 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 X 2160 pixels (402 ppi)
  • Screen Protection: –

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 16MP camera, 1080p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geotagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 24MP camera, 1080p [email protected]

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, wi-fi
  • Direct Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes

Battery

  • Battery: 3750mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: Yes

Tecno Camon X Pro Alternatives

For a reason or the other, Tecno Camon X pro may not be desired by a buyer. However, there are cool alternatives to the device.

First is the standard Tecno Camon X which is a little inferior to Camon X pro. The standard Tecno Camon X is cheaper than Camon X pro while there is very little difference between them.

A buyer can also consider Note 5 from Infinix. Note 5 is a very cool smart device that has a place wherever Camon X pro has. Note 5 was also released this year, and interestingly, the phone features the same chipset as Camon X pro.

Tecno Camon X Pro Price in Nigeria

Tecno Camon X Pro price in Nigeria ranges from 74,000 Naira to 84,000 Naira and is sold on Konga, Slot, Jumia and other reputable e-commerce websites in Nigeria. You can also buy it at any Tecno authorized dealer shop across the country.

Overall Rating
4

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