Tecno Camon 30 Premier

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Key Features of Camon 30 Premier 5G

  • RAM: 12GB
  • Internal Memory: 512GB
  • Display: 6.77-inches, AMOLED, 120 Hz
  • Processor: MediaTek 8200 Ultimate
  • OS: Android 14 with HiOS 14
  • Main Camera: 50MP + 50MP + 50MP
  • Selfie Camera: 50MP
  • Connectivity: 5G
  • Battery: 5,000mAh, 70W

KSh 45,000

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Tecno Camon 30 Premier 5G

Tecno Camon 30 Premier 5G price in Kenya is Kes 45,000. The handset, announced on February 27, 2024 measures 162.7 x 76.2 x 7.9 mm and features a 6.77-inch LTPO AMOLED, 120Hz display. It runs on Android 14, HIOS 14, is powered by Mediatek Dimensity 8200 Ultimate chipset and is anchored by 512GB 12GB RAM storage. Capture stunning photos with the triple 50MP main camera setup and single 50MP selfie camera.

The 5 G-enabled handset is dual SIM, has no MicroSD support, and supports Wi-Fi 8 and Bluetooth 5.2, besides no 3.5mm jack and FM Radio support. It has several sensors, including a fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass. Tecno Camon 30 Premier is powered by a 5,000mAh non-removable battery and recharged by a 70W wired fast charging unit. The device is available at Phoneplace Kenya in Alps Snowy Silver, and Hawaii Lava Black colorways.

Unique Selling Points

  • Design and Build: It has a metal frame for rigidity and a premium feel, with a grippy faux leather texture on the back
  • A PolarAce Imaging System that enables 4K 30fps full-scene AI-NR HDR video recording with a Sony Imaging Chip and a triple 50MP camera setup.
  • MediaTek Dimensity 8200 Ultimate chipset that supports 5G connectivity and delivers efficient performance.
  • Flagship Dual-Chip Imaging: It features a new imaging system called “PolarAce”, which combines Sony image sensors, a Sony ISP chip, and Tecno AI algorithms for enhanced photography and video capabilities.
  • High-Quality Video Capabilities: The camera allows for recording in low light conditions, claiming to capture “magical auroras at the poles and twilight in the deserts”.
  • Impressive Specifications: The device comes with a 6.77″ LTPO AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 512GB storage, 12GB RAM, and a Mediatek Dimensity 8200 Ultimate chipset.
  • Triple 50 MP Camera Setup: It includes a triple rear camera setup with a 50 MP wide lens, a 50 MP periscope telephoto lens for 3x optical zoom, and a 50 MP ultrawide lens.
  • 5G Connectivity: As the name suggests, it supports 5G networks, ensuring faster internet speeds and improved connectivity.
  • 5,000mAh battery with 70W Ultra Charge technology that can charge the phone rapidly.

Tecno Camon Features, Technical Specifications, and Price in Kenya

Brand Tecno
Model Name Camon 30 Premier 5G
Status ·       Announced: 27 February 2024

·       Availability: from May 2024

Operating System Android 14 with HiOS 14
Measurements 162.7 x 76.2 x 7.9 mm (6.41 x 3.00 x 0.31 in)
Weight 210g
Water Resistance IP54, dust and splash resistant
Display ·       Size: 6.77 inches, 111.4 cm2 (~89.9% screen-to-body ratio)

·       Type: LTPO AMOLED, 120Hz

·       Resolution: 1264 x 2780 pixels (~451 ppi density)

·       Refresh rate: 120Hz refresh rate

·       Brightness: up to 1,400 nits brightness.

·       Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass

Processing Unit
  • CPU: Octa-core 3.1 GHz
  • Chipset: Mediatek Dimensity 8200 Ultimate
  • GPU: Mali-G57 MC2
SIM Card Dual SIM (Nano Dual SIM stand-by)
Camera Set Up Main Camera:

·       50 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, PDAF, OIS

·       50 MP, 70mm (periscope telephoto), PDAF, 3x optical zoom

  • 50 MP, 114˚ (ultrawide), PDAF

Features: Quad-LED flash, HDR, panorama

Video recording: 4K@30fps (HDR), 1080p@30fps

Selfie Camera:

·       50 MP, (wide), AF

Videos: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p

Connectivity
  • Network: 5G Network enabled
  • Technology: GSM / HSPA/ LTE/ 5G
  • Network Speed:   HSPA, LTE-A, 5G
  • Supported bands: 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Memory
  • RAM: 12GB
  • Internal Memory: 512GB
  • MicroSDXC: No
Communication
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • Speakers: Stereo Speakers installed
  • Wireless internet: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/, dual-band
  • Ports: USB Type-C 2.0, OTG
  • 3.5mm jack: not supported
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Global Positioning: GPS
  • NFC: Yes, supported.
Sensors Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Colour Variants Alps Snowy Silver, Hawaii Lava Black
Battery
  • 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: 70W wired, 100% in 45 min (advertised)
Price 45,000

Detailed Product Description

Design and Build

Tecno Camon 30 Premier measures 162.7 x 76.2 x 7.9 mm (6.41 x 3.00 x 0.31 in). The device has a dual-texture back panel that combines glass and vegan leather in a black or blue colorway. A large, circular module houses three 50MP cameras, including a periscope lens. Moreover, it has an aluminum frame with antenna lines and an infrared port.

A large, bold center dominates the front punched, 6.77-inch LTPO AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 1.5K resolution, and an in-screen optical fingerprint scanner. It does not have a card slot or a 3.5mm jack but comes with a dual SIM tray. Additionally, the handset is IP54, dust, and splash-resistant, and has Corning Gorilla Glass 5 thus guaranteeing durability.

Display

Tecno Camon 30 Premier has a 6.77-inch LTPO AMOLED display with a resolution of 1264 x 2780 pixels and a 120Hz refresh rate. The display supports varying refresh rates for better battery life and has a peak brightness of 1400 nits. It also has an under-display fingerprint sensor and a 50 MP selfie camera with autofocus. Camon 30 Premier display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Notably, the Tecno Camon 30 Premier has a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, the display has an 89.9% screen-to-body ratio, and a 451 ppi density. Thin bezels together with reasonably high resolution optimize your viewing experience both outdoors and indoors. The display supports an always-on display feature. It allows your screen to share a small amount of information while the handset is asleep or inactive. This often includes the date, time, battery status, and any notifications you might receive while your device is locked.

Camera Set-up

It has a triple camera setup on the back, consisting of:

  • A 50 MP main camera with a Sony IMX890 sensor, OIS, and a large 1/1.56″ size.
  • A 50 MP periscope camera with a 70mm focal length and 60x hybrid zoom.
  • A 50 MP ultrawide camera with a 120° field of view.

The main camera can capture 4K video at 30fps, while the periscope camera can also take macro shots.

On the other hand, the selfie camera is also a 50 MP sensor with autofocus. Additionally, the camera software has features like AI portrait, quad-LED flash, HDR, and panorama. Overall, both camera sets ( front and back) offer a great user experience as you explore the power of 4K resolution and AI support in delivering high-quality picture and video recordings.

Performance

Processor

The Camon 30 Premier has a MediaTek Dimensity 8200 Ultimate chipset that supports 5G connectivity and delivers efficient performance. It has an octa-core CPU with two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.2 GHz and six Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz. Also, it comes integrated with a Mali-G57 MC2 GPU for gaming optimization and ensuring the best user interface when playing games.

Operating System

It runs on Android 14 with HIOS 14 as the custom user interface. Both work well in ensuring a great experience when browsing and navigating through apps and processing information.

Storage

It has 512GB of internal storage, but it does not have a card slot for external storage expansion. Despite the setback of not having additional external memory options, the RAM and internal storage are quite sufficient for large file storage and handling heavy tasks without lagging, as expected of a 5G device with a powerful octa-core MediaTek Dimensity 8200 Ultimate processor.

Camon 30 Pro Connectivity and Communications Support

Tecno Camon Premier supports various connectivity and communication features. These include:

  • 5G network support on both SIM cards (SA and NSA)
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 5.0 with A2DP and LE
  • NFC for mobile payments and other devices
  • USB Type-C 2.0 with OTG
  • IR blaster and FM radio receiver
  • Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos
  • Fingerprint sensor under display
  • Action Dot breathing light on the back

Notably, although the handset supports an FM Radio receiver, it has no 3.5mm jack for the plug-in. you have to use alternative technologies available to plug in and listen to your favorite radio station programs and broadcasters.

Battery and Power Management on Camon 30 Premier

It is powered by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 70W wired fast charging. The battery can last for up to 10 hours of video playback, 12 hours of gaming, or 15 hours of web browsing.

Camon 30 Premier also has a variable refresh rate display that can adjust the screen refresh rate from 1Hz to 120Hz depending on the content, which can save battery life. The phone also has a power-saving mode that can extend the battery life by reducing the performance and brightness of the phone.

It comes with a U700TKA power adapter that can charge the phone from 0% to 100% in about 50 minutes. The phone also has an Action Dot breathing light on the back that can indicate the charging status and the voice assistant activation.

Pros and Cons of Tecno Camon Premier 5G

Pros
  • 5G connectivity for fast uploading and downloading of large files
  • Great AMOLED screen with adaptive 120Hz refresh rate and high resolution.
  • It has a good battery life and supports 70W Ultra Charge technology that can charge the phone rapidly.
  • Unique camera package with many options, including a periscope module and a 50MP selfie camera with autofocus.
  • 4K Video recording capabilities
  • Massive RAM and internal storage
  • It has a powerful processor that supports 5G connectivity and delivers efficient performance.
  • Supports FM Radio
  • an Action Dot breathing light on the back that can indicate the charging status and the voice assistant activation.
Cons
  • It does not have a card slot for external storage expansion.
  • no 3.5mm jack for wired headphones.
  • Its AI portrait software needs polishing, considering it does not produce accurate results.

Verdict

The Tecno Camon Premier 5G is a flagship, great based on the specifications and performance capabilities. The 5G-enabled mid-range smartphone boasts a premium design, a stellar camera setup, a large and smooth display, and a decent battery life. The triple 50 MP camera system on the back, with a periscope lens that can zoom up to 60x, and also a 50 MP selfie camera with autofocus is rare in this price segment and a clear statement of intent to dominate and offer value for money for users who acquire it. The chipset and battery handling are exquisite, adding more to the great performance of the Tecno device.

However, be wary of the camera software which needs polishing, especially for the AI portrait mode. Moreover, the Tecno Camon handset phone also lacks wireless charging, and water resistance rating, and comes without the loved 3.5mm headphone jack. You will also note that it is relatively heavy and bulky, and if you like them slim and featherlight, you will have second thoughts regarding the Premier.

Conclusion

Overall, Tecno Camon Premier 5G is a value-for-money phone that ticks most of the items on the checklist. It is one of the best camera phones in its category, has a great display, awesome performance worth of a 5G Handset, and decent battery power handling capabilities. It is a good choice for you if looking for a premium mid-range phone with 5G support. However, if you are looking for a more compact, lightweight, or feature-rich phone, you may want to consider other options such as Vivo V30 Lite, Infinix, or Oppo Reno 11.

Alternative Handsets

  • Vivo V30 Lite
  • Oppo Reno 11
  • Infinix Note 40 VIP
  • Realme 12+ Pro

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Device Body & Build

162.7 x 75.9 x 7.8 mm

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Operating System

Internal Storage

RAM

Chipset

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Primary Camera Video Quality

4K, 1080P

Front Camera

Front Camera Video Quality

32MP, 1080P

Charging

33W wired

Sensors

Fingerprint (under display, optical)

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