Tecno Pova 5


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Tecno Pova 5 features and specs in Kenya

  • RAM: 8GB
  • Internal Storage: 128 GB, 256GB
  • Battery: 6,000 mAh
  • Main camera: 50MP + 0.05MP
  • Front camera: 8 MP
  • Display: 6.78-inch IPS LCD
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm)
  • Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G, 4G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Mecha Black, Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue, Free Fire Edition
  • OS: Android 13, HIOS 13

KSh 26,500 KSh 27,500

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Tecno Pova 5 in Kenya

The Tecno Pova 5 price in Kenya is Ksh 26,500. Pova 5 4G price in Kenya is Ksh 26,500. It features a 6.78-inch IPS LCD with HD+ resolution and a 120Hz refresh rate. The phone runs on the chipset, Android 12 Mediatek MT8781 Helio G99 (6nm) with Tecno’s HiOS 13 layered on for an optimized user experience. The massive 6,000 mAh battery is powering the device, charged by a 45W fast charger. The memory space consists of 128GB 8GB RAM or 256GB 8GB RAM depending on the model available.

The Tecno POVA 5 4G packs an 8MP selfie camera housed in a punch-hole notch while the primary camera at the smartphone’s rear comprises a 50MP + 0.08MP dual-camera setup. Other features include a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, headphone jack, and microSD card slot. The Tecno POVA 5 4G comes in Mecha Black, Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue, and Free Fire Edition colors. Buy it in Kenya today at Phoneplace Kenya.

Tecno Pova 5 specs and price in Kenya

Model Tecno.
Model Type POVA 5 4G
Price In Kenya Kes 26,500
Announced 29th June 2023
Display Size 6.78 inches
Display Type IPS LCD
Resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels (~396 ppi density)
Refresh Rate. 120GHz
Operating System Android 11, MIUI 12.5
Measurement 173.1 x 78.5 x 9.4 mm
Weight 230g
Processor Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
Chipset MediaTek Helio G99(6nm)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2
SIM Card Dual SIM (Nano Dual SIM stand-by)
Connectivity GSM/ HSPA/ LTE 2G, 3G, and 4G network bands
Internal Memory 128GB, 256GB
MicroSD Card Slot Yes, a dedicated slot
Main Camera Triple Camera set-up:

50 MP, (wide), PDAF

0.08 MP

Features: Dual LED flash

Video Recording: 1440p@30fps, 1080p@30fps

Selfie Camera 8 MP, f/2.0
3.5MM Jack Yes
Radio Yes, installed
Loudspeaker. Installed, with stereo speakers
USB Port Yes, USB Type-C 2.0
NFC Yes.
Infrared port No.
Fingerprint sensor Yes, side-mounted
Other Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Virtual Proximity Sensing, gyro, compass, colour spectrum
Battery 6,000mAh
Charging Fast Wired charging, 45W
Colours Mecha Black, Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue, Free Fire Edition

Design, Body, and Display

Body and Design

The Tecno Pova 5 4G is a beautiful, ergonomically designed handset with eye-catching aesthetics. The curved edges, sleek surfaces and Tecno detailing make the POVAS phone stand out. It measures 168.6 x 76.6 x 9 mm, with the thickness notable. It is not one of the slimmest smartphones you will come across at 9mm.

The Pova 5 4G is a dual SIM handset. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and FaceID, both of which help enhance the phone’s security, limiting unauthorized access. The phone body consists of a front glass, plastic frame and plastic back pane. It comes in Mecha Black, Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue, and Free Fire Edition.


A big 6.78-inch Hole-punched IPS LCD dominates the front of the Tecno POVA 5 4G. The large screen has a remarkable resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels (~396 ppi density). The resolutions make the display quite immersive for the best user experience when playing games, browsing through the internet and your gallery.

Complementing the superior, immersive display are 120Hz refresh rate that ensures the screen is at peak wherever in use to minimize lags, especially when playing video games or watching movies. Besides the high refresh rate, the display’s peak brightness is set at 580 nits to give you a decent, cinematic experience when you sit down for some entertainment.

Cameras set up on Pova 5

Capture important life moments that matter to you with the cameras on the device. Get the best selfies and 1080p@fps videos on the 8 MP, f/2.0 front-placed camera. The LED flash makes taking photos in dim light possible, making you never miss a moment.

At the rear, make full use of the dual camera set-up made of an impressive 50 MP, (wide), PDAF primary camera, which is complemented with a 0.08MP (Depth) lens. The rear camera set-up features a dual-LED flash to capture high-quality 1440p@30fps, 1080p@30fps videos and photos even in the low-light setting.

Performance and Battery

Pova 5 4G Superb Processing Capabilities

Enjoy a solid performance on your handset which runs on Android 13, using the friendly HIOS 13 user interface. POVA 5 4G has a high-performance processing unit in an Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU, Mediatek MT8781 Helio G99 (6nm) Chipset and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.   With such a robust processing unit, you are assured of good performance when it comes to multi-tasking and delivering when it matters. As a video gamer, rest assured of an equally good performance for your video games backed with Mali-G52MC2.

Phone Memory

128GB internal memory 8GB RAM / 256GB 8GB RAM, and a dedicated slot for additional memory is a strong indicator of a high-performance, uncompromising handset that will surely give you value for your money.

Both the ROM and RAM and pretty high, giving you great advantages when it comes to continued high performance, multi-tasking across various apps, unlimited memory space to store your pictures and favorite videos as well as download games and applications you use for work and fun.

Battery and Power Mangement on Tecno Pova 5

Concerning the battery, enjoy unlimited usage of the Tecno POVA 5 4G. The massive 6,000 mAh is impressive, and counters whatever intensive tasks you through at the handset.  More battery capacity means longevity, which is the dream and wish of every phone user.

Your high demands on the handset, whether you are playing videos or multi-tasking will not be in vain as the battery holds up to 24-48 hours depending on the intensity of your usage. A 45W fast charger is a well-thought-out addition, with the ability to charge your handset from 0-100% within an hour, and 1-40% in 21 minutes.

Network and Connectivity

Tecno POVA  5 is a 4G-enabled handset. With HSPA, LTE Network speed and supported by GSM / HSPA / LTE Network Technology, the handset is ideal in the current market. Although it is not 5G network enabled, you will still enjoy reasonably fast connectivity, uploading and downloading of data. Depending on the strength of the network from your network provider, you can make use of the 2G, 3G, and 4G Bands.

Other than network connectivity, you can transfer data via Bluetooth through Bluetooth pairing, OTG transfer and access of data via the USB Type-C port, and NFC. Wireless connectivity is enabled for Wi-Fi and network connectivity. Make use of all these options to fully enjoy your Tecno POVA 5 4G device.

GPS (A-GPS, GALILEO, BDS) is enabled on the device for better navigability especially if you are a motorist and find yourself in unfamiliar regions, and need to trace or be traced. You will find the side-mounted fingerprint scanner useful in enhancing the security access of your device. The placing of same is conveniently placed for easy locking and unlocking of your device. Other sensors you will find equally useful are the Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensors.

Pros and Cons of Tecno POVA 5 4G


  • Multiple colours variants to choose from
  • Affordable mid-tier smartphone
  • 5mm jack port installed
  • Latest Android OS and UI
  • Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Stereo speakers installed for best audio output
  • Massive 6,000mAh battery
  • Pova 5 supports 45W fast charging
  • High 1080p screen resolution
  • High 120Hz refresh rate


  • Tecno Pova 5 lacks 5G connectivity, limited to 4G
  • Average camera set-up
  • No reverse charging
  • No 4K video recording
  • No GYRO-EIS Support
  • No Gorilla Glass protection
  • Pova 5 has no waterproof ratings

Alternative Handsets to Tecno POVA 5 4G

  • Infinix Note 30
  • Vivo Y30 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy M30s
  • Xiaomi POCO C55
  • Oppo A58

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