POP 5S and POP 5X are two affordable Tecno phones headed to Mexico

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While Transion owned Tecno mobile already has fair grip on some regional smartphone market like Africa, the company is still staggering to gain good footing in some other regions like the North America, a market unarguably dominated by the big dogs; Apple, Samsung etc.

Tecno will obviously not give up on this fight for prominent presence. But, instead of using bigger arsenals like the Phantom X and Camon 18-series, the company is resorting to same trick played in the African market. For example, Mexico, a country in the southern sketch of North America have just gotten two entry-level Tecno mobile phones dubbed POP 5S and POP 5X.

POP 5S and POP 5X are two affordable Tecno phones headed to Mexico POP 5S PC 01
Tecno POP 5S

The two smartphone actually has a lot in common, and both seems to be a rebadged models from her sister company – iTel; the POP 5S is picking iTel A26, while the POP 5X looks like iTel Vision 1 Pro. Both of these phones are powered by UNISOC SC9832 CPU, both has 2/32GB memory option and both are 4G-enabled.

The POP 5S sport a 5.7-inches notch screen with HD+ resolution, and since the screen is small, a 3020mAh battery is all it has. The bigger sibling has a 6.5-inches screen with 720 x 1600 pixels, and this has 4000mAh juice on the inside.

As for their camera specs, the two models are fitted with multiple lenses on their rear; the 5X gets three, while the 5S is given two. But their main rear snappers are 8MP and 5MP respectively, while 5MP and 2MP are used on their front.

Tecno POP 5S review
Tecno POP 5X

You can learn more about the POP 5S and 5X HERE and HERE. Sadly as at writing, the retail pricing for these two was not stated. But if Tecno wishes to gain notable presence in North America, is imitated entry-level smartphone the way to go? Well, time shall tell.

By Stephen Ekpa

Stephen is the Editor-in-Chief @DroidAfrica. His work on DroidAfrica is born out of pure passion for tech, especially as it relates to smartphones.

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