Tecno have just refreshed the entry-level Tecno Pop 1 launched earlier in April this year. Almost all specifications of the Tecno POP 1 and POP 2 are the same. The only area of difference is the fact that the new Tecno POP 2 comes with Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition), instead of the Android 7.0 (Nougat) in the older Pop 1.
Also, the new Tecno POP 2 has been redesigned. The back has gotten curvy, and the rear camera is now housed in a shell, with POP 2 logo on one hand, and the single LED flash on the other hand. Just like the older Pop 1, the Pop 2 comes with a 5.5-inch display, and a single loud speaker placed at the back of the device.
Tecn Pop 2 Display, CPU and Camera
As far as specification goes, the Tecno Pop 2 comes with a 5.5-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The phone run Android 8.1 (Oreo: Go Edition) out of the box, with Google optimized apps, and all Android Oreo Go edition apps pre-loaded. This includes, Google Go, YouTube Go and Google Assistant for Android (Go edition), among others.
A for the CPU, it is same MediaTek MT6580A SoC, clocked at 1.3Ghz along with Mali-400MP2. The device provides 1GB RAM and 8GB internal storage. The camera department includes a 5MP main camera, and 8MP front-facing sensor. Both front and back camera sensors are assisted by a single LED flash on both sides.
Other specifications and features of Tecno Pop 2 include a Dual SIM, 3G/2G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS, and powered by a 2400mAh battery.
Key Specifications and Features of Tecno POP 2
- Dimensions; Weight: 149.76 x 72.8 x 9.35 mm
- Display: 5.5-inch (960 x 480 pixels) Display, with 18:9 aspect ratio
- Processor: 1.3GHz quad-Core MT6580 CPU with Mali-400MP2 GPU
- Memory: 1GB RAM with 8GB internal storage,
- Operating System: Android 8.1 (Oreo, Go edition)
- Main Camera: 5MP rear camera with LED flash, f/2.2 aperture
- Front Camera: 8MP front-facing camera
- Connectivity: Dual SIM, 3G/2G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS + GLONASS
- Other Features: 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio,
- Available Colors: Champagne Gold, Midnight Black , City Blue
- Battery Capacity: 2400mAh built-in battery
- Price: $72
Tecno Pop 2 Pricing and Availability
Tecno Pop 2 is available in Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, City Blue colors, and priced around $72 US dollars.
Where to Buy Tecno POP 2
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The Tecno Pop 2 is actually aimed at low-end smartphone users, but we would have loved to see better upgrade over the older Tecno Pop 1, especially in the area of CPU
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