The Camon 16 Premier now official in Kenya @Ksh 28,499


Tecno Mobile have officially unveiled the Camon 15 Premier in Kenya. The device is currently the company’s camera flagship smartphone and the successor of the Camon 15 premier launched earlier this year. Considering the specs and features of the new comer, it seems Tecno has just woken up from slumber.


camon 16 premier screen

Talking about specs, the new Camon 16 Premier is powered by the Mediatek’s Helio G90T gaming CPU. For comparison sake, the predecessor; Camon 15 Premier run on Helio P35 CPU, and even though these two Chips are under the Helio-series, there are still world apart in performance, making the Camon 16 Premier a worthy upgrade to it older version.

A lot of emphasis was placed on the camera department during the launch event. But the summary remains that the Camon 16 Premier has four camera modules at the back, including a 64-megapixel main lens, 8-megapixel ultra wide snapper, 2-megapixel depth and 2-megapixel low-light sensor pegged with four LED lights at the back.

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On the front, the device has a dual selfie snappers kept in the pill-notch upfront. This includes a 48MP main lens and 8MP wide lens with up to 105 FoV and a dual LED flash. The device comes in a large 6.9-inches display with 1080 x 2460 pixels, supporting 90Hz refresh rate.

You also get a large 4500mAh battery with 33W fast charger. There is a side placed bio-metric scanner, a USB-Type-C and Google Android 10 with HiOS v7.0 out of the box.


Tecno Camon 16 Premier specifications features and price

Tecno Camon 16 Premier key specs and features

  • Dimensions; weight: 170.6 x 77.2 x 9.1 mm; TBU
  • Display: 6.9-inch IPS LCD 1080 2460px FHD+ with 20.5:9 ratio, pill-notch and 90Hz refresh rate
  • CPU: 2.05GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T with Mali-G76 GPU
  • Storage and RAM: 128 GB and 8GB RAM; expandable up to 512GB via microSD
  • OS: Android 10 with HiOS v7.0
  • Camera: Quad-cameras: 64MP f/1.8 main camera; 8MP ultra wide f/2.2, 2MP depth and 2MP low-light sensor
  • Front camera: Dual 48 MP + 8 MP
  • Video recording[email protected]/60fps, [email protected]
  • Connectivity: Dual Nano-SIM: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Other Features: Fingerprint scanner (side), USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4500 mAh with 33W fast charging

The Camon 16 Premier now official in Kenya @Ksh 28,499

Camon 16 Premier pricing and availability

The Camon 16 Premier is currently available in Kenya in Glacial Silver colors. The device is already on pre-order via Jumia Kenya at Ksh. 28,499 with a free Tecno’s wireless earbud. The device, along with the Camon 16 Pro and the standard Camon 15 are expected to launch in other Africa countries soon.

Stephen Ekpa
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. When Steve is not writing tech, then he is reading tech.


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