Tecno Camon 12 Air: Review, specifications, and price

Tecno Camon 12 air is the second Camon series with a lite version, after the Camon cx series.

It is among the Camon 12 series, which consists of Camon 12 and Camon 12 pro.

Unlike the others in the Camon 12 series, Camon 12 air has a punch hole on the top left corner of its 6.55 inches screen. The punch hole houses the 8MP front camera.  

It was released in September 2019 and it starts selling for a price as low as  42,500.

Here are some key features of Tecno Camon 12 Air:

  • Display: 6.55 Inches; 720 x 1520 pixels screen dimension.
  • Camera: 16+5+2MP Front / 8MP Back.
  • Storage: 32/64GB; SDcard storage up to 256GB (dedicated slot).
  • Ram: 3/4GB
  • CPU: Quad-core/Octa-core.
  • OS: Android 9.0 (pie); HiOS v5.5.
  • Battery: 4000mAh Li-Ion.

Camon 12 air, like its brothers, Camon 12 and Camon 12 pro, was released with more emphasis in their camera department.

The front/selfie camera, which is inside the punch hole, is an 8MP camera. While the back camera has a triple: 16MP Main shooter, 2MP ultra-wide lens and a 5MP lens for depth sensing.

Just like Camon 12 pro and Camon 12, Tecno Camon 12 air is really lightweight. It weighs about 170.7 g.

It also comes with a fingerprint sensor at the back of the phone, support for 4GLTE and dual-sim slots.

See other detailed specs of Camon 12 Air in the table below.

Detailed specifications of Tecno Camon 12 Air

General
Release dateSeptember 2019
ColorsDawn Blue, Gold
PriceFrom ₦42,500
SimDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Platform
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie) HiOS 5.5
ProcessorQuad-core
Display
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.55 inches
Resolution720 x 1548 pixels
Camera
Selfie cameraSingle: 8MP
HDR, panorama
Main cameraTriple: 16MP, 2MP and 5MP
HDR, panorama
Storage
Inbuilt memory32GB
Ram3GB
Memory card supportUp to 256GB
Network
2GYes
3GYes
4GYes
5GNo
Connectivity
WLAN / Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes: Version 5.0
NFCNo
USBYes: Version 2.2
Media
LoudspeakerYes
EarphoneYes: 3.5mm jack
Sensors
CompassYes
AccelerometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
FingerprintYes: Back
Battery
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000mAh
ChargingNormal charge

Network and Sim

Tecno Camon 12 air comes with support for 2G networks up to 4GLTE. It also comes with Dual-sim (Nano sim) slots.

Display

It comes with a punch-hole (Display-o) on the 6.55 inches screen display. The 8MP selfie is hidden inside the punch hole.

The screen resolution is measured at 700 X 1600px pixels.

Operating system (OS) and Processor

It runs on Android 9.0 pie along with Tecno’s HiOS v5.5.

The processor comes in two kinds, the African version, and the Asian version.

The African version comes with a Quad-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 CPU processor

The Asian version, on the other hand, comes with an Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 CPU processor.

Memory

Tecno Camon 12 air has Ram of 3GB or 4GB with an inbuilt memory of 32 or 64GB with a dedicated SDcard slot for support of up to 256GB.

Camera

The front camera is a single-lens 8MP camera with Face Beautification, HDR+, scene recognition, AI FaceID, and Dual-LED flash.

For the back camera, it comes with a triple: 16MP main-shooter, 2MP ultra-wide lens and a 5MP lens for depth sensing and also includes a Quad-LED (Single-toned) flash.

Battery

Camon 12 air is powered by a Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery.

It has a talk time of up to 29 hours and a standby of up to 400 hours.

Tecno Camon 12 Pro: Review, specifications, and price

Tecno Camon 12 pro is a budget-friendly smartphone from Tecno mobile

This Device has more focus in the camera department, and I must say, it does a pretty amazing job.

The front 32MP camera comes inside a tear-drop notch with dual flash. However, the back camera comes with a triple: 16MP main shooter, 2MP ultra-wide lens, and 8MP depth sensor lens.

It was released in September 2019  along with Camon 12 and Camon 12 air as part of the Tecno Camon 12 series. It is priced at 60,000. 

Here are some key features of Tecno Camon 12 Pro:

  • Display: 6.35 inches
  • Camera: 16+8+2MP back/ 32MP front
  • Storage: 64GB
  • Ram: 6GB
  • CPU: Octa-core
  • OS: Android 9.0 (pie), HiOS 5.5
  • Battery: 3500mAh Li-PO

Camon 12 pro is a lightweight phone. Its weight and feel are almost identical to that of Tecno Phantom 9, released earlier this year.

The back and frame are made from shiny polycarbonate material, which gives it a premium look.

The display is equipped with a 6.4 inched HD AMOLED screen, of about 720 x 1548 in dimension.

At the top middle of the screen, inside the notch, contains the 32MP camera with dual-Flash discussed earlier.

Also, the screen has a screen guard(protector) pre-applied on it.

Tecno Camon 12 Pro comes with full support for Google Assistant and has a button at the left side, dedicated to it.

The fingerprint sensor is under the display just like Tecno phantom 9.

See other detailed specs of Tecno Camon 12 Pro in the table below.

Detailed specifications of Tecno Camon 12 Pro

General
Release dateSeptember 2019
ColorsDawn Blue
PriceFrom ₦60,000
SimDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Weight161 g
Platform
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie) HiOS 5.5
ProcessorOcta-core
Display
TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.35 inches
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
Camera
Selfie cameraSingle: 32MP
HDR, LED flash
Main cameraTriple: 16MP, 2MP and 8MP
Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR
Storage
Inbuilt memory64GB
Ram6GB
Memory card supportYes (with dedicated slot)
Network
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
5GNo
Connectivity
WLAN / Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes: Version 5.0
NFCNo
USBYes: Version 2.0
Media
LoudspeakerYes
EarphoneYes: 3.5mm jack
Sensors
CompassYes
AccelerometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
FingerprintYes: Under display
Battery
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 35000 mAh battery
ChargingNormal charge

Network and Sim

Tecno Camon 12 pro has support for networks ranging from 2G to 4G LTE. It makes use of two dual-sims (nano).

Display

The Camon 12 pro has a 6.35 inches screen that houses a 32mp  teardrop camera. 

The screen resolution measures at 720 x 1548 pixels.

Operating system (OS) and Processor

About performance, the processor powering this guy is the Helio p22 octa-core CPU. clocked at 2.0GHz same as Camon 11 pro.

It can handle games like PES 19 and PUGB mobile without much lag.

For the OS, Camon 12 pro comes with Android 9 pie and Tecno’s HiOS version 5.5. 

Memory

It uses a 64GB internal storage, a dedicated memory card slot and 6GB of RAM.

Camera

For the front/selfie camera, Camon 12 Pro comes with a 32MP single camera inside the teardrop notch with dual-Flash.

As for the back camera, it uses a triple:16MP main shooter, 2MP ultra-wide lens and an 8MP lens for depth sensing.

Battery

The 3500mah Li-Po battery can handle 12hours of use on social media apps and other regular apps.

It takes at least 2hours to charge from 0 to 100%. 

Tecno Camon 12: Review, specifications, and price

Tecno Mobile, one of the best African preferred android phone providers, has a new mobile phone release called Tecno Camon 12, which comes with a whole lot of new features mostly focused on improved camera technology.

Tecno Camon 12, which is the successor of last year’s Tecno Camon 11, was released on the 6th of September 2019 and will start selling for ₦47,500.

Just like the Tecno Phantom 9, The Camon 12 product has an awesome A.I-powered front camera with face ID. With this, you can unlock your phone with just your face, and also take an ultra-clear selfie of yourself.

The device is powered by the Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 CPU, along with PowerVR GE8322 GPU, 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB with an SD card which is decent for phones released nowadays.

For the camera, you get a Triple-rear camera: a 16-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide angle lens. It also makes use of a single 16-megapixel front-facing camera hidden on the tear-drop notch above the screen, with dual-LED flash kept to either side of the notch.

For the screen, Tecno Camon 12 is measured at 6.52-inches IPS HD+ display, with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution, and a 19.5:9 ratio.

The device has a rear placed fingerprint scanner, has support for dual Nano-SIMs for up to 4G LTE networks.

To power the device, Tecno puts in a non-removable 4000mAh battery, and the phone also runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) based on HiOS v5.5. 

It comes in Dawn Blue, Dark Jade, Sky Cyan.

See other Detailed specs and price in the table below.

Detailed Specs of Tecno Camon 12

General
Release dateSeptember 2019
ColorsDawn Blue, Dark Jade, Sky Cyan
PriceFrom ₦47,500 ( $132 )
SimDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Platform
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie) HiOS 5.5
ProcessorOcta-core
Display
TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.52 inches
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels
Camera
Selfie cameraSingle: 16MP
FaceID, HDR, AI Beauty, dual-LED
Main cameraTriple: 16MP, 2MP and 8MP
Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, White balance settings, ISO settings, Exposure compensation, Self-timer, Scene mode
Storage
Inbuilt memory64GB
Ram4GB
Memory card supportUp to 256GB
Network
2GYes
3GYes
4GYes
5GNo
Connectivity
WLAN / Wi-FiYes
BluetoothYes: Version 5.0
NFCNo
USBYes: Version 2.2
Media
LoudspeakerYes
EarphoneYes: 3.5mm jack
Sensors
CompassYes
AccelerometerYes
Proximity sensorYes
FingerprintYes: Back
Battery
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh
ChargingNormal charge

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Network and Sim

Tecno Camon 12 has Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) slots and supports 2G, 3G and 4G LTE Network. The internet speed for 3G can reach 42.2/5.76 Mbps, and 4G LTE reaches 150/50 Mbps.

Display

Camon 12 comes with a screen display of 6.52 inches, makes use of the IPS HD+ display technology. Its screen resolution is 1600 x 720 pixel.

This display is awesome for a phone as cheap as this.

Operating System (OS) and Processor

It comes with Tecno’s HiOS 5.5, built on Android version 9 (Pie) and is powered by an Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor along with a PowerVR GE8320 GPU.

Memory

Tecno Camon 12 uses a 4 GB of RAM memory, and an Internal Memory (ROM) of 64 GB.

You could expand the storage space via the micro-SD for up to 256 GB. It also uses a Dedicated Slot.

Camera

Tecno Camon 12 is all about the camera. The front (Selfie) camera has an AI face id built on a 16MP camera and tiny twin flash beside it.

The back camera on the other hand, uses a Triple-rear camera: a 16-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens.

Battery

The battery is capacity is 4000 mAh. It is made with the Li-Po battery technology, it is non-removable and would last for about a day on average usage.