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TECNO Camon 12 Air Specifications and Price

Tecno Camon 12 Air was unveiled alongside the Tecno Camon 12 and Camon 12 Pro as the lite version with the least powerful albeit capable specs.

It has a huge 6.55-inch with a punch-hole camera, a Mediatek Helio A22 SoC with 3GB of RAM and a 4,000mAh battery.

Just like it’s other two siblings, it also has a triple rear camera set-up with a Quad-LED flash, a single Front-facing camera with a dual-LED flash, a fingerprint sensor and a 32GB storage which is expandable. Let’s find out more.

TECNO Camon 12 Key Specs

  • 6.55-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Android 9.0 Pie, 3GB Of RAM
  • Mediatek Helio A22, Quad-core 2.0GHz
  • 32GB built-in storage
  • 16MP + 5MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera.
  • 4,000mAh non-removable battery

Design And Display

Camon 12 Air design and display

Tecno Camon 12 has a similar design to its siblings. The back is packed with a triple camera setup lined-up at the top left side of the device back accompanied by the LED flash. The fingerprint sensor takes its usual spot at the centre.

Over at the front is perhaps where the first and obvious difference is. The 6.55-inch IPS LCD display has a punch-hole at the top left side which houses the front-facing camera.

The Camon 12 Air is the first TECNO device with a punch-hole display. As for the display itself, it is an HD+ panel with a 236 pixel per inch density. It is protected by a 2.5D glass.

On the side of the device which is made of aluminium are the dual SIM and microSD card port, volume buttons and the power button.

Both the front and back of this device is also covered with glass. Tecno Camon 12 Air weighs 160grams, measures 8.1mm in thickness and has Ocean Blue and Alpenglow Gold as its colour options.

TECNO Camon 12 Camera Specs

In the camera department, we have a total of four, three of which are at the rear. The rear cameras comprise of a 16MP main sensor, a 5MP wide-angle sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. It also has a Quad-LED flash for low light shots, Panorama for capturing wide-angle photos and HDR for good dynamic range.

As for videos, it can shoot 1080p and 720p videos at 30fps. Meanwhile, the single front-facing 8MP camera in the punch-hole for selfies can only shoot 720p videos at 30fps. The selfie camera also has a dual-LED flash, faceID, face beauty and AI scene recognition.

Hardware and Software

Inside the Tecno Camon 12 Air lies the Helio A22 SoC from Mediatek which has a Quad-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. Its GPU is a PowerVR GE8320 GPU which is hooked up to 3GB of RAM for multitasking through apps.

As regards the internal storage , there is 32GB of storage space onboard which can be expanded up to 128GB via the dedicated microSD card slot. It also runs Tecno’s own HiOS 5.5 out of the box which is based on Android 9.0 Pie.

Battery and Connectivity

The Camon 12 Air has a 4,000mAh battery. No word on fast charging support. However, it does have other features.

In terms of connectivity options, there is 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, WiFi Direct, WiFi hotspot, FM radio, a 3.5mm jack and a microUSB port for file transfer and charging.

TECNO Camon 12 Price and Availability in Nigeria

Tecno Camon 12 Air costs about $120 which is around N42,500 Naira in Nigeria. The device will be available in the coming weeks in Nigeria.

TECNO Camon 12 Full Specifications

Camon 12 Air image6.55-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1600 pixels
Android 9.0 Pie, 3GB Of RAM
Mediatek Helio A22, Quad-core 2.0GHz
32GB built-in storage
16MP + 5MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera.
4,000mAh non-removable battery
DataSpecs Listing
ModelCamon 12 Air
BrandTECNO
Announced1st October, 2019
StatusAvailable October, 2019

DESIGN


Body BuildAurora inspired design
Dimension164.2mm x 76.1 x  8.15mm
Weight160g
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY


Screen Size6.55-inch with (~90 % screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 268 PPi Density
Screen TypeHD+ LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M Colours
Display Protection2.5D Curved Glass protection

SOFTWARE


Operating SystemAndroid 9 with HiOS 5.5 on top
Chipset/ProcessorMediatek MT6761 Helio A22 built on the 12 nm FinFet Process
GPUIMG PowerVR GE-class
CPU [ Central Processing Unit ]Quad-Core Arm Cortex-A53 clocked at 2.0GHz
Internal Storage32GB ROM Expandable via MICRO SD up to 128GB
RAM3GB

CAMERA


Back Camera16MP + 2MP + 5MP, 120-degree wide angle lens, Quad-LED flash
Front Camera8-Megapixel F2.0 selfie snapper with dual LED flash
Camera FeaturesAutofocus, Continuous shooting, 2X Optical Zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, Scene mode, Auto-watermark, delay capture, Mirror, Beauty Mode, AR shot, Portrait
Video Resolution1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps

CONNECTIVITY


USBMicro USB 2.0, USB OTG
BluetoothBluetooth V5.0
GPSYes
WiFiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
FM RadioYes
NFCN/A

NETWORK


Technology2G/3G/4G [ GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVO / LTE ]
2G Network BandsGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network BandsHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network BandsLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
Network SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

SOUND


SpeakerYes, placed at the bottom
Audi JackYes, 3.5mm Audio jack
Sound EnhancementActive Noise Cancellation with a dedicated mic

OTHER FEATURES


FingerprintYes, rear-mounted
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensor
Additional Features-WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player
-MP3/WMA/WAV/RA/AAC/M4A player
- Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)
- Push to talk
- Voice command/dial
- Organizer
ColourOcean Blue and Alpenglow Gold

BATTERY


Battery Capacity4000mAh Removable battery
Fast chargingNot supported
Battery TypeLithium Battery
Stand by TimeN/A
Talk TimeN/A
PricingN42,500-N44,000
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