A few weeks ago, TECNO Mobile announced the coming of the Camon 15, a direct successor to the Camon 12 that was launched in 2019. The Tecno Camon 15 finally launched in Nigeria on the 2nd of April.
Although it was an event held online (due to the COVID-19 pandemic), it was streamed by thousands and it was met with a lot of excitement. This is because the Camon series from Tecno is known for its amazing cameras.
Take the Camon 12 (Camon 15’s predecessor), for example. It is equipped with rear cameras that boast of amazing features like AI scene detection and AI HDR ( High-dynamic-range). The AI scene detector lets users take more natural and exquisite photos. While, with the AI HDR on, photos are 21.4% clearer.
Tecno Camon 15 Specifications
Going by the specifications, the Camon 15 improves on its predecessor. It comes with a bigger battery, better camera setup, and lots more.
- Display: 6.55-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1600 Pixels
- Camera (rear): 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Cameras
- Camera (front): 16MP Front Camera (punch hole)
- Storage: 64GB Built-in Storage, with Micro-SD Support
- RAM: 4GB RAM .
- CPU: Octa-Core Mediatek Helio P35 Processor
- OS: Android 10.0; HIOS 6.0
- Battery: 5000 mAh Non-Removable Battery
The biggest improvement on this smartphone, from the Camon 12 has to be the camera set up. The rear camera setup is home to a quad-camera, which comprises of the following lenses: 48MP primary camera, 5MP, 2MP, and another 2MP camera.
Just like its predecessor, the rear camera setup on the Camon 15 will allow users to take photos in HDR and Panorama, as well as shoot 1080p videos with frame at 30fps.
The battery on the Camon 15 is also larger. Compared to the Camon 12 which came with a 4000mAh battery, the Camon 15 comes with a slightly bigger battery – a 5000mAh battery. TECNO says the Camon 15 comes with a ‘Safe Charge’ feature and on a full charge, you can use the device for a whole day without ever having to worry about charging.
Availability and Price
At the launch, TECNO announced that the Camon 15 will be sold for N62,500 (about $160). But unfortunately, at the moment, the Camon 15 is not out in stores in Nigeria and is only available for pre-order. To pre-order, send “Pre-order Camon 15” to +234 903 643 8365 on WhatsApp.
Any thoughts on the new TECNO device? Also, it’s worth mentioning that the TECNO Camon 15 is the first smartphone to be launched online in Nigeria and Africa at large. What do you think about that unprecedented feat from TECNO?