Tecno Camon 18i: A 90Hz display, decent camera, and big battery


Tecno devices offer a lot of value for money. That’s such a cliche statement at this point but to be honest, Transsions’ devices have always done this. But times have changed and today, you’d be hard-pressed to find a bad device.

Similarly, the competition has since stepped up and today, anyone in the market for a relatively affordable device will have a plethora of devices from Nokia, Vivo, Realme, and many more to choose from. Needless to say, the competition is still and the only way to diversify is to keep offering various choices to the consumer.

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Read More: Tecno Camon 18 Series: All You Need To Know

Not too long ago, we saw Tecno unveil the Camon 18 devices in the various markets that it has a presence in. You can learn more in the above-linked post that goes into what the differences between the devices are.

Well, today, Tecno is enriching its midrange offers with the silent introduction of yet another member of the Camon 18 family in form of the Tecno Camon 18i.

Tecno Camon 18i

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So, what does this device have to offer? Well below is a summary of the device’s spec sheet.

  • 48MP AI Ultra Triple Camera
  • 6.6″Dot-in
  • 128GB ROM + 4GB RAM
  • Helio G85 Extreme Performance
  • 5000mAh, 18W Flash Charge
  • 8MP Front Camera with Dual Flash
  • 48MP Triple Rear Camera with Quad Flash
  • 90Hz HD+ Display
  • HiOS based on Android™ 11

Perhaps some of the standout features of this device include the massive 5000mAh battery. This, paired with the other power-sipping internals including the HD+ display means that this should be a solid contender for battery endurance, at least on paper.

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The 90Hz display is also a nice touch, a feature that we have seen go mainstream this year with even entry-level devices coming with displays that have this higher refresh rate.

Tecno Camon 18i. Image Courtesy

Pricing and Availability

Tecno is already selling the Camon 18i in Kenya with 4GB RAM and 128 GB storage in Gray color. The recommended retail price is KES18,999, which is approximately $170. You can grab yourself one on Jumia Kenya with a bunch of gifts and freebies, or look out for upcoming Black Friday deals.


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