List of Tecno Smartphones Released in Nigeria (2021)

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The year 2021 saw Tecno unveil some really interesting smartphones in Nigeria. The brand reintroduced the Phantom series in Nigeria with the unveiling of the Phantom X (a flagship smartphone packed with important updates). We also saw the unveiling of the camera-centric Camon 17 and Camon 18 series – an ideal smartphone for mobile photography enthusiasts. That said, in this article, we will be looking at all the smartphones Tecno unveiled in Nigeria in 2021.

Phantom X

Tecno Nigeria

The Phantom X smartphone was launched in Nigeria as the successor to the Phantom 9 launched in 2019. The most notable upgrade is the new 3D-borderless design with 70-degree curves around the edges of the device. – similar to what you get on Samsung’s Edge smartphone. The selfie and rear camera on this device features a 50MP Ultra night camera with ‘super night mode’.

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Tecno Phantom X Specifications:

  • Front Cameras: 48MP front camera with 8MP ultra wide angle camera
  • Back Cameras: Triple rear camera with a 50MP + 13MP + 8MP combo with a laser focus and flash
  • Display : 6.7 Inches AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rates
  • Battery: 4700mAh with 33W Flash Charge. 70% battery in 30 minutes
  • Storage: 256GB ROM + 8GB RAM
  • Chipset: Helio G96 Extreme Performance
  • OS: HiOS based on Android™ 11
  • Price: N228,000 ($456)

Camon Series

Camon 17

TECNO-CAMON-17

It is no news that Tecno Camon smartphones are known for their outstanding cameras, and the Camon 17 didn’t disappoint. The rear has got a 48Mp camera setup and features QVGA depth shooter, and a dedicated AI lens. Its front facing camera is an 8MP punch-hole camera.

Tecno Camon 17 Core Specifications:

  • Front Cameras: 8MP punch-hole camera.
  • Back Cameras: 48-megapixel main sensor, a QVGA depth shooter, and a dedicated AI lens
  • Display : 6.6 Inches IPS LCD screen with 90Hz refresh rates
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 18W Flash Charge
  • Storage: 128GB ROM + 6GB RAM/128GB ROM + 4GB RAM
  • Chipset: Helio G85 Extreme Performance
  • OS: HiOS based on Android™ 11
  • Price: N74,000 – N78,000

Camon 18

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The Camon 18 series launched in Nigeria in October. Two models were unveiled by Tecno: the Camon 18 and Camon 18 Premier. This series comes with the new MediaTek Helio G88/G96 processor. And if you’re a mobile photograpy enthusiast, you will enjoy this series because it is packed with camera-centric features like the 60X zoom.

Tecno Camon 18 Specifications:

  • Front Cameras: 32MP front camera with dual selfie flash
  • Back Cameras: Triple rear camera with a 64MP + 12MP + 8MP combo with a quad LED flash
  • Display : 6.7 Inches Dot-in AMOLED screen with 120Hz refresh rates
  • Battery: 5000mAh with 18W Flash Charge
  • Storage: 128GB ROM + 4GB RAM
  • Chipset: Helio G96 Extreme Performance
  • OS: HiOS based on Android™ 11
  • Price: N102,000 ($185)

Spark Series

Spark GO

Tecno Spark Go 2021

From the name “Go”, you should know that this smartphone is an entry level smartphone. This device doesn’t offer anything new when compared to its predecessor. It comes with a HD+ 6.52-inch display protected by a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection. There’s the 8MP selfie camera and a 13MP rear camera. It is also backed by a 5,000mAh battery.

  • 6.52-inch, 1600 X 720 pixels IPS display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 11 Go Edition HIOS 7.6
  • 4G LTE
  • 2GB RAM and 32GB built-in storage
  • Quad-core Processor
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear)
  • Dual 13MP + AI rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 5,000mAh non removable Li-Po battery
  • N37,000 ($90)

Spark 7

Coming in as a replacement to Spark 6, the Tecno Spark 7 smartphone comes with upgrades to major areas like the RAM, internal storage, and battery size. In Nigeria, Tecno Spark 7 currently sells for N60,900  (for the 64GB variant)

Tecno Spark 7 Specifications:

  • Front Cameras: 8MP Front Camera with Dual Flash
  • Back Cameras: 16MP Dual Rear Camera with Quad Flash
  • Display : 6.5″ Dot Notch Screen
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Storage: 64GB ROM + 3GB RAM /32GB ROM + 2GB RAM
  • Chipset: Helio A25
  • OS: HiOS based on Android™ 11

Spark 8

Tecno Spark 8 feature image

The Tecno Spark 8 was launched in Nigeria just a couple of months after its predeccessor – the Spark 7. It, although, came with a down grade in the battery department – It downgraded from a 6000mAh battery to a 5000mAh battery. But that isn’t much of a big deal considering the Spark 8 is a budget smartphone. And a 5000mAh battery should carry you through a typical day.

Tecno Spark 8 Specifications:

  • Front Cameras: 8MP Front Camera with Dual Flash
  • Back Cameras: 16MP AI-Enhanced Dual Rear Camera
  • Display : 6.52″ Dot Notch Screen
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Storage: 64GB ROM + 2GB RAM
  • Chipset: Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor
  • OS: Android 11 Go Edition
  • Price: 55,000 ($106)

That’s it. A full list of Tecno smartphones unveiled in Nigeria this year. Which of these smartphones did you purchase and how is the experience so far? Tell us in the comment section below.

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