TECNO Camon 19 Series in Kenya: Here’s Specs, Pricing, and Availability

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TECNO’s Camon series of devices has always been geared toward photography with an emphasis on camera performance. And boy has TECNO been coming through over the past few years with stellar camera performance on these devices.

The Tecno Camon 18 Series of devices brought us a number of compelling variants at various price points and now, TECNO is at it again, seeking to upgrade the experience with the Camon 19 devices.

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Today, TECNO has unveiled in Kenya, 3 devices under its Camon 19 Series. These include the Camon 19, the Camon 19 Pro, and finally, a dedicated 5G model in the form of the TECNO Camon 19 Pro.

So, what do these devices have to offer prospective buyers? Below is a breakdown of the specs.

TECNO Camon 19 Series Specs

Well, all 3 devices are powered by different chipsets. Mediatek’s Helio G85 powers the TECNO Camon 19 while the same chipmaker’s Helio G96 runs the show on the Camon 19 Pro. The highest-end 5G variant in this lineup, the Camon 19 Pro 5G is powered by the 5G-capable Dimensity 810.

The rest of the specs are outlined in the table below. Please note that the Camon 19 Pro and Camon 19 Pro 5G have awfully similar specs save for the items that are mentioned in the table.

SpecsTECNO Camon 19TECNO Camon 19 Pro
Screen6.8 HD LCD 1080P6.8" 120Hz AMOLED
60Hz refresh rate120Hz Refresh rate
Operating systemAndroid 12Android 12
HiOS 8.6HiOS 8.6
RAM4GB - Camon 198GB - Camon 19 Pro
3GB Virtual RAM5GB Virtual RAM
Internal memory128 GB256GB - Camon 19 Pro
Main cameras64MP main64MP main
50MP portrait camera with 2X optical zoom and a 2MP bokeh lens.2MP depth sensor and a 2MP AI camera.
Front camera16MP punch-hole32MP punch-hole camera
CPUHelio G85 - Camon 19Helio G96 - Camon 19 Pro
Dimensity 810 - Camon 19 Pro 5G
GPUMali G57Mali G57
Battery5000 mAh with 18W fast charging5000 mAh with 33W fast charging
FingerprintSidemounted fingerprint sensorSidemounted fingerprint sensor

These specs are modest enough but are still able to deliver a rather compelling Android experience.


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Pricing and Availability

As mentioned, the Camon 19 series has 3 devices, the base model, the Pro, and a Pro model that supports 5G. Below are the recommended retail prices for these devices in Kenya.

  • Camon 19 – Ksh. 23,499
  • Camon 19 Pro – Ksh. 33, 799
  • Camon 19 Pro 5G – Ksh. 41,599

These devices are bound to cause quite the stir in the mid-range segment of the market and players like Realme and Redmi have their work cut out for them.

What are your thoughts on these new TECNO Camon devices? Tell us in the comments section below.

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