TECNO Camon CM vs Pouvoir 2 battle of the bezel-less screen is here, grab a cup of coffee and join in. The Camon CM was introduced in January with the full-screen display which took TECNO’s fans by surprise. Although we have a few other bezel-less smartphones from the company since then.
But there’s something about the Pouvoir 2 which was released weeks ago that got us starstruck. It has the trending full view display as well and could easily compete with the Camon CM in this specs comparison. But which one has the best bezel-less screen? Which one has a powerful battery? We’ll be finding out soon enough.
TECNO Camon CM vs Pouvoir 2 – DESIGN
The Camon CM has a Plastic back which is absolutely gorgeous, it has a single antenna line which makes the device very sleek. The Pouvoir 2 also sports a plastic build with dual antenna lines, the Pouvoir also looks more modern with its rear features placement.
We can see the rear camera, LED flash and fingerprint scanner being in a vertical position at the top middle, while the Camon CM sports its camera at the top left corner with the Quad-LED flash underneath. Then the fingerprint scanner is in the usual position. The Camon CM also measures just 7.6mm in thickness, while the Pouvoir is very bulky, measuring 8.5mm.
TECNO Camon CM vs Pouvoir 2 – DISPLAY
The Camon CM was TECNO’s first smartphone with the full view display, it dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio with its 5.7-inch HD+ screen. This has a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 282 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. While the Pouvoir 2 sports a bigger 6-inch HD+ screen.
Even though it has the same resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels, the pixel per inch density has been reduced to about 269. This means details on the screen might be clearer on the Camon CM, but the Pouvoir 2 will be perfect for big screen lovers.
TECNO Camon CM vs Pouvoir 2 – CAMERA
The Camon CM has a 13MP rear camera at the top left corner, this takes amazing photographs, it comes with a Quad-LED flash to assist in low light environments. Although the Pouvoir 2 has the same 13MP rear shooter, it comes with just a dual-LED flash compared to the CM.
In the selfie department, the Pouvoir 2 has an 8MP selfie camera with a LED flash which assists in the dark places and supports Face ID. The Camon CM reigns in this department with its 13MP selfie camera which comes with a LED flash as well for low light selfies.
TECNO Camon CM vs Pouvoir 2 – HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
TECNO Camon CM houses the MediaTek MT6737 chip with Quad-Core processor clocked at the speed of 1.3GHz. The Pouvoir 2 is powered by the same MediaTek MT6737 chip with Quad-Core processor clocked at the same speed of 1.3GHz.
These devices can’t be separated when it comes to performance, they both have the same memory of 2GB RAM and the same 16GB storage space which is expandable as well. Although the Camon CM runs on Android 7.0 Nougat, while the Pouvoir 2 runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo.
TECNO Camon CM vs Pouvoir 2 – BATTERY
The Camon CM is powered by a 3000mAh removable Li-Po battery, whereas the Pouvoir 2 boasts of a massive 5000mAh non-removable battery. The Pouvoir 2 supports fast charging while the Camon CM does not.
TECNO Camon CM vs Pouvoir 2 – Price Comparison
The Camon CM still retails for about N45,000 on shopping stores, while the Pouvoir 2 retails for the same N45,000. The Pouvoir 2 offers more value for money overall thanks to its impressive battery life.
It’s really a close call, as they are both competitive with each other. But the Pouvoir 2 gives you more battery, the trending Face ID, a bigger screen and runs on the latest Android Oreo operating system.