Tecno Camon 16 Full Specs and Price

Tecno Camon 16

The Tecno Camon 16 is the third phone to be released under the Camon 16 series. The first two are the Camon 16 Pro and Camon 16 Premier (released in Africa). The new Camon 16 debuted in India with aggressive pricing while looking to disrupt the “photographic e xperience” in the region. Not that we are surprised, since the Camon series is widely known for its brilliant camera system. Let’s review the Tecno Camon 16 full specs, features and price for you today.

Tecno Camon 16 Key Specs

• 6.8″ 720p display
• 64MP Ultra Quad Camera
• 16MP Selfie Camera
• Helio G70 SoC
• Octa-core 2.0GHz processor
• Android 10 (HiOS 7.0)
• 5,000 mAh battery
• 18W Flash Charge

Design and Display

The Tecno Camon 16 comes in strict ergonomic body design with a better grip that fits the palm perfectly. The rear has a premium metallic-like texture and is created by using diamond-type gold cutting craftsmanship. The rear camera module uses an ace design with an ultimate slim frame body that makes it similar to a professional camera.

Tecno Camon 16

Underneath the module is the fingerprint scanner for fast and safe unlocking of the device. There are three body colour options available for the Camon 16 – Misty Grey, Purist Blue and Cloud White. The phone weighs 207g overall while measuring a thick 9.2mm.

Experience a wider, clearer and more colourful viewing experience with the 6.8″ Dot-in display. It features a 720 x 1640 clear pixels resolution, 270 PPI density and 480nits brightness.

Hardware and Software

The Tecno Camon 16 is powered by the MediaTek Helio G70 Octa-core processor with HyperEngine game optimization. There is also the Neuro Pilot AI engine, 12nm FinFET craftsmanship and Mali-G52 GPU. With the 4GB RAM, apps run faster and smoother. Save more photos, videos and important files on the 64GB internal storage. Experience a more efficient and delightful user interface with the HiOS 7.0 UI based on Android 10 OS.

Camera and Battery

The Tecno Camon 16 sports a flagship-level Quad camera for unprecedented clear photography experience. The camera setup consists of a 64MP f/1.8 Ultra clear main sensor with PDAF, a 2MP f/2.4 depth control sensor, a 2MP f/2.4 macro sensor with 4cm focal distance and an AI sensor with f/3.5 aperture. The famous AI beautification has been upgraded to 4.0, expanding its range to video recording while allowing you to create a more perfect dark skin. Inside this camera module is a five LED flashlight for taking clearer and brighter photo even in a dark scenario. For selfies, the Camon 16 sports a 16MP Samsung camera with f/2.0 aperture.

Inside this Tecno phone is a big non-removable 5,000 mAh battery capacity that lasts for a long duration of time. The phone supports an 18W Flash Charge charger but is sold separately and not out of the box.

Tecno Camon 16 Complete Specs


• Announced: October 2020
• Status: October 2020

Design [ Build Factor], Display and Colour Options

• Dimension: Height- 170.9mm * Width- 77.2mm * Thickness- 9.2mm
• Weight: 207g
• Build Quality: –
• Screen Display Type: IPS LCD
• Screen Size: 6.8″
• Resolution: 720 x 1560
• Aspect Ratio: –
• Display Protection: –
• Notch: No
• Multi-touch screen: Yes
• Colour Options: Misty Grey, Purist Blue, Cloud White

Operating System and Memory

• Operating System: Android 10 (HiOS 7.0)
• Chipset: Helio G70
• CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
• GPU: Mali-G52 2EEMC2
• RAM: 4GB
• Built-in Storage Capacity: 64GB
• Card Slot: Yes

Rear and Front Camera Rating

• Rear Camera Sensor: 64MP + 2MP + 2MP + 2MP
• Selfie Camera Sensor: 16MP
• Camera Features: Penta-LED flash, panorama, HDR, AI Beauty, PDAF
• Video Recording: [email protected]

Wireless Network Bands and Connectivity Options

• Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
• 5G Network Bands: No
• 4G Network Bands: 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41
• 3G Network Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
• 2G Network Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
• Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE
• SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
• Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
• USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
• Wi-Fi: 802.11 b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
• FM Radio: Yes
• NFC: No

Sound Quality and Multimedia Support

• Loudspeaker: Yes
• Speaker Location: Bottom
• Sound Enhancement Features: Yes Dirac
• Audio Jack Type: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
• Video Support Formats: H.264 (Baseline / Main / High profile), MPEG4 (Simple profile / ASP) and other video formats
• Audio Support formats: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC +, MP3, AMR – NB and WB, APE, WAV


• Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Po 5,000 mAh
• Wireless Charging: NO
• Fast Charging: 18W


• Fingerprint Sensor (rear-mounted), Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Accelerometer

Camon 16 Price and Availability

The Tecno Camon 16 is available for sale in India via Flipkart on October 16. The pricing is INR10,999/$150/€130 for the lone 4/64GB memory. In Nigeria, the Camon 16 will be available at N75,000


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