TECNO recently unveiled the Camon iAce 2 as a successor to last year’s Camon iAce and this time around, it arrived in two versions. The TECNO Camon iAce 2 and Camon iAce 2X. We will be taking a look at the Camon iAce 2 here which comes 5.5-inch Notchless display, MediaTek Helio A22, dual rear camera setup with an AI infused front-facing camera and a 3,050mAh battery capacity. Let’s dive a little deeper.
TECNO Camon iAce 2 Key Specs
・5.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo, 2GB Of RAM
・Quad-core 2.0GHz, MediaTek Helio A22
・32GB built-in storage
・13MP + 0.3MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
・3,050mAh non-removable battery
Tecno Camon iAce 2 Design And Display
Tecno Camon iAce 2’s body is made of plastic and comes in two colours options; Blue and Black. It weighs 150 grams and measures 8.5mm in thickness. The top left side of the device’s back is occupied by a dual camera setup with a no fingerprint sensor in sight.
At the front is the 5.5-inch display which has a 720 x 1440 pixel screen resolution, 293ppi and an 18:9 aspect ratio, leaving more than enough room at the top for the front facing camera which can also be used for face unlock. We also have the proximity sensor and speaker grill at the top bezel with an equal amount of bezel at the bottom.
TECNO Camon iAce 2 Camera Review
There is a dual 13MP camera with an f/1.8 paired with a secondary 0.3MP camera at the back which makes portrait photos possible. It is also equipped with a dual-LED flash for low light photos along with HDR and Panorama. 1080p video recording is also possible at 30fps. As for selfies, this device uses a front-facing 8MP camera which has an f/2.0 aperture and can be used for the only form of biometric verification/authentication on this device – Face Unlock.
TECNO Camon iAce 2 Hardware and Software
A MediaTek Helio A22 SoC drives this device which has a Quad-Core processor clocked at 2.0GHz alongside a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It is packed with 2GB of RAM for smooth multitasking and 32GB internal storage for files. The storage space can be expanded further via a microSD card, up to 128GB. TECNO Camon iAce 2 runs TECNO’s HiOS 4.1 out of the box which is based on the not so latest Android Operating System – Android 8.1 Oreo.
Battery & Network Connectivity
A 3,050mAh battery capacity powers this device with no word on fast charging. It also has dual 4G VoLTE connectivity, WiFi, WiFi direct, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm jack, Face Unlock a.k.a FaceID and a micro USB port with support for USB On The Go.
TECNO Camon iAce 2 Price and Availability
Tecno Camon iAce 2 retails for $89 which about N30,000 and is already available for purchase on various online and offline stores.
TECNO Camon iAce 2 Full Specifications
- Dimension: 148.3 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm\
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 150 grams
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 5.5-inch
- Screen Resolution: 18:9, 720 x 1440 pixels, 293ppi
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo, HiOS 4.1
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio A22, Quad-core 2.0GHz
- RAM: 2GB RAM\
- Internal Storage: 32GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
- Primary: 16MP + 0.3MP with f/1.8 – dual-LED flash, PDAF, HDR, Panorama
- Secondary: 8MP with f/2.0
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes, VoLTE
- Bluetooth: Yes
- USB: Yes, microUSB
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: –
- NFC: –
- GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 3,050mAh non-removable
- Type: Li-Po
- Fast Charging: –
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
- Recommended Retail Price: $89
- Availability: Available