TECNO came out swinging when they launched the CAMON 20 Premier 5G. The phone has a beautiful design and the sleek appearance demands people stop and stare. The TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G is part of a series that won a prestigious design award. But it’s not just a pretty phone. It has remarkable features that elevate the user experience.
The build of the phone
The TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G comes with a matte design. It is also made with TECNO’s groundbreaking Magic Skin technology with a Puzzle Deconstructionist design. Magic Skin is the same material used in the upholstery of high-end vehicles and luxury yachts. It also provides a better grip, is easier to clean, and is abrasion-resistant. The phone doesn’t leave stains, so no fingerprints are left when users touch it with greasy fingers. It can also withstand very high temperatures and low temperatures. Magic Skin helps the phone remain cool and reduces the risk of overheating in the sun.
The left side of the TECMO CAMON 20 Premier 5G has volume controls and a power button. The right side has a slim slot for a dual nano SIM. The bottom of the phone has a type-C jack, stereo speaker, and microphone. Like most modern phones, it doesn’t have an audio jack.
The TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G has a 6.67 AMOLED screen, which can play videos of up to 1080 x 2400 pixels. It has a great screen-to-body ratio. You don’t lose much display space to the phone’s cover. As a result, the phone is great for playing games, watching movies, and having a great multimedia experience. It has a fingerprint sensor at the bottom of the screen but also comes with Face match ID.
The phone comes in dark welkin and serenity blue colours, both of which are stunning.
The phone package of the TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G comes with the following:
The phone itself
45W fast charger
The TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G Software
In addition to a hi-def screen, the TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G houses the Mediatek Dimensity 8050 chipset. The Cortex-A78 units are divided between 1 Super Core running at up to 3GHz, and three Performance Cores ticking at up to 2.6Ghz. It also supports up to 16GB RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. This chipset supports 4K video capture and 200MP cameras.
The TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G contains the Android 13 and HiOS 13. It comes with 8GB of RAM and 8GB of virtual RAM. The inbuilt storage is 512GB. This is a great capacity for storage of high-quality content. It also enables smooth operation, such as app switching or scrolling. This means minimal lag even when using the phone for heavy use, such as gaming. The fast refresh rate, solid hardware, and powerful software combine to provide a fast-paced user experience. It also has preloaded Google-based apps.
The TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G has a triple-lens rear camera. The main lens has 50MP and a 108MP ultrawide lens for macro photography. It also has a shift-stabilisation feature to reduce blurry photos if the object you’re trying to photograph is shaking or in motion. The third lens is a 2MP depth sensor to increase the quality of the final product. The cameras have an octa-ring flash for macro shots. They can record videos at a maximum of 4K definition and 30fps. The selfie camera is a 32MP lens with a dual LED flash. The front camera can record 1440p (2K) and 30fps. It also has laser-focus technology to reduce editing time for high-quality photos.
The phone is great for night portrait photography and AI-based filters to enhance the natural beauty in selfies. It has multiple modes, such as portrait for a great bokeh effect, panorama, slow-motion, timelapse, dual view, microscope, and macro photography.
TECNO’s 108MP ultrawide lens is great for taking shots of small objects. If you enjoy taking close-ups of butterflies, flowers, drops or water, and other simple, beautiful objects, this camera is the best for you.
The non-removable 5000mAh battery of the TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G is charged by a 45W fast charger. It can be fully charged from empty in about an hour.
The phone also comes with FM radio, Bluetooth, GPS positioning, ambient light, fingerprint, optical, gyro, and proximity sensors. In addition, it has GSM, GPRS, EDGE, WCDMA, HSPA+, TDD LTE, FDD LTE, and NR network connectivity. The TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G comes in dark welkin and serenity blue.
What you will love about the TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G
It charges from empty to full charge in one hour and the 5000mAH battery has a long life for a busy day.
The high-def quality of the pictures.
The wide display screen.
No lag when switching or running multiple apps.
A fast refresh rate.
It’s great for capturing images and videos of moving objects due to its shift stabilisation feature.
Where can you find the TECNO CAMON 20 Premier 5G
It retails at Ksh 50,999/- in TECNO stores and Safaricom outlets countrywide. This is a premium phone with heavy features marked by improvement from the TECNO CAMON 19.
The TECNO CAMON 20 retails at Ksh. 26,999.
The TECNO CAMON 20 Pro will be available at Ksh. 30,999, while the TECNO CAMON Pro 5G will be Ksh. 39,999.
Gloria Mari is a culture writer based in Nairobi, Kenya. She writes on art, film, literature, health, and the environment. She has previously written for Kenya Buzz, People Daily, The Elephant, and Kalahari Review.