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Tecno Camon 17 Review, Price and Specifications in Kenya

Tecno Camon 17 Review, Price and Specifications in Kenya

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Tecno Camon 17 Review, Price and Specifications in Kenya

Tecno Camon 17 was announced and released to the Kenyan market in May 2021. It’s a mid-range device but with epic features such as storage, battery, functionality and style. It is the latest in the Camon series and it is easy to fall in love with. The camera is something else with enhanced features and its becoming a favorite.

Tecno Camon 17 Key Specifications
Price Ksh 17,599 – Ksh 18,999
Global Average Price 178 USD
Material Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Dimension 164.5×76.5×8.95mm
Display 6.6 inches
Resolution 720×1600 pixels
Pixel Density 261 PPI
Chipset Mediatek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPU Octa-core (2×2.2GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2
SIM Card Dual (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network Connectivity GSM, HSPA, LTE
OS Android 11, HiOS 7.6
Storage 128GB
Card Slot microSDXC dedicated slot (up to 256GB)
Main Camera 48MP (wide) PDAF main camera, 2MP, f/2.4 (depth), third AI camera
Features LED flash, Panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]
Front Camera 16MP
Features Dual-LED flash
Video [email protected]
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes
Sensors Fingerprint (rear mounted), accelerometer, proximity
Battery Li-Po 5000mAh, non-removable battery
Charging 18W flash charging
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, Hotspot
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0
Colors Frost Silver, Deep sea, Tranquil Green

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Tecno Camon 17 More Specifications, Review and Price in Kenya

This device is made of glass front, plastic back and plastic frame, it measures 164.5×76.5×8.95mm with unspecified weigh. The beautiful aesthetic of the slim, sleek with well cut out edges makes it appealing and comfortable to hold. It is a dual (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) with GSM, HSPA, LTE network connectivity.

Screen Size

IT features a big 6.60 inches IPS LCD 90Hz display with a 720×1600 pixels and a pixel density of 266 PPI. This screen is enough for video watching and playing games. It has better image clarity with less blur and fast rendering of images.

Techno Camon 17 Storage/RAM/Processor

Camon 17 houses Mediatek Helio G85 (12nm) chipset supported by Octa-core (2×2.2GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8GHz Cortex-A55) CPU and Mali-G52 MC2 GPU besides 4GB/6GB of RAM and 128GB of ROM that is expandable to 256GB through microSDXC dedicated card slot in the device. It enhances low power consumption property in the device even with heavy usage such as playing games, AI camera recognition, faster network connectivity and enhanced phone performance. The device runs in Android 11 and HiOS 7.6.


Techno Camon 17 Camera

It packs a triple AI camera set up that contains 48MP (wide) PDAF main camera, 2MP f/2.4 bokeh camera and a third unspecified AI camera. They feature a Quad LED flash, Panorama and HDR with [email protected] video recording. It is supported by a 16MP front camera with dual LED flash and [email protected] video recording.


Techno Camon 17 Battery

Tecno Camon 17 is fueled by a powerful 5000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery that can last for more than a day on a single charge (as advertised) and an 18W fast charging that can fully charge the device in 2 hours.

Techno Camon 17 Speaker

For sound, the device comes with a loudspeaker, a 3.5mm Jack for external sound sharing.


Commons of the device include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, Hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0 for fast file sharing, A-GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS for location and phone tracking, FM Radio, USB 2.0 USB on-the-go for charging and computer media sharing. Fingerprint (rear mounted), accelerometer, proximity are sensors included in the device.

Techno Camon 17 Price in Kenya

Tecno Camon 17 is a good mid-range device, functionality, storage, power, display and camera define a good device, and this device has conquered them all. It is available in Kenya for a price range of Ksh 17,599 – Ksh 18,999.  It is available in Frost Silver, Deep Sea, Tranquil Green colors.

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