Tecno Camon 16 Premier: Review, Analysis, and Full Specification

Tecno Camon 16 range of smartphones were on September 4, 2020 launched by the emerging tech company and are already on sale in Kenya, Nigeri...

Tecno Camon 16 range of smartphones were on September 4, 2020 launched by the emerging tech company and are already on sale in Kenya, Nigeria, Ghana, etc. through the online and conventional stores. 

The Tecno Camon 16 Premier as a flagship-level smartphone among others features unique attributes that has won many awards across the continent of Africa, Asia, and the middle East. Indeed, Camon 16 Premier is a technological powerhouse. It combines premium qualities with affordable prices in the markets it features.

Below is a detailed analysis and review of  Tecno Camon 16 Premier:

Design and Display

Tecno Camon 16 Premier device features enhanced design with striking differences that is absolutely perfect for a premium flagship. With a fairly decent quality suitable for beginners and seniors in the tech world. The screen has a fairly good screen-to-body ratio, with edege-to-edge display.

The dual front camera for selfie enthusiasts received extra boost with enhanced capacity for clear photos even in the dark. At the rear, the camera features a square module that shines with quad equipped flashlight with Penta LED capability. 

The Tecno Mobile flagship also features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor unlocking faster without any hassle of passwords.

The device hosts a 6.9 inches high FullHD+ screen that is not only combined with a high refresh rate of 90Hz but also supports HDR10+ for vivid colors and attractive visuals. In addition, the bezels are really fine for an unprecedented viewing experience.


The camera department the Camon 16 Premier has a square camera configuration on the rear side, a 64 MP wide-angle main camera, an 8 MP ultra-wide-angle lens which can capture 119 degrees photos, a 2 MP depth sensor for shooting videos with a bokeh effect, and lastly, a 2MP video lens for capturing enhanced videos at night. In addition, there are several built-in functions such as AR Emoji 3.0 for fun, Beauty mode, 10x hybrid zoom for close-up photos, 960 fps video, and more. The camera is powered by Tecno’s own TAIVOS AI technology, which works to improve performance and image quality.

On the other hand, the front selfie camera is a 48MP trigger combined with an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens for group portraits and selfies. The front camera automatically switches to the ultra-wide mode when recognizing a group of people. To ensure that you get better selfies in the dark, the company provides a double flash on the front.

Memory and Internal

Speaking of performance, the phone is powered by the MediaTek MT6785 Helio G90T chipset, which gives an 11% jump in overall performance over the previous generation G90 processor. Mediatek G90T is a next level octa-core processor equipped with Mali-G76 MC4 GPU for extreme level games and smooth application operation. On the other hand, the device is made to run on HiOS 6.0 based on Android 10 OS, providing a fluent, clean, and smooth experience, along with sufficient proprietary features.

The storage capacity is top-notch, featuring one variant at the moment- 8 GB of Random Access Memory (RAM) with 128 GB of  Read Access Memory (ROM) or internal storage. In addition, the smartphone has provision for external microSD card can storage, which allows you to extend your sstorage.

Battery and Others

With a 33W fast charger, the 4500 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery can charge up to about 70% in 30 minutes according to the company, so you don’t need to wait long to charge the phone and the phone can work for all day with mid uses. To control the heating, the company installed a heat-dissipating tube that can lower the temperature by two degrees while the device is being charged. The Tecno Camon 16 Premier is sold for a price of around $270 (19,900 INR), which is quite attractive for flagship features. 

Tecno Camon 16 Premier Specification Overview


  • Model
    TECNO Camon 16 Premier
  • Released
    September, 2020
  • Status


  • Type
  • Dimensions
    170.6 x 77.2 x 9.1 mm
  • Weight
  • Waterproof


  • Display Type
  • Size
    6.9 inches
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2460 pixels
  • Display Colors
    16M Colors
  • Pixel Density
    ~374 PPI density
  • Touch Screen
    Capacitive touchscreen
  • Features
    90Hz refresh rate


  • CPU
    Octa-core (2x2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 + 6x2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU
    Mali-G76 MC4
  • RAM (Memory)
    8 GB
  • Internal Storage
    128 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass


  • Operating System
    Android 10.0 + HIOS 6.0
  • User Interface


  • Rear Camera
    64 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide) + 2 MP (dedicated video camera) + 2 MP (depth)
  • Image
  • Video
    4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@960fps, gyro-EIS
  • Flash
    Penta-LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera
    48 MP (wide) + 8 MP (ultrawide)


  • SIM
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM
    Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • USB
    2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
  • GPS
    Yes, with A-GPS
  • NFC
  • Wireless Charging
  • Headphone Jack


  • Capacity
    Li-Po 4500 mAh + Fast charging 33W, 70% in 30 min (advertised)
  • Placement


  • Video Playback
  • Video Out
  • FM Radio
  • Ring Tones
  • Loudspeaker
  • Handsfree


  • 4G LTE
    LTE (unspecified)
  • 5G NR Bands
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A



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