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Tecno Camon 15 Pro: Great performer in a competitive segment

The Tecno Camon 15 series is the latest device in Tecno’s flagship lineup of its superb camera devices. And this comes in, right next to its Camon 12 series.

The device comes in a highly competitive segment but for its advantage, it carries some very interesting features which set and make it a special proposition for those who look for more features in the budget offering.

Design and Display – Camon 15 Pro comes with a 6.53-inch IPS LCD panel that is carrying a 1080×2340 pixel resolution.

The device comes with an uninterrupted display on the front, with thin bezels. It carries a polycarbonate back with a glossy finish and a pattern of lines. A raised camera setup features the four sensors while the rear-mounted fingerprint sensor stays in the middle of the device.

Display Capabilities – This device has a great display and delivers accurate colours and it performs well even in bright sunlight to low light and dim light conditions. It is able to deliver great viewing angles and the edge-to-edge display gives it an awesome feel during your regular operations. The display handles watching movies, taking pictures, using multiple set of apps and also playing games quite smoothly.


Software Capabilities – When it comes to software, Camon 15 Pro runs on Android 10 out-of-the-box with Tecno’s HiOS 6.0.1 UI on top. The UI is heavy on customisations, features, and also comes with little bloatware. If you’re used to phones featuring a closer to stock Android skin, the Tecno might take some getting used to.

Camera Features – Performance of camera is one of the biggest features on which smartphone buying decisions are made and this is where Tecno has put a lot of emphasis on its Camon series. The latest Camon 15 Pro is no different. This device is taking the camera performance another notch up with the addition of a 48-megapixel sensor, a dedicated sensor for night shots, and a 32-megapixel pop-up front camera.

Pictures come out to be pretty good and carry a great reflection of natural colours, which are accurate and image processing is not too heavy as well. The camera setup of this device also comes with features like body shape tuning and AR shots which can make taking pictures a very interesting experience. It also has a dedicated night lens that can considerably enhance the picture quality in night conditions. Selfies with the help of this device 32-megapixel front camera were quite bright and carried great facial details.

Battery Performance – It comes with a powerful 4,000mAh battery that is more than enough to deliver a heavy-working day performance to users. It is quite safe to say that this battery can easily last more than one day of high usage.

Processor Performance – It’s packed with a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset clubbed with a 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. This combination has worked really well in terms of delivering this device a powerful base on which multiple applications and tasks performed without any glitch. While reviewing the device, we performed our daily routine tasks and found that the device was able to deliver a completely lag-free performance.

At Sh26,000, Tecno has launched an ace in the market in the form of Camon 15 Pro. It is a device that delivers pop-up selfie camera in a budget price point. Additionally, the device delivers great battery performance, decent camera performance, stylish looks and lots of software-baked features. All in all, this is a device for those who want a budget smartphone and yet look for high-end features and capabilities.