TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G Review: Surprising Features You Need to Know

TECNO Mobile has all along been a force to reckon with especially in the Kenyan smartphone market, it has earned its place to be regarded as a household name in the country. But yester-years are not the same as today, we now have fierce competition from the like of Vivo V29, but even with all these, the TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G which is currently the flagship from the company has become extremely popular in the smartphone market a development that’s credited to its impressive features and an affordable price tag. Since it’s the to of the line amongst Tecno’s many devices it packa a punch offering affordability for high-end features, a term that is not synonymous with many manufacturers out there.

When we take a look at what has become as the preferred segment in the smartphone world due to it’s friendly prices with a ton of high-end features – the “mid-range” genre has become increasingly popular because it allows people to access advanced technology without spending a lot of money, which in a layman’s language means flagship features that don’t break the bank. The TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G is a perfect example of this trend, providing a wide range of top-notch features at an affordable price.

Under normal circumstances, flagship phones are expected to be expensive, making them out of reach for many consumers. However, the TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G challenges this notion by offering flagship-level features at a budget-friendly price. In a nutshell, TECNO tries to prove that you don’t have to break your bank account to own a premium level handset.

Competition is fierce in the smartphone market, but the TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G makes subtle cuts to stand out from other affordable options on the market with its unique design and impressive performance. It combines style and substance with features like a geometric pattern back and attractive color choices such as Dark Welkin and Serenity Blue.

In this article, we will take a closer look at the following aspects of the TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G, keeping in mind its offer price to keep things fair:

  1. Design and display
  2. Performance and storage
  3. Camera capabilities
  4. Battery life and charging
  5. Software and user interface
  6. Pricing and availability

Let’s find out why this smartphone is worth considering if you’re on a budget.

1.     Design and Display

When you are out on a hunt for that perfect device that has a price within reach, usually design isn’t what most people look at, as long as it has the necessary amount of RAM, a faster processor and a decent display panel is what usually makes the cut. Looking at the TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G, you’ll notice its standout design and an immersive display that sets it apart in the smartphone market. The device features a unique geometric pattern back and goes ahead to offer vegan leather texture options, providing users with a comfortable grip when held with a touch of elegance. Additionally, beyond its striking design, the Camon 20 Premier comes in vibrant color choices such as Dark Welkin and Serenity Blue, allowing users to showcase their individual style.

I don’t know about you but my number one feature on any smartphone shopping guide is usually a decent display panel which surprisingly is a stronghold for this device, its 6.67-inch AMOLED display delivers stunning visuals with a 120Hz refresh rate and HDR10 support. Talk about refresh rates which we’ve all agreed we don’t really need until we’ve used it. The combination of these coveted features on the display panel ensures smooth motion transitions and vibrant colors, making it ideal for viewing multimedia content, gaming, and everyday use. Whether you’re watching videos or scrolling through your favorite social media apps, Camon 20 Premier’s display provides an immersive experience that will definitely elevate your smartphone experience to new heights.

2.     Performance and Storage

For someone who’ve never heard of Tecno, believing that such a mid-ranger could still offer a punch might not be within their consideration, but the TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G has impressive performance capabilities partly thanks to the MediaTek Dimensity 8050 chipset which allows you to multitask smoothly while enjoying a seamless gaming experience. Under the hood we have 8GB of RAM with ample storage space given it comes in 512GB configuration, giving you plenty of room for all your files and apps.

3.     Camera Capabilities

The TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G has received accolades for offering an impressive camera setup and features. Here’s what it offers:

Innovative Camera Design

One standout feature of the phone is its unique camera island design.

Main Camera: 50MP Samsung Sensor

The main camera comes with a powerful 50MP Samsung sensor which enables it to have advanced features like tri-axis sensor-shift stabilization and laser autofocus, which will ensure that your photos are always sharp and stable.

Ultrawide Camera: 108MP

With its 108MP ultrawide camera, this phone provides you with plenty of shooting options. It has autofocus capabilities and can even be used for taking close-up shots (macro photography) to capture intricate details in different situations.

Front Camera: 32MP for High-Quality Selfies

For those who love taking selfies, the Camon 20 Premier 5G won’t disappoint. Its front camera has a resolution of 32MP, allowing you to capture stunning self-portraits with ease.

These impressive camera features are for anyone who wants to take high-quality photos with their smartphone.


4.      Battery Life and Charging

Not many phones have embraced a 5000mAh battery such as the one in this device. The battery is touted to last all day long. Considering the impressive 5,000mAh battery capacity under the hood, you can confidently use your phone for extended periods without worrying about running out of battery. Whether you’re playing games, watching videos, or browsing the internet, the Camon 20 Premier has more than enough power to last all day long.

Efficient Charging Solutions

Not only does this smartphone have a long-lasting battery, but it also offers fast charging options which in turn reduces waiting time. It supports 45W fast charging which will allow you to quickly recharge your device and get back to using it within a short period. With just one charge, you can enjoy hours of uninterrupted usage.

Always Ready on the Go

The combination of a strong battery and fast charging capabilities makes the TECNO Camon 20 Premier a reliable companion for busy individuals. You no longer have to worry about your phone dying during important tasks or activities. Simply plug in your device for a short while, and it will be ready to accompany you throughout the day.

Whether you use your phone heavily or prioritize convenience, the TECNO Camon 20 Premier’s battery life and fast charging capabilities make it an excellent choice.

5.     Software and User Interface

The handset comes with Android version 13 and a customized HiOS skin. This combination ensures seamless navigation and efficient performance for users. On the other hand, the user interface is optimized to enhance usability which in turn provides a user-friendly experience that caters to the needs of modern smartphone users. With Android 13’s advanced features and security updates, coupled with HiOS 13’s tailored interface, the device offers a compelling software package that complements its impressive hardware capabilities.

6.     Pricing and Availability

Camon 20 Premier 5G goes for Ksh 50,999 at TECNO’s official retail stores countrywide, select official Safaricom shops and on e-commerce platforms as well.

With its standout design, powerful performance capabilities, exceptional camera features, and user-friendly interface, the TECNO Camon 20 Premier 5G presents a strong value proposition for prospective buyers. Whether you’re looking for a reliable device for day-to-day usage or immersive gaming experiences, this smartphone delivers on multiple fronts without breaking the bank.


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