Tecno Pova 5G launched as the company’s first 5G powered smartphone
New Delhi: Chinese cellphone maker Tecno has launched its first 5G-powered smartphone in Nigeria. The latest Tecno phone is said to have a 120Hz refresh rate display, a triple rear camera with a 50-megapixel sensor, and support for 18W fast charging. available in a single variant with 128 GB of on-board storage. Other highlights of the phone include a perforated design and a 6,000mAh battery.
The latest smartphone costs $ 289 or around Rs 21,676. It’s very affordable if launched in India at around the same price. The phone is reportedly offered in a single 8GB + 128GB storage variant and will be available for purchase in multiple color options, namely Dazzle Black, Polar Silver, and Power Blue. Details on the Tecno Pova 5G were not listed on the company’s official website at the time of writing. No announcements were made through the company’s official Twitter account either.
The Tecno Pova 5G comes with a 6.95 inch FHD + IPS LCD display that supports 120Hz refresh rate. The screen size of the smartphone is huge and might only be suitable for a few. The Tecno Pova 5G is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 900 SoC coupled with up to 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128 GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage.
The smartphone runs on HiOS based on Android 11 out of the box. In addition, the device comes with up to 3 GB of virtual RAM. The company has also equipped the smartphone with a fingerprint sensor to provide additional security features to users.
In the camera department, there is a triple camera setup on the back, where the main sensor comes with a 50MP camera paired with a 2MP sensor and an AI lens. For selfies and video calls, there’s a 12MP sensor on the front. The smartphone’s camera offers features such as time-lapse and 4K panorama, and more.
There’s a massive 6000mAh battery inside with support for 18W fast charging. Fast charging is one area where the device disappoints a bit. However, the company claimed that a 15-minute charge would provide users 3 hours of play time. While this sounds fishy, âânothing can be said until the device is put to the test.