Tecno camon x vs Tecno camon cm

Few months after the release of the Tecno camon cm, Tecno is back again with a follow up of the Tecno camon cm.
The Tecno camon x is the successor the tecno camon cm.

The Tecno camon x continues the 18:9 aspect ratio featured in the Tecno camon cm with a bigger display.

In this article I am going to be doing a brief comparison of the specs, features and price of both phones to ascertain if the camon x is a worthy upgrade over the camon cm.

Without wasting more time, let’s jump into the comparison;

DESIGN/BUILD

Camon X : The Tecno camon x despite being the successor of the camon cm, looks alot like the Tecno spark K9.
In coincidence, the Tecno camkn x is a 6 inch device just like the Tecno spark K9 and also features the same design on the rear as the Tecno spark k9.

The Tecno camon x features a plastic build with antenna bands running from left to right on the top and bottom of the rear cover.

Despite the fact that the camon x features a plastic cover, Tecno still prefers to call it an aluminum alloy.

The camon x features a fingerprint sensor below its rear camera.

The camon x features a headphone jack speaker grills on the bottom.

Camon CM

The camon CM has a plastic build with visible antenna bands. The camon CM features a smooth back and round edges it’s predecessor the camon CX has.
The camon CM is about 7.75 mm thick.

The fingerprint reader is located on the rear just below the camera on the left side.

The camon cm features an headphone jack and speaker grills.

VERDICT: Both smartphones share similar designs and build properties. They can easily act as substitutes to each other , when considering design and build.

Winner: Its a TIE

DISPLAY

Camon X

As earlier stated ,the camon x continues the 18:9 aspect ratio display on a bigger 6 inch display.

The camon x features a 6 inch FHD 18:9 display , which facilities thinner bezels at the sides of the display.

The Camon x display has a screen resolution of 1080 x 2160.

The camon x is kept under the hood of a 2.5D curved glass.

Camon cm

The camon CM features a 5.7 inch IPS HD display with an aspect ratio of 18:9.

The display on the camon cm is kept under hood of a 2.5D curved glass.

VERDICT

Both phones feature similar display characteristics. The factor of disparity is the fact that the camon x features an 6 inch 18:9 display, which in my opinion will render a better viewing experience as I have experienced.

Winner: camon x

CAMERA

The camer department is actually the part where smartphones from the camon series shine the most.

With each new camon release, Tecno improves the camera quality of the smartphones in the camon series.

How far did Tecno go this time in improving the camera of the camon x over the Camon cm? Let’s find out;

Camon x

The camon x features a 24MP front facing shooter, a 16MP rear camera with dual LED ring flash

Owing to the fact that the camon x features a better camera on the front than its rear, it can be comfortably said that the camon x is a selfie focused smartphone.

Camon cm

The camon CM features a 13mp rear facing camera with autofocus, quad flash.
It also features a 13mp front facing camera with flash.

VERDICT

According to numbers, the camon x features better cameras.

Winne: Camon x

HARDWARE SPECS

Camon x

The camon x is powered by a MTK Helio P23 MT6763T processor , 3GB of ram and 16GB of storage.

The camon x features a non removable 3750 MAH battery

Camon cm

The camon cm is powered by Mediatek MT6737 processor, 2GB of ram and 16GB of storage.

The camon cm also features a 3000MAH battery.

VERDICT

According to numbers, the camon x features better hardware specs when compared to the camon cm.

The camon x has a better processor and a bigger battery

Winner

The camon x

PRICING

The camon x is sold for $200 which is approximately 60,000 in naira.

The camon cm is sold for 47,000 naira.

FINAL VERDICT

The camon x has observed in all categories of categories, is an improvement of the camon cm and is a worthy upgrade.

All this is centred on your willingness to send extra to purchase the camon x.

Winner: Camon x

CAMON X AND CAMON CM COMPARISON

TECNO  CAMON X TECNO CAMON CM
6 inch FHD IPS 18:9 display 5.7 inch IPS HD display
MEDIATEK Helio P23 MT6763T octa processor Mediatek MT6737 1.3 GHz quad core processor
3GB Ram 3GB Ram
16GB 16GB
20MP front facing camera 13MP front facing camera
16MP rear facing camera 13MP rear facing camera
3750MAH 3000MAH
4G yes 4G yes
Fingerprint Yes Fingerprint Yes
60,000 Naira 47,000 Naira

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