Due to the arrival of immense competition in the budget smartphone market in Nigeria, already established smartphone manufacturers in Nigeria having been dishing out smartphones with great value for the prices they offer. A lot of succeeding smartphones became more powerful and cheaper than their predecessors. One of such Smartphone brands to employ the strategy, to retain their market space, is Tecno Smartphone Manufacturing company. The Tecno Camon 12 smartphone, is cheaper and more powerful than its predecessor the Tecno Camon 11. In this article, we explore a comparison Tecno Camon 12 Vs Tecno Camon 11.
My favorite topic when it comes to gadgets is discussing gadgets that offer great value for the money. With the all-new Tecno Camon 12, Tecno is gonna have a lot of heads turning. Its the first time Tecno is manufacturing a smartphone with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal, for asking price of 47,500 Naira. Meanwhile, the Tecno Camon 11 3GB 32GB version had a price tag of 53,000 Naira at launch. This a pointer that Tecno isn’t relenting at all. They have serious plans to keep crushing the budget smartphone space in Africa. Below is a detailed comparison: Tecno Camon 12 vs Tecno Camon 11 to further buttress my point.
Tecno Camon 12 vs Tecno Camon 11
|Tecno Camon 12||Tecno Camon 11|
|6.52inch IPS LCD touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels||6.2 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with FHD+ 1500 x 720 pixels|
|Octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 Processor||Quad-core Mediatek Helio P22 Processor|
|4GB Ram||3GB Ram|
|64GB Storage||32GB Storage|
|16MP + 2MP + 8MP triple rear camera||13MP + 8MP + 2MP|
|16 MP Front camera||16MP Selfie Camera|
|Android 9.0 Pie||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|4000 MAH Battery||3,750MAH Battery Non-removable battery|
Design, Build & Display comparison
Without knowledge of the specs of the all-new Camon 12, it’s new design is the first pointer to the fact that you need to upgrade your Tecno Camon smartphone. The Camon 12 brings a more refined design to the table.
The Tecno Camon 11 was Tecno smartphone from Notch city. It had a very ambiguous notch on the forehead and on the chin, you have big bezels, bezels that are considered annoying to many, I for one does not like it. The Tecno Camon 12 fixes that issue. Instead of having the first-gen type of notch, the Tecno Camon 12 features a dot notch, which gives you more screen real-estate. On the chin, you have reduced bezels. Despite the fact that the display technology used on the Camon 11 is retained, the Camon 12 does feature a bigger 6.52-inch display, compared to the 6.2-inch display on the Camon 11. Display panels on both smartphones is an LCD touch panel.
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Switch both devices to the rear, you find more disparities. The Tecno Camon 12 still retains the title of a more refined look. Instead of the plain colors we had on the Camon 11, The Camon 12 introduces a gradient color scheme. The rear cover is made of polycarbonate. The faux glass featured on the Camon 11 is absent here. On the rear covering of the Tecno Camon 12, you have an array of three cameras and camera flash. We also have a fingerprint sensor here as well as the Camon and Tecno branding. On the bottom frame, you will find a headphone jack, Micro-USB port, speaker and Mic. The top frame is empty. \
The I/O placement on the Tecno Camon 12 is very similar to that of the Tecno Camon 11. However, Camon 12 has a more refined look in my opinion.
Tecno Camon 12 Vs Tecno Camon 11: Camera comparison
The Pioneer feature of smartphones in the Tecno series of smartphones is their camera. The most anticipated upgrades of the Tecno Camon series of smartphones in their camera hardware. This year Tecno has once again delivered. The Camon 12 introduces an array of the rear cameras. In this array of three rear cameras, we have a 16MP primary camera, a 2MP wide-angle camera, and an 8MP depth camera. For selfies, we have a 16MP camera, with a camera flash for bright selfies.
On the Tecno Camon 11, we have a dual-camera setup on the rear. This camera setup consists of a 13MP primary camera and a 2MP depth camera. For selfies, we also have a 16MP camera, with a camera flash for bright selfies.
Hardware & Software Comparison
The hardware of the Tecno Camon 12 can conveniently be said to be a substantial upgrade of the Tecno Camon 11. Its almost double everything. Although both smartphones feature the same processors, the Tecno Camon 12 features an Octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 Processor, meanwhile the Tecno Camon 11 features a Quad-core Mediatek Helio P22 Processor, that’s double the processing power. The Camon 12 features 4GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage, a 4000MAH battery and lots more. The Camon 11 features 3GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage and a 3,750MAH battery. Note that both smartphones support storage expansion via Micro-SD expansion.
The Camon 12 runs Tecno’s Hi-OS on top of the Android 9.0 Pie operating system, whereas the Camon 11 runs Tecno’s Hi-OS on top of the Android 8.1 Oreo.
Tecno Camon 12 Vs Tecno Camon 11: Price Comparison
Despite the fact that both the Camon 11 and Camon 12 currently have price tags of 47,500 for the Camon 12 and 47,000 Naira for the Camon 11, the Camon 12 totally crushes the Camon 11 in value, hence the Tecno Camon 12 is better value smartphone when compared to the Tecno Camon 11.
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