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Have You Seen Tecno Mobile's New Device, The Camon C8?

In case you didn’t know, Tecno’s new lollipop device that was reported here is named the Tecno Camon C8 (I am guessing the Camon was gotten from Camera and On #JustThinking). Anywho, I have it from reliable sources that Tecno is going to offer the premium Camon C8 device to the Nigerian market at an affordable price.
So check out some first-hand look in case you haven’t seen it and tell me what you think.

FIRST LOOK

Once you first get to see the Camon C8, the first thing that comes to mind is its physical build and dual flash. The device has been tagged a premium flagship device.
camon c8 rear camera

REAR AND FRONT CAMERAS AND FLASH

Asides the physical build,  There has been a lot of hype around the camera though the Tecno Camon C8 would come with a 13MP rear camera/auto-focus and a 5MP front camera with flash. However, rumor has it the Tecno Camon C8 is going to prove to you all that it’s not all about Megapixels.
 camon c8 rear camera camon c8 front camera

Camera Shutter button

Also, to make picture taking easy, the device would come with a shutter button by the side of the phone.
 camon c8 camera shutter

STORAGE AND MEMORY

You can’t eat all your cake and have it, hence the reason why the Camon C8 will come with a 1GB RAM like  the Boom J7 and a 16GB storage.
 camon c8 ram

DISPLAY

With a 5.5-inch widescreen display, about the size of an iPhone 6 Plus, the view is impressive with vivid colours, soft touch response and definitely a HD screen.
 camon c8 screencamon c8 size

PRICE

According to my reliable source, the Tecno Camon C8 should be within the  N20, 000 price range.
With the camera hype, I can’t wait to do an unboxing and probably pair it against my Samsung NX300.  However, pending that time, I would like to hear your take on this. For the price tag, isn’t this a great bargain?

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49 comments on “Have You Seen Tecno Mobile's New Device, The Camon C8?

  1. Awesomecaye says:

    For that price…not bad at all

    1. KENSHI says:

      The Camon C8 is a little too much Tecno has given to the world at an overly affordable price, in my opinion.

  2. optimusPRIME says:

    not bad at alll…..great specs

    1. JujuEars says:

      The video reviews I see though, It’s beautiful specs they have put together. Really cool.

  3. DY says:

    Not bad at all

  4. Daze says:

    Your reliable source na wash sha, Assumptions yapa e.g
    “DISPLAY
    With a 5.5-inch widescreen display, about the size of an iPhone 6 Plus, the view is impressive with vivid colours, soft touch response and definitely a HD screen.”
    Would it have been too much to install CPU-Z to get the actual specs of the device rather than assuming the screen should be HD and other such things, like say HD na one single resolution sef.

  5. SexyChiChi says:

    The specs are great.

    1. KENSHI says:

      You know this! The build and UI are a brilliant combination. I’m the most thrilled.

  6. BenKafor says:

    I am tempted to get this phone

  7. Chisome says:

    I will wait until it comes out before i start to judge

  8. JanethEze says:

    16 GB storage. Impressive

  9. KENSHI says:

    With this design specs I see, I think Tecno is doing the economy a favor. This is too beautiful for 20k. I, in fact, do not think Samsung or Sony would give this awesomeness for a penny less than a fortune.
    Nice blog too Miss Techy.

  10. Awesomecaye says:

    I do agree with you KENSHI; it’s way too cheap for that price, and this is the simple reason why their products always appeal to a lot of people cos they are seen as the ‘Samsung’ and ‘Sony’ phones that they can afford.

    1. KENSHI says:

      Exactly, you have spoken just the beauty my mind seeks to express.

  11. Samm says:

    Pretty solid specs, a RAM of 2gb woulda made it *FLAWLESS*…
    Hope I’m not asking for too much..

    1. Anonymous says:

      Is it possible to upgrade d Ram to 2g. Pls explain

  12. JujuEars says:

    Aha! All people just became photographers.. The body looks study, fit for the job.

    1. SolaJ says:

      *Sturdy you mean? Yeah! The body looks like that of the Canon DSLRs. Rugged. I’ld call this a nice move.

      1. JujuEars says:

        You sha get the message

  13. Anonymous says:

    Sam, the RAM is actually 2GB. I have a problem with your review Missy. Be careful with what words you use. What do you understand by the word “premium”? Something tells me you haven’t touched the device at all and o couldn’t be wrong.

    1. KENSHI says:

      I believe some of the specs are actually premium, especially the few advancement in the camera. It’s what you may not even get in premium phones. Yeah! I suspect the RAM is about 1.5GB too. Missy has handled the phone in a review and even taken pictures with it. Check the blog.

  14. Anonymous says:

    Hmmmmm

  15. Teedrawz says:

    Upgrade the ram to 2gb and i’ll think about it…R7 still rocks

  16. Lekoba says:

    Wah about d battery life???

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Hello Lekoba, the battery life of the camon c8 is quite good, stay glued to misstechy for a detailed review

  17. vjsmiles says:

    Tecno doesn’t seem to learn their lessons huh?

  18. Janice. says:

    Until Tecno can do wat Infinix did with their latest Hot Note Pro, i can go for their phones again. The battery life of d Infinix hot note pro is amazingly awesome. Picture quality is gr8 and d memory, dats just d perfect finish. 2g rom, 32ig ram. Tecno still has to do better. And come to think of it, d phone isnt even available yet so all dis reviews re jst speculations

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      No they are not. I have a review unit of the Tecno Camon C8 and I am about to put up an in-depth review so stay glued to Misstechy 🙂

  19. bueddiey says:

    great product from tecno,,,i love this but they can still do better on the RAM

  20. adewale dking says:

    I can’t wait to see and buy the phone cos I have lost of formal techno phone and just get another m6 now, which to get this camon C8 now…..more technology techno try to do more new things to upgrade than the other…..more and more

  21. SolaJ says:

    The selfie I took with the Camon this morning though. I was surprised to see such quality from a China phone. The phone try mahn!

  22. Anonymous says:

    plz how can i get d phone delivered to me at Kogi State?

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      You can order from Konga or Jumia, they are nationwide

  23. Mustiiz Mustapha says:

    My one nd only miss techy.. Just don’t know why evasince I downloaded ur video clip u posted on nairaland… I cnt stop callin dat name miss techy… Like criusly..I can’t resist uu…

  24. Anonymous says:

    D phones still get a long journey 2 meet wv my tecno phantom 5

  25. silvia says:

    how can I track my lost Tecno C8. I lost mine last week

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Do you have your IMEI number?

  26. silvia says:

    yes I do

  27. silvia says:

    yes I do have the imei number

  28. silvia says:

    tobi you did not tell me if I will find my lost phone

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Hi Silvia, apologies, I thought I replied, you will need to take your IMEI number to a Tecno Carl care center, there might be a chance that they can track its location.

  29. silvia says:

    alright thank you

  30. arike says:

    pls like how much is it.

    1. Anonymous says:

      As frm 29500…

  31. Anonymous says:

    Bought mine 30k….in Benin city oooooo

  32. santus_kudos says:

    my camon8 is nt playing most of the games my tecno p5 and m3 is playing lyk team dragon,killerbean nd many more,,,nd dx tin jt dy vex me…

  33. Mohammed says:

    It is OK and the price is not that bad for we Nigerians

  34. precious says:

    Comment Text*what is the price of tecno c8 in China

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