Tecno Camon CX Complete review, Camera test, Video, Price and where to buy

Tecno mobile launched the Tecno Camon CX a few weeks ago in Kenya after it initially introduced the Tecno L9 Plus.


The Camon CX has been a subject of speculation online with many predicting the possible name and specifications of the phone. No doubt Tecno Camon Series are top-notch camera-centric smartphones. The Camon C8 was one of the best-selling smartphones for 2017 because of its great camera quality and affordability. In 2016 however, the Camon C9 took the crown, boasting of 13MP cameras at the back and at the front. It was a great treat for selfie lover. The Camon CX is here and this is the specs review and unboxing.

Tecno Camon CX device review and Unboxing

Camon CX software and Performance

Camon C10, Camon CX is the Tecno’s second phone to boot Android 7.0 Nougat and the latest HiOS Version 2.0. The user interphase is clean, fast and is loaded with google Assistant, Google Allows and other Google apps.

In the performance side of things, Tecno Camon CX is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P10 which is clocked at 1.5GHz. The RAM is 2GB and the internal storage is 16GB and you can expand it to 128GB via a MicroSD card slot provided.

Camon CX Display

The device is blessed with a FULL HD IPS display that boasts of 500nit brightness level. You will have no problem at all reading text under sunlight on the Camon CX. The resolution is 1080*1920pixels. The Full HD display is protected by a 2.5D glass giving it an almost bezeless look.

Tecno Camon CX Camera

With all that said about the previous Camon smartphones, the Camon CX or Camon C10 sports a 16MP front and back cameras. The 16MP front camera has dual LED flash that brightens up pictures taken in the dark while the 16Megapixels back camera is blessed with Quad-LED flash just like the one on iPhone 7. This means that there are 4 LED-flash that will help to brighten up your pictures in a low-light environment. The Cameras of the Camon CX have been put to the test and here are sample pictures that were taken with the phone.

Tecno Camon CX Design

The design Language of the Camon CX is totally different from previous devices from the brand. The image below shed more light about the super slim profile of the Camon CX. The Tecno Camon CX looks so much like the iPhone 7 in design, it features a 5.5-inch 2.5D glass display with full HD resolution. The device is designed with top grade metallic material that feels sturdy and premium in the hands. At the back, you will find the fingerprint scanner which is really fast and can also be used to take photos.

Camon CX Battery

While the Camon C9 has a battery capacity of 3000mAh, the new Camon CX got a battery upgrade of 200mAh compared to the Camon C9 giving a total battery of 3200mAh which also comes with fast charge technology.

Tecno Camon CX Unboxing Video Review

Check out the unboxing of the device in the video here.

official Specifications and features of Tecno Camon CX

Body Build Metal Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS Network 2G/3G/4G Screen Size 5.5 inches Resolution 1920×1080 pixels Full HD Display 2.5D display with Gorilla Glass Dimension N/a Weight 167g SIM Dual Micro SIM Processor 2.0 GHz Octa-core (Helio P10) GPU Mali 860 GPU Front Camera Front: 16MP with flash with Quad- LED flash Back Camera 16MP with LED flash Memory 16GB ROM Expandable via MICRO SD up to 128GB RAM 2GB Connectivity GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB 2.0 Battery Capacity 3200mAh battery; 9V/2A fast charging Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensor, Temperature sensor, Hall sensor Fingerprint Yes Colour Gold, Elegant Blue, Grey and Rose Gol

Tecno Camon CX Air Specifications

  • SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Band 3/7/20/28A/40
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS 2.0 Custom UI
  • Display: 5.0-inch HD IPS Display, 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Protection: 2.5D water drop screen
  • Dimension : —
  • Colours: Rose Gold, Grey, Elegant Blue, and Champaign gold
  • Processor Type: 1.25Ghz Quad-Core processor
  • Graphics Processor: Mali T720
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Back Camera: 13 megapixels, autofocus with Dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 13 megapixels with LED Flash
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3200mAh

Tecno Camon CX Price and Availability

Camon CX has been officially unveiled and the price is around N70,000-N75,000 in Nigeria. Below is the Camon CX price for other countries. It is available in four colours of Rose Gold, elegant Blue, Grey and Champagne Gold.

  1. Tecno Camon CX Price in Nigeria is between N70,000-N75,000
  2. Tecno Camon CX Price in Kenya is 17,449 Kenya shillings
  3. Tecno Camon CX Price in India is Rs. 12,421
  4. Tecno Camon CX Price in Uganda will cost Ush. 684,219
  5. Camon CX Price in Ghana is 825 Cedi
  6. Tecno Camon CX Price in Tanzania is Tsh. 424, 403
  7. Tecno Camon CX Price in Egypt is 3429 Egyptian Pound

Where to buy Tecno Camon CX in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana

The phone is now available in Jumia Nigeria, Jumia Kenya and Jumia Ghana.

Buy Camon CX in Nigeria Here for N70,00

Buy Camon CX in Kenya Here for just Ksh. 17, 499

Buy Camon CX in Ghana Here

So guys what do you think about the Camon CX? the camera, Design, Software and Specs? Does it live up to your expectation? Let’s hear your take below.

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Originally published at www.phonecorridor.com on March 6, 2017.

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