UPDATE: Release date is February 20th, 2020
Tecno Mobile is said to be launching a new smartphone this month which is going to be the Tecno Camon 15. Previously, a Tecno smartphone with a punch hole display poped up online but without a moniker. Speculations were guessing that it is going to be the Tecno Camon 13.
Thanks to our legit source, they have now confirmed the name of the phone which is Camon 15. This new Tecno device is taking a whole lot of modern design, it has a vertical quad camera setup which is enclosed in a rectangular black background, just like the Umidigi Power.
Camon is Tecno Mobile’s camera focused smartphone series. The upcoming smartphone will come with an “AI Quad” rear cameras. One of the sensors on the phone will be 48-megapixel, bringing the device on par with several mid-range phones that offer similar megapixel counts.
There’s also a fingerprint sensor on the top center followed by Tecno branding in the second half. The poster also says “Ultra Night Lens powered by DSP”, hinting at better lowlight photography capabilities. The render also shows gradient-like finish on the back panel.
Tecno is one of the top smartphone players in the offline segment. According to a recent Counterpoint report, Tecno was one of the top 10 smartphone brands globally in Calendar Year 2019. The company shipped 21.5 million units in the CY19 and had 1% of the market share.
In the fourth quarter of 2019, Tecno shipped 6.5 million units and had 2% market share. The Tecno Camon 15 release date is going to be in 20th February 2020. It will succeed the Camon 12 which has a 6.52inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720 by 1600 pixels.
The latter is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 chipset which has an Octa core processor clocked at 2.0GHz. For graphics or gaming, there is a PowerVR GE8320 GPU responsible for it. The chipset is backed up by a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
What is powering the phone is a 4000mah battery with no fast charge. We are going to see if this upcoming Tecno Camon 15 will support fast charging, Stay toned.