Tecno launches Camon iTwin with 6-inch 18:9 display, Android 8.0 in India: Price, Features, Specifications

Tecno unveiled its AI-powered smartphone Camon iTwin in a bid to compete with the likes of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 and other top budget phones in India


Tecno, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings, launched its Tecno Camon iClick smartphone in India in May 2018 and now the company has unveiled the Camon iClick’s iteration, the mid-range Camon iTwin smartphone in the country. This new offering by Tecno brings a 6-inch HD+18:9 display, quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset, 3GB of RAM, and a 13MP+2MP dual rear-facing camera to the table.

Tecno Camon iTwin: Pricing and Availability

The smartphone comes in Midnight Black and Champagne gold colour options. It is priced at Rs. 11,499 and will be available in offline stores. The device will compete with the likes of Redmi Note 5, and Asus Zenfone Max Pro (M1) in India. The specifications and pricing are listed below.

Tecno Camon i Twin: Features

The Tecno Camon iTwin sports a 6-inch 2.5D curved glass display with a 1440 x 720 pixels) HD+ resolution. The screen has a 500 nits brightness, 85 percent National Television System Committee (NTSC) colour gamut and a NEG (Nippon Electric Glass) Glass. The handset is powered by a Qualcomm’s 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset and aided by Adreno 308 GPU (Graphics Processing Unit). It packs 3GB of RAM, 32GB internal storage and has an expandable memory option up to 128GB via microSD card. On the software front, the smartphone boots Android Android 8.1 Oreo-based HiOS out of the box. The phone measures 160.4 x 76.3 x8.5 mm in dimension and weighs as light as 161 grams.

It sports a 13MP+2MP dual camera setup. The primary sensor has a f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size. At the front the handset has a 13MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and a LED flash accompanied. Connectivity-wise, the device has a dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE (Voice over Long-Term Evolution), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System), microUSB 2.0 port, and a 3.5mm audio jack. The whole package is fueled by a 4000mAh battery.

Tecno Camon iTwin: Specifications

  • Display: 6-inch 2.5D curved glass display, HD+ 1440 x 720 pixel resolution, 500 nits brightness, 85 percent NTSC color gamut, NEG Glass
  • Software: Android 8.1 Oreo-based HiOS
  • Processor: 1.4GHz quad-core Snapdragon 425 chipset with Adreno 308 GPU
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB (expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD)
  • Rear-facing camera: 13MP rear camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1.12μm pixel size, secondary 2MP camera, quad-LED flash
  • Front-facing camera: 13MP, f/2.0 aperture, LED flash
  • Extras: Fingerprint sensor, Face unlock
  • Dimensions: 160.4 x 76.3 x8.5mm
  • Weight: 161 grams
  • Connectivity: dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, microUSB 2.0 port, 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: 4000mAh
  • Colours: Midnight Black, Champagne Gold