Tecno Camon 18 Review: Great Battery, Features & Display | GadgetGuruBN

Last updated on 14/02/2022 01:55 AM IST.
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Tecno on 23/12/2021 launched the Camon 18 which is a budget android smartphone in India priced at Rs.14,999 & these are my honest thoughts about it. 
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1. Battery [8.5/10]
Device comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery which supports 18W fast charging. The battery life should be excellent as it features,
  • Bigger battery size.
  • 12nm fabrication of the SOC.
  • 18W fast charging.
Battery Life Stats
SOT [Screen on Time]: Upto 8 hrs average.
Battery Life: Upto 2 days average.

2. Features [8.5/10]
The device comes with great features which includes,
  • Important sensors: Fingerprint & Gyroscope.
  • Connectivity options: Dual-Band WiFi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type-C 2.0 port, GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS & Beidou), Dual SIM (dual nano SIM, dual 4G, VoLTE & VoWiFi) & Dedicated Micro SD card slot. 
  • Audio features: Single speaker & 3.5mm headphone jack.
3. Display [8.5/10]
Device comes with 6.8 inch display which should offer great quality as it features,
  • IPS LCD 120Hz refresh rate panel with FHD+ [2460 X 1080 pixels] resolution. It supports 180Hz touch sampling rate.
  • Excellent 395 ppi sharpness, 500 nits of peak brightness & 20:5:9 aspect ratio.
4. Performance [8.4/10]
Device comes with Mediatek's Helio G85 12nm SOC & runs Android 11 OS with Tecno's HIOS 8.0 interface on top. The overall performance should be great as it features,
  • 2 Kryo ARM-Cortex A75 clocked at 2.0 Ghz & 6 Kryo ARM-Cortex A55 clocked at 1.8 Ghz with Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.
  • 4GB LPDDR4X RAM & 128GB UFS 2.1 Storage.
5. Camera [8.1/10]
Device comes with [3] rear cameras with Quad LED flash & [1] front camera with dual LED flash. The overall camera quality [image & video] should be great [8.4/10] in day & very good [7.2/10] in night as it features [camera features 0.3],
  • Main: 48MP with f/1.8 Aperture, PDAF & HDR.
  • Macro: 2MP with f/2.4 Aperture.
  • Depth: 2MP with f/2.4 Aperture.
  • Video recording options include 2K [1440p@30fps]. It features Pro mode, Movie Frame, Macro mode, Portrait mode, Night mode, Slow motion mode & more
  • Front: 16MP with f/2.0 aperture.
  • Video recording options include FHD [1080p@30fps].
6. Form Factor [8.1/10]
  • Dimensions: 168.86 x 76.67 x 8.95 mm & Weight: 203 gms.
  • Build: Gorilla Glass front, Plastic back & frame.
7. Box Contents: Tecno Camon 18 [Device itself], 18W Adapter, Type-C cable, Case, Guides / Paper work & SIM tool.

8. Price, Variants, Colors & Availability
1 Price: Rs.14,999.
1 Variants: 4+128GB. 
2 Colors: Iris Purple & Dusk Gray.
Availability: Available from 26/07/2021 via,
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9. Pros, Cons, GadgetGuruBN Product Rating & VFM Rating
Pros Cons
 + Excellent battery life   - Display quality could be slightly better
 + Great features   - Camera quality could be slightly better
 + Great display   - Slightly better SOC could have been used
 + Great performance   - Slight premium price
 + Great camera   
 + Great build   

1. Product Rating: 8.35/10.
2. VFM Rating: 7.2/10. 
3. GadgetGuruBN Rating: 7.77/10.

10. Final Words
Summing up my thoughts the Tecno Camon 18 is a great smartphone at a very good price, Also do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. 

11. Why you should buy this smartphone?
If you are looking for a great smartphone with great battery, features & display in the 15K budget than this smartphone might be the best option for you.
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