Tecno Camon 17 Review and Price


Tecno Mobile rolls out another captivating product in the form of the Tecno Camon 17. It was released on 22nd May 2021. Endowed with a slender thickness of only 9mm, and running on the latest Andriod 11 with over 128GB of internal storage, the Camon 17 definitely leaves an impression.

The Camon 17 shows off a Triple-Camera Setup of 48MP and 2 supplementary modules. It comes with a big screen of about 6.6″ and a capacious 5000mAh battery. The Tecno Camon 17 is equipped to attend to all your entertainment needs and serve you even longer. Moreover, the device boasts an IPS LCD Screen with a whopping 90Hz refresh rate. In addition, it houses a Helio G85 chipset alongside a 4GB/6GB RAM (depending on the variant) which both work hand-in-hand to give you a seamless user experience.

Tecno Camon 17 Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.6 inches, PS LCD
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Dimension: 164.5 x 76.5 x 9 mm (6.48 x 3.01 x 0.35 in)
  • Colour: Frost Sliver, Deep Sea, Tranquil Green
  • OS: Android 11, HIOS 7.6
  • Processor: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
  • RAM: 4GB/6GB
  • Storage: 128GB (plus up to 128GB expandable storage via SD Card)
  • Camera: – Front camera 16 MP – Back camera 48 MP
  • Network: 2G/3G/4G
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano)
  • Bluetooth: Yes v5.0
  • Fingerprint: YES (rear-mounted)
  • Face ID: YES
  • Loudspeaker: YES
  • Microphone: YES
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz, USB Type-C 2.0, FM radio
  • Battery: Li-Po 5000 mAh

Design and Display

The Tecno Camon 17 rolls out with an IPS LCD Screen and a 90Hz refresh rate, which keeps the display’s interactions and transitions smoothly to the eyes. Moreover, the screen brightness peaks at 450 nits which leaves the screen well-lit even for a sunny day. In addition, the phone has a big screen of 6.6 inches (105.2 cm2) with an approximately 83.6% screen-to-body ratio giving it that premium look and feel. The screen has a resolution of about 720 x 1600 pixels and 266 ppi density which delivers refined and high-quality images to users.


The Tecno Camon Series has a reputation of being the brand for camera freaks introducing enticing camera specs for each and every product and as a result, the Camon 17 was not left behind. It pulls off a Triple Camera setup with a 48MP main for wide coverage and 2 complementary modules for depth and bokeh making your dream picture a reality, strapped with a Quad-LED flash, panorama mode, and full HDR. In addition, the selfie is definitely not a let-down as it comes in at 16 MP with Dual-LED flash with a video recording experience of 1080p@30fps, it is no doubt, the go-to choice for selfies lovers.

Battery and Performance

Tecno Camon 17 is powered by a 5000 mAh Li-Po Battery which utilizes 18W Fast Charging, to last you all day and all night and charge up in no time at all. Moreover, the Camon 17 houses the MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) for rapid computing and the Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) which is in charge of the device’s processing operations. In addition, it also packs the Mali-G52 MC2 for more sublime graphics at your fingertips.


The Tecno Camon 17 comes with 4G connectivity, Bluetooth, and USB alongside WiFi, Hotspot, and Dual-Sim capacity, although NFC is not available on this device, it is nonetheless acceptable to the contemporary user.

Price and Availability

Tecno Camon 17 can be purchased online and in local dealer shops at a reasonable price ranging from NGN72,000 – N95,000, depending on the variants.


The Tecno Camon 17 is a nice choice for a mid-budget camera phone just like the Redmi Note 10. The Camon 16 still overshadows it in specs and price but what the Tecno Camon 17 lacks in screen size and camera capacity, it makes up for it in RAM and processing speed. In conclusion, the Camon 17 is affordable and regardless of its minor shortcomings still delivers superb user satisfaction and experience.

Frequently Asked Questions About Tecno Camon 17

What is the disadvantage of CAMON 17?

The Camon 17 Pro is not without its flaws, mostly small ones like the missing night mode for the ultrawide camera, or the unusual speaker behavior. However, a more critical deficiency stands out. The display is an LCD among OLEDs, and it’s not even all that good of an LCD.

What is special about Camon 17?

The front camera consists of a 16 MP sensor while the main camera features a Quad-LED flash, panorama, and HDR. The sensors of the smartphone include a Fingerprint (rear-mounted), an accelerometer, and proximity. The smartphone is fueled by a Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery plus a fast charging 18W.

Is CAMON 17 waterproof?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged in water.