Tecno is a model that serves growing markets and sometimes focuses on value-for-money units. These telephones aren’t nearly getting essentially the most bang on your buck, nonetheless, as an alternative they’re tailor-made to the precise likes and dislikes of a number of key markets.
The Tecno Camon 17 Professional is among the most superior telephones it had constructed to this point, although it’s not fairly on the extent of the Camon 16 Premiere, which we reviewed final 12 months. Each are within the prime worth section of Tecno’s line-up with the 17 Professional priced at NGN 125,000 in Nigeria (that converts to $305 or €250).
The excellent news is that you simply get a whole package deal on your cash – there’s a 25W quick charger, a USB A-to-C cable, a protecting case and even a wired headset. Tecno doesn’t simply assume you have already got these issues at house or that you simply’re keen to spend additional on them.
Whereas the Camon 17 Professional is pretty succesful in all areas (contemplating its worth section), the principle focus is on the cameras. The primary unit on the again has a 64MP sensor and it’s joined by an 8MP ultrawide cam.
The entrance digital camera is much more fascinating because it encompasses a 48MP sensor for high-quality selfies. The sensor can do pixel binning, however there’s additionally a dual-LED flash embedded within the prime bezel, so nighttime photograph and movies must be glorious. The cellphone comes with a easy video editor that provides pre-made transitions, background music and different parts crucial to place collectively a enjoyable compilation of your movies.
The Camon 17 Professional has a big 6.8” show, which makes the cellphone itself fairly large. Nonetheless, that’s a plus if that is your solely/major digital system. It’s a very good panel too, an IPS LCD with 500 nits of brightness. And it has a 90Hz refresh price, which provides a little bit of premium really feel.
The Helio G95 chipset has a reasonably respectable GPU, although it doesn’t have sufficient oomph for 90 fps gaming (a minimum of not at full decision). The chip is akin to the Snapdragon 720G when it comes to efficiency. And also you get Android 11 (HIOS 7.6) out of the field, which is not all the time the case – we will level to some 5G telephones that launched with Android 10.
Tecno was fairly beneficiant with the reminiscence – the cellphone has 8GB of RAM, which is a lot for multitasking. And there’s 256GB of built-in storage, so you may set up loads of video games. There’s a devoted microSD slot too, so you may add much more storage for those who by some means run out of room.
The ultimate function that makes the cellphone really feel extra premium than its siblings is the 25W quick charger included within the field. The 5,000 mAh battery might have been greater, although, particularly contemplating the worth of the system.
The Tecno Camon 17 Professional finds itself in essentially the most hotly-contested smartphone segments. Can it obtain broader attraction than the 16 Premier did or does it depend on native information of its key markets? That’s what we’ll attempt to reply within the upcoming evaluation.