The Tecno Camon 16 Premier is the direct successor to the Camon 15 Premier launched about 6-months ago. The new Camon 16 Premier combines the power of the Mediatek Helio G90T CPU with a total of six (6) camera setups. The device spots a 6.9-inches FHD+ display featuring pill-notch and 90Hz refresh rate.

Talking about the camera, the device has a dual 48MP + 8MP selfie snappers, kept in the pill-notch upfront. As for the rear camera setup, the Camon 16-premier has four modules which include a 64-megapixel main lens, pegged with 8-megapixel 119-degree ultra-wide lens, a third 2-megapixel low-light lens and a fourth 2-megapixel depth snapper, coupled with 5-LED flashes.

The device comes with a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and supports dual nano-SIM with the 4G LTE network. Interestingly, the device has a 4500mAh battery with 33W fast charging via USB Type-C interface, while Google Android 10 with HiOS v7.0 run out of the box.

The device can be pre-ordered for now which ends on the 21st of September, 2020. Let us learn more about this unique device.


The Tecno Camon 16 Premier smartphone display type is an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen in 16M colours. Its size is up to 6.9″ or 102 cm2 (~84.1% screen-to-body ratio). The device’s screen resolution is up to 1080 x 2460 pixels, (~405 PPI density) and it is a touch screen and has up to 480 nits type brightness.

There is nothing on top of the device like other smartphones and the bottom of the device is flat and the phone can stand on its own when placed on a table.

Operating Platform

Its operating system (OS) IS Android 10.0; HiOS v7.0 and its chipset are Mediatek MT6785 Helio G90T (12 nm). It has an Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) CPU and its GPU is Mali-G76 MC4.


It has an 8GB RAM (Memory), 128 GB storage capacity, which is expandable up to 512GB and up to 256 GB via microSD card slot. Its phonebook and call record memories are practically unlimited.


It has two camera types which are as follows;

  • 64MP Ultra Quad Camera (MAIN CAMERA)
  • 48MP Dual Front Camera (SELFIE CAMERA)

Main Camera

The camera type is a quadruple lense. The camera sensor(s) 64 MP main rear + 8 MP ultra-wide + 2 MP low light + 2 MP depth sensor main camera

Selfie Camera

The camera type is a double lense. Camera sensor(s) in the front camera is 48 MP main selfie + 8 MP selfie ultrawide selfie.

The pixel binning from the images gotten taken from the 64MP ultra quad-camera can stretch out a 16mp image from 0.8um to 1.6um, giving it a larger 64mp resolution image which is 4 times larger. The same thing happens with the front camera, it stretches the image from 12mp four times giving it a 48mp resolution. The advantage here is that it gives a better resolution.


The device has loudspeakers with dual stereo speakers and is located at the chin, below the display screen. It also has a 3.5mm audio jack type. It has active noise cancellation with dedicated mic sound enhancements.


The device has a 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go and a 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD Bluetooth. It also has an 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi connection and a GPS that is a dual-band A-GPS. Lastly, it has an FM radio.


The device has a non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery. It has fast battery charging at 33W. Charges up to 100% in 65 to 72 minutes. It has no wireless charging. Its talk time can last up to 32 hours and can stand by up to 560 hours. Music play on the device can last up to 35 hours.

Other Features

The device comes in a glacial silver colour and comes with a charging brick, USB cable and user manual.

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