TECNO Camon 16 Pro vs Infinix Note 8: Which of These Mid-Range Smartphones is the Better Choice for You?

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We continue our weekly battles with a very interesting mid-week match-up. Today, we have a TECNO Camon 16 Pro vs Infinix Note 8 match-up on our plate. Both smartphones launched in 2020 and bring a number of interesting specs for us.

 


The TECNO Camon 16 Pro is one of the more popular smartphones from the stables of Transsion. Released in October of 2020, this smartphone takes centerstage alongside the Infinix Note 8 which launched in the same month of October.

Let’s dive right into the thick of things and check out what both smartphones have on show today.



 

TECNO Camon 16 Pro vs Infinix Note 8 Comparison Table

Come with me and let’s take a much closer look beneath the surface, checking out what both devices really pack underneath.



TECNO Camon 16 Pro Infinix Note 8
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.80 inches, 1640 × 720 pixels, 20.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.95 inches, 1640 × 720 pixels, 20.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display
Android 10 + HiOS 6.0 Android 10 with XOS 7.1
Octa-core MediaTek MT6769 Helio G70, 2.05GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio G80, 2.0GHz
16MP + AI dual selfie cameras 16MP + AI dual selfie cameras
64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash 64MP + 2MP + 2MP + AI sensor quad rear cameras with LED flash
128GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 512GB 128GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 2TB
6GB RAM 6GB RAM
5,000mAh battery with 18W Fast Charge 5,200mAh battery with 18W Fast Charging
₦88,300 ₦95,000

TECNO Camon 16 Pro vs Infinix Note 8: Where the Camon 16 Pro Has the Advantage

The Camon 16 Pro features a slightly faster chipset, with the Helio G70 taking care of business under the hood.

In the optics department, it has four rear cameras with slightly better numbers than its rival. However, camera comparisons are not just limited to numbers, meaning that these “better” numbers may not necessarily mean the Camon 16 Pro offers a better photography experience than the Note 8.


The Camon 16 Pro shares the same RAM and onboard storage as its rival, while costing less than the Note 8.

TECNO Camon 16 Pro vs Infinix Note 8


TECNO Camon 16 Pro vs Infinix Note 8: Where the Note 8 Has the Advantage

The Note 8 has a slightly larger display than its rival, making it an interesting option for smartphone gamers and users who love to watch their favourite shows on their mobile.

In the software department, it has the newer Android 10 with XOS 7.1 taking care of business. It has a similar camera setup as its rival, with four rear sensors and two front shooters. It also supports 4G technology like its counterpart and offers the same internal storage space, RAM as the Camon 16 Pro.

It offers more external storage, delivering up to 2TB of memory for users to store their data.

Infinix Note 8, Note 8i Launched

TECNO Camon 16 Pro vs Infinix Note 8: Who Prevails In This Mid-range Duel?

Both devices offer 4G support, boast good camera specs and offer long-lasting batteries. But where exactly do we pitch our tent? The Infinix Note 8 or the Camon 16 Pro?

 

The Camon 16 Pro is a cheaper option than its counterpart and should be ideal for you if you are on the lookout for a device that lets you get your hands on some nice specs (with a faster chipset) at a decent cost.

The Note 8 on the other hand brings a larger display, letting users enjoy their favourite shows on a larger screen. It also has a stronger battery than its counterpart, while boasting a newer OS. It offers more external storage than its rival. However, it costs a little more than the Camon 16 Pro, and should be a good option for smartphone gamers due to its chipset.

This midweek head-to-head is one of our toughest in recent weeks, with the Note 8 winning this battle by a really slim margin. In spite of its higher price, it offers slightly newer specs with a stronger battery to support these specs and a large display to top it off.

 

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