TECNO Camon CX: Everything you need to know

The successor to the Camon C9 is here. As the name suggests, the TECNO Camon CX is a selfie-centric device, as all Camon devices from TECNO are. So, let’s explain the Camon CX to you in simple, non-technical language.


The large, centralised front camera lens is easy to spot on the Camon CX. It is a 16 megapixels unit, having the same megapixel count as the rear camera. In reality, though both cameras have the same megapixel count, the rear camera still take better photographs than the selfie camera. This doesn’t mean the selfie camera is bad; it just isn’t as good as the rear one. Selfie cameras have not matured enough to being as good as the rear cameras on phones, and that is still the case here.

The TECNO Camon CX has a 5.5-inch screen and runs Android 7 Nougat. That means you have a big screen and up-to-date software that supports the latest Android apps.

What of battery? The 3,200mAh battery is good and should not have you looking for a charger every few hours. There is also fast battery charging, which means the TECNO Camon CX charges faster than many other phones. That is a good thing.

But is the storage adequate? Will you need a memory card? Internal storage space is 16GB. That is adequate for most people. But if you record and download a lot of videos and large images, it is a good idea to buy a memory card for use with the phone.

The Camon CX has a fingerprint scanner located at the back. It also supports 4G LTE networks for fast mobile internet. The Camon CX cost around N47,000 at launch.

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If you are interested in the more technical details, we have the full features and specifications for you below.

TECNO Camon CX – Phone Specifications

Wireless Network and Software

  • GSM: GSM 900 / 1800
  • 3G: HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • 4G: LTE 3(1800) / 7(2600) / 20(800) / 28(700) / 40(2300)
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM (dual SIM, dual standby)
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS 2.0



  • Dimensions: 152.8 x 75.8 x 7.75 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400 PPI), IPS LCD touchscreen 2.5D display
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Compass, G-Sensor, Ambient Light, Proximity
  • Build: Metal
  • Colours: Purple. Champagne Gold. Sky Grey. Pink.


  • Processor Type: Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: Mediatek MTK6750T
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T860
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB


  • Rear: 16 megapixels, autofocus, ring flash
  • Video recording: 1080p @ 30fps
  • Front-facing: 16 megapixels with dual flash


  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA,
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes


  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0, USB Host/Charging


  • Charging: Light Speed Charge (Quick Charge 2.0)
  • Battery: Li-Polymer 3200 mAh
  • Announcement: March 23, 2017
  • Availability: March 2017
  • Launch Price: N70,000

Other TECNO Camon CX Resources

  • Review of TECNO Camon CX: Click here
  • TECNO Camon CX Unboxing videoClick here
  • An issue in which the Camon CX’s wireless hotspot is not seen by Windows 7 laptopClick here
  • The Camon CX has a twin, the Camon CX Air, which you will be interested in as well. Have a look at the Its twin, the TECNO Camon CX Air. See its specifications too
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Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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