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Tecno Camon 12 Air

Tecno Camon 12 Air
Brand: Tecno
Category: Mobiles

  • CPU
    Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)

  • RAM
    3 GB

  • Storage
    32 GB

  • Display
    6.55 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

  • Camera
    Triple: 16 MP + 8MP + 2 MP

  • OS
    Android v9.0 (Pie)

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

6 3.0 1
  • Battery 6 / 10
  • Camera 6 / 10
  • Value 6 / 10
  • Display 6 / 10
  • Clear, big HD display
  • Great camera profile
  • Comes with a dedicated memory card slot
  • Massive 4000mAh battery
  • No fast charging support

Tecno Camon 12 Air Price In Kenya

Tecno Camon 12 Air phone price in Kenya is KSh12,899.00 . The Camon 12 Air was launched in the country in August 2019. This device has 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage space.  It is a dual SIM phone with a dedicated microSD slot. This smartphone is available in three colors – Dark Jade, Dawn Blue, and Sky Cyan.  

*Price sourced from GadgetsLeo*

Tecno Camon 12 Air - Specifications


  • Announced
    August, 2019
  • Status


  • Dimensions
    158.6 x 75.5 x 7.8mm
  • Weight
  • Colors
    Dawn Blue, Dark Jade, Sky Cyan


  • 2G Network
    GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G Network
    HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network
    LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
  • SIM
    Nano SIM
  • Dual SIM


  • Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light.
    IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    6.55 inches
  • Resolution
    720 x 1600 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Display Colors
    16M colors
  • Pixel Density
  • Touch Screen
    Yes, Multitouch


  • FM Radio
  • Alert Types
    Vibration, ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
  • 3.5mm Jack


  • Rear
    Triple: 16 MP, PDAF + 8 MP + 2 MP, depth sensor
  • Rear Camera Features
    Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video
  • Selfie
    Single 8MP, f/1.8
  • Selfie Camera Features
    HDR, 1080p@30fps


  • OS
    Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • User Interface
    HIOS 5.5


  • Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei).
    Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
  • CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience.
    Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
  • GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones.
    PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off.
    3 GB
  • Internal Storage
    32 GB
  • Card Slot
    Yes, up to 128B (on a dedicated slot)
  • Sensors
    Fingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity


  • Bluetooth
    microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
  • Wi-fi
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    MicroUSB 2.0
  • GPS
  • NFC


  • GPRS
  • EDGE
  • Speed
    HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


  • Placement
  • Battery Type
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity
    4000 mAh

Tecno Camon 12 Air - Summary

  • Tecno Camon 12 Air is available in three colors – Sky Cyan, Dawn Blue and Dark Jade.
  • It is one of the cheapest 4G phones in Kenya. With it, you can connect to 4G LTE networks offered by Telkom, Safaricom, and others.
  • Camon 12 Air features a large 6.55-inch display with a resolution of 720 pixels by 1600 pixels.  This display utilizes IPC LC technology.
  • This device has a camera with three lenses at the back.  The main lens is 16 megapixels and it is coupled with an 8 megapixels wide-angle lens and a 5 megapixels depth sensor.  There is a quad-LED flash at the back that helps to brighten pictures captured in low light areas.
  • The front-facing camera is 8 megapixels.
  • On the software front, this device comes with Android 9.0 Pie OS. The Android operating system is customized by HiOS 5.5 user interface.
  • This device is equipped with a MediaTek Helio P22 processor.  The processor is paired with 3GB of RAM.
  • Tecno Camon 12 Air has 32GB internal storage space. It has a dedicated microSD slot supporting cards of up to 128GB.
  • A massive 4000mAhg battery fuels this Camon 12 Air.

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