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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.

  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Value 10 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10

Tecno Camon 12 Air Price In Kenya

Tecno Camon 12 Air price in Kenya isKSh13,300. This phone has three color options – Ocean Blue, Alpenglow Gold and Stellar Purple. It has 3GB of RAM and 32GB onboard storage space. This phone features a 6.52 inches display and has a Triple-lens camera at the back with 16 megapixels main camera. The selfie camera is 16 megapixels.

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Tecno Camon 12 Air - Specifications


Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. August, 2019
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Available


Dimensions 158.6 x 75.5 x 7.8mm
Weight 170.7g
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 How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Nano SIM
Dual SIM Yes


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 269ppi
Touch Screen Yes, Multitouch


FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes


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


OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? 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 Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. 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


Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
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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