Tecno has launched two new smartphones, the Tecno Camon i Ace & the Tecno Camon i Sky 2, today, in India. Both the smartphones run on Android 8.1 Oreo with Tecno’s HiOS on top. The i Sky 2 comes as a succesor to the April-launched Tecno Camon i Sky smartphone.
The company has partnered with Reliance Jio to offer Jio users an INR 2,200 cash back (in the form of INR 50 vouchers), upon recharging with INR 198/ INR 299. The company is also offering 1-time screen replacement in one-year, 100-day free replacement and a 1-month extended warranty.
Tecno Camon i Ace
The Tecno Camon i Ace comes with a 5.5-inch HD+ 2.5D curved display with a resolution of 1440×720 pixels. Powering the phone is the MediaTek 6739 quad-core processor clocked at 1.5 GHz. For graphics, the SOC comes with PowerVR Rogue GE8100 GPU. It comes with 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128 GB using a microSD card.
As for the cameras, the Tecno Camon i Ace comes with a single 13 MP rear camera with a f/2.0 aperture, assisted by a dual LED flash. To the front, the phone comes with an 8 MP selfie shooter with a similar f/2.0 aperture and a dual LED flash, as the rear camera.
The Tecno Camon i Ace packs in a 3050 mAh battery underneath. The phone has support for 4G VoLTE, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS & GLONASS. The phone lacks a fingerprint scanner but does offer face unlock feature.
Pricing and availability of Tecno Camon i Ace
The Tecno Camon i Ace comes in Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, and Midnight Blue colors. The phone is priced at INR 6,799 and will be available across 35,000+ retail outlets, starting today.
Commenting on the launch, Gaurav Tikoo, CMO, TRANSSION India said,
“Millennials are turning out to be a creative force and have defined the mobile photography space in their own unique manner and style. They are in love with the idea of taking endless selfies and are enthusiastically sharing it across social media platforms. Hence, we believe that the youth aspires for a device that represents them and syncs well with their youthful and fashionable personality and our ’CAMON’ series resonates well with these expectations with its brand persona.”
Tecno Camon i Sky 2
The Tecno Camon i Sky 2 sports a similar 5.5-inch HD+ 2.5D curved display as the i Ace. The screen has a resolution of 1440×720 pixels. Powering the smartphone is the same MediaTek 6739 processor with PowerVR GE8100 GPU, that fuels the i Ace as well. It comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB of internal storage, expandable up to 128 GB.
The Tecno Camon i Sky 2 comes with a dual camera setup on the back, with a 13 MP primary rear-facing camera with f/2.0 lens and a secondary VGA camera. To the front, the phone has a 13 MP selfie camera with a f/2.0 aperture. A Dual LED flash assists both the rear and front-facing cameras.
The Tecno Camon i Sky comes with a 3050 mAh battery. The phone comes with both, a fingerprint scanner and face unlock for users to unlock their smartphones securely. For connectivity, the smartphones come with 4G VoLTE, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 & GPS and GLONASS.
Pricing and availability of Tecno Camon i Sky 2
The Tecno Camon i Sky 2 comes in Bordeaux Red, Champagne Gold & Midnight Black colors. The phone is priced at INR 7,499 and will be available across 35,000+ retail outlets, starting August 20th, 2018.