TECNO Camon 12 Air

TECNO Camon 12 Air was launched alongside with Tecno Camon 12 and the Camon 12 Pro. The Camon 12 Air comes with a punch-hole camera features which is the First TECNO mobile phone to come with a punch-hole camera feature.

The device features a 6.55-inch screen display, and a huge 3GB RAM coupled with a 32GB inbuilt storage and a 4,000mAh battery. The Camon 12 Air also comes with a three-camera setup and single selfie camera position at the front of the device.

TECNO Camon 12 Air Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.55-inches IPS HD, 720 x 1600 pixels
  • OS: Android 9.0 Pie
  • RAM/Storage: 3 of RAM/32GB inbuilt storage
  • Camera: 16MP + 5MP + 2MP (Quad-LED Flash) and 8MP selfie camera (Dual flash)
  • Sensor: Fingerprint Sensor
  • Face Unlock
  • Battery: 4000mAh

Design and Display

In terms of its design, its shares a similar design to the Camon 12 and the Camon 12 Pro. Turning to the back of the phone, there is a triple camera setup which is position vertically at the left side of the device accompanied by a LED flash. While the fingerprint sensor is placed at the usual spot.TECNO Camon 12 Air

Over to the front, the device is the first of its kind to feature a punch-hole camera, the punch hole camera is position at the top left side of the screen.

The Camon 12 Air has a 6.55-inches LCD which has a resolution of about 720 x 1600 pixels. The device is protected by a 2.5D glass. Finally, the device is covered with glass and can be seen in Ocean Blue and Alpenglow Gold colours.

Hardware and Software

The Tecno Camon 12 Air uses a MediaTek Helio A22 SoC processor which run at a speed of 2.0GHz quad-core. While the graphics aspect is powered by a PowerVR GE8320 GPU which is coupled up with a 3GB RAM that handles multitasking apps.

There is 32GB internal storage that comes with the device which can also be expanded through the use of a microSD card slot. The device runs on the latest Android 9.0 Pie coupled with its own TECNO’s customize user interface HiOS 5.5.


Just have we have already mentioned, the Tecno Camon 12 Air comes with a Triple camera setup at the back of the device which is consist of 16MP main sensor, 5MP wide-angle sensor and a 2MP depth sensor which accompanied by a quad-LED flash. The back camera can take a video shoot at 1080p and 720p.

As for the front camera, it has a single 8MP selfie camera which is hosted on the punch-hole display coupled with a dual-LED flash for taking images in low light areas.

Battery and Connectivity

This device comes with a Non-removable 4000mah battery.

As usual, the connectivity options include a 4G LTE network, Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, a 3.5mm jack, micro USB port and a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the device.

TECNO Camon 12 Air Price and Availability

The Tecno Camon 12 Air costs about $120 which is approximately N44,000 naira in Nigeria while about 650Ghc in Ghana.

TECNO Camon 12 Air Complete Specifications


Brand Tecno Camon 12 Air
Announced September 2019
Released September 2019
Status Available


2G Network GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900
3G Network WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100
4G LTE Network Yes


Dimensions 166 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm
Weight 170 g
Build Plastic
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours Ocean Blue and Alpenglow Gold


Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colours
Size 6.55 inches
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 19.5:9 Aspect ratio (263 ppi density)
Multi-touch Yes


Operating System Android 9.0 Pie -HiOS 5.5
Chipset MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
Processor Name Quad-core 2.0Ghz
GPU PowerVR GE8320


Internal Storage 32GB
Memory Card Slot Yes, up to 256GB


Back/ Rear 16MP + 5MP + 2MP with Quad-LED flash
Front Camera 8MP with Dual LED flash
Video Resolution (Back) 1080p@30fps
Features Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection, White balance settings, ISO settings, 2X Optical Zoom

Exposure compensation, Self-timer

Scene mode, FaceID, HDR, AI Beauty

Video Resolution (front) 720p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Audio Jack Type 3.5mm audio jack


USB Port Yes, Micro USB, USB OTG
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity 4000mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery
Fast Charging Technology Yes
Wireless Charging No


Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Java Support No
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Games Yes, Downloadable from Google Play store
Additional Features WMV/RV/MP4/3GP player


Document editor (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF)

Push to talk

Voice command/dial


Box Contents Smartphone

Charger Brick

USB cable

Phone Porch

User Manual


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