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The Tecno Camon 12 and Camon 12 Pro is the latest smartphone from Tecno Mobile which is the direct successor to the Tecno Camon 11 and Camon 11 Pro which were released late last year by the company.Tecno Camon 12

The Camon 12 comes with a 6.52-inches IPS HD+ display and a waterdrop notch screen which hold the front-facing camera just like the Tecno Phantom 9.

Tecno Camon 12 Key Specification

  • Display: 6.52-inches IPS HD, 720 x 1520 pixels
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) HiOS v5.5
  • RAM/Storage: 4 of RAM/64GB inbuilt storage
  • Camera: 16MP + 2MP + 8MP rear camera and 16MP selfie camera
  • Network: 4G LTE
  • Sensor: Fingerprint Sensor
  • Face Unlock

Tecno Camon 12 Design and Display

The device is made from a plastic material which has a stylish nebula design. Turning to the back of the device there is a triple back camera setup and the TECNO Logo written boldly at the back of the device. The Camon 12 comes with three different colours of gradient colours for the user to choose from.Tecno Camon 12

The device comes with a 6.52-inches IPS HD display with a resolution of 720*1600 while the Dot Notch screen houses the front-facing camera coupled with the LED flash.

Hardware and Software

The Tecno Camon 12 is powered by a MediaTek 6765 processor with an Octa-core that clocks at a speed of 2.3 GHz coupled with a PowerVR GPU which handles the gaming and graphic aspect of the phone. The Camon 12 comes with a 4GB RAM and a 64GB inbuilt storage which is expandable up to 256GB through the use of microSD card. The device runs on Android 9.0 pie couple with its own Tecno HiOS 5.5 user interface.

Tecno Camon 12 Camera

The TECNO Camon 12 has a total of four cameras- three at the back while one at the front. The back cameras consist of 16MP + 2MP + 8MP coupled with Quad-LED flash at the back. The front camera also features a single 16MP AI camera with a flash LED which is located on the dot notch display. Other Features include AI HDR, AI Portrait mode, AI Selfie, superpixel, AI Beautification.

Connectivity and Battery

The Tecno Camon 12 offers a dual Nano-SIM card with the support of a 4G LTE network. Other connectivity options include Bluetooth, GPS, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, a 3.5mm jack, micro USB port and a fingerprint sensor for unlocking the device.

The Camon 12 comes with a 4000mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery.

Camon 12 Price and Availability

The official price of TECNO Camon 12 will go for 47,000 Naira in Nigeria while it will be selling at the price of 675GHc in Ghana and 12755ksh in Kenya

Tecno Camon 12 Full Specification


Brand Tecno Camon 12
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 165.97 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm
Weight 179 g
Build Plastic
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours Dawn Blue, Dark Jade, Sky Cyan


Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.52 inches
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 19:9 Aspect ratio
Multi-touch Yes


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie) HiOS v5.5
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
Processor Name Octa-core CPU (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320


Internal Storage 64GB
Memory Card Slot Yes, up to 256GB


Back/ Rear 16 MP + 2 MP + 8 MP with Quad-LED flash
Front Camera 16MP 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

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 2.0, USB OTG
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity 4000mAh non-removable lithium-ion battery
Fast Charging Technology No
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Up to 28 hours
Stand by Up to 680 hours


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 Tecno Camon 12

Charging Brick

USB cable

User Manual


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