Tecno recently sent press invites for the launch of its flagship Camon device in India. Today the Hong Kong based company went ahead and announced the Tecno Camon i2X smartphone in the country. It’s yet another Android smartphone to follow the notch trend which was first introduced by the Apple iPhone X.
As for the specs, the Camon i2X features a 6.2 inch display with a resolution if HD+ (1,500 x 720 pixels) and an aspect ratio of 19:9. Under the hood, it is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) chipset clocked at 2.0 GHz. It is paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which is expandable via microSD card.
In the optics department, the device sports a dual camera setup in the rear consisting of a 13MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and a 5MP secondary sensor with f/2.4 aperture and quad LED flash. On the front, there is a 16MP camera with f/2.0 aperture and dedicated flash. The camera comes with features like Bokeh Mode, AI HDR, AI Beauty, Super Pixel Mode and Panorama. The company claims it is capable of detecting the scene details such as lighting condition and brightness using a deep learning algorithm that is based on over 100,000 Indian profile pictures. There is also an AI soft light feature to enhance selfies and a Portrait mode that use software based algorithms to produce the Bokeh effect.
The handset runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with HIOS 4.1 running on top and is backed by a non-removable 3,750 mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and GPS/GLONASS. For security there is a fingerprint sensor on the rear.
The Tecno Camon i2X comes at a price tag of Rs 12,499 and will be available in Aqua Blue, Midnight Black and Champagne Gold color options. It will be available for purchase from wednesday through over 35,000 offline retail stores in the country. On the purchase, Reliance Jio is offering 50GB of Jio 4G data as well as additional benefits worth Rs. 2,250.
Tecno i2X specifications
- 6.2 inch HD+ notched display
- 2.0 GHz MediaTek MT6762 chipset
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage
- 13MP + 5MP rear with quad flash
- 5MP front with flash
- HIOS 4.1 with Android 8.1 Oreo
- 3,750 mAh battery