Tecno makes and sells a lot of different smartphones, and it comes to the point where you face a tough decision choosing just one phone. There are plenty of choices available on Jiji, from budget mobiles up to premium Tecno handsets packing best-in-class cameras performance. If you are looking to upgrade an old handset, a Tecno Y6 may be the next item on your shopping list. Below, our picks for the best ones you can get from Tecno.
BEST FOR SELFIES: TECNO CAMON C7
The plastic body is quite pleasant to the touch, and the handset does not feel cheap. It has a fast MediaTek CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The display measures 5.0 inches, packs a quad-HD resolution and looks great. The Camon C7 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, with Tecno’s HiOS user interface on top of it. The back and front is a 13-megapixel camera with autofocus and dual LED flash to keep your photos looking sharp. The 2,500 mAh battery unit is not the strongest selling point, however, battery here is removable. So heavy users can swipe in an extra battery if there is limited access to power source.
BEST FOR MUSIC: TECNO BOOM J8
The Tecno BOOM J8 delivers excellent music performance. If you are a music lover, or simply enjoy a long walk or jog, the J8 must get your fullest attention. It is an Audio Centric device. You can dedicate a whole home screen to just the music player. You can adjust audio output according to the genre of music you listen to as well as the type of headset you use. And you get to enjoy two awesome 2-channel stereo setup. It has the sleek and slim body with a metallic rim finish and looks and feels a high-end smartphone. The J8 features a 5.5-inch full HD IPS panel with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Inside is a MediaTek CPU, 2GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage. The main camera is dual-tone LED flash 13-megapixel rear camera, and frontal one is a 5-megapixel shooter. The 3000mAh battery is again great, although you are still likely to need to charge the J8 every night. Supports fast charging.
BEST FOR WORK: PHANTOM 6
Techno has built the Phantom 6 to a high standard. It has a metal unibody design and a huge 5.5-inch Super AMOLED panel with 1920 x 1080 ppi resolution and 420-pixel density. The device is fast, thanks to the combination of speedy Helio X20 CPU and 3GB of RAM. The streaming video feed is stutter-free, and the phone does not clog up with multiple open apps. The device features 32GB of storage, which can be expanded via microSD slot. The Phantom 6 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, with the latest version of Tecno’s HiOS Phantom 1.1.0. Tecno has fitted the Phantom 6 with a more-than-respectable 13-megapixel shooter alongside a 5-megapixel lens that will allow you to readjust the focus on your shots after you take them. The smartphone is powered by a 2700 mAh battery, but the fast speed charging technology, that is applied to match a 24-pin Type-C port raises charge speed by 30%. It gets your phone from 0% to 99% in just 90 minutes.