TECNO launches Camon 30 Premier, three other models at MWC

TECNO has taken wraps off its Camon 30 series budget and mid-range Android smartphones. The lineup includes four models headed by the Camon 30 Premier 5G. The other three models are the Camon 30 Pro 5G, Camon 30 5G, and Camon 30 (4G). The company showcased the entire lineup at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024. The new phones will go on sale in a few months.

TECNO Camon 30 series launched at MWC

The 2024 edition of MWC is in full swing with massive media attention globally. TECNO is taking the opportunity to unveil its latest products amid this attention. It has already launched the Pova 6 series and the PolarAce Imaging System. The latter is a new mobile videography system co-developed with Sony. The Camon 30 Premier 5G will feature this technology.

The new phone sports a 6.78-inch AMOLED display with a 144Hz refresh rate, a 1.5K resolution (1264 × 2780 pixels), and 1,400 nits of peak brightness. It is an LTPO panel, a first for a non-foldable TECNO phone—the Phantom V Flip and V Fold have LTPO displays. The handset is powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 8200 Ultra processors paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.

For imaging, TECNO has equipped the Camon 30 Premier 5G with a 50MP Sony IMX890 main camera with OIS (Optical Image Stabilization). The phone also features a 50MP periscope 3x zoom camera (up to 60x hybrid zoom) and a 50MP ultrawide camera. This is in addition to the PolarAce Imaging System mentioned above. On the front, the device has a 50MP selfie camera with OIS.

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The Camon 30 Premier 5G has a quad-LED flash unit and a breathing light called Action Dot on the back. It serves as an indicator for video recording, charging, voice assistant, and more. The setup is fueled by a 5,000mAh battery with 70W fast charging. The phone runs on Android 14 with TECNO’s HiOS 14 on top. It also boasts dual stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos support, an IR blaster, and an under-display fingerprint scanner.

The other three models also offer OIS with the main camera

The TECNO Camon 30 Pro 5G shares a lot with its Premier sibling. The device is powered by the same chipset paired with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It also retains the display size and refresh rate but misses out on an LTPO panel. The resolution drops to 1080 × 2436 pixels. TECNO has replaced the 3x zoom camera with a 2MP depth sensor but kept the other three cameras unchanged. The rest of the setup mostly remains the same.

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The Camon 30 5G and Camon 30 (4G) also come with an as big FHD+ display limited to a 120Hz refresh rate. However, TECNO has downgraded the dup to MediaTek’s Dimensity 7020 and Helio G99 processor, respectively The 50MP sefie camera is unchanged but it’s a different 50MP main camera at the back. The other cameras on the back are there just to make up the numbers.

Thankfully, these two models retain the battery capacity and charging speed of the Premier and Pro models. They also get stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos. TECNO has yet to reveal the pricing and availability details of the new phones. The company says the Camon 30 Premier 5G will go on sale in the second quarter, i.e., between April and June. The other three Camon 30 models may also arrive on the market around the same time.

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