Tecno launched the latest flagship phones in the Camon series that is the Tecno Camon 12, Camon 12 Pro and Camon 12 Air into the Kenyan market. The phones are a successor to the Tecno Camon 11.

The phone runs on the latest Android 9 Pie with the HiOS 5.0 on top of it. It comes with other features such as 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage which is expandable to up-to 256 GB via MicroSD card. The phone also comes with a 4000mAh battery. It is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 SoC clocked at 2.0 GHz paired with PowerVR GE8320 for graphical processing.

For the display, the Camon 12 rocks a 6.5  inches touchscreen which has a 1600×720 resolution. Being that the Camon has a history of having remarkable cameras, the Tecno Camon 12 continues with this tradition as it comes with 16+2+8MP AI Max Triple Rear Camera and its four outstanding shooting performances. It has Ultra Clear Shot / 120° Super Wide Angle / 2cm Extreme Macro Photography / Remarkable Bokeh Effect. It offers the consumers a chance to seize wonderful moments from different angles bringing out more beauty in the world. At the front It has a dew drop 16MP selfie camera that has Dual Flash. At the rear, it has a triple camera setup that features a 16MP main camera, 2MP depth sensor and 8MP wide angle sensor.

The Tecno Camon 12 Pro comes with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, at the front it rocks a 32MP selfie camera which is bound to give you some bomb selfies. The screen is slightly smaller at 6.35″ and it comes with a 3500 mAh battery.

The Tecno Camon 12 Air on the other hand comes with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage, at the front it has a 8MP selfie camera. Otherwise all other features are similar to the Camon 12.

Tecno Camon 12 specifications;

  • Screen: 6.5-inch, LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1600×720 pixel resolution
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P22 Processor and PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • Internal storage: 64GB built-in storage space (upgradable to upto 256GB via MicroSD)
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Rear camera: Triple 16MP + 8MP + 2MP AI rear camera
  • Selfie camera: 16MP AI selfie camera
  • OS: Android 9 Pie with HIOS 5.0
  • Battery: 4000mAh non-removable battery
  • Network: 2G/ 3G/ 4G
  • Sensors: Fingerprint scanner (rear mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Compass
  • Colors: Dawn Blue, Dark Jade, Sky Cyan


  • The Tecno Camon 12 Pro – Ksh. 19,499
  • Tecno Camon 12  –             Ksh. 15,499
  • Tecno Camon 12 Air –         Ksh. 13,499.