The TECNO CAMON 18 series has been officially launched in Kenya. The launch was held at a media event held at the Movenpick Residences in Nairobi, attended by local media partners, influencers, and related stakeholders.

The TECNO CAMON 18 is available in three variants namely the CAMON 18, CAMON 18P, and CAMON 18 Premier to retail at Ksh. 22,199, Ksh. 27,699 and Ksh. 39,699 respectively.

Influencers that attended the event include Diana Marua, Joy Kendi, Nick Mutuma, Bridget Shighadi, The Magunga, Silvia Njoki, Seth Gor, Frankie Just Gym It, among many others.

The beginning of the event was marked by a slideshow gallery of exquisite photos captured by the TECNO CAMON 18 Premier. The gallery highlighted the powerful camera and videography capabilities of the TECNO CAMON 18 Premier, transitioning into the main event that was hosted by Mark Masai.

The new TECNO CAMON 18 smartphone has a 5,000 mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging technology. The smartphone runs on Android 11, HIOS 8.0 Operating System.

The TECNO CAMON 18 also features a front 16 MP camera for selfies and a triple rear-camera 48MP+2MP+2MP supported by a wide range of features. With a large 6.8 inch HD Plus Display, the TECNO CAMON 18 carries a MediaTek Helio G88 (12nm) chipset paired with 4 GB RAM and a 128 GB internal storage.

Speaking at the main event, Shiva Zhong, TECNO Kenya Brand Manager said, “TECNO and the CAMON series in particular, has been about introducing cutting-edge and stylish smartphones to the global emerging market. By using the African market as a launchpad, we have been able to achieve a global footprint and TECNO now has a presence that spans the globe, from Latin America to Southeast Asia. Through your support, TECNO now has over 80,000 points of sale across the world.”

Shiva added that through the support of TECNO customers across Africa, the brand has consistently been ranked among the most admired brands in Africa.

The focus point of the TECNO CAMON 18 is the stabilization technology that ensures a steady camera experience. Additionally, the development of the CAMON 18 prioritized Pioneering Camera Innovations, Stylish and Exquisite Design, and Superb User Experience.

The TECNO CAMON 18 is available in TECNO retail shops across the country and online on Jumia.

TECNO CAMON 18 smartphone specifications

Network technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Body dimensions: 6.65 x 3.02 x 0.35 inches
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen size: 6.8 inches
Resolution: 1080 x 2460 pixels
OS: Android 11, HIOS 8.0
Chipset: MediaTek Helio G88 (12nm)
CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
Internal storage: 128 GB
Main camera: Triple 48 MP (wide)
2 MP (macro)
2 MP (depth)
Selfie camera: Single 16 MP (wide)
USB: USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Battery type: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging: Fast charging 18W
Colours: Dusk Gray, Ceramic White, Iris purple