Tecno Camon 17

  • Display: 6.8 inches
  • CPU: 2.0GHz Octa-Core processor
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • ROM: 128GB
  • Rear Camera: 48MP+2MP+2MP+AI lens
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • OS: Android 10
  • Network: 4G
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Colors: Purist Blue, Cloud White

KSh18,000 KSh18,500


Tecno Camon 17 specs and price in Kenya

Brand TECNO Camon Series
Processor MediaTek Helio G85
O.S Android 11, HIOS 7.6
Internal 128GB with 4/6GB RAM
Connectivity Dual SIM (up to 4G)
Camera 48 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP
Selfie 8MP
Display 6.55 inches IPS LCD
Battery 5000 mAh
Charging Fast charging 18W
Price in Kenya Ksh 18,000

Camon 17 overview

The Tecno Camon 17 features a smartphone with 6.8 inches display screen. It comes packed with 6GB RAM and 128 GB ROM worth of storage just for you. Enjoy taking clear images and videos in any environment on the 48MP+2MP+2MP+AI lens back camera together with the 16MP front camera for selfies and video calls. This phone operates on the Android 10 and 4G networks. Stay powered up longer on the in-built 5000mAh battery. Buy Tecno Camon 17 online at the best price in Kenya at Barakaphones.

On the 7th of May 2021, Tecno Camon 17 was released bearing the Android 11 Operating System. The smartphone has 6.7 inches display and a triple camera set up on the rear side. On the front is a single selfie camera. The storage space is really great on this mobile and yet expandable. Besides supporting an SD card this smartphone supports dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, and a USB as well are connectivities supported to this mobile. This phone is available in the colors of Ice Jadeite, Misty Grey, Blue Hawaii.


Tecno Camon 17 has a glamorous design while coming with stunning colors and exquisite textural lines. In terms of measurements, the dimensions are 164.5 mm x 76.5 mm x 8.95 mm while the display screen stands at 6.6 inches alike to those of Tecno Camon 16s. The front also has a punch-hole cutout that plays host to the 16MP selfie camera. The top bezel has an earpiece grille that combines well with the bottom blaring speaker to offer stereo sound. The color gradient design is pleasing to the eye while the two-tone finish commands attention whenever you pop it out of your pocket. While the frame and back of this mobile are plastic, the front is of Gorilla Glass 3.

The rear side has a rectangular camera housing while the fingerprint sensor is placed adjacently in the middle. There is also a Camon Logo at the bottom right part of the backside. On the left side, one can easily spot the tactile volume rocker buttons as well as the power buttons. The right side has the dual Nano-SIM card slot and an additional slot for the Micro SD card.it supports Volte inclusive of Faiba 4G network. At the bottom, the bezel is a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, microphone, and speaker grille.

Dot-in Display

Tecno Camon 17 is equipped with a 6.6 inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen (with 16M colors) with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio. This type of display has a lower energy consumption, dynamic and rich colors, fast responses with also high picture resolution. You can now protect your eyes while reading with less straining as the display is reasonably big for easy viewing of crispy clear content.  It is lag-free and your device does not get too hot. Also, it is bright outdoors with great viewing angles and adaptive light features.  Enjoy your favorite movies and even streaming the web without blur effect. The mobile’s automatic brightness adjustment makes it easier to use in areas of high or very low light intensity.

Cameras with AI Lens

Tecno Camon 17 comes with a Quad camera set 48 MP, (wide), PDAF+ 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)+ QGVA. The triple camera setup leaves you satisfied   It has white balance, dynamic range, and color reproduction which makes your experience better. This combination gives the phone zooming capability and also the ability to capture more details in a single frame. Night mode gives better results with more details, tolerable noise levels, and accurate colors with good highlights at night. Further to get a clear shot in the night times is the Quad-LED flash among the panorama and HDR features.  Video recording is 1080 pixels at a 30fps rate.

Clearest selfie camera

The selfie camera 16MP with Dual-LED flash feature that can capture excellent details bringing out your best self. This camera is similar to the one in Tecno Camon 15 and sports a Samsung S5K3P9SP04 sensor. Your worries of having a photographer whenever you are alone can now lapse. Video recording is 1080 pixels 30fps. TECNO calls this one their “clearest selfie camera,” yet.


Tecno Camon 17 has come with the upgraded OS from the Android 10 version in the Tecno Camon 16s. This smartphone functions through Android 11, HIOS 7.6. It allows you to control apps by permitting downloaded apps on what data to access. It also comes with an in-built screen that records your phone’s activities including sound from the mic. This enables the phone to divide tasks based on the amount of power needed, leading to faster load speed and multitasking capability. The phone has ample memory and high APP performance.

Helio G85  chipset

It has MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm) chipset and Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55). This combination gives you a high performance of tasks and less overheating. You can multitask without fear of lagging just like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 9. The gaming experience is made better with fewer interruptions. It is equipped with 4GB or 6GB RAM to enable you to switch from one app to the other. Apps run smoothly in the background and you can access previously used Apps without the need to refresh them.

For graphics, it has Mali-G52 MC2GPU which gives a great and impressive wonderful view. Further, you can enjoy graphic intense games with the Tecno Camon 17. This mobile comes with proper speakers and a 3.5mm jack port that will help you enjoy better audio in noisy and crowded places. There is a fingerprint sensor on the rear side that can protect your mobile privacy as well. Further, are the Android locks to ensure that total privacy is maintained in your mobile. you can also use the facial recognition feature.


There two mobile of this smartphone bearing varying RAM but similar ROM. One of the phones bears 4GB RAM while the other is at 6GB. There is a 128GB ROM that allows you to download your videos, music files, documents, and even podcasts for future reference or entertainment. This storage in Tecno Camon 17 is expandable with an SD card up to 512GB via the dedicated slot.


The Tecno Camon 17 connects well with Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot as the Samsung Galaxy A31. This offers you total relief when it comes to wirelessly connect numerous devices to the internet. It is also a means to transfer data to and from your mobile. If you are in need to stream music to your soundbars the get a system that is compatible with 5.0, A2DP, LE Bluetooth. You will also be able to share files, photos, and documents with other devices once connected.

The phone uses micro USB 2.0 which also delivers power to the battery during the recharge as well as transfer data. An accelerometer available on this phone boosts the GPS on this phone. you can always recover your lost device with the help of the GPS. Further are the fingerprint and proximity sensors in this mobile as well as an in-built FM radio.

Fast charging battery

A Li-Po 5000 mAh non-removable battery powers Tecno Camon 17. It is equally powerful to the one in Tecno Spark 6. This will help you stay all day without charging your phone. This helps reduce the hustle of carrying your charger everywhere. A Power bank is no longer necessary when you need to go for that trip or that adventure. Gaming is now limitless as this battery can support heavy gaming. To make this better is the fast charging rate of 18W therefore the mobile will take the shortest time possible to recharge thus less time-consuming.

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