Tecno Unveils Two Smartphones with Face ID Technology, Enhanced Selfie Feature

Nahimah Ajikanle Nurudeen

Tecno has launched its latest smartphone duo with enhanced selfie features and face recognition technology to continue the success recorded in its Camon series.

The latest devices tagged the Camon X and Camon X Pro were unveiled at Tecno 2018 Global Spring event held at Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos, Nigeria today.

The new Camon duo devices according to the leading Chinese Mobile brand, come in revolutionary camera advancements and design.

Speaking at the event, Andy YAN, Vice President, Transsion Holdings, parent company of Tecno said the progressive thinking behind the brand’s innovative products was constant attention paid to research and development.

He said, “We do not adopt a one-size-fits-all approach in developing our products. We take insights from our consumers habits, preferences and needs to develop the next groundbreaking product that fits perfectly into their lifestyle and consequently displaces competition.”

According to him, the latest Camon duo are posed to become the camera smartphones for 2018 with revolutionary design and outlandish specifications.

The Camon X Pro comes with 24MP and 16MP front and rear camera with an increased image definition of 30 percent over that of Camon CX to ensure that images are clear and sharp. It dons a 6-inch FHD screen with 2.5D corning third glass, industry leading 18:9 full view screen, 64GB ROM, 4GB RAM and superfast face recognition technology. With a dual ISP image processor, the device can process actions a lot faster as both processors work synchronously together compared to the previous generations of the Camon.

Also speaking at the event, Jesse Oguntimehin, PR and Strategic Partnership Manager, Tecno Mobile said, “As most of you know by now, at Tecno, we Continually strive to give our customers the best, by launching record breaking devices. No smartphone brand can authoritatively say that they have built an amazing smartphone device if the features are as regular as the next smartphone and the new camon duo’s record breaking selfie camera features, we are not only giving our esteemed customers something amazing, but we are telling the world that Tecno Mobile is taking its feat higher than they ever expect and they should watch out.”

The Camon X and Camon X Pro debut with a new face ID technology that can be used to unlock the phone when lighting up the screen. By grasping the face information, the Face ID has 50ms recognition rate and is more functional than the fingerprint identification feature. Also, during hot water, the HiOS UI identifies the components causing heating in the background and quickly cools off the phone through a series of methods.

Meanwhile, Abiodun Ajayi, Senior Manager, Data and Devices, Marketing and Strategy Division, MTN Nigeria said the partnership between Tecno and MTN offers users double data experience.

He said MTN customers will enjoy double value of any data bundles on the new devices.