Best TECNO Smartphones To Buy In Kenya This Month

TECNO Camon 18(left) and TECNO Camon 18 Premier(right)
TECNO Camon 18(left) and TECNO Camon 18 Premier(right)

TECNO has this year churned out really good devices for its consumers in the budget, entry-level midrange and now with the new Phantom X, the premium mid-range market.

Here are the best TECNO smartphones to buy in Kenya this month.

TECNO Camon 18 Premier

TECNO Camon 18 Premier First Impressions Review

TECNO Camon 18 Premier represents the best value TECNO has ever offered in a hardware product with features like:

• 6.7″ FullHD+ AMOLED, 120Hz, 550 nits
• Helio G96, Mali G57, 8GB RAM & 256GB storage
• 64MP main w/ 12MP OIS gimbal camera + 8MP periscope lens(5X optical zoom & 60X digital zoom)
• 32MP selfie camera
• 4750mAh battery + 33W fast charging

TECNO Camon 18 Premier manages to outrank most other premium midrange offerings not only in terms of raw performance but also its camera prowess.

TECNO Camon 18 Premier Camera Review: Ready for Prime Time

TECNO Camon 18 Premier pushes the envelope in every way and I literally had to keep reminding myself that this is a midrange and not a flagship smartphone.

TECNO Camon 18 Premier Review: Next Level

If you’re thinking of getting the TECNO Camon 18 Premier because of the cameras, then abso-damn-lutely do.

The TECNO Camon 18 Premier rockets itself to the top of the must-have list of smartphones to get this year and proves that TECNO still has what it takes to remain the camera king in the midrange market.

TECNO Camon 18 Premier Unboxing and First Impressions Review: Claim To The Throne

TECNO Camon 18 Premier starts selling from Ksh 37,999 at its retail stores countrywide and partner e-commerce platforms.

Here’s a full list of TECNO’s official retail stores in the country.

TECNO Camon 18

TECNO Camon 18 Review

TECNO recently launched the Camon 18 series to succeed the Camon 17 series. The Camon 18 series includes the 18 Premier, the regular Camon 18, Camon 18P and Camon 18i.

The TECNO Camon 18 is a really great package and nails the fundamentals – nice design, high quality and high refresh rate display, reliable performance, upgraded internals, dependable cameras, and impressive battery life.

TECNO Camon 18 First Impressions Review: Refined

It’s good that TECNO is quickly catching up to what price-conscious consumers want and has brought major improvements to the Camon 18 including spec refreshes and design tweaks. Added together, they make the Camon 18 more appealing and I thoroughly enjoyed using this phone.

TECNO Camon 18 Review: Beats Expectations

TECNO Camon 18 starts selling from Ksh 27,699 and is available in official TECNO branded retail stores countrywide and online in partner e-commerce sites like Jumia.

Here’s a full list of TECNO’s official retail stores in the country.

TECNO Spark 7P

TECNO Spark 7P is TECNO’s latest budget smartphone launched in early May this year.

TECNO Spark 7P Review

It is one of our favourite budget smartphones as it packs new and upgraded features to make it stand out in the budget lineup:

  • 6.8″ display with 720p resolution with 90Hz refresh rate
  • HiOS 7.6 that runs on top of Android 11
  • Rear fingerprint sensor
  • Helio G70 chip with a Mali G52 GPU coupled with 4GB of RAM and 128GB of onboard storage
  • 16MP triple camera setup with super night mode
  • 8MP selfie camera
  • 5000mAh battery
  • Various colours: Alps Blue, Summer Mojito, Spruce Green and Magnet Black

TECNO Spark 7P is a huge step-up and its upgraded features make for a compelling buy – you are getting a lot of value for money – consistent performance thanks to the hardware and software combination, capable photography especially the super night mode, impressive battery performance and the high refresh rate screen.

Now Read: TECNO Spark 7P Review: A Huge Step-Up

The TECNO Spark 7P is an overall alluring package and delivers just about everything you’d need in a budget smartphone and then some more.

TECNO Spark 7P starts retailing from Ksh 13,499 and is available in TECNO’s official retail stores country and in partner e-commerce sites.

TECNO Camon 17 Pro

TECNO Camon 17 Pro is the company’s entry-level midrange smartphone.


We used it for a good amount of time, taking through its paces in our first impressions reviewcamera performance review, full review and even stacked it up against the Samsung Galaxy A32.

You are getting:

  • 6.8 FHD+[1080 by 2460 pixel resolution] Dot-in display with peak brightness at 500 nits with 90Hz refresh rate
  • 64MP main camera, an 8MP wide camera, 2MP depth and a 2MP monochrome sensor with SuperNight mode and Film Mode with customizable video templates
  • 48MP punch-hole selfie cutout
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor and Type-C charging port
  • Helio G95 processor, Mali G76 GPU coupled with 8GB RAM and 256GB of onboard storage
  • Android 11 and HiOS 7.6
  • 5000mAh battery with 25W Fast Type-C charging
  • Head-turning colours including California Dream Silver and Malibu Blue.

TECNO Camon 17 Pro is a midrange standout with its maxed-out hardware and software features. You are getting a feature-rich smartphone with great value thanks to its reliable hardware, modern design, lightweight chassis, high-quality high-resolution 90Hz display, stereo sound, consistent camera performance, trustworthy battery life performance to give you a great overall smartphone.

TECNO Camon 17 Pro is available online and in TECNO’s official retail stores countrywide(check here) for Ksh 30,999.

Its smaller sibling, the TECNO Camon 17 goes for Ksh 19,799.

Stories in this stream:

Samsung Galaxy A32 Vs TECNO Camon 17 Pro: Clear Winner

TECNO Camon 17 Pro Review: Midrange Standout

TECNO Camon 17 Pro Camera Review: Big Step Forward

TECNO Camon 17 Pro Unboxing and First Impressions Review: Solid Midrange Offering

TECNO Phantom X

TECNO Phantom X is TECNO’s entrance to the big boy premium midrange smartphone market.

TECNO Phantom X

We’ve already gone through the key highlights of the Phantom X, including our first impressions reviewcamera reviewfull review and comparison review with the Galaxy A72 – Samsung’s midrange champion.

TECNO Phantom X comes with:

  • 6.7″ curved AMOLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate and Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • Colours: Van Gogh’s Starry Night Blue and Monet’s Summer Garden
  • Helio G95 chip, Mali-G76 MC4 GPU paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of onboard storage
  • Android 11 and HiOS 7.6
  • 4700mAh battery with support for 33W fast type-C charging
  • 50MP triple setup that includes a 13MP telephoto lens with 2X zoom that’s also good for portrait shots and an 8MP ultrawide lens with a 120-degree field of view.
  • Dual punch-hole selfie cameras – a 48MP main and an 8MP ultrawide.

TECNO Phantom X offers solid value with its sleek design, curved and vibrant display, excellent performance, improved cameras, stellar battery life performance and fast charging which makes for a great overall package.

It’s exciting to see the new direction TECNO is taking with its Phantom line. But as it enters the tight premium midrange market, it needs to upgrade its software skin and include an even and newer processor to match up to its rivals.

TECNO Phantom X goes for Ksh 49,999 and is already in TECNO’s official retail stores countrywide(check here).

You can get the Phantom X online too at its new site – here’s the direct link to the Kenyan homepage.

Stories in this stream:

TECNO Phantom X vs Samsung Galaxy A72: Comparison Review

TECNO Phantom X Review: New Direction

TECNO Phantom X Camera Review: A Different Quest

TECNO Phantom X Unboxing and First Impressions Review: Maxed Out


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