Budget photography done right with Tecno Camon 17

Most companies these days put in a lot of work on their smartphone cameras because with the increasing presence of social media in our lives, a decent camera has become a prerequisite. The Tecno Camon 17 delivers a great camera section to us, but also at a very affordable price of 13k.

The smartphone flaunts a triple camera setup that includes a 48MP Samsung S5KGM1ST03 (GM1) primary sensor, followed by a QVGA GalaxyCore GC6153 sensor, and finally, a 2MP GalaxyCore GC02M1B depth sensor. There is also a 16MP Samsung S5K3P9SP04 sensor on the front for clicking selfies and making video calls inside the punch-hole. The smartphone has all the connectivity options including dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0, and GNSS. Like most budget smartphones, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack and charges via a MicroUSB port. The device also houses the three essential sensors — ambient light sensor, accelerometer, and proximity sensor.

It is a 4G smartphone is powered by a Mediatek Helio G85 chipset, which is a specialised gaming processor that gives a great interface which is smooth and lag-free. The processor is further coupled with 4GB/6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It also features a 6.6-inch HD+ LCD panel with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, 267 PPI, 90Hz refresh rate, 450 nits peak brightness, 90% screen-to-body ratio, and a large punch-hole at the top left corner. The smartphone runs HiOS 7.6 based on Android 11 plus is backed by a massive 5,000mAh battery which comes with support for 18W fast charging.

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