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Tecno Mobile enters India with 5 smatphones


Tecno Mobile, a subsidiary of Hong Kong based Transsion Holdings has entered India with 5 new smartphones. At an event in Delhi, company unveiled Tecno i7, Tecno i5, Tecno i5 Pro, Tecno i3 and Tecno i3 Pro smartphones.

Tecno Mobile already has operations in Africa. Company says that all the 5 smartphones are ‘Made for India’. They come with customized camera application, that includes an optimized algorithm tailored to the Indian skin tone.

Company’s very own PIXELEX engine will ensure improvements in the quality of night photos / videos. The Tecno i7 model also boasts quad-LED Flash module at the back. It has anti-oil fingerprint sensor that caters to Indian lifestyle and conditions.

Tecno Mobile has its very own HiOS custom Android ROM which is based on Android 7.0 Nougat OS. It’s smartphones also support Rocket Charging fast charging technology, that is said to reduce charging time by 20%.

Tecno i7 Specifications

  • Dual SIM slots
  • Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS
  • Dual SIM slots
  • Fingerprint Sensor (on home button)
  • 5.5-Inch IPS display, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, supports multi-touch
  • 1.5GHz octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 32GB Internal storage, Expandable using MicroSD card
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack

Tecno i5 image -001Tecno i5 Specifications

  • Dimensions: 151.48 x 76.28 x 8.05 mm
  • Dual Micro SIM slots
  • Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS
  • Anti-Oil Fingerprint Sensor
  • 5.5-Inch IPS display, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, High Brightness, supports multi-touch
  • 1.5GHz quad-core 64-bit Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal storage space, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
  • 8MP front camera with LED flash, Screen Flash
  • 13MP rear camera with quad-LED flash, Auto Focus, 1080p video recording
  • 4000 mAh battery Rocket Charging (fast charging) support
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light sensor

Tecno i5 Pro image -0001Tecno i5 Pro Specifications

  • Dimensions: 151.48 x 76.28 x 8.05 mm
  • Dual Micro SIM slots
  • Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS
  • Anti-Oil Fingerprint Sensor
  • 5.5-Inch IPS display, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, High Brightness, supports multi-touch
  • 1.5GHz quad-core 64-bit Processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 32GB Internal storage space, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
  • 8MP front camera with LED flash, Screen Flash
  • 13MP rear camera with quad-LED flash, Auto Focus, 1080p video recording
  • 4000 mAh battery Rocket Charging (fast charging) support
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light sensor

Tecno i3 Specifications

  • Dimensions: 142.75 x 70.5 x 7.9 mm
  • Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS
  • Anti-Oil Fingerprint Sensor
  • 5.0-Inch IPS display, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, supports multi-touch
  • 1.3GHz quad-core 64-bit Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal storage space, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
  • 8MP front camera with LED flash, Screen Flash
  • 13MP rear camera with quad-LED flash, Auto Focus, 1080p video recording
  • 3050 mAh battery
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light sensor

Tecno i3 Pro Specifications

  • Dimensions: 142.75 x 70.5 x 7.9 mm
  • Dual Nano SIM slots
  • Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS
  • Anti-Oil Fingerprint Sensor
  • 5.0-Inch IPS display, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution, supports multi-touch
  • 1.5GHz quad-core 64-bit Processor
  • 3GB RAM
  • 16GB Internal storage space, expandable up to 128GB using MicroSD card
  • 8MP front camera with LED flash, Screen Flash
  • 13MP rear camera with quad-LED flash, Auto Focus, 1080p video recording
  • 3050 mAh battery
  • 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth V4.0, MicroUSB V2.0, GPS, 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light sensor

All the five smartphones come in Space Grey, Sky Black and Champange Gold color options. The Tecno i7 (Rs. 14,990) will be available in early May. The Tecno i5 Pro (Rs. 12,990), Tecno i5 (Rs. 11,490), Tecno i3 Pro (Rs. 9,990) and Tecno i3 (Rs. 7,990) will be available from Wednesday (April 19, 2017) in Punjab, Friday in Rajasthan and from Saturday in Gujarat.

Company is also offering ‘Tecno 151 Promise”  which includes 100-day replacement guarantee, 50% buyback and 1-year one-time screen replacement.


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