Tecno Mobile, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings, is among the latest smartphone companies to make their debut in India. The company has launched five smartphones, namely i3, i3 Pro, i5, i5 Pro and i7. Prices for the smartphones start at Rs 7,990, and go up to Rs 14,990. While most of these smartphones will go on sale later this week, the i7 smartphone will go on sale sometime in early May. Tecno Mobile also says that the smartphones will be available across states like Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab.
Tecno Mobile’s smartphones come with ‘unique image processing technology PIXELEX engine’ for capturing bright and sharp pictures even in poorly low-lit conditions or during night. Other noteworthy features include Rocket Charging, which the company says reduces battery charging time by 20 percent. On the software front, the smartphones run on Android Nougat 7.0 wrapped under HiOS v1.1. Buyers will also be able to choose from color options like Champagne Gold, Sky Black and Space Grey.
Tecno Mobile i3, i3 Pro, i5, i5 Pro and i7 prices
The i3 is the cheapest of the lot with a price tag of Rs 7,990, followed by the i3 Pro that is priced at Rs 9,990. The i5 is priced at Rs 11,490, while the i5 Pro is priced at Rs 12,990. The i7, as the name suggests, is the most expensive of the lot with a price tag of Rs 14,990.
Tecno Mobile has also introduced a promotional offer, wherein buyers can get 100 day replacement of the product, 50 percent buyback and a year of one-time free screen replacement in case of any damage.
Tecno Mobile i3 and i3 Pro features, specifications
Both the i3 and i3 Pro come with the same set of specifications, except the RAM and the presence of a fingerprint sensor on the Pro variant. Speaking of specifications, both smartphones feature a 5-inch HD (720p) IPS display, and a MediaTek MT6737 processor. While the i3 features 2GB of RAM, the i3 Pro comes with 3GB of RAM. ALSO READ: Andy Rubin’s smartphone with Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4GB RAM spotted on GFX Bench
Both offer 16GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card. The handsets also feature dual-SIM card slots, and a 3,050mAh battery underneath.
In terms of camera, both i3 and i3 Pro have an 8-megapixel primary camera with quad-LED flash, auto-focus and f/2.0 aperture. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera accompanied by a LED flash. Connectivity features include 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS.
Tecno Mobile i5 and i5 Pro features, specifications
The i5 sports a 5.5-inch HD (720p) IPS display, and is powered by a MediaTek MT6737T chipset. It has 2GB RAM along with 16GB internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.
It packs a 4,000mAh battery with Rocket Charging support. In terms of camera, the i5 handset has a 13-megapixel primary camera with auto-focus, quad-LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. On the front, there’s an 8-megapixel camera for selfies and video calling with LED flash.
The i5 Pro has the same set of specifications, albeit with higher 3GB of RAM, and 32GB internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card. Both the handsets feature dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS.
Tecno Mobile i7 features, specifications
The i7 smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) IPS LTPS display, and is powered by a MediaTek MT6750T chipset. It has a 4GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage that is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.
In terms of optics, the device has a 13-megapixel primary camera with PDAF, quad-LED flash and f/2.0 aperture. On the front, there is a 16-megapixel camera for selfies with LED flash, screen flash and f/2.0 aperture. ALSO READ: Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ teased on Flipkart ahead of launch on April 19
The i7 draws its juice from a 4,000mAh battery and has Rocket Charging support for quick charging. In terms of connectivity, the device offers dual-SIM card slots (hybrid setup), 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS.