Tecno Camon CX / CX Air Specs And Price

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Tecno is at it again. Not quite long after releasing the Tecno Phatom 6 and Phatom Plus, they just launched another device called the Tecno Camon CX and CX Air or C10 and C10 Air.

The Tecno Camon CX is a unique phone that embraces the trends of it’s time.

If you have known Tecno Mobile, whenever you hear the name Camon, you should naturally think of a “Camera”.

The Camon family of Tecno smartphones are mostly focused on a better camera while blending it with high-end specs.

From the Camon C5, C7, C8, C9 and now the Camon CX, Tecno has been improving a lot when it comes to mobile photography.

Here are some questions to ask yourself before I continue.

  • What is all this with CX / CX Air everywhere?
  • Why should I buy the Tecno Camon CX or the CX Air?
  • What is so special about the Tecno Camon CX that I shouldn’t ditch it?
  • What is the price of the Camon CX?

Tecno Camon CX / CX Air Specs Price

Well, if you take your time to read this post, answers to those questions and more will be found here. I can feel how eager you are, so let’s unleash the info.

Tecno Camon CX and her little sister, the CX Air, were launched on Thursday, the 23rd of March 2017 at the Safari Park Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya.

The device would be available in 41 countries across Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. This device is focused mainly on photography which is what the young generation admire most in smartphones.

The Camon CX is well-built with “aerospace-grade” aluminum alloy uni-body, light and also very slim at a 5.6 mm thickness. There’s a 2.5D NEG glass (Nippon Electric Glass) covering the 5.5 inch Full HD IPS display.

Now, let me be more precise on the specs of the latest addition to the Tecno Camon series.



Tecno Camon CX CX Air Specs Camera

Like I said, the Camons are mainly focused on Camera/Photo while balancing other specs. The Camon CX photography features are quite interesting.

The device comes with a 16 Megapixel main camera with an advanced sensor. The camera is backed up by 4 led flashlights, put together in a ring-like form.

With 4 led lights, taking photos in low light conditions via the Camon CX will be very bright, detailed and colorful.

The front-facing camera is also a 16Mp selfie camera which is kept at the center for a perfect selfie. The camera, according to Tecno will make all of your selfies worth showing off.

There’s also a dual flashlight for taking selfie photos while it’s dark.

The front-facing camera on the CX has something new to spice up your selfies.

The camera has a feature that gives you an intriguing 4-in-1 HD photo that is 30% brighter. Each pixel sensor detects light, captures individual images and converts the information into signals before forming the final image, resulting in selfies that are 30 percent brighter, capturing special moments perfectly.

You also get an amazing 8 customized real-time portrait filter options to make your photos more stunning.


Storage, Android Version & Power

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Tecno is always adding some fresh features to all their new devices. The CX and CX Air aren’t exceptional.

They both have a 16GB onboard storage which can virtually go a long way for an average user. Although other OEMs are really increasing that figure, Tecno thinks that’s okay for a professional smartphone photographer.

All of the features on this device will be justly controlled by a 2GB of RAM. 2GB RAM is kinda old to high-end users or those that have used devices with 4GB RAM or above.

Well, Tecno feels you won’t experience any hitch with the Camon CX.


“You can buy the Tecno Camon CX for just N68.000 via Konga pay comfortably and securely. Click here to order for the Tecno Camon CX.”


The Camon CX runs on Tecno’s custom UI, HiOS 2.0, which is based on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat OS(Operating System) coupled with all the unique features that HiOS has to offer.

Every single feature on the Camon CX will be powered by a non-removable 3200mAh Li-Polymer battery. Although the battery capacity might not be as large as the Gionee Marathon M5’s, it’s still going to give you enough juice for a whole day.

And don’t forget that this phone’s selling point is the camera. So, if you want something that can last more than 48hrs on a single charge, you can try the Tecno L9 Plus.

The Camon CX supports quick charge/light speed fast charge which will charge your device within a short interval while you can then use it for a longer period.



Tecno Camon CX Vs Iphone 6

Guess what! Your Tecno Camon C9 has some very interesting after sales extras that will give you more peace after purchasing the device.

Tecno has a tailored plan for every Camon CX owner.

You have a 3 months insurance for broken screen, 24 hours fast repair and a 15 days exchange if it has a manufacturer fault at purchase.

Isn’t that mind-blowing? You can answer in the comments section.

The Camon CX isn’t just all about taking selfies or whatever, it offers a top-notch fingerprint sensor(rear mounted) with very fast responsiveness at 0.1 seconds.


Tecno Camon CX And CX Air Price

Tecno Camon CX / CX Air Specs Price Photos Tecno Camon CX price in Nigeria

  • The Tecno Camon CX will cost about $190 while the Camon CX Air will cost about $143.
  • Tecno Camon CX price in Nigeria will be around N58,000 – N60,000 while the CX Air will go for about N45,000 – N50,000 naira.

If you really want to get your hands on this device or purchase it for a loved one or friend, I have good news for you.

You can buy the Tecno Camon CX for just N68.000 via Konga pay comfortably and securely. Click here to order for the Tecno Camon CX.

Similarities / Difference Between The Tecno Camon CX And CX Air

If your hands are tight or too loose, take a close look at how the Tecno Camon CX is similar to the CX Air and how the Tecno Camon CX is better than the CX Air. It’s just like Camon C8 and C7 or Phantom 6(Beauty) and Phantom 6 Plus(Beast).

Well, to put you through without much stress, their differences aren’t much or very noticeable but there have differences. The table below will explain better.




Camon CX Camon CX Air
Display Type IPS TFT IPS TFT
Size 5.5″ 5.5″
Resolution 1920*1080 720*1920
Protection 2.5D water drop screen 2.5D water drop screen
Platform Operating System HiOS 2.0 on top of Android 7.0 Nougat HiOS 2.0 on top of Android 7.0 Nougat
Chipset MediaTek MT6750T/MT6755 MediaTek MT6750T
CPU Octa-Core Cortex A53, 1.5GHz Quad-Core Cortex A53, 1.25GHz
GPU Mali T720 Mali T720
Memory RAM 2GB 2GB
Internal 16GB 16GB
External microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
Network Technology 4G LTE 4G LTE
Camera Main 16MP with Quad-Ring Flash, f/2.0, 77 degrees wide angle 13MP AF with dual flash
Front 16MP with dual front flash 13MP with dual flash
Battery Size 3200 mAh with fast charging 3200 mAh with fast charging
Type Li-Po Li-Po
Colors Champagne Gold, Sky Gray, Elegant Blue and Rose Gold Champagne Gold, Sky Gray, Elegant Blue and Rose Gold
Features Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted) Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted)


Tecno Camon CX Full Specifications


2G Network GSM 850/900 /1800/1900
3G Network 900/2100
4G Network Yes Band 3/7/20/28A/40
Status Available


Dimensions 5.6 mm Slim (Visual) 152.8 x 75.8 x 5.6 mm
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Champagne Gold, Sky Gray, Elegant Blue and Rose Gold
Cover  Full Metal Body


Type IPS Capacitive LCD touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors, 2.5D Water drop screen
Size 5.5 inches, FHD IPS 1920 x 1280 400PPI

Memory And OS

Card slot MicroSD, up to 128GB
Internal 16GB ROM
OS HiOS 2.0 based on Android 7 Nougat
Processors 1.5GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6750T Cortex A53 Chipset, Mali T-720 GPU


Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack


2G Yes
3G Yes
4G YES Band 3/7 /20/28A/40
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Version 4.1
USB MicroUSB v2.0


Primary 16MP with 4/Quad Ring Flash, f/2.0, 77 degrees wide angle
Video Yes
Secondary 16MP with dual front flash


Capacity Non removable 3200mAh Li-Polymer battery with Light Speed Charge
Talk time
Music play

Other Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Light sensor, Biometric Finger Print Sensor, E-Compass
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML
Java No
Miscellaneous – MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– FM Radio
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Image viewer and editor
– Document viewer and editor
– Preloaded applications – Google, Gmail, YouTube, Google Talk,  etc.

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