Tecno Pova, a budget gaming smartphone launched by popular Chinese phone maker Tecno Mobility. The new device with the moniker Tecno Pova is the first in the series and hopefully, we hope to see more gaming Smartphone continue to emerge from the Pova Series.
Where to Buy Tecno Pova
The Pova already has won the hearts of many mobile gamers, not just because of the massive 6000 mAh battery but the Helio G80 gaming chipset and the huge 6GB RAM. It has a large 6.8 inches display size and a quad cameras setup. Join us as we do a quick review of the Tecno Pova with full specifications, price and features.
Tecno Pova Key Specs & Features
- 6.8 inches IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1640 pixels (~263 ppi)
- Android 10, HIOS 7.0
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 13 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP + 2 VGA Quad Rear Cameras
- 8 MP Front Cameras
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE Network
- Fast Charging 18W
- Non-Removable Li-Po 6000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
Tecno really did an impressive job on the Pova design, especially the Speed Purple color option. The Tecno Pova is made of thermally conductive material and 3D multi-layer which improved not just the body but also helps in heat dissipation thereby reducing the charging temperature.
Tecno Pova has a 6.8-inch big size Dot-in display c with HD+ resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels and 480 nits brightness. It makes use of a 264 PPI which promises to deliver a clearer, brighter, wider display with rich details while providing a stable color contrast.
It offers up to 90.4 percent screen to body ratio and comes with display protection. This make Tecno Pova not just ideal for gaming alone, but for entertainment as well.
Moving to the Tecno Pova camera, The back camera is home to a 13-megapixel quad-camera setup joined by a quad-LED flash. Other camera sensors on the back include a 2MP depth control lens + 2MP macro lens and also an AI lens.
The Pova will capture nice photos as it comes with some amazing camera features like AI beauty, Super night mode, Portrait mode, AI detection, and 1080p video resolution. The front camera consists of a single 8MP camera paired with dual-LED flash, AI beauty, and Portrait mode.
Hardware and Software
Running the show on the Tecno Pova is a Mediatek Helio G80 chipset, an octa-core processor clocked at a speed of 2.0 GHz. The android phone offers 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of built-in storage. It operating system is the HIOS 7.0 user interface based on the Android 10 operating system. The Mali-G52 MC2 is also there to provide excellent graphics.
Tecno Pova Gaming Features
As mentioned above earlier, Tecno announced that the Pova was built with gaming in mind. So they made it with some interesting features that will make gaming enjoyable and lag-free. You can run PUBG, GTA, Call Of Duty and other high demanding games on the phone with ease.
The Tecno Pova comes with a built-in Game Space which creates a space for games and also managed it. Also, it boosts the GPU, CPU and memory performance. There is also an anti-disturb setting for your smooth gaming pleasure.
Another feature available on the Pova is the Game Mode. This Game Mode provides a smooth gaming operation by freezing unnecessary apps, restricting the background network, and also support the gaming performance.
Last but not the least is the Game Assistant V2.0. This provide you with a quick access toolbar for real-time monitor CPU, GPU, running apps status, and also provides a shortcut for the anti-disturb setting.
Battery and Network
The Tecno Pova gaming Phone is powered by a super massive 6000 mAh battery that supports an 18W dual IC flash charge. This provides a 2.4 hours call time or play music for 20 hours with just 10 minutes of charge.
This is far better when compared with the 18W single IC fast charge that is seen on most budget phones. Other features of The Tecno Pova include dual SIMs, 4G LTE, GPS, FM radio, micro USB 2.0, and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Tecno Pova Price and Availability
The Tecno Pova will sell for 120 EUR which is about 85,000 Naira in Nigeria, 900 Ghs in Ghana, and 16,000 Ksh in Kenya and it is available for sale in all leading mobile phone retail shops across the country. The phone is available in three colors variants namely Magic Blue, Speed Purple, and Dazzle Black.
Where to Buy Tecno Pova
Tecno Pova Specs
Here are a few specs of the Tecno Pova:
Infinix Note 8 Specifications
|Release Date||2020, November|
|Dimensions||171.2 x 77.6 x 9.4 mm|
|Colors||Magic Blue, Speed Purple, and Dazzle Black|
|SIMs||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Water & Dust||–|
|Type||IPS LCD Display|
|Resolutions||6.95-inch IPS LCD Display, 720 x 1640 pixels|
|PPI||~263 ppi density|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G||1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE-A|
|Rear||13 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (depth) + VGA, Quad Cameras, 1080p@30fps|
|Features||Quad-LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Front Dual||8 MP Camera, Dual-LED flash, 1080p@30fps|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G80 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Card Slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot) up to 128GB|
|Talk Time||up to 36 Hours|
|Stand By||up to 38 Days|
|Fast Charging||18W dual IC flash charge|
|Sound||3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|Wi Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|