Tecno Camon 12 Air with triple rear cameras launched in India

Tecno Mobiles has launched its latest smartphone in India dubbed as the Tecno Camon 12 Air. Key highlights of the smartphone include the triple-lens camera setup, the presence of a hole-punch display, and a massive 4000 mAh battery. The Tecno Camon 12 Air is priced at INR 9,999 and is now available for purchase via offline retailers. The device is offered in a choice of Stellar Purple and Baby Blue colour options.

Commenting on the launch, Arijeet Talapatra, CEO, Transsion India, said in a statement, “Tecno Camon 12 Air is currently holding the crown of bringing the most affordable ‘Dot in-display’ in the offline space. We are confident that with this new festive product portfolio, we will amaze the consumer and consolidate our brand position among Top 5 offline smartphone brands of India under Rs. 10,000-segment.”

In terms of specifications, the Tecno Camon 12 Air packs a 6.55-inch HD+ display which boasts a resolution of 1600×720 pixels having a screen to body ratio of 90.3 percent. The display gets a hole-punch display, something the company calls a Dot-in Display’, touted as the first such display available in this price range.

Under the hood, the handset gets powered by a 2GHz octa-core Helio P22 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of built-in storage. The memory is further expandable up to 256GB via a microSD slot.

In the photography department, the Tecno Camon Air 12 packs a triple-lens primary camera, which includes a 16MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 5MP wide-angle lens, and 2MP depth sensor. The company is also touting the camera’s quad-LED flash module. For selfies, the handset features an 8MP front-facing shooter with f/2.0 aperture.

Elsewhere, the dual-SIM (GSM) smartphone runs Android 9 Pie-based on the company’s proprietory HiOS 5.5 skin. The Tecmo Camon 12 Air gets fueled by a 4000 mAh battery that is rated to deliver 12 hours of video playback. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, 3G, and dual 4G LTE. Not to mention, the handset also supports Face Unlock and a fingerprint sensor that is said to unlock the device in 0.27 seconds.