TECNO Camon 12 Air

Tecno Camon 12 Air Price in Nigeria & Full Specs Review

TECNO Camon 12 Air is the newest member of the Camon Series which was launched in Lagos, Nigeria. The device shares a close resemblance to the Camon 12 and 12 Pro which are the higher variants.

Let’s take a look at the specs and features of the Tecno Camon 12 Air.

Tecno Camon 12 Air Key Specs

  • 6.55-inch 720 x 1280 pixels HD+ display
  • 16 + 5 + 2 MP Back / 8 MP front cameras
  • 3/32 GB
  • Mediatek Helio P22 Octa-core 2.0 GHz
  • Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • 4,000 mAh battery capacity


The Tecno Camon 12 Air share same design with the Camon 12. It comes with a glossy polycarbonate unibody that measures 8.7 mm in thickness and weighs 179 grams.

On the back of the Camon 12 Air is a fingerprint reader, triple camera setup with Quad-LED single-tone flash and the Tecno brand name which is underneath the camera.


The Tecno Camon 12 Air features a Dot-in display which is popularly known as a punch-hole display. The display measures 6.52 inches and features 720p resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 263 PPI density. The touchscreen allows up to 5 fingers. Overall, the display is protected by scratch-resistant glass, which isn’t bad for a budget device.

Hardware and Software

The Camon 12 Air is powered by MediaTek Helio P22 SoC which is built on 12nm manufacturing processing technology. The chip features PowerVR GE8320 and Octa-core (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) processor.

The device is only available in one memory variant which is 3GB RAM paired with 32GB internal storage. For additional storage, there is a microSD slot which allows up to 500GB storage. The Camon 12 Air runs on HiOS 5.5 custom skin which is based on Android 9.0 Pie.


The Tecno Camon 12 Air features an 8MP selfie camera with dual-LED flash. The rear triple camera module is home to a 16MP main sensor, 5MP ultrawide sensor and 2MP depth sensor.

The rear camera features Quad-LED single-tone flash with other beautification features like HDR, panorama, autofocus, face detection e.t.c.


The Camon 12 Air sports a non-removable Li-Ion 4,000 mAh battery. It doesn’t support wireless charging, which is not surprising but does support fast charging.

Tecno Camon 12 Complete Specs


  • Announced: Not Announced Yet
  • Status: Expected Release: 2019, September


  • Dimension: 165 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 170 grams
  • Build: Polycarbonate unibody with front glass
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Screen Display: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Screen Size: 6.55 inches, 100.2 cm2 (84.0% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels (263 PPI density)
  • Aspect Ratio: 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • Display Protection: Scratch-resistant glass
  • Notch: No
  • Touchscreen: Yes, up to 5 fingers


  • Operating System: Android 9 Pie (HiOS 5.0)
  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6763T Helio P22
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320

Device Memory

  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Built-in Storage Capacity: 32 GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, up to 500 GB (dedicated slot)

Primary Camera

  • Camera Type: Triple lenses
  • Camera Sensor: 16 + 5 + 2 MP sensors
  • Camera Features: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Digital image stabilization, Geotagging, Panorama, HDR, Touch focus, Face detection
  • Video Resolution: 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps
  • LED Flash: Yes, Quad-LED single-tone flash

Selfie Camera

  • Camera Type: Single-lens
  • Camera Sensor(s): 8MP
  • Camera Features: Face Beautification, HDR+, Scene recognition, AI FaceID, Dual-LED
  • Video Resolution: 1080p@30fps
  • LED Flash: Yes, Dual-LED


  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
  • USB: Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
  • Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • FM Radio: Yes, with FM Radio
  • GPS: Yes
  • NFC: No

Network Options

  • Technology: GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVO / LTE
  • 4G Network Bands: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(700), 34(2000), 38(2600), 40(2300)
  • 3G Network Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 2G Network Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • GPRS: Yes


  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Speaker Location: Chin, below the display
  • Sound Enhancement Features: Active Noise Cancelation with a dedicated mic
  • Audio Jack Type: Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


  • Battery Capacity: Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Fast Charging: Yes

Other Features

  • Colour Options: Aura Blue
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Price and Availability

The Tecno Camon 12 Air was introduced in Nigeria on September 5, 2019. The device will have a starting price of N42,500 Naira. The device will be available in all accredited outlets nationwide.

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