Tecno Camon C9 in Kenya

Tecno Camon C9: Specifications Review

June 17, 2016
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The Tecno Camon C9 is finally here!

The Camon C9 is an upgrade of the insanely popular Tecno Camon C8 and it features some impressive specifications that make it significantly better than its predecessor.

That said, here is what the Tecno Camon C9 has to offer.

Related: Tecno Camon C9 Unboxing 

Technical Specifications


Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 13 MP

LED Flash: Yes (Front and Back)

The Tecno Camon C9 is marketed as a budget camera smartphone.

True to that, Tecno Mobile did a fantastic job with the camera profile, where you get a 13MP Rear Camera for general photography and a 13 MP snapper for your selfies.

The Tecno Camon C9 camera profile is really impressive and kinda makes it the best budget camera smartphone that you can buy right now.

Tecno Camon C9 in Kenya

In addition to the hardware, the Camon C9 camera software packs a load of extra features that greatly enhance the overall camera experience.


Display Size: 5.5-inch

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 Pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 401 Pixel per Inch

Screen Protection: None

Tecno Camon C9 in Kenya

The Tecno Camon C9 features a 5.5-inch Full HD IPS LCD display.

Yeah, it’s a Full HD 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution!, up from the 720 x 1280 pixels resolution found on the Camon C8.

Tecno Camon C9 in Kenya

The Camon C9 display is awesome and it is in fact one of the key selling points of the device.


Dimensions: 153 x 76.4 x 10.35 mm

The Tecno Camon C9 looks nothing than the Camon C8. Whereas, you had a blocky candy bar design with the C8, the Camon C9 features a svelte profile and the smartphone is a gorgeous blend of metal and polycarbonate construction.

Tecno Camon C9 in Kenya

The downside of this, is that the Camon C9 looks like a Tecno Boom J8 clone. It would have been awesome if Tecno decided on a different but equally impressive design philosophy.

Tecno Camon C9 in Kenya


Operating System: Android 6.0

CPU: 1.3GHz Octa-Core


Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 32 GB

You get a 1.3GHz Octa-Core MT6753 CPU and 2 GB RAM with the Tecno Camon C9.

Some of the highlighted features of the MT6753 CPU include refined image processing and 1080p Full HD recording, two features that are essential to the Camon C9.

The Tecno Camon C9 runs Android 6.0 out of the box. The C9 is the second smartphone after the Tecno W4 to run Android 6.0. Tecno HiOS runs on the Android 6.0 giving the smartphone a sleek appeal.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-ion 3000 mAh

You get a Li-ion 3000 mAh with the Tecno Camon C9.

This is the exact capacity you get with the Tecno Boom J8.

A 3000 mAh capacity is kind of enough but it’s rather annoying that the smartphone doesn’t come with flash charging, why Tecno?


Dual SIM

4G connectivity


The Tecno Camon C9 is indeed a worthy upgrade of the Camon C8. My thoughts about it is that it will, just like the Camon C8, be a hit among budget smartphone buyers.

Why you should buy the Tecno Camon C9

Great Camera Profile

Amazing Design

Impressive Performance Profile

Cons of the Camon C9

Lacks Fast Charging


Rivals of the Tecno Camon C9 include the Sony Xperia C5 and Samsung Galaxy J5

Price in Kenya

The Tecno Camon C9 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 17,999 in Kenya.

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  • john

    cost of this techno camon c9 in kenya being?

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    • Hey John,

      It will be in the range of Ksh. 14,000 to Ksh. 18,000

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      • innocent martin

        how about in tanzania??

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