Amazon reveals India-bound TECNO POVA 5G's key specifications
TECNO will launch its POVA 5G smartphone in India tomorrow, i.e. February 8. Ahead of its debut, Amazon India has activated a landing page for the handset, revealing its key specifications and features. The India-specific model will be the same as the global version, which was announced in Nigeria last December with features like a 120Hz display and a MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset.
Why does this story matter?
TECNO is fast expanding its footprint in India. With several budget smartphones already launched, the company is now gearing up to announce the POVA 5G model as its first-ever 5G smartphone in the country. The handset will take on mid-range offerings from rivals brands such as Xiaomi, Realme, Vivo, OPPO as well as Infinix and Nokia, among others.
The handset has a Full-HD+ LCD display
The TECNO POVA 5G sports a punch-hole design with slim bezels and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for secure biometric authentication. On the rear, it is fitted with a rectangular camera module. The phone measures 9.1mm in thickness. It bears a 6.9-inch Full-HD+ (1080x2460 pixels) IPS LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and an aspect ratio of 20.5:9.
It sports a 16MP selfie camera
The TECNO POVA 5G has a triple rear camera module comprising a 50MP primary sensor, a 2MP secondary snapper, and a tertiary AI lens. For selfies and video calls, the phone has a 16MP front-facing camera.
The phone runs on Android 11
The TECNO POVA 5G is fueled by a MediaTek Dimensity 900 5G processor, coupled with 8GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It boots Android 11-based HiOS 8 and packs a 6,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support. For connectivity, it offers support for Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, Wi-Fi, and a Type-C port.
TECNO POVA 5G: Pricing and availability
In India, the TECNO POVA 5G is expected to be priced between Rs. 18,000-20,000. It will go official on February 8 and will be available via Amazon.