TECNO POVA Neo 2 with 7,000mAh battery unveiled: Check features
TECNO has launched another budget-friendly smartphone under its POVA series in Russia, dubbed TECNO POVA Neo 2. The device will be up for grabs in the country from October 3. As for the main highlights, the device features a 90Hz HD+ display, a MediaTek Helio G85 processor, a 16MP primary camera, a 7,000mAh battery, and up to 6GB of RAM.
Why does this story matter?
- Chinese smartphone manufacturer TECNO has been consistently expanding its budget and entry-level mid-range portfolio.
- However, in view of the current upgrades in smartphones launched in this market segment, TECNO POVA Neo 2 does not stand out. The company faces stiff competition from other popular brands like Xiaomi, Samsung, and Realme.
- On the positive side, the handset comes with good battery life and good storage.
The device features a 90Hz HD+ display
TECNO POVA Neo 2 features a centrally-aligned punch-hole cut-out, a noticeable bottom bezel, rounded edges, and a side-mounted fingerprint scanner. On the rear, it sports two circular cut-outs for cameras. The handset bears a 6.82-inch HD+ (720x1640 pixels) IPS LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate. Dimensions-wise, it is 9.63mm thick. The smartphone comes in Uranolite Gray, Orange Magma, and Virtual Blue color options.
The smartphone is equipped with a 16MP main camera
On the rear, the TECNO POVA Neo 2 packs a 16MP primary snapper and a 2MP depth sensor along with a dual LED flash. Up front, it sports an 8MP shooter with an LED flash for selfies and video calls.
The handset is fueled by a 7,000mAh battery
TECNO POVA Neo 2 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset, coupled with up to 6GB of RAM and up to 128GB of internal storage. It also offers up to 5GB of virtual RAM. The device boots Android 12-based HiOS 8.6 and draws power from a 7,000mAh battery with 18W fast-charging support. Connectivity options include dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, and a Type-C port.
TECNO POVA Neo 2: Pricing and availability
In Russia, the TECNO POVA Neo 2 is priced at RUB 11,990 (roughly Rs. 16,800) for the 4GB/64GB variant and RUB 13,990 (roughly Rs. 19,600) for the 6GB/128GB model . The company is yet to announce anything about its availability in India.