By Eugene Davis
Tecno has unveiled the Camon 20 series smartphones into the Ghanaian market at a plush ceremony in Accra on Monday, with the range comprising the Camon 20, Camon 20 Pro, Camon 20 Pro 5G, and Camon 20 Premier.
These devices arrive as the successor to the last year’s Camon 19 series.
Brand ambassador for Tecno, Stonebwoy, an ace dancehall musician who launched the phone alongside a Deputy Trade and Industry Minister, Michael Okyere Baafi, Tecno officials and other dignitaries said he was excited about the features of the phone especially its camera pictures.
All four phones pack 8GB RAM along with 8GB virtual RAM. There is 256GB native storage onboard except for the Camon 20 Premier which packs 512GB storage. The smartphones also feature a heat dissipation system that prevents heating.
The newly introduced device has already received a global award based on design. The Camon 20 Series picked up the prestigious MUSE Design Awards 2023 as a gold winner in the Product Design of Telecommunications category.
Tecno has engraved a three-dimensional luxury lychee-pattern back cover material of Magic Skin while integrating sapphire-grade nanocrystalline ceramic into the construction of the device’s back cover.
Despite the amazing visual aesthetics of the TECNO CAMON 20 series, the user experience is also impeccable with the introduction of the newest material technology
This new mobile device comes with a robust built-in fingerprint sensor and also provides a double-face mode for selfies. Thus, one can capture both the front and back objects in a single shot.
MTN partners Tecno
MTN Ghana, joined forces with Tecno to introduce the all-new Camon 20 Series onto the Ghanaian market with special packages for early bird clients.
According to the telecommunication giant, the partnership is a strategic one aimed at facilitating the accusation of the mobile phone for the citizenry with the intention to support the government’s initiative of achieving universal smart usage in the country.
MTN comes on board with special offers including an installment payments plan, a free monthly data bundle for six months, and free periodic airtime, among others.
Senior Manager, Commercial Planning and Analytics, MTN, Guido Sopiimeh, stated that the partnership between the two entities first started in 2013 and over time, has been revisited when there is a need to provide a specific service.
“We all know how the digital world is moving now, and Ghana is not an island. So, we want to aid in driving the digital agenda, because we believe everyone in Africa deserves digital connectivity. We are aware that affordability is the main setback for smart phones expansion therefore we entered into this partnership to provide a variety of packages that will make it accessible and affordable to all and sundry,” he said.
He added that MTN is a very innovative forward-looking entity and Tecno also happens to also hold a similar ideology which made the partnership seamless because they have varieties of products for different segments of the market.
Kumasi Branch Marketing Manager, Tecno Ghana, Solomon Amoako, emphasized that the phone is made to suit the need of the youth who are more into the usage of mobile phones for quality pictures and videos.
He mentioned that the Camon 20 Series should be recognized as a major milestone in mobile phone advancement in the country and the sub-region.