Tecno Phones are growing in popularity amongst consumers on very tight budget looking to enjoy mobile technologies that until now has been exclusive to the middle class and the rich. With as low as 10,200 Naira ($50) one can buy a Tecno smartphone running Android, making it one of the leading smartphone brand of choice for the masses and young people in Nigeria.
Tecno started out making cheap basic phones and feature phones, but later added Android based smartphones to its lineup. Building its smartphones on the tested and trusted Android platform and keeping prices low has added to the popularity of Tecno phones in Nigeria and across Africa. Compare Prices of Android Phones.
Some of the most talked about Tecno phones are the Android models. Here you will find the best Tecno phones in the Nigerian market with a prices and brief specs. Our focus however are the Android models, because they are the best Tecno phones.
The Tecno Camon C5 was Tecno's first smartphone to support superfast 4G LTE and is one of the most affordable phone to support the technology.
Tecno Camon C8 features a 5-inch HD display with an 8 MP rear camera and a 2MP front facing camera. The smartphone runs on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. Price starts at around 28,000 Naira.
The Tecno Camon C8 looks a lot like a bigger and more advanced version of the Camon C5. However, it lacks 4G LTE support unlike its smaller cousin.
Aside the lack of LTE, the Tecno Camon C8 is better than the C5 in most respects. It features a bigger 5.5-inch HD display and sports a 13 megapixels rear camera with a 5 megapixels camera on the front.
The two Tecno phones run on the same 1.3GHz quad-core processor, 1GB RAM, and Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
As far as Tecno phones go, the Tecno Phantom 5 sits at the very top of the pile. The 5.5-inch smartphone is the most premium of Tecno phones and succeeds the Phantom Z as Tecno's current flagship.
Tecno Phantom 5 features a 5.5-inch full HD display, 3GB of RAM, a fingerprint sensor, super fast 4G LTE, and Android 5.1 (Lollipop). The phablet is powered by a 1.5GHz octa-core processor with 3GB of RAM.
Tecno J7 is a smartphone built for music lovers. The Boom J7 offers great sound quality double power amplifiers and also comes with a high quality earbud.
Tecno J7 sports a brilliant 5-inch HD screen with an 8 megapixels rear camera and a 2 megapixels front facing camera. The phone runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat) and is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and 1GB of RAM. Price starts at 24,000 Naira.
Tecno Phantom Z Mini like the name suggests is a more compact version of Tecno's flagship phone, the Phantom Z. It features a bright 5-inch display with a 13 megapixels rear camera and an 8 megapixels front facing camera.
Tecno Phantom Z Mini is a high performer, boasting of a 2.0GHz octa-core processor with a generous 2GB of RAM.
Tecno Y3 is the most current cheap phone from Tecno. It offers a modest 4-inch display and runs on Android 4.4 (KitKat). The Tecno Y3 will serve well as an entry level phone for first time smartphone buyers.
Tecno H6 is one of the best value phones in Nigeria right now. It features a 4.5-inch display and an 8 megapixels camera. It is loaded with Android 4.4 (KitKat) and powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM.
It comes with 8GB built-in storage. Price range: 22,000 to 27,000 Naira.
Tecno Phantom Z is Tecno's current flagship smartphone and the best smart phone from company. It is one of the best mid-range smart phones in Nigeria. Looking at the specs, it offers a rich lineup of features: namely a 2.0GHz octa-core processor, 2GB RAM, 16 megapixels camera, 32GB built-in storage, and a 5.2-inch full HD display.
Tecno Phantom Z runs on Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) and features better battery life than most Tecno phones. Tecno Phantom Z price in Nigeria ranges from 53,700 to 65,000 Naira.
Tecno F6 is one of the more affordable Tecno phones running on Android 4.4 (KitKat). It features a 4.7-inch display and an 8 megapixels camera and just like the R7 also sports a 5 megapixels front facing camera.
It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM. Tecno F6 price in Nigeria ranges from 24,500 to 33,000 NGN.
Tecno H3 is the cheapest member of Tecno's new generation of smartphones. It features a 3.5-inch display and a 5 megapixels camera. It runs the more recent Android 4.4 (KitKat) on a 1GHz dual-core processor with 512MB RAM.
It could also offer better battery life with a larger 2000 mAh battery. Price ranges from 9,980 to 15,000 NGN.
Listed above are the best Tecno phones in Nigeria. Tecno offers over a dozen phones in Nigeria so these are just a few of them. Note however that because Tecno phones are cheap Andorid phones they may also face all the challenges faced by cheap Android phones due to their limited hardware such as limited battery life, sluggish performance, etc.
But if all you need is a phone that will get the job done, Tecno phones will definitely deliver.