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Tecno Camon C9 Specs and Price

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Tecno Camon C9 is the successor to the photography focused Camon C8 smartphone. The Tecno Camon C9 offers an improved camera, faster processors, sports the Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with 2GB RAM, and an iris scanner.

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Tecno Camon C9 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.5-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)
  • 1.3GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6753 CPU with 2GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 13MP Rear Camera and 13MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Iris Scanner (Front)
  • 3000 mAh Battery

Tecno upgraded the Camon series for 2017 with the Tecno Camon CX and the more affordable Tecno Camon CX Air.

Design and Display

The Android smartphone features a different design from its forerunner. The physical buttons have now all been moved to the right side.

Tecno Camon C9

Tecno Camon C9 still has a 5.5-inch IPS Display, but it now packs more pixels with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution for a better viewing experience. The C8 had only 720 x 1280 pixels, so this should be a decent improvement.

You may also be interested in Tecno Camon 18Camon 18PCamon 18i, and Camon 18T.

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Camera and Storage

The C8 was built with photography enthusiasts in mind and the Tecno Camon C9 is carrying on with the legacy. On the back the camera still says 13 megapixels, but do not mistake it as the same camera as the C8.

Tecno Camon C9 Rear View

The Tecno Camon C9 offers a muchd improved camera. The phone offers a 6-lens system, offering one more lens than its predecessor. This results in better quality photos and improved colour reproduction.

The front camera also got improved from a 5 megapixels camera to a 13 megapixels camera. The front facing camera is now centred and retains the flash.

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Tecno Camon C9 also has a camera for Iris scan. The feature, similar to what is obtainable in the Lumia 950 will enable you unlock your phone easily without a password using a scan of your Iris.

The phone sports 16GB built-in storage, which you can extend using up to 128GB microSD slot.

Hardware and Software

Tecno Camon C9 is offering a new processor. An 8-core Mediatek MT6753 chipset clocked at 1.3GHz is provided on the smartphone. The smartphone sports 2GB of RAM and runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow).

Tecno Camon C9 retains a 3000mAh battery and promises up to 200 hours standby time and up at 6 hours, 30 minutes of continuous video playback. The smartphone supports superfast 4G LTE.

Also see New Tecno Phones.

Tecno Camon C9 Price and Availability

Tecno Camon C9 Price in Nigeria ranges from 58,000 Naira to 95,000 Naira. Price in Kenya starts at KSh 17,000. Tecno Camon C9 is now available in Nigeria and Kenya. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in the country.

You may also be interested in the Tecno Camon 17 ProCamon 16sCamon 16 Pro, and Camon 16.

Tecno Camon C9 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Tecno Camon C9 Phablet:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), HIOS V1.0
  • Processor: 64-bit, 1.3GHz octa-core Processor (Mediatek MT6753)
  • GPU: Mali-T720
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Colours: Sandstone Black, Gold
  • Dimension: 153 x 76.4 x 10.35 mm
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.5-inch Touch Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 13 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, Autofocus
  • Front Camera: 13MP Camera, Wide-Angle, LED Flash


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 900 / 1800 MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP


  • Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
  • Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
  • Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: No
  • Pedometer: No
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No
  • Gyroscope: No
  • Fingerprint Scanner: No
  • Iris Scanner: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: No
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: No (download at store)
  • Video Editor: No (download at store)
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: No (download at store)


  • Battery: 3000 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Standby Time: up to 200 hours
  • Talktime:
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Paschal Okafor is the founder of NaijaTechGuide. A Graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Paschal is passionate about Technology and since 2006 has written over 4000 articles covering Mobile Devices, Consumer Electronics, Digital Marketing, Mobile Apps, and Online Services. Over the past 16 years, he has managed to turn a blog that started life on a Google Blogger subdomain into the Largest Technology Blog in Nigeria and quite possibly the largest in Africa. Paschal has been Building, Analyzing, and Maintaining Websites for over 17 years and also shares his wealth of knowledge and experience about building and managing websites on NaijaTechGuide.

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