Tecno W3 Specs, Review and Price

Tecno W3
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Tecno W3 is the third smartphone from Tecno to feature Android 6.0 behind the Tecno C9 and the Tecno W4. It is also the most affordable in the lineup. Tecno W3 features a 5-inch Display and a 2500 mAh battery. There is also a variant with super fast 4G LTE support called the Tecno W3 LTE.

Where to Buy Tecno W3

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Tecno W3 Key Specs and Features

  • 5-inch Touch Display, 480 x 854 pixels (196ppi)
  • 1.3GHz quad-core CPU with 1GB RAM
  • Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with HiOS
  • 8GB Storage with support for memory card
  • 5MP Rear Camera and 2MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE (only on Tecno W3 LTE)
  • 2500 mAh Removable Battery

Tecno W3 Front

Some of the latest (2019) Tecno phones include the Tecno Phantom X2 Pro, Tecno Spark 9, Tecno Camon 19 Pro, and Tecno Phantom X2.

Tecno W3 LTE Review

The LTE model is exactly the same as the base model except for support for LTE. The phone supports LTE on NTEL, Etisalat, MTN, Smile, and InterC in Nigeria. Note: All models do not support 4G LTE. Models with 4G support will have Tecno W3 LTE written in the box.

Design, Display and Camera

Tecno W3 offers a silk texture design with colourful interchangeable back covers in blue, pink, or gray. It features a relatively slim profile measuring about 8.65mm.

On the front, the Tecno W3 sports a modest 5-inch display. The display offers a resolution of 480 x 854 pixels. Above the camera you will see a 2 megapixels camera for taking selfies. The front camera is provided with an LED flash.

On the back, the Tecno W3 features a 5 megapixels camera with dual-LED flash.

Tecno W3 Rear View

Hardware and Software

Tecno W3 is an entry-level smartphone, so you should expect a modest hardware. The handset runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB RAM.

The smartphone boasts of a 2500 mAh battery that promises up to 25 hour talktime. Tecno W3 provides 8GB built-in storage and offers fast internet, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. There is a variant with 4G LTE.

Pricing and Availability

Tecno W3 is available in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya. You can buy the affordable smartphone at leading online stores in Nigeria and Kenya. Tecno W3 Price in Nigeria ranges from 26,700 Naira to 40,000 Naira depending on your location in the country. Price in Kenya starts at around KSh 6,999.

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Tecno W3 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Tecno W3:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), Tecno Hios UI
  • Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Processor
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 1 GB RAM
  • Colours: Blue, Pink, Gray
  • Dimension: 143 x 72 x 8.65 mm
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Micro-SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby


  • Display: 5.0-inch Touch Display, 480 x 854 pixels (196ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: 5 MP Camera, 720p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED Flash, Autofocus
  • Front Camera: 2 MP Camera, LED Flash


  • Built-in Storage: 8GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Yes
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 900 / 1800 MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 2100MHz
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: No
  • 4G LTE: Yes (Optional), LTE Band 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes (Optional)
  • 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: No
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: No
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: No

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: 2500 mAh Li-ion Battery
  • Standby Time: up to 312 hours
  • Talktime: up to 25 hours
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Tecno W3 Specs, Review and Price was written by Paschal Okafor. The article was last modified: January 27th, 2023
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