Techno Camon16 to be Lanched

TECNO Mobile Uganda, the global premier mobile phone brand has partnered with MTN Uganda to launch the Camon 16 series mobile phone, the latest addition in the Camon series.

The collaboration between TECNO and MTN gives more to customers – with the sleek smartphone coming with free 3GB internet every month for three months.

In addition, customers also get 100 per cent bonus on all bundles they activate for 90 days on the MTN SIM card used in the Camon 16 they purchase.

“Our partnership with TECNO is one we carry with pride because it fits very well with our vision of delivering a bold new digital world for customers. This launch of yet another top of the range, affordable smartphone, is testament to our commitment of ensuring that everyone enjoys the benefits of a modern connected life through the services and products we offer,” said Somdev Sen, MTN Uganda chief marketing officer.

Camon 16 series is an all upgraded smartphone from the hardware to the software. Camon 16 series pioneers on many fronts like camera technology, stylish design, operating system, and many other features you will discover when you use the device.

The new Camon 16 series prides in specifications like the ultra-clear night shots by Taivos technology, video anti-shake mode, 4K videos, 48MP AI dual selfie camera with flash, 64MP quad-camera, 33W super flash charger, 128GB of internal storage and supported by pioneer CPU, beyond fast and powerful processor Helio G90T among other great features. This is all to give customers the best seamless experience.

The launch of Camon 16 series in Uganda comes after winning serial major awards worldwide such as the Global Product Innovation Award at IFA.

“In 2019, we launched a partnership with MTN to enhance the value TECNO smartphones offer to our customers. We are here today to continue fulfilling our promise of enabling all Ugandans to experience the best smartphones while using the best internet service provider in the country. Camon 16 is more than just a smartphone looking at the upgrades we have installed in the device. The upgrades are not just from the hardware but the software as well. This is because of our mission and desire to give our customers at an affordable price,” said Shiva Zhong, the TECNO country director.

Adding: “The COVID-19 pandemic has changed all areas of life, both social and economic. This has pushed us to think outside the box on how best we can give more value to our customers. As TECNO, we launch the Camon 16 series to enable all Ugandans stay connected to their friends, families, and workmates by experiencing the best smartphone on the market. Camon 16 series is a device for everyone, no matter what you do or age, it is a great phone, and we encourage everyone to purchase this powerful device.”

The Camon 16 includes the groundbreaking 64MP main camera, supported by 8MP ultra wide-angle snapper with two 2MP units to assist night photos, and portraits to the impressive 33W fast-charging.

The device comes with more upgrades with a super fast and strong processor G90T processor to enable customers to have a seamless experience when using the phone, more to this the device comes with more internal storage of 128GB to cater for all problems caused by low storage like freezing and deletion of customers files from the phone.

Furthermore, the Camon 16 series comes in three different versions: Camon 16, Camon 16 Pro and Camon 16 Premier.

TECNO Camon 16 Premier which is in the top tier of the Camon 16 series is available currently in a single colour, glacial silver with an 8GB ROM + 128GB storage which runs on the Android 10.0 + HIOS 6.0 operating system and features a 6.9-inch full-HD (1,080×2, 460 pixels) display with a pill-shaped hole-punch cutout on the top left corner of the screen.

The fingerprint sensor has been moved to the side of the mobile body, enabling customers to unlock the phone in a more convenient and comfortable manner.

The phones are available in any TECNO branded shop or MTN service centre.


Cameras and interface: 48MP dual front camera (ultra-wide-angle selfie camera)

64MP ultra quad-camera (48MP dual front camera with dual flash, 64MP quad rear camera with five flash sensor)


Ambient light sensor

Proximity sensor

Screen and display: 6.9″ FHD dual dot-in display
1080*2460 resolution, touchscreen

Charger: 33W flash charge
Storage: 128GB ROM + 8GB RAM
Chipset: Helio G90T extreme performance

Battery: 4500mAh (typ)
Colours: glacial silver
Fingerprint sensor: mounted on the side

Super video mode

HiOS based on Android™ 10
Height: 170.61mm
Width: 77.18mm
Thickness: 9.1mm