Chinese smartphone manufacturer TECNO Mobile has launched another entry-level smartphone – the TECNO POP 3. The phone is a trimmed version of the POP 3 Plus.
TECNO POP 3 is built around a 5.7-inch FWVGA + (960 x 480) display. The phone is powered a MediaTek 1.3GHz quad-core which is paired with 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage capacity.
As far as camera is concerned, while the 8MP that we have as the main camera for the Plus version, the regular variant could only boast of a 5MP as the main camera. The front facing camera still remain the same as 8MP.
The low-cost model features a selfie camera flash, biometric authentication supports fingerprint sensors and face ID.
TECNO POP 3 Specifications
- 2G Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 3G Bands: WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 3100
- 4G Bands: No
- Speed: HSPA
- Announced: December, 2019
- Status: December, 2019
- Dimension: 154.3 x 75.4 x 9.95 mm
- Weight: g
- Colour: black, blue, gold, purple
- Type: IPS LCD Screen
- Size: 5.7-inch
- Resolution: 480 x 960 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio
- Android 8.1 Oreo (HiOS)
- Processor Type: 32-bit, 1.3GHz Quad-core,
- Processor Name: Mediatek MTK
- Graphics Processor:
- RAM: 1GB
- Internal Storage: 16GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 32GB (dedicated slot)
- Rear Camera: 5MP, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
- Front-facing Camera: 8MP, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture
- Radio: FM Radio
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- USB: microUSB v2.0.
- Digital Compass: No.
- Accelerometer: Yes.
- Proximity Sensor: No.
- Ambient Light Sensor: No.
- Barometer: No.
- Pedometer: No.
- Heart Rate Monitor: No.
- Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; rear-mounted.
- Face Unlock: Yes; 2.0.
- Iris Scanner: No.
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
- Voice Control: No.
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
- Infra-red Sensor: No.
- Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 3500 mAh
- Battery Charging: 5W standard charging
Model Number: TECNO BB2
TECNO POP 3 Pricing and Availability
- Country Availability: Thailand. Nigeria. India. Pakistan.
- Price: ₦22,000 in Nigeria.