Tecno Mobile has finally launched its latest budget smartphone – Tecno POP 5 LTE – in India. The device is a successor to the POP 4. It is worth noting that the entry-level smartphone was first launched in Pakistan and the Philippines in November 2021.
The POP 5 LTE continues with the budget outlook of its predecessors and still retain a hugely affordable price tag. It sports a decent 6.52-inch dot-notch display with an HD+ resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels.
The display also comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 480 nits brightness, and 120Hz touch sampling rate. There is also a 2.5D curved glass covering the display panel. The waterdrop notch design provides a 90% screen-to-body ratio for the device.
Under the, while this model is powered by a 2GHz Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A25 processor, the earlier version has UNISOC SC9863A. The CPU is paired with 2GB of RAM while there is 32GB of storage onboard. The company is expected to release a higher memory variant in due course. But for now, you can only make do with the 32GB store which you can expand anyway, up to 256GB via microSD.
For photography, the Tecno POP 5 LTE packs a dual-camera setup at the rear stacked vertically at the top left corner of the back panel. The camera setup consists of an 8-megapixel main shooter alongside an AI lens and dual-LED flash. For selfies, there is a 5-megapixel camera housed under the waterdrop notch. The front camera also has an LED flash.
In terms of interface, the new budget smartphone runs Android 11 (Go Edition) customized with Tecno’s HiOS 7.6. The phone comes with a huge 5000mAh battery under the hood that promises up to 31 days of standby time and up to 48 hours of video playback.
Other features include an IPX2-rated splash-resistant design, 3.5mm audio jack, 4G VoLTE support, FM Radio, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS.
Tecno POP 5 LTE Specifications
Chipset: MediaTek Helio A25
CPU: 2GHz Octa-Core
GPU: PowerVR IMG8322
Display: 6.52″ HD+ 1600 × 720 20:9, IPS
Storage: 32GB (supports microSD)
Main Camera: Dual
- 8 MP
- AI Lens
Front Camera: 5 MP with Flash
OS: Android 11 (Go edition)
Dimensity: 164.8 × 76.09 × 8.75mm
Colors: Ice Blue, Black Sea Light, Green
Earphone Jack: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes (rear)
SIM: Dual SIM (nanoSIM +MicroSIM)
Others: VoLTE ,
Network: Supports 4G LTE
Tecno POP 5 LTE Price and Availability
As for the pricing, the Tecno POP 5 LTE carries a price tag of INR 6,299 (~$85) and will be sold on Amazon India from January 16.
The phone comes in Ice Blue, Deepsea Luster, and Turquoise Cyan color options.