Tecno has yet again introduced another iterations of Tecno POP 5-series – a POP 5S for the North American region. The handset offers 4G LTE network and looks pretty similar to itel A26 smartphone.

TECNO Pop 5S launched

The Tecno POP 5S is built around a 5.7-inches screen with 720 x 1520 pixels resolution. The model has a dewdrop notch on the head, and the screen panel is TFT.

Under the hood, the phone is powered by a quad-core UNISOC SC9832E CPU, clocked at 1.4Ghz along with Mali T820 GPU. The device has 2GB RAM and 32-Gigs of internal ROM. It has dual Nano-SIM and a space for an external SD-card.

Around the back, you are getting dual 5MP + 0.08MP rear snappers, along with a single LED flash, while a another single 2-megapixel selfie camera seats within the notch upfront.

The device does not have a fingerprint scanner, but only offers FaceID and other Android default locks. Fueling the phone is a 3020mAh battery. It runs Android 10 (Go Edition) out of the box.


Tecno POP 5S Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: LTE
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/11.5 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


  • Announced: 2022, January 21
  • Status: Available. 2022, January 21


  • Dimensions: 148 x 72.3 x 9.9 mm
  • Weight: 160 g
  • Colors: Deep blue, Gradation Green and Light Purple
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Size: 5.7 inches, (74.7% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (292 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 10 (Go Edition)


  • Chipset: Spreadtrum UNISOC SC9832E
  • CPU: Quad-core (4×1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU)
  • GPU: ARM Mali T820 MP2
  • Storage: 32GB, 2GB RAM
  • Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 64 GB


  • Main Camera: Dual
    • 5MP (main)
    • QVGA AI lens (depth)
  • Features: Single-LED, Autofocus, Touch focus
  • Video: 720p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 2MP, f/2.2
  • Features: Single-LED, FaceID
  • Video: 480p@30fps


  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP
  • USB: Micro USB 2.0
  • NFC: NO
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS

Other Features

  • Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Removable Li-Po 3020 mAh battery

Tecno POP 5S Specifications

The Tecno POP 5S comes in two colours such as purple and green. It has arrived in Mexico with a price tag of MXN 2,239 (~$108).


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