Tecno Camon 12 Air: First budget phone with a punch-hole camera

Abhishek Kumar
3 min readOct 15, 2019

The much-awaited Tecno Camon 12 Air is out in India. Tecno Camon 12 Air features a 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. It runs on Android 9.0 pie and supports 4G LTE which is ideal for a fast browsing experience.

The device features a triple camera at the rear and 8MP camera at the front for selfies and video calls. The 6.55-inch display coupled with its 4000mAh non-removable LI-ion battery gives the smartphone an edge over other brands.

Adding to all we have said so far is the mobile phone’s security. The smartphone comes with Face unlock, fingerprint scanner and voice recognition unlock. For a price range of N30,000 to N35,000, Tecno Camon 12 Air sets itself as one of the best low budget phones in Nigeria presently. Below is the review of the specifications in full.

Design and Display

Tecno Camon 12 Air design is preferable compared to other phones the company has produced. The design is really cool.

At the front, we see an 8MP camera that produces very clear pictures. If you turn the phone around, you will see a triple camera sitting at the back. The camera setup is followed by an LED flash located directly below it.

The 6.55-inch HD+ display graces the front of the device with a resolution of 1280X 720 pixels. Unlike the Camon 12 that sports a waterdrop notch display, Camon 12 Air comes with a punch-hole display housing the front camera with more than 85% screen-to-body.

Hardware and Software

The smartphone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie). It also features 2.0 GHz Octa Core Cortex A53/powerVR GE8320. As for the memory, Tecno Camon 12 Air comes with a 3GB RAM and 32GB internal memory that is expandable to 256GB. The android device supports dual SIMS and 4G LTE. It also supports Wifi, Bluetooth, Hotspot, etc.

Camera and Battery

The Tecno Camon 12 Air features an amazing set of triple cameras packed alongside each other at the rear. The primary camera is 16MP, the second is 2MP, while the last is 5MP. Together, they deliver top-quality pictures that you can upload to your social media accounts.

At the front also is an 8MP camera. This camera is also good for taking pictures that can be uploaded on social media platforms without much editing. Tecno Camon 12 Air is powered by a 4000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery. The device also supports fast charging technology.



Abhishek Kumar

A Passionate Writer with love for Technology. I love discovering new gadgets and writing about smartphones. However, do not let technology take away your sleep.