TECNO Mobile launches the Camon 16 series with free data from MTN Uganda.

TECNO Mobile launches the Camon 16 series with free data from MTN Uganda.

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MTN Ug CMO, Somdev Sen (L) with Tecno’s Steven Ssemyalo (R) at the Camon 16 Launch at Serena Hotel

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Introducing the Next level Camera Evolution Phone that has already won prestigious awards worldwide.

The smartphone comes fully connected with free 3GB internet bundle from MTN, every month for three months and 100% bonus on all data bundles purchased on MTN over the same period.

Kampala, Uganda, Wednesday 13th October 2020: TECNO Mobile Uganda, the global premier mobile phone brand has today released Camon 16 series the latest addition in the Camon series.

Somdev Sen, the MTN Ug Chief Marketing Officer makes his remarks at the Tecno Camon 16 Launch at Serena Hotel.

The launch of Camon 16 series comes again with collaboration between TECNO and MTN to give more to customers with this sleek smartphone that comes with free 3GB internet every month for three months. In addition to this, customers will also get 100% bonus on all bundles they activate for 90 days on the MTN SIM 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.

Camon16 series is an all upgraded smartphone from the hardware to the software. Camon16series 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.

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.

From the groundbreaking 64MP main camera, this is 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 supper 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, 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 Camon16 series is available currently in a single color, Glacial Silver with an 8GB ROM + 128GB storage 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.

Side-fingerprint All-new access this time, for a better visual sense of the whole design, the fingerprint sensor was moved to the side of the mobile body enabling customers to unlock the phone in a more convenient and comfortable manner.

The 64MP Ultimate clear photography, 48MP Super clear portrait selfie supported by new camera technology TAIVOS (TECNO AI Vision Optimization solution) which is an image processing and enhancement lab for the Camon series.

The launch comes with a lot of benefits for our special customers. All customers that purchase Camon 16 Premier get free 3GB internet data every month for three months and a 100% data bonus on every data bundle purchased, all on their MTN line.

“We urge all customers to get this Next level Camera Evolution Phone from any TECNO branded shop or MTN Service center near them and enjoy the benefits that come with it”, concluded Mr. Shiva.



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)G-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) Colors: 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


Release date: October 2020


TECNO is a premium smartphone brand. Upholding the brand essence of “Expect More”, TECNO is committed to giving the masses access to latest technology at accessible prices, allowing the consumers to reach beyond their current limitations and uncover a world of possibilities. TECNO understands the needs of consumers from different markets and provides them with localized innovations across a product portfolio featuring smartphones, tablets, and feature phones. TECNO is a major global player with presence in around 60 emerging markets across the world and one of the top three mobile phone brands in Africa. It is also the global Official Tablet and Handset Partner of Manchester City Football Club. For more information, please visit: www.tecno-mobile.com

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About the MTN Group

Launched in 1994, the MTN Group is a leading emerging market operator with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world to our 240 million customers in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East. We are inspired by our belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. The MTN Group is listed on the JSE Securities Exchange in South Africa under the share code “MTN”. We are pursuing our BRIGHT strategy with a major focus on growth in data, fintech and digital businesses. 

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