Camon 30 series: Tecno’s AI camera arsenal goes live

70W charging plus Sony’s IMX890 sensor is definitely an add-to-cart combo for the newly released Tecno Camon 30 bunch.

Camon 30 series: Tecno’s AI camera arsenal goes live
Techno Camon 30 Series

Tecno has raised the bar once again for its flagship phones with the launch of its Camon 30 series unveiled in Lagos on April 2, 2024. Already creating a buzz among smartphone enthusiasts, this lineup showcases Tecno's commitment to innovation, blending quality and value across a range of devices for the global market. 

From the feature-packed Premier 5G to the accessible 4G variant, the Camon 30 series promises an exceptional user experience with its impressive specifications and unique features.

The series includes four distinct models: the Camon 30 Premier 5G, the Camon 30 Pro 5G, the Camon 30 4G, and the Camon 30 5G. Each offers a unique mix of features and performance, catering to the diverse needs of mobile photographers, gamers, and everyday users alike.

With the Camon 30 series, Tecno continues to redefine smartphone expectations, combining cutting-edge technology with sleek design and user-friendly functionality. Let's get into the details and uncover the unique strengths of each CAMON 30 model.

Design and Display

The TECNO CAMON 30 series boldly departs from the design language of its predecessors, embracing a fresh, sophisticated look. Gone are the angular rear panels, replaced by industry-first marble-effect suede Tech-Art Leather finishes. This innovative material offers a luxurious and unique tactile experience, available in a nature-inspired palette: Alps Snowy Silver, Emerald Lake Green, Iceland Basaltic Dark, Sahara Sand Brown, and Uyuni Salt White.

The CAMON 30 Pro 5G shines on the display front, boasting a massive 6.78-inch 144Hz AMOLED screen for a truly immersive visual experience. Smooth scrolling and gaming are guaranteed, further enhanced by rich Dolby Atmos audio.

The series prioritises practicality too. Wet Hand Touch technology ensures responsiveness even in wet conditions, and an IP54 rating provides durability. The CAMON 30 series blends striking design, innovative display features, and real-world resilience for a seamless user experience.

Tecno Camon 30 Pro in Salty White and Basaltic Dark


The TECNO CAMON 30 series aims for the top Android camera phones, boasting a powerful lineup led by the 50MP Sony IMX890 main camera. AI-powered enhancements promise exceptional image quality in various shooting conditions. The Pro models expand your creative possibilities with a 50MP wide-angle lens and a 2MP macro lens, letting you capture sweeping landscapes and intricate details as close as 2.5cm.

Selfie enthusiasts won't be disappointed either. A 50MP front-facing camera with eye-tracking autofocus delivers sharp portraits and supports stunning 4K60fps video recording. The CAMON 30 5G and CAMON 30 feature this same impressive selfie hardware.

But TECNO goes beyond hardware. AI-powered features like Social Turbo (voice changing, background alteration), AI Erase (remove unwanted photo elements), and Universal Tone technology (accurate skin tone representation) enhance your photos and video calls. AIGC Portrait generates customized portraits for a unique social media presence.

Specs Table comparing each Camon 30 smartphone


The CAMON 30 series delivers a smooth and powerful experience, thanks to its range of MediaTek chipsets. The CAMON 30 features the Helio G99, while the 5G variant upgrades to the Dimensity 7020, bringing 5G connectivity benefits. For the ultimate boost, the CAMON 30 Pro boasts the MediaTek Dimensity 8200 Ultimate chipset,  promising effortless multitasking, high-end gaming, and overall top-tier performance. It also stands out with a 50MP OIS Steady Night Portrait main rear camera for exceptional photography.

The CAMON 30 Premier 5G leads the lineup with its advanced chipset, delivering unmatched power ideal for even the most demanding users. Pro models shine too, with up to 24GB of RAM (including 12GB extended memory) and up to 512GB of flash storage.  A 9-layer "gaming-grade" cooling system maintains optimal temperatures during extended gaming sessions.

No matter the model you choose, you'll enjoy a massive 5000mAh battery and 70W charging, reaching 50% in just 16 minutes. Tecno's claim that the battery endures 1,600 charge cycles with over 80% health retention for at least four years underscores the long-term value and durability of the CAMON 30 series.

Features of the Camon 30 Premier 5G

Limited availability

The excitement of the CAMON 30 series launch comes with an important note: initial availability will be limited to Nigeria and select African markets. While shipping is expected within a few weeks, expansion to other regions will follow.

While we await country-wide availability for the CAMON 30 series, it's worth noting that its predecessor, the CAMON 20 5G, launched at ₦490,000 ($386). This gives us a potential ballpark for what to expect.  Here are the current Nigerian retail prices for the new models:

  • Camon 30 - ₦321,500/$256
  • Camon 30 5G - ₦452,000/$361
  • Camon 30 Pro 5G - ₦538,000/$429

For the most accurate and up-to-date information in your area, check with local retailers or official Tecno Mobile stores as the launch progresses. Remember, prices can fluctuate depending on the retailer, promotions, and market conditions.

The good news is, you can secure your desired CAMON 30 model by pre-ordering now!

For ₦50,000, you'll get a ₦20,000 discount on pickup, plus a CAMON 30 gift box, a 3-month YouTube subscription, and free data from MTN.

TECNO and MTN have teamed up to bring you incredible data deals. Pre-order the CAMON 30 and receive 1.5GB of free data plus a 100% data bonus monthly for 6 months. If you opt for the CAMON 30 5G, you'll get 5GB of free data upon activation and an additional 11GB on data purchases for the next 3 months. 

We'll update this information as the official availability of the CAMON 30 models expands across the country later this April.

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