Tecno has expanded its smartphone range in India with the launch of its latest device, Tecno Pova Neo. The new budget device comes powered by the Mediatek Helio G25 SoC and runs on HiOS v7.6 based on Android 11 operating system. Apart from this, the new Pova Neo is aimed at young smartphone buyers and features dual selfie flash as well as a large 6,000mAh battery. The device will compete against the likes of the Poco M3 and the Realme Narzo 30, which are available in the same price segment with better specifications.
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Tecno Pova Neo Specifications
The Tecno Pova Neo features a 6.8” HD+ DotNotch Display with 480 nits of peak brightness. Under the hood, the device is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 SoC, along with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of eMMC 5.1 storage that is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) through a dedicated slot. There is also support for virtually expanding the RAM by 5GB using the brand’s proprietary MemFusion feature. The handset runs on Android 11 with HiOS 7.6 on top.
On the imaging front, the Tecno Pova Neo features the dual rear camera setup which houses a 13MP primary sensor along with an f/1.8 lens and quad-LED flash. There is an 8MP selfie camera at the front with a dual-LED flash for selfies and video chats. The device packs a 6,000mAh battery that comes with 18W fast charging support. The battery is claimed to deliver up to 43 hours of talk time or up to 55 days of standby time on a single charge and 190 hours of music playback.
Connectivity options for the Tecno Pova Neo include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.1, GPS/ A-GPS, FM radio, USB Type-C, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. For authentication, the device has a fingerprint sensor at the back. It also comes with Splash resistant up to IPX2 rating to prevent water damage.
Tecno Pova Neo Price in India, Availability
The sole 6GB + 128GB storage variant of the Tecno Pova Neo has been priced at Rs. 12,999. The device which comes in Geek Blue, Obsidian Black, and Power Black colours, will be available for purchase through retail stores starting January 22nd. Customers purchasing Tecno Pova Neo will get a complimentary pair of Tecno earbuds worth Rs. 1,499.