The original Tecno Pop 3 is finally here. There is nothing special on the phone. The Tecno Pop 3 Plus which is the advanced version is more attractive than this. Well, Pop 3 is more affordable and it comes with a single camera on the back and average specification. The good thing is that the maker slaps a fingerprint scanner on the back which will surely increase its market sell.
Tecno Pop 3 Full Specs Summary
- Announced: 2019, December
- Tecno Pop 3 Release Date: 2019, December
- Dimensions: 154.3 x 75.4 x 9.6 mm
- Weight: 167 grams
- Sim Card: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Size: 5.7 inches, 68.9 cm2 (~76.2% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~229 ppi density)
- Operating System: Android 8.1 (Oreo, Go Edition)
- Chipset: Mediatek MT6580A
- CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
- GPU: Mali-400MP2
- Internal Memory: 1GB, 16GB
- Expandable Memory: Yes
- Rear Camera: 5 MP
- Selfies Camera: 8 MP
- USB: Micro USB 2.0
- Sensors: Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), FaceID, Accelerometer, proximity
- Battery: Removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery
- Colors: Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold, Deep Black and Gradient
Design And Display
In terms of body design, the Tecno Pop 3 is not that bad looking neither is it attractive. It still maintains the old design of the Pop 2 smartphone. There is no upgrade here. Well, the smooth panel has a camera as tradition permits with an LED flash and also offer a fingerprint reader for security. It has a body dimension of 154.3 x 75.4 x 9.6 mm and it weighs 163 grams.
The Tecno Pop 3 has a screen display size of 5.7 inches with a resolution of 480 x 960 pixels, an 18:9 ratio and 229 PPI density. The screen is equipped with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and it has display protection that is scratch resistant.
On the camera department, the Tecno Pop 3 has a single rear camera of 5 MP that features Autofocus, Geotagging, Touch focus and Face detection. The main camera has an LED flash for low light background photos. On the front, it has a bigger 8 MP snapper for selfies and video calls. The camera features Face Unlock and Face Beauty.
Hardware And Software
On the inside, the budget phone has a midrange Mediatek MT6580A processor with a quad-core processor handling its assignment at a speed of 1.3 GHz. It comes with Mali-400MP2 for graphics related issues and gaming. Booting the phone is an Android 8.1 operating system that is based on Go Edition.
Storage Capacity And Sensors
The Tecno Pop 3 has an internal storage of 16GB with a RAM of 1GB for a smooth performance. You can still expand the memory with a micro SDcard up to 32GB. The sensors on the smartphone are Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), FaceID, Accelerometer, and proximity.
Battery Power And Network Connectivity
The Tecno Pop 3 has a removable battery capacity of 3500 mAh without fast charging technology. Considering the screen size, this juicer should be able to last a full day when fully charged. It comes with dual SIM that has support for 3G but lacks a 4G network. Other connectivity options on the phone are Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth, Wifi and micro SDcard.
Tecno Pop 3 Price And Availability
The Tecno Pop 3 is now available for purchase at $71.00. You can order the phone in multiple colors that include Aqua Blue, Champagne Gold, Deep Black and Gradient