Announcement. Tecno Pop 6 Pro for Russia - easy budget confusion

Photo Announcement. Tecno Pop 6 Pro for Russia - easy budget confusion

The Tecno company, with its inherent touch of a light mess, presented in Russia an inexpensive smartphone Tecno Pop 6 Pro. The device appeared on the official website, it is also available in a couple of serious stores - in DNS and Ozone. The problem is that in these three places, the characteristics of the smartphone, albeit slightly, are different. I'm not talking about some other shops like the seemingly quite serious Quke, which are generally unclear where the performance characteristics came from (more precisely, it's understandable, but let's not talk about sad things).

So. The chipset is quad-core. Or the ancient MediaTek Helio A22, or its slightly more modern (but also weaker) version of the Helio A20. If you are very lucky, the smartphone will reach one hundred thousand points in AnTuTu, but there is little chance of this.

Memory is low. 2 GB operational and 32 GB permanent. Memory cards are supported.

Since there is not enough RAM, then Android must obviously be stripped down, i.e. Go edition. version is not clear. Either Android 11 or Android 12.

The screen, according to the official version, has a diagonal of 6.6" (16.66 cm). True, if you take the indicated centimeters and correctly convert them to inches, you get 6.56" (103 cm²), which is indicated on the website of onewow from the stores. And 6.6 "is so, beautiful rounding in the right direction. The resolution is low, 720x1612 (269 ppi).

On the official website, it says in small print that the screen has a refresh rate of up to 90 Hz, but I don't believe it.

There is no disagreement about the battery. The capacity is excellent, 5000 mAh. Fast charging, of course, is missing.

The cameras are simple. 5 MP front 8+0.08 MP rear.

There is a fingerprint scanner, side. There is no NFC module. USB ancient, Micro. Does Wi-Fi have a second range? Alas, the evidence differs. It's not clear.

And about money. DNS price not yetposted, item is out of stock. Ozone writes about ₽6490 ($108) and promises delivery on September 19.

Tecno Pop 6 Pro key features:

ScreenS-IPS, 6.56", 103 cm², 720x1612, 269 ppi, 60 Hz HardwareMediaTek Helio A22
2 GHz, 4 x Cortex-A53, PowerVR GE8320 Memory RAM 2 GB, ROM 32 GB, Micro-SD up to 128 GB, dedicated slot Mobile InternetLTE
EDGE Mobile networksLTE
GSM Li-Pol battery, 5000 mAh Dimensions164.87 x 76.25 x 8.75 mm Weight195 g Rear camera: dual, flash, autofocus
- 8 MP, f/2.0
- 0.08 MP
front camera: 5 MP, no flash, no autofocus NavigationGPS OSAAndroid 11 Go edition, HiOS 8.6 SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Fingerprint Scanner (side) USBMicro v2.0, USB-OTG

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