Inside Kenya’s Best Camera Phone; Tecno Camon C9


Launched end of last week, Tecno Camon C9 has attracted the attention of both the young and the old, but widely, smartphone photography lovers!

Have you bought yours already? Then you must be feeling the light weight and soft touch of the C9. If you haven’t, let me walk you through its Unboxing and first impression.

First Look

Packed in a blue Tecno branded box, and a second pullout box with the sign of lenses on it, one gets an immediate impression that this is indeed a camera phone.

front camera

TecnoCamonC9 13.0 MP Front Camera

On the back of the pull out box, is a simple outlining of the TecnoC9, Major Specifications which include but not limited to;

• HiOS based on Android 6.0

• 16 GB ROM and 2GB RAM

• 13MP Back and Front Camera

• Expandable Micro SD card, upto 128 GB

• 3000mAh of Battery among others

On opening it, despite the big smart touch screen of 5.5 inches, one can easily notice the centred front camera lenses of 13.0 Megapixels, which also appears on the back of it both with flashlights.


Tecno Camon C9 Side buttons, Far left is the dedicated Camera button.

Still on the back, it’s quick to notice, the rough back cover of the C9 which makes the device stick firmly on your hand and avoid easy sliding that may cause its fall.

An additional first impression is its light weight and a sleek silver lining on its edges, on the right lower left side of the silver edge; you can find an extra button, dedicated for the camera. This makes your work easier while taking photos.

Whats Inside the Box?

What stands out inside the box is the Tecno Camon C9 Smart cover, this allows you to read messages, receive calls ,play music, put on your flashlight among other things without necessarily having to flip it over.

Packed on the smart cover box, is a small pin used to eject you Micro-sim at ease. Other tools inside the C9 include, a pair of earphones, a USB cable with its adapter; the user manual, and warranty card are also intact.

Not packed inside the box is the Tecno Smart bracelet, the T-band, which is used to support users of C9, for instance, it alerts you when you have missed calls or messages and so on.

Market Price

Already on sale in the Market, the Tecno Camon C9 goes for only Ksh. 17,999 .It can be found on any Tecno Branded shops across the country.


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