The Tecno Pova 4 Pro, launched in November 2022, is a cutting-edge smartphone packed with top-tier features, impressive performance, and available at an affordable price. The phone is available in eye-catching color variants including, Uranolith Grey, Fluorite Blue, and Rutile Orange.
|Network||2G / 3G / 4G / LTE|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano)|
|Display Type||AMOLED, 90Hz|
|Display Size||6.66 inches (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2460 pixels, FHD+, 21:9 ratio (~403ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Operating System||Android 12, HIOS 12|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm)|
|CPU cores||Octa-core (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Internal Memory||128GB, 256GB UFS 2.2|
|Main Camera||50 MP f/1.8 (wide), PDAF, AI Lens|
|Camera Features||Dual-LED flash, HDR, Panorama|
|Selfie Camera||8 MP f/2.0 (wide)|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, Dual stereo speakers (Hi-Res Audio, DTS Audio)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, 2.4GHz, 5GHz|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB Port||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go (OTG)|
|Battery Capacity||6000 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Po (Non-removable)|
|Charging||44W fast charging, 50% in 24 minutes, 10W reverse charging|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, light|
|Build||Glass front, Plastic back, Plastic frame|
|Dimensions||164.8 x 77 x 9.19 mm|
|Colors||Uranolith Grey, Fluorite Blue, Rutile Orange|
|Price||₱9,699 – (8GB + 128GB), ₱10,490 – (8GB + 256GB)|
The Tecno Pova 4 Pro sports a 6.66-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate. With a resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels, FHD+ resolution, and a 403ppi density, the device ensures top-notch visuals. The device’s screen is safeguarded with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
Operating System and Performance
The device runs on Android 12 integrated with HIOS 12 and is powered by MediaTek Helio G99 (6nm) chipset. Performance is managed by an octa-core CPU (2×2.2 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55) and a Mali-G52 MC2 GPU.
The Tecno Pova 4 Pro comes with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and is available in two memory variants, 128GB, and 256GB UFS 2.2 internal memory. But, the device does not support external storage.
The device has a powerful 50 MP f/1.8 (wide) primary camera, equipped with PDAF and AI lens. It offers features like Dual-LED flash, HDR, and Panorama with video capabilities of 1440p@30fps, and 1080p@30fps. Simultaneously, the phone houses an 8 MP f/2.0 (wide) selfie camera that can record 1080p@30fps.
The Tecno Pova 4 Pro provides top-tier audio quality with its dual stereo speakers that support Hi-Res Audio and DTS Audio. The smartphone also provides a 3.5mm jack for headphones.
The device boasts Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, and Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE, provides comprehensive connectivity. The smartphone also comes with NFC and A-GPS support but lacks an IR port. The Tecno Pova 4 Pro supports FM radio and features a USB Type-C 2.0 with USB On-The-Go (OTG) capabilities.
Equipped with a robust 6000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery, the Tecno Pova 4 Pro supports 44W fast charging and can achieve 50% charge in just 24 minutes. It also provides a 10W reverse charging option.
Notable features include a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, and light sensor. Despite packing in such advanced specifications, the device has a sleek and lightweight design. The smartphone comes with a glass front and a plastic back and frame, weighing 210g with dimensions 164.8 x 77 x 9.19 mm.
Offering impressive performance and top-of-the-line features, the Tecno Pova 4 Pro is priced at a budget-friendly ₱9,699 for the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant and ₱10,490 for the 8GB RAM + 256GB storage variant, thereby carving a niche for itself in the competitive market for budget-friendly, performance-oriented smartphones.