Introducing the remarkable Tecno Pova 5, released in August 2023. Packed with superior features and embellished in a beautiful design, this smartphone is available in dynamic colors: Free Fire Edition, Mecha Black, Amber Gold, and Hurricane Blue.
|Network||2G / 3G / 4G / LTE|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD, 120Hz, 580 nits (typ) brightness|
|Display Size||6.78 inches (~84.5% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2460 pixels, FHD+ 21:9 ratio (~396 ppi density)|
|Operating System||Android 13, HiOS 13|
|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), LED Flash|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, Dual stereo speakers (Hi-Res Audio, DTS Audio)|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band|
|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||45W fast charging, 100% in 60 minutes, 10W reverse charging|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, compass, proximity, light|
|Build||Glass front, Plastic Back, Plastic frame|
|Dimensions||168.6 x 76.6 x 9 mm|
|Colors||Free Fire Edition, Mecha Black, Amber Gold, Hurricane Blue|
|Price||₱7,999 – (8GB + 128GB), ₱8,999 – (8GB + 256GB)|
The Tecno Pova 5 comes with an impressive IPS LCD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 580 nits brightness. The large 6.78-inch screen offers an ~84.5% screen-to-body ratio, providing an engaging visual experience with FHD+ resolution.
Operating System & Performance
Powered by the latest Android 13 with HiOS 13, the Tecno Pova 5 houses the MediaTek Helio G99 chipset (6nm). Accompanied by an Octa-core processor and the Mali-G52 MC2 GPU, the phone provides seamless multi-tasking, gaming, and overall performance.
Loaded with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and UFS 2.2 fast internal storage options of 128GB or 256GB, the Tecno Pova 5 ensures quick application launching and file access. The phone also supports a memory card for further expansion of storage.
The device features a 50 MP wide camera with phase detection autofocus and AI Lens, supplemented by Dual-LED flash, HDR, and Panorama features, delivering bright and crisp photos. Both the main and selfie camera resolutions allow video recording of 1080p@30fps.
The Tecno Pova 5 sports dual stereo speakers with Hi-Res Audio and DTS Audio, offering the users an amazing auditory experience. The phone also includes a 3.5mm audio jack for wired audio connections.
Complete with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac with dual-band functionality, Bluetooth 5.0, NFC for contactless transactions, and GPS navigation (with A-GPS), the phone is geared with all the necessary connectivity features. It supports FM Radio, USB Type-C 2.0, and USB On-The-Go technology.
The Tecno Pova 5 runs on a 6000mAh Li-Po non-removable battery. The smartphone offers 45W fast charging, capable of charging the device fully in just 60 minutes. There’s also a 10W reverse charging feature to keep your other devices powered.
Aside from the side-mounted fingerprint sensor, the phone also comes with an accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, proximity sensor, and a light sensor. The build comprises a Glass front, Plastic Back, and Plastic frame, providing a sleek yet robust design.
The Tecno Pova 5 comes at a price of ₱7,999 for the 8GB + 128GB variant and ₱8,999 for the 8GB + 256GB variant, representing excellent value for the fantastic set of features on offer.