The Tecno POVA 5G is a highly efficient smartphone that combines affordability with top-tier tech specs. Launched in February 2022, and available in Aether Black, this device ensures that cost doesn’t compromise its users’ access to the latest smartphone features. With superior display, impressive processing performance, and robust memory and storage, the Tecno POVA 5G is a solid choice for those seeking high performance on a budget.
|Launch Date||February 2022|
|Network||2G / 3G / 4G / LTE / 5G|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD, 120Hz|
|Display Size||6.9 inches (~83.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2460 pixels, FHD+, 20:5.9 ratio ~389 ppi density|
|Protection||Scratch resistant glass|
|Operating System||Android 11, HiOS 8|
|Chipset||MediaTek Dimensity 900 (6 nm)|
|CPU cores||Octa-core (2×2.4 GHz Cortex-A78 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Internal Memory||128GB UFS 3.1|
|Card slot||Yes, up to 512GB|
|Main Camera||50 MP f/1.6 (wide), 2 MP (depth), AI Lens|
|Camera Features||Quad-LED flash, Panorama, HDR|
|Selfie Camera||16MP f/2.0 (wide), Dual-LED flash|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, 2.4GHz, 5GHz|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS|
|USB Port||USB Type-C 2.0, USB On-The-Go (OTG)|
|Battery Capacity||6000 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Po (Non-removable)|
|Charging||18W fast charging, 50% in 33 minutes|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Build||Glass front, Plastic Back, Splash resistant design|
|Dimensions||172.82 x 78.24 x 9.07 mm|
|Price||₱12,990 – (8GB / 128GB)|
Detailed Product Description
The 6.9-inch IPS LCD display of Tecno POVA 5G produces 1080 x 2460 pixels of Full HD+ resolution, and flaunts a high refresh rate of 120Hz. Rugged glass protection ensures durability.
Performance and Operating System
Operating on Android 11 with HiOS 8, and powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 900 (6 nm) chipset – this phone offers robust performance. The octa-core CPU and a Mali-G68 MC4 GPU supplement these flawless operations.
Offering 8GB LPDDR5 RAM and 128GB UFS 3.1 internal storage, expandable up to 512GB via a microSD card, this smartphone provides the room to store a considerable volume of data.
The rear camera setup includes a 50 MP wide lens, a 2 MP depth sensor, and an AI Lens. The front camera is a 16MP wide lens. Both cameras capture Full HD video at 30 frames per second.
The device offers a built-in loudspeaker and retains a 3.5mm jack for wired headphone connectivity.
Tecno POVA 5G supports Wi-Fi (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth, and NFC. The GPS system backed by A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, and BDS ensures accurate location tracking. A USB Type-C 2.0 port allows for wired transfers and charging.
A robust 6000 mAh non-removable Li-Po battery powers this phone. It supports 18W fast charging, reaching 50% capacity in 33 minutes.
The phone features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity sensor, and compass. Its splash-resistant design adds to the durability.
At ₱12,990 for 8GB RAM and 128GB storage, Tecno POVA 5G offers high-end specs at considerable affordability. A worthwhile investment for those seeking a powerful smartphone on a budget.