Tecno, a China-based smartphone brand, today entered the Indian market with the launch of new i-series phones that shall retail in offline markets starting from Punjab, Gujarat, and Rajasthan, which, according to Tecno, are more accepting of new brands. The company claims that its Smartphones will ‘own the night’ riding on its Pixelex technology that excesses on LED flash, uses bigger pixels and advanced software algorithms to enhance low-light night-time photography.


The new i-series phones include Tecno i7, i5 and i5 Pro, and i3 and i3 Pro. All of these phones run Android Nougat based HiOS, which is an interactive interface with features like WhatsApp mode(that restricts background data of all apps but WhatsApp), Google Assistant, and an Ultra Power Saving mode that still permits access to 6 apps.

Interestingly, the brand promises 100 days replacement, 1-year screen replacement warranty and will buy your phone at 50 percent price if you return your phone and upgrade to another Tecno phone in a year. The hardware used on the new Techno phones is quite basic, You can check the full specifications in the table below.

Also Read: Tecno i7 FAQ – All Questions Answered


Tecno i-series phones Key Specifications

Model Tecno i7 Tecno i5/ i5 Pro Tecno i3/ i3 Pro
Display 5.5-inch, Full HD, 2.5D glass 5.5-inch, HD, 2.5D glass 5-inch, Full HD, 2.5D glass
Processor 1.5GHz MT6750T MediaTek Octa-Core MT6737T quad-core MT6737 quad-core
Internal Storage 32GB, expandable 16GB/32GB, expandable 16GB, expandable
Software Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS Android 7.0 Nougat based HiOS
Primary Camera 13MP,f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, 4X LED flash 13MP,f/2.0 aperture, AF, 4X LED flash 8MP,f/2.0 aperture, AF, 4X LED flash
Secondary Camera 16MP, f/2.0 aperture 8MP, f/2.0 aperture 8MP, f/2.0 aperture
Battery 4000mAh, Rocket charging 4000mAh, Rocket charging 3050mAh
Others Dual SIM,4G VoLTE and ViLTE, Fingerprint sensor with Saphire glass Dual SIM,4G VoLTE and ViLTE, Fingerprint sensor Dual SIM,4G VoLTE and ViLTE, Fingerprint sensor (only in i3 Pro)
Price Rs. 14,990 INR Rs. 11,490/ Rs. 12,990 Rs. 7,990/ Rs. 9,990

The new TECNO smartphone range includes five models – i3, i3 Pro, i5, i5 Pro and i7 in a price range of INR 7,990 to 14,990 (MOP). While i5, i5 Pro, i3 and i3 pro will all be available across 3 states of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Punjab from April 22, i7 will be hitting the market early May.

These new products will retail in Champagne Gold, Sky Black and Space Grey color options.


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