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Tecno Pop 2 Plus

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  • 6.0 inches
  • Mediatek MT6580P
  • Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB storage
  • Back: Single 5MP
  • Front: Single 8MP
  • 5000mAh battery
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Nebula Black
  • 2G, 3G

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When you are looking for a smartphone below 10000 shillings, the battery should be one of your top considerations.  This is because these phones are usually weak in other areas, and will not make sense to buy a phone with a weak battery too. The Tecno Pop 2 Plus is one of the best devices you can buy if you are on a budget.  This smartphone is cheap but comes with a massive 5000mAh battery.  When you buy it, you completely eliminate the stress of carrying a charger around.  According to Tecno, you can get up to 48 hours on a single charge.

Tecno Pop 2 Plus at the best price in Kenya

Buy the Pop 2 Plus at the best price from Gadgets Leo. This device is available in three colors – Nebula Blue, Champagne Gold and midnight black. We will do our best to deliver within the shortest time possible.

Tecno Pop 2 Plus Design & display

Pop 2 Plus is not the most beautiful Tecno phone available in Kenya. It is not a bad looking device either. It has the look that you should expect from a phone in its price range.  It has some bezels and the body is plastic.  This device has a single camera at the back and a single front-facing camera.  Next to the rear camera is a single LED flash.  The Pop 2 Plus measures 161.7 x 78.9 x 9.55 mm and weighs 193 grams.

This device comes with a 6.0 inches display utilizing IPS LCD technology with a resolution of 480 pixels by 960 pixels and has pixels density of 194PPI.  This smartphone has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and 71.3 screen-to-body ratio.

Camera performance

Again, this is not the best camera phone from Tecno. If you are keen about buying a phone with great cameras on a budget, you should check the likes of Tecno Camon 12 and Camon 12 Air. Tecno Spark 4 and the Spark 4 Air also have cameras that are so much better than what you find the Tecno Pop 2 Plus. That aside, the phone in focus (Pop 2 Plus) comes with a 5 megapixels snapper at the back and an 8 megapixels front-facing camera.

The 5 megapixels rear camera is accompanied by an LED flash and has several features including Geotagging, Autofocus, Touch Focus, Panorama, and Face Detection.  The Selfie snapper on the other is 8 megapixels. It has AI Beauty, Face ID and can record 720 pixels videos.

Hardware and software

At the heart of the Tecno Pop 2 Plus is MediaTek MT6580P chipset built with the 32nm manufacturing process. This SoC has a quad-core processor clocked at speed of 1.3GHz and Mali-400MP2 GPU.  It runs on Android v8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) out of the box.

Storage, Battery, Network & Extras

On the storage front, this device has 1GB of RAM and 16GB onboard storage space.  Basic apps should run the Pop 2 Plus without any problems.  It has a micro SD card slot that allowing storage expansion up to 128GB.

The 5000mAh battery is the key selling point of this phone. As stated in the introduction, this battery can power the phone for 48 hours on a single charge.

Tecno Pop 2 Plus is a dual SIM device, supporting 3G networks in Kenya. Other connectivity options include micro USB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and GPS.  The sensors on this phone include proximity, accelerometer, and compass.

Specs

LAUNCH
AnnouncedMay, 2019
StatusAvailable
NETWORK
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3GHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4GLTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700)
DESIGN
Dimensions161.7 x 78.9 x 9.6 mm
Material-
Weight205 grams
SIMDual SIM (Micro-SIM)
Protection-
DISPLAY
TechnologyIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size6.0 inches, (~72.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Screen resolution480 pixels x 960 pixels, (~179 PPI), 18:9 ratio
Display protection-
Other display features-
STORAGE
RAM1 GB
Internal 16 GB
Card SlotYes, MicroSD card up to 128GB - dedicated slot
PLATFORM
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
ChipsetMediatek MT6580P
ProcessorQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400MP2
FRONT CAMERA
Single8MP, f/2.0
FeaturesLED flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
REAR CAMERA
Single5MP
FeaturesDual-LED flash, HDR
Video Recording1080p@30fps
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
GPSA-GPS
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE
NFCNo
Infrared portNo
USBmicroUSB 2.0
RadioYes
SOUND
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm headphone jackYes
More featuresActive noise cancellation with dedicated mic
BATTERY
TypeLi-Po, Non-removable
Capacity5000 mAh
Charging-
MISCELLANEOUS
SensorsFingerprint(rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Available colorsMidnight Black, Champagne Gold, Nebula Black

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  1. Maryanne

    Not bad, considering its price

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