TECNO POVA 2

Launch Date : 02 August, 2021
TECNO POVA 2
10,999
Highlights
  • 64GB, 128GB storage / 4GB, 6GB RAM
  • 48MP + 2MP + 2MP + 2MP Quad Camera, 8MP Front Camera
  • 6.9 inches 1080 x 2460 Pixels Display
  • MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm), Octa Core
  • Non-removable Li-Ion 7000 mAh battery

TECNO POVA 2: Specs Score

  • 3.3
    Camera
  • 4.2
    Battery
  • 3.2
    Display
  • 3.6
    Value for Money
  • 3.2
    Performance
Rated at 69.75%
  • Display: 3.2/5
    Large display with 1080p resolution
  • Camera : 3.3/5
    48MP quad-camera setup
  • Processor : 3.2/5
    Based on a mid-range processor
  • Battery : 4.2/5
    Massive 7000 mAh battery
  • RAM : 3.1/5
    Offers 4GB RAM
  • Storage : 3.3/5
    Base model offers 64GB storage
  • 4G/5G : 4/5
    No 5G support

TECNO POVA 2: Benchmark Scores

  • AnTuTu
    202000
  • GeekBench
    374 (Single Core) - 1363 (Multi Core) (v5)

TECNO POVA 2: TOP COMPETITORS

TECNO POVA 2: Price

TECNO POVA 2: Review

Pros
  • 48MP quad camera under Rs.15,000
  • Tall FHD+ Display
  • Massive 7,000 mAh battery
Cons
  • Display supports standard 60Hz refresh rate
  • No 5G connectivity

Tecno Pova 2: Design

The Tecno Pova 2 is the newest member joining company’s affordable product portfolio in India. The device brings a funky design to the table which is a mix of both matte and reflective textures. A horizontal iridescent stripe runs through the centre of the back panel with either side wrapped in matte texture. The handset has a vertical camera module on the top-left which houses four sensors and an LED flash. Upfront, the Tecno Pova 2 employs a massive 6.95-inch display with 180Hz Touch Response Rate and 1080 x 2460 pixels FHD+ resolution. The panel offers a pixel density of 386 PPI and features a centrally aligned punch-hole camera for the selfie snapper.

 

Tecno Pova 2: Hardware Performance

The Tecno Pova 2 is driven by the Helio G85 processor. The octa-core MediaTek processor is gaming-oriented and has a clock speed of 2GHz. The handset packs a capable chipset that can render graphic-rich games with ease and also perform general tasks without any lags. The processor is combined with up to 6GB RAM which is also ample for multitasking. The onboard storage capacity is up to 128GB. However, you can use an external microSD card if there is a storage crunch.

 

Tecno Pova 2: Price To Specs Ratio

The Tecno Pova 2 with 4GB RAM can be purchased at Rs. 10,999. For the high-end variant, you will need to shell out Rs. 2,000 extra. This variant will be retailing for Rs. 12,999 in the country. It comes in Polar Silver and Dazzle Black colors. The sub Rs. 15,000 pricing is fair looking at the competitions. Tecno has been quite aggressive in this segment and the Pova 2 adds to the list.

 

Tecno Pova 2: Camera Specifications

The Tecno Pova 2 features a quad-camera setup with a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP macro sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and an AI camera sensor. The camera supports basic shooting models such as HDR, Panorama, Portrait, and others. The device will perform well in areas with good lighting conditions. The 48MP primary sensor will help the unit capture details in any shot. The selfies are clicked by an 8MP camera packed inside the punch-hole camera cutout.

 

Tecno Pova 2: Important/ Highlight Features

The remaining Pova 2 Key features include Android 11 OS and connectivity features such as a 3.5mm headphone jack, a USB Type-C port, 4G, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth. The biggest highlight feature is the humongous 7,000 mAh battery unit that can deliver more than a day of backup. 

 

Tecno Pova 2: Verdict

The Tecno Pova 2 is a decent phone if you consider all the specs and compare it with the competitors. The device fits the bills of the consumers looking for a power-packed multimedia device that can last more than usual on a single charge. The other features such as a 48MP quad-camera and the Helio G85 game-centric processor are the bonus factors.

TECNO POVA 2: Specifications

GENERAL
Operating System Android OS, 11
Custom UI HiOS 7.6
Device type Phablet
Sim Dual Sim
Colours Dazzle black, Polar Silver, Energy Blue
ANNOUNCED
Status Available in India
Global Release Date June,2021
Indian Release Date 02 August, 2021
BODY
Dimensions 173.32 x 78.78 x 9.62 mm
Weight 185 g
DISPLAY
Screen size 6.9 inches
Technology IPS LCD
Screen resolution 1080 x 2460 pixels
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Form Factor Touch
PROCESSOR
Chipset Mediatek Helio G85 (12 nm)
CPU Octa Core (Dual 2GHz Cortex-A75 + Hexa 2GHz 6x Cortex-A55 CPUs)
GPU ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2
STORAGE
Internal Storage 64 GB Storage
RAM 4 GB LPDDR4x RAM
External Storage Up to 256 GB
Card Slot microSD Card (dedicated slot)
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email
Call Records Unlimited
CAMERA
Primary camera 48 MP (f/1.79, primary) + 2 MP (depth) + 2 MP (macro) + 2 MP (AI Lens) Quad Camera with LED Flash
Front Camera 8 MP (f/2.0) Selfie Camera with Dual Flash
Video Recording 1080p@30fps
Camera Features HDR, Bokeh, AI Camera, Slow Motion Video
MULTIMEDIA
Audio Player MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Video Player 3GP, MP4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264
Games Yes
FM Radio Yes
Speakers Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
BATTERY
Type Non removable Li-Po 7000 mAh Battery
CONNECTIVITY
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v5.0, A2DP, LE
USB USB Type-C
GPS Facility with A-GPS
Browser HTML5
Speed HSPA, LTE
NETWORK SUPPORT
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G HSDPA 2100 MHz
4G Dual VoLTE
MORE FEATURES
Sensors Fingerprint Sensor (Side-Mounted), Proximity, G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Electronic Compass
Other Features 18W Quick charging, Face unlock
Videos

TECNO POVA 2: FaQs

How many RAM variants are there in the Tecno Pova 2?

The smartphone comes with two variants i.e 4GB and 6GB.

Does the Tecno Pova 2 Support 5G?

No, the smartphone does not support 5G network.

Is the Tecno POVA 2 good for gaming?

At an affordable price, the Tecno POVA 2 comes with MediaTek Helio G85 chipset offers smooth gaming experience.

Is there a microSD card slot on the Tecno POVA 2?

Yes, the smartphone does have a microSD card slot which is expandable up to 256GB.

Tecno pova 2 competitors?

The Galaxy M12 and the Redmi Note 10 can be considered as the Tecno Pova 2 competitors.

Is there a fingerprint reader on the Tecno Pova 2?

Yes, the smartphone features a side-mounted fingerprint sensor along with face unlock.

What is the capacity of battery on Tecno POVA 2?

The smartphone packs a huge 7,000 mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.

What is the screen size of the Tecno POVA 2?

It has a 6.9-inches LCD panel with FHD resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels.

What is the Android version on the Tecno POVA 2?

The smartphone runs HiOS 7.6 based on Android 11.

How do we rate a Device?

Rating a smartphone is a tedious process and a lot of parameters have to be considered before judging the overall performance of the device such as display, camera, processor, RAM, storage, battery, and the pricing.

So, here are how these specs will affect the real-life usage of a device and why how we meticulously consider each of these points to rate a smartphone.

Camera

Cameras have evolved a lot over the last few years and multi-camera setup is a new norm. We consider various parameters like MP count, aperture size, pixel size, image stabilization to rate a camera system of a smartphone out of 5. Any device that scores more than 3.5 can take good photos and videos and if a phone scores over 4, then it will be one of the best camera smartphones in the market.

Battery

Though battery seems like an underrated feature and we look at the battery capacity, fast charging supporting technology, and even the wireless charging capability is also taken into consideration to rate smartphone's battery capability.

Display

The display is the face of a smartphone. And there are a lot of parameters like the panel technology (IPS LCD, OLED, TFT) and other parameters also taken into consideration like the resolution, pixel density, and refresh rate.

Value for Money

A smartphone could have great specs, but if it is not priced well then you might not get the best value-for-money. So, we compare a smartphone with the contemporaries to rate the value-for-money of a device out of 5.

Performance

This aspect is decided on various sub specifics, such as availability of microSD card slot, the amount of RAM the device offers, processor capability, and the network support. This parameter has more weightage when compared to other departments.

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