TECNO F3 (POP 1) is the predecessor of the famous TECNO F2, and the smartphone in question boasts awesome features such as a 5.5-inch display, Dual Micro SIM support and also the Android 7.0 (Nougat). In this review, see TECNO F3 (POP 1) specifications, features and price in Kenya.
In Brief, TECNO F3 (POP 1) Specs
- Screen – 5.5 Inches
- Camera – 5 MP
- RAM – 1 GB
- Storage – 8 GB
- Network – 3G
- Processor – 1.3 GHz Quad-Core
- OS – Android 7.0
- Battery – 2,400 mAh
- Price – KSh. 8,500
TECNO F3 (POP 1) Screen, Display and Size
One of the major highlights of the F3 lies in the screen. The display is pretty large – 5.5 inches and features interesting things such as IPS LCD and 18:9 aspect ratio. Also, the capacitive display has a 960×480 resolution.
When it comes to the size, the dimensions stand at 151.5 x 71.9 x 8.5 mm and the weight at around 140g.
Both back and front cameras are pretty similar. They measure 5 MP and feature an LED flash, so there is a flash when taking a selfie! Other camera features include LED dual-tone, geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR and also 720p @30fps video resolution. For another device with similar cameras, see X-Tigi Joy7 Max.
Memory, Processor and OS
As for the memory, there is a 1GB RAM and 8GB storage which is not bad for a medium-level phone. With a microSD, you can expand the internal memory to 32GB.
Concerning the processor, the phone boasts a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, Mali-400 MP2 GPU and MediaTek MT6580A chipset like in X-Tigi V11.
As far as the OS is concerned, there is an Android 7.0 Nougat (GO Edition) support. This is not the latest version, but it’s great for an average phone.
In addition, the phone has connectivity features such as a 3.5 mm jack, microUSB 2.0, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n, Bluetooth v4.0 (A2DP) and also GPS with A-GPS. Moreover, it has sensors such as accelerometer, proximity, light and also gyroscope.
The features here are pretty general and include things such as a loudspeaker, FM radio and alert types like vibration and ringtones (MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC).
Some of these features include an audio player (supporting MP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC), video player (supporting MP4, H.264), document viewer and also photo/video editor. Other features include SMS, MMS, Email, IM and Push Email, and the HTML5 browser.
TECNO F3 (POP 1) Battery
The battery is a removable one and has a capacity of 2,400mAh. According to my own experience, it offers good standy-by, talk and music play time.
Design, Material and Color
The TECNO phone has a compact design and looks classy from all corners. The main material is plastic with some metal and the popular colors include red, black, city blue and also champagne gold.
TECNO F3 (POP 1) Price in Kenya
So what is the price of the TECNO F3 (POP 1) in Kenya? Well, the price is in the range KSh. 8,500 and KSh. 9,500 (around $85 and $95). For another phone with near-similar features and price, see Wiko Lenny 4 and also TECNO Spark K7.
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