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Tecno Pova Mid-Range Gaming-Focused Smartphone Launches in India for Rs 9,999 (~$135)

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Last week, we reported the launch of a new Tecno smartphone, the Tecno Pova. However, as of last week, the Chinese firm had only introduced the mid-ranger in countries like Nigeria and the Philippines.

Now, Tecno stormed India today to launch the gaming-focused smartphone in the country.

Since it launched in some other countries already, the specifications and features are no longer a mystery.

The Tecno Pova smartphone arrives with a 6.8-inch LCD panel that has a punch-hole design. The screen supports an aspect ratio of 20.5:9, and it produces and HD+ resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels.

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The Pova smartphone comes with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera and a rear triple camera system that comprises of a 13-megapixel primary shooter, a 2-megapixel AI lens, and a 2-megapixel macro shooter.

Also, the camera housing for the rear lenses includes an LED flash unit for lighting.

On the inside, the MediaTek-driven Helio G80 chipset fuels the Tecno Pova. It debuts with up to 6GB of RAM and has a storage capacity of 128GB.

The handset also comes with a dedicated MicroSD card slot that allows the user to expand storage.

For connectivity, the handset supports 4G VoLTE, dual SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack.

The phone also features a rear-fitted fingerprint scanner and loads to the HiOS 7.0 based on Android 10 OS.

It houses a massive 6,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.

In India, the Tecno Pova arrived in two variants; 4GB RAM + 64GB storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB storage. They sell for Rs 9,999 (~$135) and Rs 10,999 (~$149) respectively.

Interested individuals have the choice to purchase the smartphone in magic blue, speed purple, and dazzle black colour options.

The Tecno Pove variants will go on sale for the first time in India on December 11 via Flipkart. 

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